Proteinuria

Proteinuria refers to abnormal levels of protein in the urine. This is typically a sign of a kidney disorder, leading the kidneys to abnormally permit proteins into the urine. This will lead to urine changes giving the urine a visibly different appearance such as foamy urine or frothy urine. Also ...

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Proteinuria (PRO-tee-NOOR-ee-uh): A condition in which the urine contains large amounts of protein, a sign that the kidneys are not functioning properly. ...Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1 ...

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Causes

Temporary Proteinuria: Simple causes of proteinuria, usually temporary or transient proteinuria related to the cause, include:

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Causes List for Proteinuria

Possible causes of Proteinuria (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Types

Types of proteinuria are the various different proteins found in the urine:

Other types of urine substances include:

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Treatments for Proteinuria

No treatment is recommended for early or mild cases of IgA nephropathy when the patient has normal blood pressure and less than 1 gram of protein in a 24-hour urine output. When proteinuria exceeds 1 gram/day, treatment is ...3

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ neptune/ Learn-More
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ kidney-disease/ glomerular-diseases

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