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Spilling Protein Blood In Urine
Could an untreated UTI lead to something worse? Tested positive for trace protein/blood in urine. Urine odor, odd sensation after urination.
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
Kidney problem: There are many type of kidney disease that can give you positive blood and increased protein in the urine- from infection, inflammation, autoimmune problems, injury to kidney due to different factors, medication related, other medical condition etc. Since that has been going on for over a year- do not delay further- you should see a kidney doctor and have further evaluation. ...Read more
No: It cannot. Best to talk to your family doctor about possible causes in women. ...Read more
It could be but !: It could be simple uti. However, there are many other causes. It could also be more than cause in one patient. Just a few: diabetes, cancer, stone... Tell us about your age, sex, other complaints, history....So we could help you more and better. Consult your doctor....Thank you for asking, dr g. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is 1 or 2+ blood in urine at times very alarming if RBC count in urine is <1? I'm scared. 37 year old female 1+ protein one time as well.
Abnormal urine: Ketones (k) in the urine can be seen in a diabetics who need Insulin to control their glucose levels are denied it, something called diabetic ketoacidosis. K can also be seen in non-diabetics who are not eating carbohydrates, and shows they are using its fat stores for energy. Proteinuria comes from glomerular diseases of the kidney. Blood comes from uti's or problems in the urinary tract. ...Read more
Could 1+ blood in Urine be due to a period that was still there but very light? In turn could this have caused 1+ protein? My doc not worried. I am
Doctor is right...: I do agree to Doc's opinion at this time, but it is advisable to just keep eyes on it with repeating UA + creatinine once or twice yearly for next 2-3 yrs so to check how it may evolve. Of course, always use a properly collected fresh urine for testing because of high odd to have contamination, especially in overweight females. To do right, go to http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Best wish... ...Read more
Have lupus.Have had persistent moderate blood in urine (no RBC) for yrs with no known cause. Now have microscopic hematuria (+2-5), with trace protein?
LUPUS: It certainly sounds like prompt follow-up with one of your doctors would be in order; preferably your rheumatologist. If that follow up appointment is going to be delayed, then make an appointment with your primary care Doctor Who can initiate some further testing and evaluation. ...Read more
Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more
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