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Can blood in the urine cause a false positive for protein in the urine?
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes
Because the hemoglobin in red blood cells is a protein, if there is blood in the urine it can test positive for protein.
You would need to have your urine retested when there is no blood in it to make sure about the protein.

In brief: Yes
Because the hemoglobin in red blood cells is a protein, if there is blood in the urine it can test positive for protein.
You would need to have your urine retested when there is no blood in it to make sure about the protein.
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