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What can cause foamy urine, besides proteinuria?

What can cause foamy urine, besides proteinuria?

Normal urine: Normal urine will produce foam depending on how the stream hits the already voided urine. ...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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What could cause foamy urine, besides proteinuria?

What could cause foamy urine, besides proteinuria?

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

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Can std's cause foamy urine?

Can std's cause foamy urine?

Not likely: Foamy or bubbly urine is a result of protein spillage in the urine. Tis is usually from high protein diets and poses no health problem, occasionally this care be the heralding sign of kidney disease. I would recommend evaluation by your general practitioner for routine blood and urine tests. If you have had unprotected intercourse, evaluation for stds is also appropriate. ...Read more

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What causes multiple small rock hard lumps on the clavicle areas and under the cheekbone with foamy urine?

What causes multiple small rock hard lumps on the clavicle areas and under the cheekbone with foamy urine?

FOAMY URINE HAS NO: Foamy urine has no meaning. So do not worry about that. Lumps may need a doctor to check them if they are getting bigger in size. ...Read more

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Can Hashimoto's disease cause kidney peoblems? For the last couple of months now I've been presenting foamy urine and pain in both kidneys.

Can Hashimoto's disease cause kidney peoblems? For the last couple of months now I've been presenting foamy urine and pain in both kidneys.

No.: There is no association between Hashimoto's disease and kidney disease directly, however Hashimoto's is an autoimmune condition and you need to be checked for other autoimmune conditions ( type 1 diabetes, lupus, etc) . Make sure to get a urinalysis and see a doctor to rule out variety of kidney conditions. ...Read more

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Does tetracycline cause foamy urine? i started with 500mg a day. 3weeks in and saw foamy urine. it does NT occur everytime i pee but im scared. help!

Does tetracycline cause foamy urine? i started with 500mg a day. 3weeks in and saw foamy urine. it does NT occur everytime i pee but im scared. help!

Foamy Urine: Foamy Urine does not have much significance. At times it happens with people eating diet rich in Proteins or if somebody has Proteinuria due to any disease etiology. I have not heard or learnt Tetracycline giving Foamy Urine. ...Read more

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What causes pink spotting in urine, pale urine, foamy urine?

What causes pink spotting in urine, pale urine, foamy urine?

Pink: Spotting perhaps little blood, pale and foamy maybe protein, talk to your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does foamy urine mean?

What does foamy urine mean?

Possibly proteinuria: Suggest you get a simple urinalysis to check for protein in your urine. ...Read more

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I've had foamy urine for two could this be a problem?

I've had foamy urine for two could this be a problem?

Foamy urine: It could. I don't want to worry you, but protein in the urine can cause foaming. A simple urine test at you doctors could rule this out. ...Read more