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Abnormal Protein In Blood And Urine
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
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
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
Does high protein in blood and urine and the fact that u have kidney problems mean you have cancer?
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Protein in urine: Kidney disease can create protein in the urine, even when blood protein levels are normal. Also, a small percentage of patients with normal kidneys will have trace amounts of urine proteins. A 24 hour urine collection for protein is usually done to detect what is called "nephrotic syndrome" or spilling urine protein excessively. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Multiple sources: Trace blood/protein can be a random false positive on the test or represent contribution of these substances from anywhere in the urinary tract. (kidney to outlet) at trace levels, significant kidney problem is unlikely. If the sample was just squirted & not done with labia spread it can include vaginal debris. It is worth repeating at some point with the above in mind. ...Read more
I just got back some test results. In my blood, my glucose level is 111. In my urine my protein level is 25. Should I be concerned?
My son is 4yrs old n complains of getting erections. His dr says its normal but had high protein n blood n urine test. Next test was normal?
Baby erection: We have sexual hormones from birth to death. Erections are normal. Protein in urine can be transient or temporary. Just keep in touch with your doctor. ...Read more
Iam a white male age 31 I recently had a physical the urine dipstick was 1.030 ++ (100) protein blood was negative (0) and sugar negative (0)?
Hydrate: You need to drink more water. Your kidneys are very dry and thus irritated so get going! ...Read more
Urine routine. All normal except Occult Blood 2+, Protein 30 mg/dl. Blood all normal except GFR 66. 37 yr old semi-active male. How serious?
Hematuria: Hematuria is always serious if there is no obvious explanation. Expect a workup for kidney and bladder cancer for starters. It would be great to detect these while still curable. There's more but this is the most important reason to be concerned. ...Read more
Infection....: Infection......depending on your Hx......kidney stone, Nephropathy, can be considered. ...Read more
Huge question: Blood in urine can = kidney disease, tumor anywhere from kidney, down to urethra, urinary tract infection, blood vessel abnormality or benign. Bilirubin is urinary bile & can indicate liver disease (hepatitis) or blocked bile ducts from gallstone/s, tumor or stricture. Casts - hyaline normal, granular or cellular = kidney disease. Proteinuria - orthostatic is benign, otherwise? Kidney disease. ...Read more
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