Is proteinuria a kidney disease?

No. You're simply leaking protein into your urine. The most common single cause is that a few percent of people do this just by standing up. It's easy to rule this in or out and your phyiscian will probably begin your workup this way.
Proteinuria. Proteinuria is a sign of kidney disease. Its differential diagnosis is a long list. You need to see a nephrologist to find out the cause with some urine and blood tests, and of course your exam and medical history helps! Good luck!

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Is proteinuria a sign of kidney disease?

Could be. Normal individuals excrete a small amount of protein (up to 100 mg for children, 150mg for adolescents, and 200 mg for adults in 24 hours). Significant proteinuria is associated with a whole host of kidney diseases, not necessarily serious though. Orthostatic proteinuria is an example of benign one. Read more...

What is protein in urine mean if kidney disease?

Many causes. Renal disease from causes like diabetes, sle, and others accounts for the major reasons for protein in the urine. Protein should not be in the urine. The kidney basement membrane is supposed to keep it out. If it isn't intact, protein leaks out. In burns, accidents, etc., things like myoglobin leak out, and in poststrep. Glomerulonephritis, anythhing can leak out, but these resolve with rx.. Read more...
Kidney issues. There can be a small amount of protein (<30mg) seen on a 24 hr urine specimen, but anything above that could indicate kidney disease. Generally the greater amount of protein, the more serious the disorder. A nephrologist can help diagnose kidney problems based on the urine findings, other lab tests, your history and exam. Sometimes a kidney biopsy is necessary for diagnosis. Best of luck. Read more...
Recheck urine. I agree. You can see protein in urine after exercise in some individuals and teenage can have orthostatic proteinuria. Where protein will appear in the urine on ambulation and it disappears when lying down. I think the next step would be to have. A repeat urine first urine in the morning and no exercise for 24 hours before the sample. I would have the doctor measure the protein creatinine rat. Read more...
Proteinuria. Proteinuria (p), protein in urine, is can be a sign of a disease and not a diagnosis. P needs to be evaluated by a 24 hour urine collection to quantify the amount of p/day. Blood will also need to be taken to arrive at a diagnosis. See a nephrologist for a full evaluation and you will find out if your p is a sign of a serious disease or a benign problem. Read more...

What is the norm in early signs of kidney disease or damage, is it creatnine in blood or is it protein in urine? Which one usually happens first?

Either. Both urine protein and serum creatinine are important. More important are the common causes of kidney disease, e.e., high blood pressure, and diabetes. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/winter08/articles/winter08pg9-10.html. Read more...

I've hypertension and I have proteinurea and I'm not diabetic, the presence of proteins in urine is it due to kidney disease or to hypertension itself?

Kidney disease. It is due to kidney disease which in turn may be caused by the hypertension. See a nephrologist. Read more...
Proteinuria. Long standing poorly controlled hypertension can cause mild proteinuria even with normal kidney function. But moderate to severe proteinuria due to hypertension is generally associated with abnormal kidney function. suggest you ask your doctor to measure the amount of proteinuria (called random urine protein to creatinine ratio) and refer you to a nephrologist with abnormal result! Read more...
HTN and proteinuria. Hypertension can indeed cause proteinuria, though typically this indicates uncontrolled hypertension. Polycystic kidney disease can cause proteinuria, and this indicates a worse form. Other kidney diseases do cause proteinuria and hypertension together. Read more...