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Is proteinuria a sign of kidney disease?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Yes

Proteinuria is considered a sign of kidney damage and based on the amount, is now even used to classify chronic kidney disease.

In brief: Yes

Proteinuria is considered a sign of kidney damage and based on the amount, is now even used to classify chronic kidney disease.
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