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Proteinuria: Excessive protein excreted in urine. See detailed information below for a list of 221 causes of Proteinuria, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Proteinuria as a symptom.
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including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Proteinuria may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Proteinuria. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Proteinuria as a symptom include:
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)
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)
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)
Proteinuria describes a condition in which urine contains an abnormal amount of protein. ... (Source: excerpt from Proteinuria: NIDDK)
A condition in which the urine contains... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)
Proteinuria is the presence of abnormal amounts of protein in the urine.... (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)
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)
Presence of excess protein in the urine.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list of organs typically affected by Proteinuria may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Proteinuria mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Proteinuria. Of the 221 causes of Proteinuria that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Proteinuria' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Proteinuria or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Proteinuria based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Proteinuria, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Proteinuria:
Protein in urine (54 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Proteinuria:
Urine substances (269 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Urine symptoms (630 causes), Urinary system symptoms (1228 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes)
Symptoms related to Proteinuria:
Urine substances (269 causes), Cloudy urine (33 causes), Urine symptoms (630 causes), Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Glomerulonephritis (61 causes), Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Systemic lupus erythematosis, Amyloidosis, Renal vein thrombosis, Malaria, Malignancy, Pre-eclampsia, Subacute bacterial endocarditis
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