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Hiv expo 59 days, 23 day rna+combo test neg, gave blood for more test inclu HIV genotype. From urine test - abnormal protein. 1) why my doc asked geno test with neg result 2 abno protein means? Help

Hiv expo 59 days, 23 day rna+combo test neg, gave blood for more test inclu HIV genotype. From urine test - abnormal protein. 
1) why my doc asked geno test with neg result
2 abno protein means? Help

More info needed: Your HIV test results are nearly conclusive you don't have it. Otherwise, I can't help much. Ask your doctor directly. I don't understand requesting HIV genotype except in someone with confirmed infection; the test can't even be done unless RNA or DNA positive for HIV. Maybe you misunderstood? There are many causes of "abnormal" urine protein and HIV isn't one of them as far as I know. Good luck. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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F/23yr old. I have had 2 blood&urine tests(3 mnths apart)both w/ abnormal protein, wbc, & hyaline casts. 1st protein 2+, 2nd was 1+. Egrf, creatine, b

F/23yr old. I have had 2 blood&urine tests(3 mnths apart)both w/ abnormal protein, wbc, & hyaline casts. 1st protein 2+, 2nd was 1+. Egrf, creatine, b

Proteinuria: You have proteinuria (p), that can lead to other cardiovascular problems. Patients with p have more strokes, mi's and renal failure than those without it. You can take ace-i, arb's and calcium channnel blockers like Diltiazem to reduce both BP and p. You will need to have a 24 hour urine collected to measure your kidney function and quantify how much p/day you have. See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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Can blood in the urine cause a false positive for protein in the urine?

Can blood in the urine cause a false positive for protein in the urine?

Yes: Because the hemoglobin in red blood cells is a protein, if there is blood in the urine it can test positive for protein. You would need to have your urine retested when there is no blood in it to make sure about the protein. ...Read more

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My urine has been dark and/or cloudy for around 8 weeks. My urine sample showed traces of blood and protein. Should I worry?

My urine has been dark and/or cloudy for around 8 weeks. My urine sample showed traces of blood and protein. Should I worry?

Get checked out: It would be wise to have a formal evaluation given the above description to identify any possible injury to the kidney. A nephrologist is a type of doctor who deals with medical diseases of the kidney and can initiate a workup and refer you to other specialists as needed. Alternatively speak to your primary doctor for advice and/or referral. ...Read more

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My urine protein came back as a 1plus and they flagged it a what does that mean? My. Urine blood was a 2plus should I be worried?

My urine protein came back as a 1plus and they flagged it a what does that mean? My. Urine blood was a 2plus should I be worried?

See your doctor: Seeing protein in your urine can be the sign of a number of different diseases. It can be a sign of urinary tract infection, early kidney disease, diabetes, multiple myeloma, etc. You should return to your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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So the condition is not serious if my blood test showed protein in the urine & Dr said to do another test in 6 months but prescribed no medication?

So the condition is not serious if my blood test showed protein in the urine & Dr said to do another test in 6 months but  prescribed no medication?

Proteinuria: Hi, how much protein did you have in ur Urine? Why are you taking Antibiotics, sometimes infections could cause some protein in urine. Also you have high blood pressure which if it's not well controlled could cause damage to the kidney and therefore Protein in urine, if the amount of protein is not significant in ur urine, repeating in in 3-6 months is a good plan. ...Read more

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Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Possible infection: Leukocytes can mean infection; protein in the urine is not normal - see your internist for a urinalysis, culture and full evaluation. ...Read more

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What do protein and blood in my urine mean?

What do protein and blood in my urine mean?

Blood ; protein: This means there is a small amount of some source of blood ; protein in the urine ; the meaning of this needs to be looked at with any other lab abnormalities, signs/symptoms, clinical context. If nothing else abnormal, then blood with protein is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? See your doctor for more assistance. ...Read more

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What causes blood and protein to be in my urine?

What causes blood and protein to be in my urine?

Blood & protein : Urinary tract infection / kidney disease / kidney stone / recent instrumentation of the bladder & urinary tract are the common causes of blood and protein in the urine. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

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I am worried about blood and protein in the urine?

I am worried about blood and protein in the urine?

Many causes: There are many causes to blood in urine. My usual workup includes kidney ultrasound, urinalysis, analysis of urine for protein. If all of these are nonrevealing, cystoscopy can be performed also. I do recommend that you see your physcician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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I seem to have blood and protein in my urine at an on and off basis, why is this?

I seem to have blood and protein in my urine at an on and off basis, why is this?

Need evaluation: Could be due to a UTI or a kidney issue. You need to do a full evaluation to come up with an explanation. ...Read more

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My little boy has been ill for 7 days, now showing blood and protein in his urine, should I be worried? he is being referred now for further tests

My little boy has been ill for 7 days, now showing blood and protein in his urine, should I be worried? he is being referred now for further tests

Nephritis: Blood and protein are not usually found in the urine. The presence of these cells indicates an inflammatory disruption of normal kidney function. There are several causes of this, and further testing will shed light on the level of seriousness. Try to stay calm during the evaluation process. Your doctor will let you know if or when it is time to worry. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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What are the causes of blood and protein in urine?

What are the causes of blood and protein in urine?

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. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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Should i worry trace protein n urine and +3 blood also. With back pain?

Should i worry trace protein n urine and +3 blood also. With back pain?

Kidney Stones: This is indicative of a kidney stone until proven otherwise. If you are feverish you need to be seen by your physician. ...Read more

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Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more