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How To Spot Protien In Urine
Albumin in urine: If you have Albumin in your urine you should get advice from your doctor on finding the underlying cause. One thing that you can do in the meantime is to reduce your salt intake by avoiding the salt shaker and high salt foods like cheeses, cold cuts, junk food, restaurant food and prepared foods. Also, if you have diabetes you should be sure to keep your blood sugar as normal as possible. ...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
Hi, What can be done to lower protein in urine. Please advise. Thanks. Will rich protein diet increase it,?
Find the cause: If you've been found to have trace proteinuria, don't worry. If you have +1 proteinuria and no symptoms, your physician may work you up -- the first step is to see whether it's present in a morning urine produced entirely while you're lying down. If this is free of protein, you have orthostatic proteinuria and need not worry. If you're diabetic, the rules are different. Best wishes. ...Read more
Blood ; protein: This means there is a small amount of some source of blood ; protein in the urine ; the meaning of this needs to be looked at with any other lab abnormalities, signs/symptoms, clinical context. If nothing else abnormal, then blood with protein is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? See your doctor for more assistance. ...Read more
Small amounts nl: Many athletes have trace or 1+ protein in urine. It has to do with muscle cell metabolism and breakdown during exercise, especially if very vigorous or harder than usual exercise. A good trick is to check a first morning urine - that should have less protein and if so, then the protein showing up in your urine is probably not a big deal. Just discuss with your doc at nest visit, but wouldn't worry. ...Read more
Several ways.: Blood in the urine can be visible, imparting pink to dark red color to the urine. Very small amounts may be invisible and testing need to be performed. In the clinic, hematuria can be detected by urine dipstick, which would reveal small, moderate, or large blood. A lab test called a microscopic urinalysis would show more than 3 red cells per high power field. ...Read more
What does large amount of protein in my urine mean? UA done at Dr. Used to have consistent blood in urine. Kidney stones in 2012. UA again tomorrow.
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.
How would testing for protein in my urine be a factor in possible incontinence? Why is protein in the urine a bad thing?
Causes of protein: In the urine ate multiple. Hypertension can cause this, as well as other primary kidney problems. Your doctor will want to see how much protein there is after maybe repeating a sample, and go from there. If you are hypertensive, tighter blood pressure control is the thing to do. Hope all goes well for you. ...Read more
Huge question: Blood in urine can = kidney disease, tumor anywhere from kidney, down to urethra, urinary tract infection, blood vessel abnormality or benign. Bilirubin is urinary bile & can indicate liver disease (hepatitis) or blocked bile ducts from gallstone/s, tumor or stricture. Casts - hyaline normal, granular or cellular = kidney disease. Proteinuria - orthostatic is benign, otherwise ?Kidney disease. ...Read more
My mom is a renal failure patient. Protein is going out in her urine. Can u advice me what kind of food she can intake in able to control protein?
Proteinuria: You need to provide more information. Did your mother's physician give her the reason for her proteinuria? Was it due to diabetes or due to some glomerular disease of the kidney? If she on dialysis? If she is on dialysis, she can speak to her nephrologist and dietician about her protein loses. If not on dialysis, have her go to a nephrologist for a work up of her proteinuria to find its cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood Clot and Blood in Urine and pain in Penis, High Bubbles in Urine after cystoscopy Male? How to heal? Is it normal?
Heal: No it is not normal but surely your doctor has described everything to you and helped you start improving from your symptoms. If the doctor has not treated as you would like, have a friend refer you to a different doctor. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to find its cause. First have a urine culture to see if you have a uti. If not, see a urologist (u) for an evaluation. Of the h. The u will order a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the state of your kidneys. If those tests are negative, a cystoscopy, to see the bladder wall, may be needed. If you don't have a uti, see a u to find the cause of it. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3+ = proteinuria: Kidneys are a filter. When the filters enlarge from inflammation, protein escapes into the urine. This commonly occurs in the pregnant population and athletes. Otherwise, a virus like measles or a strep infection can cause it. Minimal Change Disease is common among children but sometimes affects adults. You need additional labs - amount of protein in urine over 24 hrs and creatinine clearance. ...Read more
Did Kidney Stone lead to Protein and RBC in Urine? and also WEIGHT LOSS too? If yes, in what stage weight loss occurs? and when protein in urine occur
Kidney stones: Kidney stones can definitely cause both microscopic blood or grossly noticeable blood in the urine, but not necessarily proteinuria. They don't cause weight loss per se,though. Protein in urine is usually a sign of kidney disease from inflammation, high blood pressure,diabetic nephropathy, or tumor. Hematuria and/or proteinuria require an evaluation by your physician, nephrologist or urologist ...Read more
Proteinuria: Protein is normally not found in urine. Nitrate can be normally found in urine ; results from protein breakdown. System used to quantify protein is 0, trace, and then 1+ to 4+. So there is a source of protein in the urine and the meaning of this needs to be looked at with any other lab abnormalities, signs/symptoms, clinical context. Follow up with your doctor for any further evaluation/treatment. ...Read more
Posib. renal disease: First rule out orthostatic proteinuria (only present when up and about) repeat urinalysis first thing in am, after emptying bladder about 2 hrs after going to bed. No concern if am urine is protein free. Otherwise best to consult a nephrologist to rule out & if necessary to treat glomerulonephritis, or nephrotic syndrome if ankle swelling +/or eye-lids puffy. ...Read more
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