Definition of Proteinuria:

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

Topics Related to Proteinuria

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...”


...our question about Foamy urine
“...Acute IgAN is often accompanied by heavy proteinuria.  Protein in the urine is not visible as such, but unusually foamy urine is often a clue to its presence...”
...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)...”
Diagnose your symptoms now!
  • see your health summarized and in detail
  • let The Analyst™ find what's wrong
  • learn what you should be doing right now

More topics Related to Proteinuria

Kidney Disease

...the condition
“...Kidney disease can be detected by testing for proteins in the urine (proteinuria) or blood in the urine (hematuria)...”

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...”
Concerned or curious about your health?  Try The Analyst™
Symptom Entry
Symptom Entry
Full Explanations
Optional Doctor Review
Review (optional)

More topics Related to Proteinuria

Typhoid Fever

...the condition
“...for S. 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 a treatment
“...More than 150mg/day is defined as proteinuria.  Proteinuria over 3.5gm/24 hours is severe and known as nephrotic syndrome...”
Report by The Analyst™
Click to see sample report
Health problems rarely occur in isolation or for obvious reasons

Your body is a highly complex, interconnected system.  Instead of guessing at what might be wrong, let us help you discover what is really going on inside your body based on the many clues it is giving.

Our multiple symptom checker provides in-depth health analysis by The Analyst™ with full explanations, recommendations and (optionally) doctors available for case review and answering your specific questions.

We use cookies for traffic analysis, advertising, and to provide the best user experience