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what causes young men to have high protein in urine?

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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diagnosis: The amount of protein over 24h, whether it is present supine and standing, the level of kidney function, and the presence of other diseases all contribute to the diagnosis. See a nephrologist for a diagnosis.
Answered on Apr 5, 2016

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