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Can Kidney Stones Cause Protein In Urine
My blood test showed higher level of protein. Was sent for urine test and showed protein in urine. I have had three kidney stones, but none currently.
Protein in urine: Requires follow up with quantification of amount - there are two ways to do this: cup of urine with protein to creatinine ratio mg/mg -- or a 24 hour urine collection. Both are meaningful. Blood tests need interpretation, also. High protein in blood could indicate an evolving disorder that requires characterization with electrophoresis. Urine protein should be characterized with electrophoresis. ...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
Did Kidney Stone lead to Protein and RBC in Urine? And also WEIGHT LOSS too? If yes, in what stage weight loss occurs? And when protein in urine occur
Kidney stones can definitely cause both microscopic blood or grossly noticeable blood in the urine, but not necessarily proteinuria. They don't cause weight loss per se, though. Protein in urine is usually a sign of kidney disease from inflammation, high blood pressure, diabetic nephropathy, or tumor.
Hematuria and/or proteinuria require an evaluation by your physician, nephrologist or urologist ...Read more
I have 4.5 mm kidney stone at the ureterovesical junction, and have bubbly urine in mornings. Why? (renal profiling normal, no protein in urine)
Check 24h urine prot: "bubbly urine" usually indicates protein in the urine but not always. Sometimes just the force of the urinary stream can create "bubbles" in the toilet bowl. But your concern about protein in your urine is valid. I suggest you ask yourdoctor to order a 24-hour urine for protein since it is the most accurate way to detect protein in the urine. ...Read more
Foamy urine wen I pee into the toilet bowl water, but not when I do it on the bowl walls. Should I worry? (4mm kidney stone, no protein in urine test)
Normal: While yes, protein in urine can cause foaming, it can just happen also. Do not worry about it. ...Read more
How do they test for renal disease? I have positive anas and protein in urine. Pain in kidneys and trouble peeping sometimes. Also have kidney stones.
I have been to ER recently diagnosed with 12 mm kidney stone and blood in urine and protein in urine for years why pain when I eat meat drink pop ect?
Plenty: Having a kidney stone can be painful. However having meat with abdominal pain could be due to a stomach or intestinal issue. Without any history or physical exam we will not be able to identify the exact cause. It will therefore be best to have you see your doctor or if you are in severe pain to go to the emergency room as soon as possible. Good luck ...Read more
I have Crohn's colitis and kidney stones (last one Oct. 19). For the last month, testing + for blood, bilirubin and protein in urine. Normal?
I am a 34 year old female with chronic kidney stones for years. I have high levels of protein in my urine and my egfr level was at 79 is that normal?
What does large amount of protein in my urine mean? UA done at Dr. Used to have consistent blood in urine. Kidney stones in 2012. UA again tomorrow.
Causes of protein in urine (0.30)? Could it be from a kidney stone? Also numbness in right arm and burned mouth feeling - could that be related?
Protein: The differential for protein in the urine is a lot. The best way to confirm if protein is truly in your urine is obtain another urine protein sample in a week. If sustained then have it further worked up by a physician. ...Read more
Severe low back pain. Blood & protein in urine with dehydration. Walk in clinic stated kidney stone?
I had urinalysis done and 30 plus protein is in urine and back pain. What could cause protein in urine? Kidney failure?
Many things: This test detects normal amounts of albumin frequently as 30 mg/dl. I suggest a first morning void, if elevated then check a protein/creatinine ratio. Nephrology consultation may be needed, Causes, glomerulonephritis, interstitial disease, myeloma, infectin, nephrotic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension. A long list requiring medical attention to sort ...Read more
Protein in Urine:
Normaly urine does not have any protein most of the time, but upto 150mgm of protein can be excreted by a normal person, that may show as trace of protein in urine test. It can be 1+or30mgm/dl, 2+or100mgm/dl, 3+or300mgm/dl, or4+or 2000mgm/dl
if you have persistent protein in urine more than1+, you should see a specialist. Common causes are dehydration, nephrotic syndrome, stress, nephritis, sarcoidosis, drugs. ...Read more
Urine test protein 2+ for the past 2 visits. Blood test creatinine etc kidney function is ok. What causes protein in urine?
Several causes: Your physician would do well to rule out orthostatic protenuria, the most common cause and utterly harmless. It's ruled out, then begin a workup. There are a host of causes. ...Read more
Can increase risk:
High protein and low carb diets have been shown to increase kidney acid load, thereby increasing kidney stone risk.
This diet can also increase calcium in the urine.
Increased animal protein increases kidney excretion of oxalate, a chemical that combines with calcium to make one type of kidney stone. ...Read more
Recently to ER and found out 12mm kidney stone only surgery will remove it. Will eating high protein food cause pain in kidney area?
I usually eat 2-3cups of spinach a day (on my green /protein smoothie) friend told me consuming too much spinach can cause kidney stones, trueormith?
Spinach and oxalate: Is true - be careful - Spinach is rich in oxalate; calcium oxalate forms 80% of stones in adults; many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are believed to increase importantly in the urine and then promote kidney stone formation. They are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans It is best to avoid these foods. Drink 3 to 4 liters per day ...Read more
I keep having alot of UTIs and recently they told me they found Ecoli in my urine. I also have lots of kidney stones could that be a cause of infecti?
Kidney stone and UTI: Kidney stone and infection may fuel each other. ...Read more
Can kidney stones be expelled in small pieces with urine? Can they also casue blood in the urine?
Kidney stones: What you describe are likely pieces of clotted blood and fibrin. It is common while it would be extremely unlikely to pass any actual "tissue" with a kidney stone episode. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the stone type, but fluid intake is a much more influential variable. ...Read more
I have blood and calcium deposits ib my urine, I have not been hurting, what is a cause of this other than kidney stones?
Need urologist: Painless gross hematuria (blood in urine) should be evaluated by a urologist. There are numerous things that can cause blood in the urine...Stones, infection, enlarged prostate, kidney diseases, cancer. You should be evaluated by a urologist to find the source of the blood. ...Read more
I have a 10mm kidney stone on right lower polar. Was 4 mm last year. Concerned if left alone whether it will cause kidney damage. Bleeding in urine.?
Kidney stone: Without delay you need to see a urologist! ...Read more
Can kidney stones with size of 5mm cause decreased urine output? I was diagnosed yesterday and today I think that my urine output is decreased.
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
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