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What Causes Foamy Urine
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
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
Pain in lower left side , and back. Foamy urine with odor. Persistent over a significant period of time , what could be the cause of this?
Urinary infection: You may have a urinary tract infection. You need to see a doctor asap to get treatment. ...Read more
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
What causes multiple small rock hard lumps on the clavicle areas and under the cheekbone with foamy urine?
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