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What causes protein and bacteria in the urine?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Infection: Bacteria indicates a urinary infection, and at times you can get protein in the urine with an infection. There are other causes of protein in the urine by itself which usually are caused by one of many kidney disease states.
Last updated Nov 11, 2018

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