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Urine Albumin Trace
Hi my mom just did a nlood test and the results are
HDL 35 Mg/dl
Albumin (+) (traces in urine)
Are they related in some way please help?
No: The results of cholesterol in the blood have no relation with the urine results. HDL is borderline low and LDL is slightly high, depending on the reference ranges of the lab you used. Also you did not mention how high the total cholesterol is, and if there is family history of heart disease. Trace albumin in the urine is commonly seen, not significantmay need repeat if your doctor is concerned. ...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
What mean that urine albumin trace pus cells 12-15 epith.cells+++ crystals amorphous bacteria present?
Urinalysis: Trace albumin means little or nothing. The presence of trace pus cells is probably from a poorly collected specimen contaminated by vaginal secretions, as suggested by the epithelial cells. The amorphous bacteria is also a result of contamination. To be effective in helping diagnosing UTI this should be an assisted clean midstream urine specimen. ...Read more
My husband has developed diabeties recently and has albumin traces in urine? Is it normal for a diabetic to show albumin traces? Urine acetone nil
Treatment: It's not normal to have Albumin in the urine. This is one thing we follow closely in a diabetic. He should be on an ace inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker to "protect" the kidneys and hopefully reverse this process. Make sure he sees his doc regularly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not significant: The presence of trace albumin on a urine dipstick would not confirm kidney disease. In early pregnancy, protein in the urine (proteinuria) suggests kidney disease, and in late pregnancy when accompanied by hypertension, it can suggest preeclampsia. In early pregnancy you need confirmation of 24 hour urine protein. Please keep all prenatal visit appointments and you should be fine. Hope that helps ...Read more
Trace = small amount: Protein/albumin is not normally found in urine. The term trace in urinalysis means small amount. A protein trace in urine = 10 mg/100 ml giving a slightly hazy appearance to the urine. Albumin is the most common protein found in the bloodstream; it is finding its way into the urine by some means. Other clinical info is needed with evaluation by your doctor to narrow down the cause. Good luck! ...Read more
Kidney inflammation: Normal kidneys are not supposed to lose protein. Albumin is a form of protein. If you are losing traces of albumin, it means the membranes in the kidney that usually retain and hold the protein from spilling into the urine has become leaky, which is usually a result of inflammation and damage. See a doctor to run more tests to prevent the condition from worsening. ...Read more
Nearly 300: There are nearly 300 homeopathic remedies known for Albumin in urine -- and each has its own properties. Dealing with kidney disease is a chronic, constitutional situation, requiring an experienced homeopath to help you find a helpful remedy out of many. You'd be discussing far more than urine issues alone, here. Finally, collaborative care w/your physician would be best in this case too. ...Read more
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, you appear to have urinary infection and should see your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more
Albumins are proteins which dissolve in water and are not covered with chains of sugars. The most common is serum albumin. These molecules transport other molecules which don't dissolve in water very well. But its main function is to regulate the amount of water in the blood. Another type of Albumin is the ...Read more
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