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Proteinuria

Proteinuria: Introduction

Proteinuria: Proteinuria describes a condition in which urine contains an abnormal amount of protein. Proteins are the building blocks for all body parts, ... more about Proteinuria.

Proteinuria: Protein in the urine. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Proteinuria is available below.

Symptoms of Proteinuria

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Causes of Proteinuria

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Proteinuria: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Proteinuria

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Clinical Trials for Proteinuria

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Prevention of Proteinuria

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Proteinuria: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Proteinuria

Proteinuria: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Proteinuria describes a condition in which urine contains an abnormal amount of protein. Proteins are the building blocks for all body parts, including muscles, bones, hair, and nails. Proteins in your blood also perform a number of important functions: protecting you from infection, helping your blood coagulate, and keeping the right amount of fluid circulating through your body. (Source: excerpt from Proteinuria: NIDDK)

Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK (Excerpt)

A condition in which the urine contains large amounts of protein, a sign that the kidneys are not functioning properly. (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Proteinuria is the presence of abnormal amounts of protein in the urine. Healthy kidneys take wastes out of the blood but leave in protein. Protein in the urine does not cause a problem by itself. But it may be a sign that your kidneys are not working properly. (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Definitions of Proteinuria:

Proteinuria; the presence of excessive protein, chiefly albumin but also globulin, in the urine. - (Source - Diseases Database)

The presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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