Proteinuria

Definition of Proteinuria:

The presence of protein in the urine, sometimes a symptom of kidney compromise.

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Eclampsia / Preeclampsia

...the condition
“Preeclampsia (toxemia in pregnancy) is a disorder of pregnancy that is characterized by hypertension (high blood pressure) and proteinuria (excessive protein in the urine), often including edema (swelling) and occasionally involving thrombocytopenia (low platelets) or liver function abnormalities...”

Glomerulonephritis

...our question about Foamy urine
“...Acute IgAN is often accompanied by heavy proteinuria...”
...recommendation Reduced Protein Diet
“...Lowering your dietary protein does not necessarily have a significant influence on proteinuria...”
...recommendation Aerobic Exercise
“...Because high-impact exercise can worsen proteinuria and/or hematuria, if applicable, you may be advised to avoid those (unlikely unless your proteinuria is heavy or your hematuria is visible)...”
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Nephrotic Syndrome

...relationship to Glomerulonephritis
“If proteinuria is heavy enough, patients will begin to show symptoms of nephrotic syndrome...”
...recommendation Conventional Drug Use
“...Nephrotic syndrome may require aggressive treatment with corticosteroids until the level of proteinuria goes down...”
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Typhoid Fever

...the condition
“...typhi during third to fourth week (25%); Leukopenia – 4000/ul – 6000/ul in first two weeks; 3000/ul – 5000/ul in second two weeks; Normochromic, normocytic anemia – chronic-disease type; Proteinuria during febrile period; No increase in sedimentation rate; Serologic tests are nonspecific...”

Urinalysis

...as a treatment
“...More than 150mg/day is defined as proteinuria...”
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