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How To Get Rid Of Protein 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
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
By not using at all!: The best way to "get rid of thc" in urine, is to not put it in your system at all. Once you smoke marijuana, you can't hurry your body's natural processes of elimination. Urine may remain positive for as long as 90 days, depending on frequency of use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No easy answers: I've autopsied one person who died after ingesting a huge amount of baking soda in a misguided attempt to test negative for methamphetamines. Forgive me for telling you what you may not want to hear, but there is no way you're going to beat a drug test, and no way that you're going to get back the life that you truly want, until you stop meth use. Somebody loves you. Do it for them. ...Read more
Better to prevent: A partial thickness burn is characterized by blister formation. Having treated burns for 25+ years, my advice is to unroof the blister and expose the raw surface underneath. This eliminates the possibility of the blister fluid becoming infected and converting the burn to full thickness. Wash with soap/water 1-2x/day, apply Bacitracin ointment and a dry dressing. If infected, see a doctor. ...Read more
LO salt, need help!: Fluid in lungs (pulmonary edema) can be due to many causes: heart failure, kidney failure, liver failure.... Pulmonary edema is usually treated with water pills (diuretics) and low salt diet. Depedending on the exact cause other medications may help: e.g. Coreg (carvedilol) for heart failure.. Management of pulmonary edema usually requires a physician team expert in internal medicine problems. ...Read more
No: On average it takes about five days of complete abstinence from tobacco to get rid of cotinine, a week would be better. It would be even better for you to quit using tobacco entirely for the sake of your health. ...Read more
Nada: Can't get rid of them, unless someone goes up inside you and removes them. Sometimes taking certain chemicals to make your urine more basic or acidic can help dissolve them, but the very best thing you can do is constantly drink lots of liquids to dilute your urine so that you form less stones and *maybe* help dissolve the ones you have. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Please repost/rephra: I'm sorry but I don't understand your question/phrase. Urinary incontinence makes sense - that's leaky bladder. But I've never heard of "iron urinary incontinence". Perhaps you're referring to urge incontinence, which is one of several types of incontinence. It's uncommon in young 18yo men. For that matter, incontinence of any sort is uncommon in young men. Best to see your Family Doc or Urologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the proper way to fast and for how long? I feel the need to detoxify my body. Water based, juice ? What is the best way to get rid of toxins?
Detoxify: Green leafy vegetables help, especially cilantro. It's best to detox under a doctor's supervision. Intermittent fasting is being researched these days. One way would be 12 hours w/food and 12 w/out or three days of food and one w/out. Again, w/doc supervision to avoid dehydration and blood sugar problems. Research intermittent fasting. ...Read more
Protein is an expensive commodity for the body. The kidneys are entrusted to return protein back to the body during filtering, and not lose it to the urine. Losses > 150mg/day are indicative of a problem with the filtration mechanism of the kidney. A nephrologist should be consulted ...Read more
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