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A 51-year-old female asked:

urine has a few bubbles. definitely not foamy. and only once a day if that. drink 70+ounces of water daily. can this be protein? kidney function on blood test is normal. creatinine 0.80?

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Dr. Victoria Bellot
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Bubbles in the urine: A few bubbles usually do not indicate a significant amount of protein in the urine, but this is not a definitive test. It is best to do a urinalysis and urine collection for random urine protein and creatinine values. You can have this done with a primary care doctor.

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