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Foamy Urine And High Creatinine
Slight foamy urine.spot urine test-protein 5mg/dl,creatinine 37mg/dl,albumin 2 mg/litre.Is it normal or proteinuria ?
Proteinuria: We generally calculate the urine protein to creatinine ratio and as long as the ratio is below 300 mg/g it is considered not significant (yours is only 135mg/g) so your proteinuria is not significant. But the Albumin level you mentioned, is it serum (blood) Albumin level? If yes, it is very low and unlikely! Please verify your Albumin level and it's source (blood or urine) . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Foamy urine for 4 months.24 hour urine protein 121 mg.Dipstick faint trace albumin.Epididymis 5 mm.Flank pain.Serum creatinine 1.2.Kidney disease?
Infection v. stone: Suggest renal ultrasound and treatment for epidiimytis.Medical workup for albuminuria should be done. ...Read more
I have PKD, experiencing proteinuria and sometimes foamy urine. 26y. Male. Urologist says nothing of concern. At what point should I be concerned?
Here are some...: PKD is forever and will evolve but at variable yet unpredictably pace. So, how to follow such? No one has a crystal idea. But in my lifelong (45 yrs) experience, I would do blood test for creatinine & BUN yearly so to see its potential trend of change, and get kidney US once every 2-3 yrs x 2-3 times. Over time, the frequency of test could be adjusted. If any significant change, see kidney expert. ...Read more
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Pain in lower left side , and back. Foamy urine with odor. Persistent over a significant period of time , what could be the cause of this?
Urinary infection: You may have a urinary tract infection. You need to see a doctor asap to get treatment. ...Read more
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