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Proteinuria: Introduction

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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Causes of Proteinuria:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Proteinuria. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Proteinuria

Home medical tests possibly related to Proteinuria:

Causes of Types of Proteinuria:

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Proteinuria: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Proteinuria, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Proteinuria Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Proteinuria may include:

  • Dipyridamole - mainly used in pediatric renal disease
  • Apo-Dipyridamole FC - mainly used in pediatric renal disease
  • Novo-Dipiradol - mainly used in pediatric renal disease
  • Persantine - mainly used in pediatric renal disease
  • Dirinol - mainly used in pediatric renal disease
  • Lodimol - mainly used in pediatric renal disease
  • Trompersantin - mainly used in pediatric renal disease
  • more treatments...»

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Stories from Users for Proteinuria

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Message Boards for Proteinuria

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Diagnostic tests for Proteinuria:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Proteinuria. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Blood pressure - e.g. if high blood pressure may suggest hypertension induced proteinuria, preeclampsia, glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidneys, lupus erythematosus, heart disease.
    • Inspect for edema (swelling) of ankles, legs, face, abdomen and genitals
    • Examine for the butterfly shaped facial rash of systemic lupus erythematosus
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Proteinuria:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Proteinuria as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Proteinuria: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Proteinuria may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Proteinuria

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

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.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Proteinuria: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Proteinuria

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Proteinuria: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Proteinuria

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Proteinuria: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Proteinuria listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Proteinuria as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Proteinuria

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. Proteins... (Source: excerpt from Proteinuria: NIDDK)

A condition in which the urine contains large amounts of protein, a... (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... (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)

Presence of excess protein in the urine.
- (Source - CRISP)

Organs affected by Proteinuria:

The list of organs typically affected by Proteinuria may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Proteinuria

The list below shows some of the causes of Proteinuria mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Proteinuria?

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:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 210 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Proteinuria:

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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Conditions listing medical complications: Proteinuria:

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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Causes of Proteinuria Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Proteinuria based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Proteinuria?

    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 :

    What are the alternative names for Proteinuria:

    Urine protein raised
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Proteinuria:

    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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