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What does it mean white foam in urine for six months? Thanks

What does it mean white foam in urine for six months?                                                                      Thanks

May be normal.: Urine often foams. Sometimes it may indicate more protein than normal. If you have other signs or symptoms might be worthwhile having your urine looked at. ...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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Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause of foam in urine?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause of foam in urine?

Not usually: Foam in the urine is an indication of excess protein in the urine. Urine analysis and blood work , BUN and creatinine as first line testing to see if there is a problem ...Read more

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I had a uretoeroscopy no stone found and today is 6 days after stent removal i had sharp groin pain and feel sore there+foam in urine is this normal?

I had a uretoeroscopy no stone found and today is 6 days after stent removal i had sharp groin pain and feel sore there+foam in urine is this normal?

Ureteroscopy: Instrumentation can cause air to get trapped in the bladder. If the bladder doesn't empty fully it can take a week for it to fully empty.This could be the air you're voiding. It can be weeks before the symptoms full resolve from instrumemtation. ...Read more

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Can tiny bubbles or foam in urine be a bladder infection ? I'm a type 1 diabetic with uncontrolled diabetes or is it more so kidney I have 1 kidney

Can tiny bubbles or foam in urine be a bladder infection ? I'm a type 1 diabetic with uncontrolled diabetes  or is it more so kidney I have  1 kidney

Protein in urine: Foamy urine is more commonly associated with spillage of protein in the urine, a common manifestation of diabetes. It indicates damage to the kidney and evaluation by a nephrologist is recommended in addition to optimal glucose control. ...Read more

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What could foam in my urine be indicative of?

What could foam in my urine be indicative of?

Protein in your urin: Get a urine samples to see if protein is spilling. It could be the sign of kidney disease. ...Read more

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I have a lot of tiny bubbles or foam in my urine I am a type 1 diabetic?

I have a lot of tiny bubbles or foam in my urine I am a type 1 diabetic?

Bubbles in urines: Diabetics are prone for damage to kidney function overtime esp type i dm. Bubbles or foam may suggestive of extra proteins or small protein named Albumin in the urine. You should check with your doctor for sugar control and check for any sign of early diabetic affect on your kidney function by measuring a random urine samples of protein and Albumin in your urine as a screening test. ...Read more

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Is foam in their urine after using Monistat 7 common?

Is foam in their urine after using Monistat 7 common?

?: Not from the urine but from the area treated which could make you think it is from the urine! ...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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I have foam in my urine, and I'm 22. Long time off & on. NO D&D or Alc. 140lbs but mother is 5'7'' & 90lbs. Is foam bad?

I have foam in my urine, and I'm 22. Long time off & on. NO D&D or Alc. 140lbs but mother is 5'7'' & 90lbs. Is foam bad?

Protein in urine: Usually unless there is a family history of kidney disease, all you need is get a check up with your family physician usually dipstick early in the morning. If foam shoes up more investigation is needed. Proteins in the urine or if you take too much supplements of whey protein that could be the case. ...Read more

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Monthsago had surgery to remove kidney stone and still get foam in my urine.Especially when i hold it.Is that normal?(big mocha+caffiene drinker)

Unrelated: What you are seeing is likely normal. Passing foamy urine now and then is normal, for the speed of urination and other factors can influence this. But you should see your doctor if you have persistently foamy urine that becomes more noticeable over time. This can be a sign of protein in your urine (proteinuria), which requires further evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I know if there is protein in my urine without going to the doctor? I'm 6.5 months pregnant and noticed some foam in my urine.

How do I know if there is protein in my urine without going to the doctor? I'm 6.5 months pregnant and noticed some foam in my urine.

Not without test: Can suspect protein in urine because of foam. Hope ur getting some prenatal care at 6 1/2 months, OB visit will include urinalysis. You might try rx positive medical supply in yuma, they may have some urine test strips for protein or else they might dirsct you to where they are available. Test is usually done at dr.S office, lab, or express care clinic. ...Read more

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I read one symptom of foam/bubbles formed in urine maybe cause of protein in urine.Will they be formed even if one stands or sits and urinates!

I read one symptom of foam/bubbles formed in urine maybe cause of protein in urine.Will they be formed even if one stands or sits and urinates!

Normal causes: of bubbles in urine include dehydrated concentrated urine and rapid/forceful urination (from holding too long) from any position! Abnormal causes include the protein in the urine you suggest and can come from protein drinks/supplements, high protein meal, or kidney dysfunction. Bacteria from an infection can produce a gas making bubbles. Rare instances can be watched; if recurrent, seek eval ...Read more

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Foam and bubbles in urine and frequent urination. Negative urine test for protein.?

Foam and bubbles in urine and frequent urination. Negative urine test for protein.?

?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

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Can high creatinine levels cause urine foam?

Can high creatinine levels cause urine foam?

See details: Foamy urine usually indicates elevated protein in the urine more than an elevated creatinine. ...Read more