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How Do You Get Protein In Your Urine
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
I've had an electrophoresis test done, serum & urine. Results show a spike in the beta and gamma regions. No monoclonal protein. What does this mean? I have proteinuria and fsgs stage 3. I am 50
What is FSGS?: Please do not use abbreviations....They mean different things to different people. Ask your doctor to advise you about any relationship of your electrophoresis report to your underlying problem. I do not think this report is of any consequence or concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Proteinuria: is the presence of protein in the urine. It can vary from few mg to several grams and can be caused by several diseases most notable diabetes. Several effective medications are available which help repair the kidney filters and prevent progression of kidney disease. You will need to see a Nephrologist who will order workup to determine the etiology and treatment plan. thank You ...Read more
Not likely : That is not a typical side effect from that medication. Proteinuria can have a wide range of causes and some are more serious than others. A full workup will likely provide the answer and should be done to rule out more serious causes. If there is decreased kidney function the dose of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) will need to be decreased. ...Read more
Yes: A contaminated sample or container, an expired strip for example. ...Read more
Depends on why...: This depends on why you have protein in your urine. A woman having a period, for example, may have protein in her urine because of the presence of blood cells. But if you have protein in the urine because of declining kidney function, you'll want to learn what you can do to control the source of he problem. For example, get your high blood pressure or diabetes under better control. Good luck. ...Read more
cloudy urine 2-3 times a day. for 7 years now.I get regular kidney tests and last year had my urine tested for protein. Tests show nothing wrong.
Phosphate crystals?: The main cause of on and off cloudy urine is the formation of phosphate crystals, which results from various combinations of fluid and food intake. It's harmless. You can check it out by adding 1-2 drops of acid (e.g. vinegar) to a sample of cloudy urine. It will immediately turn crystal clear. ...Read more
Cause?: That really depends on the cause. If traces of protein are noted in an otherwise healthy person, it may be due to rigorous exercise. However, if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney problems then medication is your best option. Talk with your physician about this for more guidance. ...Read more
I have a little bit of protein in my urine.What is the main reason why that happens and how to get rid of it?This is the first time this happened.
Trace may be OK: A trace of protein in the urine may be normal for an active 19 year old. If you do moderately heavy workouts, muscle breaks down and forms rapidly and may lead to some protein in urine. However, if you have significant proteinuria of unknown cause, it must be worked up by an internist/nephrologist. ...Read more
Creatinine of 1.48 and BUN of 21 - no blood or protein in urine - should i get this checked out ?
My 5 year old son went to the doctor for a school physical. His urine tested high for protein. The doctor has asked that we get a clean sample in the am. Just wondering what would cause the protein to be elevated?
Proteinuria : You child could have his proteinuria (p) caused by a glomerularnephritis, which is a disease of the nephron, the functional part of the kidney. Ask your pediatrician to refer your child to a pediatric nephrologist if he p, to arrive at diagnosis and a treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a bunch of blood work done now my doctor wants me to get serum protein electrophesis and a urine protien electrophesis done! what does this mean?
Proteins: Simple blood & urine tests only reveal if protein is present. Electrophoresis uses electrical current to separate the different proteins into individual components to see if there are specific ones that r high or low. Some diseases r marked by spikes of a particular protein; others by a lack of a protein. ...Read more
I have undiagnosed mod blood and 1+ protein in my urine. I'm supposed to get a neck CT w contrast tomorrow. Normal cmp. Should i get the ct?
I have henoch schonlein purpura & I'm going to get a 24 hr urine test for protein on Sunday. If i drink alcohol on friday will it show up on the test?
No: 24 hour urine collection for protein excretion will quantify how much protein you are spilling in the urine, it will not mention anything about alcohol, unless your doctor specifically orders that test. Toxicology testing is totally different than protein determination and are not linked. ...Read more
How long does it take to get a diagnosis of lupus when they start showing signs of the disease. Positive ana's. Sob rashes joint pain fatigue protein n urine?
It depends: It often depends on how soon you can reach a specialist like rheumatologist. See one soon if possible. ...Read more
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