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What could foam in my urine be indicative of?

What could foam in my urine be indicative of?

Protein in your urin: Get a urine samples to see if protein is spilling. It could be the sign of kidney disease. ...Read more

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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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Can high creatinine levels cause urine foam?

Can high creatinine levels cause urine foam?

See details: Foamy urine usually indicates elevated protein in the urine more than an elevated creatinine. ...Read more

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When I am urine passing showing foam. It happenigs from last two years .What is the reason.This is any major complaint?

When I am urine passing  showing foam. It happenigs from last two years .What is the reason.This is any major complaint?

Surface Tension: Everyone makes bubbles when voiding. The stability (how long they last) depends on what is in the urine to affect the surface tension of the bubble. Excess protein can cause bubbles to last minutes (instead of seconds). See your doctor for a simple urine analysis. ...Read more

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What does it mean white foam in urine for six months? Thanks

What does it mean white foam in urine for six months?                                                                      Thanks

May be normal.: Urine often foams. Sometimes it may indicate more protein than normal. If you have other signs or symptoms might be worthwhile having your urine looked at. ...Read more

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Hi. I'm very worried. Just noticed bubbles in my urine. About four each time. No foam. The bubbles evaporate quickly with one that stays. I'm female. ?

Bubbles in urine: A few bubbles in urine or frothy urine most often is not pathologic and is rather common. Without other symptoms such as burning, discoloration,frequency or large amounts of sediment, I don't think you need a urinalysis and microscopic examination for this observation. ...Read more

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I have a lot of tiny bubbles or foam in my urine I am a type 1 diabetic?

I have a lot of tiny bubbles or foam in my urine I am a type 1 diabetic?

Bubbles in urines: Diabetics are prone for damage to kidney function overtime esp type i dm. Bubbles or foam may suggestive of extra proteins or small protein named Albumin in the urine. You should check with your doctor for sugar control and check for any sign of early diabetic affect on your kidney function by measuring a random urine samples of protein and Albumin in your urine as a screening test. ...Read more

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Is foam in their urine after using Monistat 7 common?

Is foam in their urine after using Monistat 7 common?

?: Not from the urine but from the area treated which could make you think it is from the urine! ...Read more

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How much protein has to be in the urine before you see foam or bubbles?

How much protein has to be in the urine before you see foam or bubbles?

3 grams: This typically occurs when the proteinuria is in the nephrotic range defined as greater than 3.5 gm of protein in the urine per day. ...Read more

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How many mg/dl of protein would have to be in the urine to see bubbles or foam?

How many mg/dl of protein would have to be in the urine to see bubbles or foam?

Foam: 100mg/dl or about 0.5-1.0 grams per days. Also can be caused by retrograde ejeculation. ...Read more

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Bubbles and foam urine and frequent urination causes ? 23 year old male

Bubbles and foam urine and frequent urination causes ? 23 year old male

Cannot say: but a simple urinalysis can really rule in/out possibilities. Some foam in the urine is entirely normal. Protein leaking from a leaky kidney can cause kidney FAILURE if not treated. The one patient I have with NULL DISEASE, gets this every 2 years, gets treated for 1 month and is OK. Diabetes, severe hypertension, other kidney trouble, moonshine poisoning, several other unlikely possibilities. ...Read more

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Color of my urine is light yellow and its foaming while urination. And its foaming every time i urinate. What does it indicate?

Color of my urine is light yellow and its foaming while urination. And its foaming every time i urinate. What does it indicate?

See answer: Some foaming is normal. Foaming is caused by protein in the urine. Significant amounts of protein indicate possible kidney damage. A urinalysis and other urine testing if necessary can help determine if you have any signs of kidney disease. Get a checkup so you can be sure. ...Read more

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause of foam in urine?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause of foam in urine?

Not usually: Foam in the urine is an indication of excess protein in the urine. Urine analysis and blood work , BUN and creatinine as first line testing to see if there is a problem ...Read more

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I have foam in my urine, and I'm 22. Long time off & on. NO D&D or Alc. 140lbs but mother is 5'7'' & 90lbs. Is foam bad?

I have foam in my urine, and I'm 22. Long time off & on. NO D&D or Alc. 140lbs but mother is 5'7'' & 90lbs. Is foam bad?

Protein in urine: Usually unless there is a family history of kidney disease, all you need is get a check up with your family physician usually dipstick early in the morning. If foam shoes up more investigation is needed. Proteins in the urine or if you take too much supplements of whey protein that could be the case. ...Read more