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Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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I always have protein 2+ in my urinary test, also decreasing amount of blood but no RBCs found. Might be kidney problems?

I always have protein 2+ in my urinary test, also decreasing amount of blood but no RBCs found. Might be kidney problems?

See nephrologist: Constant protein and red blood cells in the urine should be explained. A careful exam by an expert in kidney disease (nephrologist) would be reassuring. It may not be serious or it may be related to your kidney infections if, in fact, they were infections. But if you have the red blood cells and protein "all the time" even when your infection is gone, check it out. ...Read more

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How to calculate 24 hours urinary protein?

How to calculate 24 hours urinary protein?

24 hr collection: Collect all urine produced over 24 hours. Empty ; discard first morning urine, then collect all the urine you produce for next 24 hrs up to ; including next morning at same time as u started day before. Take entire 24 urine sample to a lab where they can measure protein content. Or measure 24 hr volume ; just take or send a small sample informing lab of 24 hr urine volume so they can calculate it. ...Read more

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What is spot urinary proteins?

What is spot urinary proteins?

Spot Urinary protein: A + spot urinary protein test result means your urine has protein in it. It is not a quantitative test, it does not tell you how much you have, only that it is present. You need to have a 24 hour urine collection to see how much proteinuria you have/day. Normal levels of protein are about 100 mg/day. If you have excess protein in your urine, see a physician to find out why you have it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What diseases could be related with low urinary output, when creatinine, BUN and urine analysis including proteins and clearance are normal?Many thank

What diseases could be related with low urinary output, when creatinine, BUN and urine analysis including proteins and clearance are normal?Many thank

Be more specific?: Something's wrong here. Urinary output parallels fluid intake from all sources. If you drink more water, and your kidney function is reasonably normal, you pee more. If you're not drinking much, and it's a hot day and you're sweating, your urine output will be lower than some reference range. Generally, don't try to diagnose yourself or other with labs without sharing a clinical history. ...Read more

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If urine protein positive it means you have urinary tract infection?

If urine protein positive it means you have urinary tract infection?

Proteinuria: Proteinuria may be seen with a uti. If the urine culture is negative, one needs to have a 24 hour urine collection to see the amount of protein in the urine ( and to assess the kidney function of the person. I would also do a renal ultrasound to assess the size of the kidneys. Depending on the amount of p the results of the blood tests a renal biopsy may be needed if no diagnosis is made by them. ...Read more

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I have undiagnosed illness last 6mth. Urine consistently high wbc, blood & protein. Bad flank pain. Would anything cause this except urinary issue?

I have undiagnosed illness last 6mth. Urine consistently high wbc, blood & protein. Bad flank pain. Would anything cause this except urinary issue?

UTI or Kidney stones: Most likely due to urinary tract infection or kidney stones. Other possibilities are any condition related to other organs in the pelvic area. ...Read more

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Mean fluid intake 2.5L,mean urinary output 700ml.Creatinine,BUN,uroanalysis,proteins all normal.No hot days,no much sweating.What could cause low out?

Mean fluid intake 2.5L,mean urinary output 700ml.Creatinine,BUN,uroanalysis,proteins all normal.No hot days,no much sweating.What could cause low out?

Staying hydrated: You probably began your experiment dehydrated. There are of course "insensible losses" or volume losses that can't be measured-- mostly this is from the humidified breath. That can amount to 0.5 L right there. You also lose water in the stool... You could account for that. Try the experiment when your urine is clear- when you are not mildly dehydrated. I think you will get better results. ...Read more

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Urinary frequency scared have kidney failure GFR goes 80 to 97 protein one time in urine 1 yr ago serium protein & globulin down .2 but normal range?

Urinary frequency scared have kidney failure GFR goes 80 to 97 protein one time in urine 1 yr ago serium protein & globulin down .2 but normal range?

Why afraid?: Urinary frequency has many other causes that renal failure, which would actually be a very rare symptom associated with renal failure. Is there a family history or something else that leads you down the path of renal failure? That is what you need to explore, because your numbers are just fine for your age and i'm not to sure why you are so concerned that something so drastic must be wrong... ...Read more

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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more