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What can you do to get protein out your urine?

What can you do to get protein out your urine?

See a nephrologist: Orthostatic proteinuria only occurs when you are up and about, i.e. During the day. Significant proteinuria occurs round the clock. Such proteinuria should be worked up by a nephrologist, who can evaluat the problem and then give appropriate advice. ...Read more

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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How do I get protein out of my urine?

How do I get protein out of my urine?

Check in with PCP: Protein in the urine is not normal. Please make sure you get a thorough check up from your primary care doctor, if you have not seen one in a while. Make sure your blood pressure is normal, check for diabetes, and also rule our other kidney disease. ...Read more

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What is protein in your urine and what is the cause of it and what could I do to get it better?

What is protein in your urine and what is the cause of it and what could I do to get it better?

Proteinuria: is the presence of protein in the urine. It can vary from few mg to several grams and can be caused by several diseases most notable diabetes.
Several effective medications are available which help repair the kidney filters and prevent progression of kidney disease.
You will need to see a Nephrologist who will order workup to determine the etiology and treatment plan.
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Is it possible to get a false positive for a protein urine strip?

Is it possible to get a false positive for a protein urine strip?

Yes: A contaminated sample or container, an expired strip for example. ...Read more

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How to get rid of protein from urine?

How to get rid of protein from urine?

Nephrologist: You should see a nephrologist if you have very much protein in your urine. There are several reasons for that. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of protein in the urine?

What can I do to get rid of protein in the urine?

Depends on why...: This depends on why you have protein in your urine. A woman having a period, for example, may have protein in her urine because of the presence of blood cells. But if you have protein in the urine because of declining kidney function, you'll want to learn what you can do to control the source of he problem. For example, get your high blood pressure or diabetes under better control. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm a 22 yr old female with traces of protein in my urine, will it get worse in the future?

I'm a 22 yr old female with traces of protein in my urine, will it get worse in the future?

Possibly: Protein loss in the urine is not normal. Depending on the condition, it can go any way (stay the same, decrease or increase). See a kidney doctor to run some tests to find out the cause. This will allow better clues as to whether it will get worse. ...Read more

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cloudy urine 2-3 times a day. for 7 years now.I get regular kidney tests and last year had my urine tested for protein. Tests show nothing wrong.

 cloudy urine 2-3 times a day. for 7 years now.I get regular kidney tests and last year had my urine tested for protein. Tests show nothing wrong.

Phosphate crystals?: The main cause of on and off cloudy urine is the formation of phosphate crystals, which results from various combinations of fluid and food intake. It's harmless. You can check it out by adding 1-2 drops of acid (e.g. vinegar) to a sample of cloudy urine. If phosphates are the cause, it will immediately turn clear. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of protein in my urine without taking medication?

How can I get rid of protein in my urine without taking medication?

Cause?: That really depends on the cause. If traces of protein are noted in an otherwise healthy person, it may be due to rigorous exercise. However, if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney problems then medication is your best option. Talk with your physician about this for more guidance. ...Read more

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I have a little bit of protein in my urine.What is the main reason why that happens and how to get rid of it?This is the first time this happened.

I have a little bit of protein in my urine.What is the main reason why that happens and how to get rid of it?This is the first time this happened.

Trace may be OK: A trace of protein in the urine may be normal for an active 19 year old. If you do moderately heavy workouts, muscle breaks down and forms rapidly and may lead to some protein in urine. However, if you have significant proteinuria of unknown cause, it must be worked up by an internist/nephrologist. ...Read more

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Do you get protein in urine from vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Do you get protein in urine from vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Not likely : That is not a typical side effect from that medication. Proteinuria can have a wide range of causes and some are more serious than others. A full workup will likely provide the answer and should be done to rule out more serious causes. If there is decreased kidney function the dose of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) will need to be decreased. ...Read more

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I ask alot of questions involving my kidneys i apologize. How foamy does the urine have to get to indicate protein in urine?

Not a great sign: Foamy urine is highly variable in ability to predict protein in the urine. There are quick and easy tests available, starting with a dipstick at your doctor's office ...Read more

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Creatinine of 1.48 and BUN of 21 - no blood or protein in urine - should i get this checked out ?

Creatinine of 1.48 and BUN of 21 - no blood or protein in urine - should i get this checked out ?

You've obviously: had it checked out, someone had to order test. I would be a bit concerned, creatinine must be out of normal range for lab. There might be easy explanation, have it checked again. ...Read more

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My 5 year old son went to the doctor for a school physical. His urine tested high for protein. The doctor has asked that we get a clean sample in the am. Just wondering what would cause the protein to be elevated?

My 5 year old son went to the doctor for a school physical.  His urine tested high for protein. The doctor has asked that we get a clean sample in the am.  Just wondering what would cause the protein to be elevated?

Proteinuria : You child could have his proteinuria (p) caused by a glomerularnephritis, which is a disease of the nephron, the functional part of the kidney. Ask your pediatrician to refer your child to a pediatric nephrologist if he p, to arrive at diagnosis and a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I had a bunch of blood work done now my doctor wants me to get serum protein electrophesis and a urine protien electrophesis done! what does this mean?

I had a bunch of blood work done now my doctor wants me to get serum protein electrophesis and a urine protien electrophesis done! what does this mean?

Proteins: Simple blood & urine tests only reveal if protein is present. Electrophoresis uses electrical current to separate the different proteins into individual components to see if there are specific ones that r high or low. Some diseases r marked by spikes of a particular protein; others by a lack of a protein. ...Read more

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Had trace blood and 30mg/dl protein in urine, with chills and fever, follow up both were nil, do i need to get further test done or check microalbumin?

Had trace blood and 30mg/dl protein in urine, with chills and fever, follow up both were nil, do i need to get further test done or check microalbumin?

Urinary infection: It appears that you had bladder infection which caused transitory blood and protein. Probably you had white cells as well as leukocyte ester axe positive in urine . If you have diabetes and no protein then micro albumin should be checked periodically. If you are feeling well, folllow up urine is normal, no further work up at this time. ...Read more

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I have undiagnosed mod blood and 1+ protein in my urine. I'm supposed to get a neck CT w contrast tomorrow. Normal cmp. Should i get the ct?

I have undiagnosed mod blood and 1+  protein in my urine. I'm   supposed to get a neck CT w contrast tomorrow. Normal cmp. Should i get the ct?

Should be fine: Having normal renal function (normal cmp) makes you eligible to have a ct scan with contrast. The blood and protein in your urine do not prevent you from getting the scan, but these things need to be further evaluated by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have henoch schonlein purpura & I'm going to get a 24 hr urine test for protein on Sunday. If i drink alcohol on friday will it show up on the test?

I have henoch schonlein purpura & I'm going to get a 24 hr urine test for protein on Sunday. If i drink alcohol on friday will it show up on the test?

No: 24 hour urine collection for protein excretion will quantify how much protein you are spilling in the urine, it will not mention anything about alcohol, unless your doctor specifically orders that test. Toxicology testing is totally different than protein determination and are not linked. ...Read more

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I have recently 104 mg protine in my urine I Am very worry is this treateble and can get my urine to normal again with no protine ? Please let me know

Yes, but first...: Hi NMoses,
Sorry to hear that you have been struggling with your health. Before discussing treatment, it is important to identify the underlying cause of the lab abnormality. Proteinuria itself is not a diagnosis, but sometimes can be a sign of an underlying medical illness. Typically we treat the underlying illness rather than the lab abnormality per se. Most causes are very treatable. ...Read more

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What causes protein in the urine?

What causes protein in the urine?

A lot of causes: In young people protein in the urine is usually due to heavy exercise or could be due to standing too long but it usually is minimal. The most common pathological cause of protein in the urine is diabetes followed by hypertension. Other causes are usually "glomerulonephritis" which are a group of diseases affecting the functional units of the kidneys. If you have protein in the urine call ur doc. ...Read more

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What does +1 protein in your urine equal?

What does +1 protein in your urine equal?

1+ protein: 1+ protein is the equivalent of 200-500 mg/24 hours. The usual system quantifies protein as 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. ...Read more

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How could I have gotten protein in my urine?

How could I have gotten protein in my urine?

Many causes: Protein loss is not normal. It is an indication that the membranes in your kidney is leaky. It is usually a result of inflammation and chronic changes to the kidney tissue. See a kidney doctor to run some more tests and see if things can be done to decrease protein loss. The higher the protein in the urine, the faster your kidneys will progress to complete failure. ...Read more

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What happens if urine contains hugh protein?

Proteinuria: Losing large amounts of protein in the urine is usually a sign of kidney disease and certain blood diseases like myeloma and should be evaluated by a kidney specialist(nephrololgist). ...Read more

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Recently bloody and protein in my urine, why?

? Glomerulonephritis: Resence of both protein & blood inin urine suggest a medical, non surgical kidney problem such as glomerulonephritis. This is best managed by a nephrologist.. This would better be treated sooner rather than later. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does too much protein in your urine mean?

What does too much protein in your urine mean?

Proteinuria: Protein is normally not found in urine. The usual 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. ...Read more

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What type of diet removes protein in the urine?.

Nephrology: There should not be any protein in your urine. Patients with renal disease may have significant amounts of protein in their urine. If you do have proteinuria an evaluation by a nephrologist would be the next step. ...Read more

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My protein levels in my urine is very high. Why?

My protein levels in my urine is very high. Why?

Kidney disease: High protein in urine suggest kidney pathology, most likely one type of glomerulonephritis (something like kidney inflammation), depending of the level of protein you may need biopsy (usually if more than 1 gm per day), for sure if > 3 gm/day) and that is pretty much only way to determine diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more