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Can Spilling Protien In Urine Cause Frequent Urination
Possible: But not likely...Usually, medical conditions that can lead to rash and sores on the legs can also be the cause of kidney inflammation and protein loss in the urine. Protein losss is usually the result and not the cause. However, if you have a significant amount of protein loss, it can lead to leg swelling and fluid retention increasing cellulitis and redness. Sores can be from pressure. ...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
My pcp did urinalysis for frequent urination then ordered a 24 hour urine collection..Is this likely due 2 too much protein he found in my urine?
Urine collection: The presence of proteinuria (p) is usually found on a urine analysis. To quantify how much p you have, a 24 hour urine collection is done. At the same time, your renal function also be assessed. If you have significant p, blood work will be ordered to see if a diagnosis of the cause of your p can be found. The causes of proteinuria are varied, with the most common one being diabetes. Good luck. ...Read more
?fistula: Usually, air in the urine, either as sputtering or foam and bubbles, indicates a connection between the bladder and an air containing viscus, like the colon or small bowel - a fistula. This would also lead to chronic urinary tract infection. See your doctor for a thorough history, exam, and urinalysis. Good luck. ...Read more
For the past week, I've had frequent urination. started after a lower back strain during a workout. Urine test shows no protein and no increased BS.
Needs checked: A back strain cannot cause urinary abnormalities. Either the back strain was not a back strain but rather a renal problem, although there would likely be urine abnormalities. Your are not too young for prostrate problems. Since you mentioned "no increased BS", I expect you are diabetic which can result in eventual renal issues. Needs more thorough investigation ...Read more
Small amounts nl: Many athletes have trace or 1+ protein in urine. It has to do with muscle cell metabolism and breakdown during exercise, especially if very vigorous or harder than usual exercise. A good trick is to check a first morning urine - that should have less protein and if so, then the protein showing up in your urine is probably not a big deal. Just discuss with your doc at nest visit, but wouldn't worry. ...Read more
I was recently dx'd w/ protein spilling in my urine. Now I am experiencing lightheadedness to the point of seeing all white. Could they be related? No appt untill nov.
Cannot say: but a simple urinalysis can really rule in/out possibilities. Some foam in the urine is entirely normal. Protein leaking from a leaky kidney can cause kidney FAILURE if not treated. The one patient I have with NULL DISEASE, gets this every 2 years, gets treated for 1 month and is OK. Diabetes, severe hypertension, other kidney trouble, moonshine poisoning, several other unlikely possibilities. ...Read more
What can cause frequent urination(once ever hour or so) ? No burning or itching. Sometimes there is a lot of urine and sometimes very little.
What could cause very sharp excrutiating constant bladder pain, frequent urination, and little urine?
Polyuria is also known as Increased urination. Polyuria is a symptom in which a person makes an abnormally large amount of urine, meaning a large amount each time he urinates (pees) and/or a large total amount throughout the day. Causes of polyuria include diabetes, use of diuretics, drinking ...Read more
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