مستشفى سليمان الحبيب التخصصي بالخبرطريق الملك فهد ، البندرية ، الخبر 34423 ، المملكة العربية السعودية, الخبر
Proteinuria happens when there is protein in the urine, a high amount is considered over 150 mg.
This condition should be borne in mind when diagnosing haematuria (blood in the urine) as if they are affecting at the same time it may be due to a kidney disease.
In the early stages of the disease, symptoms may not be noticed. As the condition progresses, the following symptoms may be present:
The kidneys are responsible for filtering waste from the blood, while retaining what the body needs, including proteins. With proteinuria, there is a problem with how the kidneys are able to filter.
There are some conditions that cause higher levels of protein in the urine and do not necessarily indicate kidney damage. They include:
A variety of other conditions can cause a permanent higher level of protein in the urine, such as:
A lot of people have protein in their urine so it is important to be aware of the risks it may entail. Some useful tips to avoid issues with excess protein in the urine are:
Treatment involves replacing the protein value and finding out the cause for its loss, it may include: