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Albustix Test For Urine Protein
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
Presence of protein in the urine is usually suggestive of underlying kidney disease. When the kidney filters get damaged the protein from blood tends to leak into the urine and causes further damage.
most common causes are diabetes and high blood pressure.
Please make appointment to see a kidney specialist. ...Read more
Urine protein randm: 11.7, urine creatinine randm: 304 high (ref 58-161), protein/creatinine ratio: 38.44. What does tht mean? Do I need more test?
You have proteinuria (p) and the first thing is to have a 24 hour urine collection to see the amount of protein in your urine and to assess your kidney function. Have a renal ultrasound to assess kidneys' size
depending on the p, I would send off blood for aso, anca 2, complement C3 and c4, hiv, hepatitis b antibody to see if a cause could be found for the p, if not a kidney biopsy may be needed. ...Read more
Urine test results: urine blood 3+, urine protein trace. Are these normal, or should I be concerned? Currently being worked up for low h/h (7.2/27)
Follow advice: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, 3+ blood in urine and h/h of 7.2/27 are not normal. Make sure to follow your doctor's advice about tests and treatments. ...Read more
Had urine test, some results urine occult blood negative trace Urine protein screen negative, trace mg\dl negative. Is this normal reading with trace?
Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is in the best position to do that. Having said that, the results you provided are normal. ...Read more
Testing for amyloidosis. Two 24-hr urine protein labs both showed protein 6.3mg/dl. 1st test was 140mg/24hrs from volume of 2225ml of pee. 2nd test was 129.2mg/24hrs from 2050ml pee. Both in range, but if peed more would have been over limit. Worry?
No worries please.: The test results take into account the concentration of protein in the urine, not just the amount. If you had consumed more fluids and made more urine, the total amount of protein would be the same even tho there was more urine. Example: if you have a cup of salt water and add more water to it, the water will be less salty but the total amount of salt will stay the same. ...Read more
Need suggestions sporadic cloudy urine r/s kidney pain blood protein 8.1, urine protein 10mg, ESR 29mm all other blood and urine tests normal. Fu 1wk?
Rule out Stones: Normal urine test makes stone less likely. But would ultrasound your kidneys to rule out right side kidney stone. Cloudy urine is probably occurs on the days when you take dairy (milk, ice cream, shake, cheese) and vegetable-rich diet. The significance is that you may form phosphate stone this way. Cut dairy some to avoid kidney stone disease. ...Read more
I have SLE and MCTD and in a current flare. My total random Urine protein test came back hi at 17.6 mg/dL. Is this a concern for kidney involvement?
A random reading:
Is JUST THAT! RANDOM! However a 24 hour collection is indicated. Speak with the Health Care Provider who is treating your SLE!
Hope this helps!
DrZ ...Read more
Toddler urine test possible uti came back neg urine protein 30 for couple of months she's a little dehydrated what causes protein doctor not worried?
Had lft and my bilirubin is 1.7 and range is 0.2- 1.1 and in my urine protein traces are found, why is this so?
Big picture: Several percent of humankind run a bilirubin in this range because of gilbert's non-disease; the bilirubin is almost all indirect. If you've had previous chemical profiles and this has been present; it's probably gilbert's, otherwise you'll get a workup, perhaps some meds you are taking. Trace protein in the urine is generally of no concern. ...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?
Urine protein to creatinin ratio formula.? And urine albumin to creatinin ratio formula? What is difference between uPCR and uACR.
Albumin is the major component of urine protein. Small discrete band noted in gamma region, 3% of total urine protein, is this normal?
24 hr unrine protein:
24-hour urine protein measures the amount of protein excreted in urine over a 24-hour period. The collecting method is
•on day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Afterwards, collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours.
•on day 2, urinate into the container when you get up in the morning. ...Read more
Needs confirmation: It means you have around 2 gm of protien in the urine which is very abnormal. This needs a confirmation by repeating the test and be sure you don't have other reason to explain it like UTI or blood in the urine. If confirmed, then needs comprehensive work up to determine the reason. Diabetes is very common one but there are multiple systemic and/or kidney diseases that could cuase it ...Read more
I got my 24 hour urine protein results back, and I don't understand them. Will you explain the result to me?
Ask your doctor: To explain them to you.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is a random urine Protein/creatinine ratio of 405mg/g something to be worried about, or no big deal? Is it only mildy elevated or high?
Depends on context.: Lots of things can cause slight to mild proteinuria. In the context of diabetes this can be a sign of significant kidney problems from the diabetes and an early indicator that the kidneys are being damaged. Or... some contamination from menses. Needs to be put into the entire perspective. ...Read more
Urine creatinine 24hour is 18.5 (7.1-17.7mmol/d) and my urine protein 24hour is 0.14 (<0.15g/d), I have IgM k monocloncal protein in b2 what is this?
Stop worrying: Reference ranges are where most people fall; there's no reason at all to get upset about a trivially high creatinine on a test that is done only to make a ratio with the albumin, which seems quite normal, thanks. My own guess is that your physician is eager to reassure you, and i'd urge you to accept this. There's much good in your life & future -- keep your eyes there. ...Read more
Mod prot in urine: There are two main components to kidney disease, which predict progression & treatment. One is function or the stage 1-5 with one nl and 5 severe & on or close to dialysis. Stage 2 in G2 is still considered mild & low risk. We next look at a protein called albumin and 23 g/mmol is moderate (>30) severe. In your question, you write CKD G2A3, I can't comment on the G, but 23 g/mmol is A2 - on tx? ...Read more
Urine protein to creatinine of 206/1.8 or 2. Do I need ACE or arb inhibitor for protein problem? I'm conerned about side effects.
Forgive my frankness: Even if you have significant proteinuria, nobody here can advise you about medication without a big picture ofyour health. The most common cause of proteinuria is simply standing up -- several percent of people are like this, and a first-voided morning urine without significant proteinuria would confirm this if it's you. Don't treat lab values and demand to understand your workup. ...Read more
Urine protein creatinine ratio results shows in which unit is it mg/dl or mg/gl. Protein is 423 mg/dl. And creatinine is 91 mg/dl. So what is my PCR.
Significant: The protein/creatinine ratio is 4.6, which roughly corresponds to 4-5 grams of protein per 24 hours. This is clearly abnormal and consistent with the nephrotic syndrome. This requires investigation by Nephrology, likely to include a biopsy of the kidney (a safe and common procedure). ...Read more
72mg/l urine protein then came back 60mg/l (not 24hr sample) gp says it is normal to have protein also refusing to do a 24hr collection or ultrasound!
Trace protein in urine on and off for around 10 years. Lastly did a urine protein to creatinine ratio it was 0.13 with normal <0.2 blood cr 0.9bun 15?
What you described is not a cause for concern.
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Need more info: Need more information as to why you want to know. The answer depends on that, and I'm not quite sure if you mean "interpret" rather than "compute." For what reason did you have the test done? Remember, in regards to tests, numbers are just numbers - the context in which they exist is where the importance lies. Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more