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Foam In Urine
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.
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?
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
I am 37/M. how common, or normal is it, to have some foam in your urine? If this is not normal, what might it indicate?
What could be the problems with foaming urine in the morning hours. Particularly after raise from bed? What test should I do?
Normal: This is seen frequently and is in no way a disease or medical condition requiring testing or other intervention. ...Read more
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
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
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
My husband gets bubbles & foam after passing urine. What could this be? He has been drinking loads of water to clean his system from thc!
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
I took tetracycline 500 mg a day for my acne. after 2 weeks in, i notice foams in my urine. it does not appear everytime though. should i be worried?
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
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
?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