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Using A Urine Dipstick To Detect Proteinuria
Bmi of 15.5. 24" waist. 25 yr old f 5ft. Dipstick detected protein in urine. Dark green - 300? What is happening?
Please see a pro: For a young woman with anorexia, a low bmi under 18 is common and 50% of people with anorexia have protein in their urine. This is a serious condition, life-threatening often. Please see a doctor who specializes in or is knowledgeable about anorexia! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I had pink coloured urine today. I'm a vet so i did a dipstick and there was 2+ blood 1+ protein in urine. I have been having lower back pain?
Bile, air,medication: Bilirubin causing bilirubinuria can cause foamy urine, also fistula (abnormal connection) between bowel and urinary tract can cause pneumaturia, occasionally a medication like pyridium (phenazopyridine). Most common cause is proteinuria, which if present, should be worked up and treated. ...Read more
My urine has recently started to have bunches of bubbles (foamy like) in it when hits water. Is it proteinuria if so what I do about it. ?
Mucus: Proteinuria is a fine foam.. Bigger bubbles are extra mucus. Nobody knows why the latter becomes more or less abundant. Hopefully you get a yearly urinalysis at your physician's. Further, most proteinuria is orthostatic and harmless. I'm glad you're health-conscious and hope you'll get reassurance on your next annual physical. ...Read more
Why am i so obsessed by thinking that I have kdney dse?2010 my urine/bloodtest normal.Now blood test is normal again.Im afraid that I have proteinuria
Thought issue: Obsessions are difficult. Your preoccupation with a physical ailment may reflect some past experience in your life and your difficulty understanding how someone would deal with catastrophic illness.It may also be providing you an emotional distraction from some problem in your life that is real and deserves your attention. Consider discussing this with a counselor or therapist. ...Read more
I have PKD, experiencing proteinuria and sometimes foamy urine. 26y. Male. Urologist says nothing of concern. At what point should I be concerned?
Here are some...: PKD is forever and will evolve but at variable yet unpredictably pace. So, how to follow such? No one has a crystal idea. But in my lifelong (45 yrs) experience, I would do blood test for creatinine & BUN yearly so to see its potential trend of change, and get kidney US once every 2-3 yrs x 2-3 times. Over time, the frequency of test could be adjusted. If any significant change, see kidney expert. ...Read more
Proteinuria means the presence of excess of serum proteins in the urine. The excess protein in the urine often causes the urine to become foamy. Up to 150 mg a day of protein may be excreted by a normal person most of this being tamm-horsfall protein. Between 150-300 mg/day may be considered microalbuminuria and greater than 300mg/day is abnormal and ...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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