A 18-year-old male asked:
Does protein in urine always mean kidney dysfunction?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Surgery 15 years experience
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Pathology 45 years experience
No: Other causes range from bladder infection to a few percent of people who get protein in the urine just from standing up -- we pick these folks up because the first-voided morning urine has little or no protein.
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Last updated Oct 2, 2021
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