Proteinuria

Proteinuria results in foamy urine due to the presence of excess levels of protein in the urine. In severe cases, it results in nephrotic syndrome and indicates that the kidneys are damaged and not functioning properly. Diabetic patients are more prone to develop proteinuria.

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Is it normal to have foamy urine?

Query: Hello doctor, My urine is foamy. I am confused whether everyone will get bubble and foamy urine while urinating. Please explain me.  Read Full »


Dr. Krishna Somani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate your vigilance. Mild frothing of urine is usual, but excess of frothing denotes protein leakage in urine. What is your age? Do you notice any swelling of your feet and face? Do you have any other medical problem? To be sure get a urine routine microscopy...  Read Full »

I have IgA neuropathy, is it normal for the protein and blood levels in the urine to fluctuate?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with early IgA nephropathy, about five years ago, and I am on medication. Protein and blood are present in the urine, and their levels have varied over time, ranging from traces to ++. My recent urine analysis showed protein (+), erythrocytes (++), RBC (8-10 /HPF), creati...  Read Full »


Dr. Krishna Somani

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.To correctly answer your questions, I need to know the following.Was biopsy done? If yes, then send the report. Is your blood pressure under control? What medicines are you currently taking?I suggest you get a 24-hour urine for protein done. This will tell you the degree of...  Read Full »

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