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Fasting And Protein In The Urine
Proteinuria: A small amount of proteinuria (protein in urine) from time to time usually doesn't mean anything important. There are many kinds of infections and kidney diseases that can cause larger amounts or continued presence of protein, some of them quite serious. Without more information, there's no way to even guess the cause in any one person. Discuss with your doctor. 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
What does foam in urine mean! Can protein in urine be high even if cretanine is ok. What can be done to lower protein. Thanks.
Proteinuria: Proteinuria is a sign of chronic kidney disease which can result from diabetes, high blood pressure, and diseases that cause inflammation in the kidneys.(Myeloma can also cause proteinuria) Eating protein does not cause protein to leak into urine unless you have the above diseases. If you do then make sure your daily protein intake is as recommended for healthy Americans (0.8 grams/kg body weight) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi, why should exercising cause a trace amount of blood in urine test? also if orange juice, coffee, and cola is drank within 3 or 4 hrs of urine test at Physician's office can that give false creatinine and albumin readings?
Myoglobin: Working out hard releases a little myoglobin into your bloodstream and thence the urine, and pounding the pavement can wreck some red cells and their contents leaks into the urine. There is no "false" creatinine urine assay; it's a normal component that varies with your muscle mass. It won't give false albuminuria. The most common cause of protein in the urine is orthostatic proteinuria, harmless ...Read more
Does kidney failure typically cause urine pH fluctuations & protien in urine, but normal bun and creatine?
Renal failure: Renal failure implies the kidneys are not working. When that happens, BUN and serum creatinine rise. Ph fluctuations in urine are normal. Mild amounts of protein in urine can be normal. So, kidney failure can cause a whole bunch of urine changes, but BUN and creatinine have to be abnormal to make this diagnosis. ...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
What might be cause of trace ketones and moderate blood in routine urine sample. NO RBC in urine though. My non-fasting glucose was 102. ?
Few issues: It is abnormal to have blood in thevurine. So this must be accounted for. Now if you are on a period or kidney stones this may account for the blood. But must know the cause. So hydrate well and go back to doctor for another sample to see if the blood is gone. If not you may have to do further testing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause high urinary output without excessive intake, electrolytes off in blood and 24hr urine. Also, High protein in urine, low nitrogen ua?
Ketones in urine show 80 and urobolinogen 2.0. Trace protein in urine. All else negative or normal. What does this mean.
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.
Abnormal urine: Ketones (k) in the urine can be seen in a diabetics who need Insulin to control their glucose levels are denied it, something called diabetic ketoacidosis. K can also be seen in non-diabetics who are not eating carbohydrates, and shows they are using its fat stores for energy. Proteinuria comes from glomerular diseases of the kidney. Blood comes from uti's or problems in the urinary tract. ...Read more
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