U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 38-year-old member asked:

Trace of blood and protein in urine what does that mean?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Pritsiolas
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Need to repeat: If you had your period when urinalysis was done, it could have contaminated the urine sample and you should repeat the test. If this not the case, the urinalysis should still be repeated. If the blood and protein is persistent and more than trace, you should see a nephrologist who can microscopically analyze blood to see if source is kidney. If so, you should be evaluated for glomerulonephritis.

Similar questions

A 31-year-old female asked:

I have blood and protein in urine what does this mean UTI ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Urinary Tract Infect: Without a full history of your symptoms these urine findings would indicate that you have an infection. Urinary tract infections can be quite bothersome so hopefully your medical advisor is helping you solve this.
United Kingdom
A 63-year-old female asked:

What does it mean if you have a trace of blood and protein in your urine?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ira Raff
Dr. Ira Raffanswered
Urology 58 years experience
Kidney disease: Protein goes along with the blood . It is not uncommon for female to have slight blood but at your age there are reasons such as renal disease of infection.
Nigeria
A 50-year-old male asked:

Trace of protein in urine. What does it mean?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alok Agrawal
35 years experience
See below: You are leaking a little protein in the urine- could be from several reasons. Get a urine protein to creatinine test done which will quantify the protein leak.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of blood and protein in urine?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yaw Boateng
39 years experience
Kidney disease?: Blood in the urine could be from any part of the urinary system- kidney, ureters, bladder or urethra. But a combination of blood and protein in the urine should make one suspect kidney disease. Have your doctor check your kidney function and quantify how much protein you are losing in the urine.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have blood and protein in urine!?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Concern kidneys...: The presence of both in urine leads to considering some forms of kidney disease. Again, a good history, serial urinalysis, blood test for kidney function, and renal ultrasound will be sufficient to follow such condition safely. But, at times, ct.Ivp and cystoscopy may be required. Of course, the detail of care should be individualized. So, go to talk and work with your attending physician.

Related questions

A 42-year-old member asked:
What do protein and blood in my urine mean?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 30-year-old female asked:
Should i worry trace protein n urine and +3 blood also. With back pain?
2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
A 50-year-old female asked:
Is it normal to check CPK if blood is found in urine and trace of protein?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Last updated Jul 12, 2017

People also asked

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.