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What is the cause of protein, RBC and WBC found in the urine?

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In brief: Several things

The kidneys serve as a sieve and metabolic control system. If the kidneys are damaged, it is possible that proteins, casts, and blood cell components will be seen in the urine.
This may be part of an infection or a more serious kidney damage. Further evaluation is recommended for this combination.

In brief: Several things

The kidneys serve as a sieve and metabolic control system. If the kidneys are damaged, it is possible that proteins, casts, and blood cell components will be seen in the urine.
This may be part of an infection or a more serious kidney damage. Further evaluation is recommended for this combination.
Dr. Lester Thompson
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Dr. John Hammes
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Disease

Blood and protein can result from infection, kidney stone, tumor, or primary kidney disease (glomerulonephritis).
Plain urinary tract infection - easily treated. The others can be very serious.

In brief: Disease

Blood and protein can result from infection, kidney stone, tumor, or primary kidney disease (glomerulonephritis).
Plain urinary tract infection - easily treated. The others can be very serious.
Dr. John Hammes
Dr. John Hammes
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