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Cause of high protein in routine urine test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
User :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
User :   please proceed with your health query
User :   was this done on a 24 hour urine sample?
User :   yes
User :   no dibatic patient
User :   ok. please provide his age, height, weight, details of past medical illness and treatment if any
User :   Age, 65 years, weight, 80 kg., height, 5 feet 8 inch. Having wbc around 0000 since past 4 years but no cancer detection, all tests done.
User :   most healthy adults excrete between 20-150 mg of protein in urine over 24 hrs. increase in protien excretion in urine suggests renal pathology
User :   which necessitates further investigations like ultrasound scan , and if any serious abnormality is found, a renal biopsy along with kidney function tests.
User :   were other blood tests done for him? if yes please provide the test results
User :   you can mail his reports to YYYY@YYYY if you have then with you now, for me to have a thorough look at them
User :   Bone bipacy done but no sign of cancer, other kidney tests like kurtaine is 1.2.
User :   have tumor marker tests done, to look for possibility of renal carcinoma or prostate carcinoma.
User :   bone biopsy will help in ruling out blood cancer
User :   Ony protein can relate kidney problem
User :   I am sorry, I did not get your question. please explain
User :   are you there?
User :   as I have explained earlier , increase excretion of protien in urine4 suggests renal problem
User :   and further investigations will help in knowing what it is due to
User :   rarely few connective tissue disorders can cause increased protien in urine, but not to severe level increase
User :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   are you there?
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