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What could cause bubbles in urine?

What could cause bubbles in urine?

Protein: Bubbles in the urine or "foamy" urine is always worrisome for the possibility of protein in the urine. If this occurs, the doctor can check a urinalysis for the presence of protein. If this is positive, further tests can be done to determine the amount of protein that is being leaked into the urine and what the cause of the protein in the urine is. ...Read more

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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What causes dark urine with bubbles on top?

What causes dark urine with bubbles on top?

Several items: Dark urine could represent dehydration with concentrated urine. It could also represent blood in the urine or even abnormalities of liver function causing jaundice. Frothy urine with bubbles often represents increased phosphate levels and is rarely significant. ...Read more

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What's the difference between bubbles caused by excess protein in urine and bubbles caused by the urine hitting the water?

What's the difference between bubbles caused by excess protein in urine and bubbles caused by the urine hitting the water?

Urinary bubbles: It is impossible to tell what is causing your urine to bubble. If you want to find out if you have proteinuria, have your doctor order an urine analysis for you. If you have protein in your urine, it will show up on that test. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause the urine to have white particles and bubble?

What could cause the urine to have white particles and bubble?

Possible infection: This can be seen in patients who have urine infections that is from bladder or kidneys. A simple test of the urine can be done in your doctors office. ...Read more

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I have 2-3 small clusters of bubbles in my urine when I don't drink a lot of water. Is this cause for concern?

I have 2-3 small clusters of bubbles in my urine when I don't drink a lot of water. Is this cause for concern?

Bubbles in urine.: I assume you mean when it is in the toilet and that you are not peeing bubbles? The ability of the urine to form bubbles when peeing into the toilet is a function of the concentration of protein and other stuff in the urine and in the toilet bowl and how strong you stream is and I suspect how want the water is. So if not peeing bubbles this is normal. Check when bowl last cleaned and with what. ...Read more

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My 4 year old sometimes has bubbles in urine! What causes that?

My 4 year old sometimes has bubbles in urine! What causes that?

Normal: Bubbles in urine or foamy urine is generally a normal occurrence either from forceful rapid urination after holding it for a while or urine mixing with cleaning agents in the toilet. If it's happening every time he goes to the bathroom you can get a urinalysis next time you are at his doctor's office. ...Read more

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Bubbles and foam urine and frequent urination causes ? 23 year old male

Bubbles and foam urine and frequent urination causes ? 23 year old male

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

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What could cause tiny (non-frothy) bubbles in urine which do not burst or disperse easily?

What could cause tiny (non-frothy) bubbles in urine which do not burst or disperse easily?

Hard to saydepends,,: Urine has small amounts of protein molecules, excess sodium, potassium, creatinine, and other things that may result in bubbles like this, but it's inconclusive as to what can cause these on a consistent basis. Things like bicarbonate/carbonate, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide may also do it, but it is rare if ever that these are noted in urine. If you have a health issue see your dr./urologist. ...Read more

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