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Does protein in the urine indicate pregnancy?

Does protein in the urine indicate pregnancy?

No: Protein in the urine comes from excessive meat ingestion or in large amounts kidney issues. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

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


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Is bubbles in urine during pregnancy normal?

Is bubbles in urine during pregnancy normal?

Yes: Yes you can have bubbles - but do check for an uti. ...Read more

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What are considered dangerously high levels of protein in urine during a 24 hour collection during pregnancy?

What are considered dangerously high levels of protein in urine during a 24 hour collection during pregnancy?

Pregnant proteinuria: Preeclampsia (p) is a syndrome affecting multiple organs and diagnosed by presence of high blood pressure along with loss of protein in urine (> 300 mg per day). If the woman has this level after 20 weeks of pregnancy, it could be a sign of p developing. If this level is found before 20 weeks, it may be due from a pre-existing condition. ...Read more

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Is white cells in urine during pregnancy serious?

Is white cells in urine during pregnancy serious?

Urinary infection...: White cells in the urine can indicate you have a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs are treated more aggressively during pregnancy because in pregnant woman the infection can infect the blood and cause sepsis more easily compared to non-pregnant women. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are normal levels of protein in urine when pregnant?

None or Trace Amount: On a urine dipstick test in the office, normal is negative/none or trace amounts of protein (some protein is normal in the urine in the morning hours). On a 24 hour urine collection to actually measure protein, less than 300mg in 24 hours is normal. ...Read more

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Foam and bubbles in urine and frequent urination. Negative urine test for protein.?

Foam and bubbles in urine and frequent urination. Negative urine test for protein.?

?fistula: Usually, air in the urine, either as sputtering or foam and bubbles, indicates a connection between the bladder and an air containing viscus, like the colon or small bowel - a fistula. This would also lead to chronic urinary tract infection. See your doctor for a thorough history, exam, and urinalysis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can positive RBC in the urine produce positive Protein as well in urine analysis report ?

Can positive RBC in the urine produce positive Protein as well in urine analysis report ?

Hematuria: RBC in the urine could be either from the kidneys or the bladder(cystitis). Endothelial damage in the kidney can result in both hematuria and proteinuria. Protein content should be quanitifed to better understand its pathology,(Nephriti/Nephrotic). RBC's in the urine can accompany protein in the urine if the kidneys are injured. Protein will not be detected as a direct result of RBC in the urine ...Read more

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Acetone in urine during pregnancy -what symptom?

Acetone in urine during pregnancy -what symptom?

Ketones? : Do you mean ketones? Ketones reflect dehydration. If you are dehydrated your ketone level will increase. If you have diabetes ketones in the urine can be very important for your doctor to know. ...Read more

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Can u use blood instead of urine in a normal urine home pregancy test?

Can u use blood instead of urine in a normal urine home pregancy test?

No: Home pregnancy tests kits are designed for testing urine only. Use first morning urine and do the test 4-5 days after a missed period. ...Read more

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Can ketones in urine mean diabetes?

Can ketones in urine mean diabetes?

No : A blood sugar of > 200 and urine containing glucose and ketones are essentially diagnostic in patients with mostly type 1 diabetes. However, anyone can have ketones in urine resulting from illness, prolonged fasting, or certain diets. ...Read more

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I have a history of protein in my urine. Does eating protein increase protein in urine?

I have a history of protein in my urine. Does eating protein increase protein in urine?

Proteinuria: Proteinuria is a sign of chronic kidney disease which can result from diabetes, high blood pressure, and diseases that cause inflammation in the kidneys.(Myeloma can also cause proteinuria) Eating protein does not cause protein to leak into urine unless you have the above diseases. If you do then make sure your daily protein intake is as recommended for healthy Americans (0.8 grams/kg body weight) ...Read more

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What might be cause of trace ketones and moderate blood in routine urine sample. NO RBC in urine though. My non-fasting glucose was 102. ?

What might be cause of trace ketones and moderate blood in routine urine sample. NO RBC in urine though. My non-fasting glucose was 102. ?

Few issues: It is abnormal to have blood in thevurine. So this must be accounted for. Now if you are on a period or kidney stones this may account for the blood. But must know the cause. So hydrate well and go back to doctor for another sample to see if the blood is gone. If not you may have to do further testing ...Read more

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14 weeks pregnant. Protein in urine but low blood pressure.

14 weeks pregnant. Protein in urine but low blood pressure.

Contaminate: without pre-existing renal disease, I would view this as a vaginal contaminate. A 24 hour urine for total protein would clarify if there is uncertainty but never pre-eclampsia before 20 weeks ...Read more

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Why is it that urobilinogens increase in urine during hemolytic jaundice ?

Why is it that urobilinogens increase in urine during hemolytic jaundice ?

More bilirubin: As more red cells are destroyed (and thus more are made), more bilirubin cycles between the liver and the large intestine, which returns some as urobilinogen. A little of the latter makes it through the kidney instead, where it's lost as urobilinogen. ...Read more

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Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Possible infection: Leukocytes can mean infection; protein in the urine is not normal - see your internist for a urinalysis, culture and full evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Protein In Urine (Definition)

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