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Protein and blood in urine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   Goodmorning Doc!!
Doctor :   good morning
User :   I had done a routine urine test on the 6th of this month
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was for my medicals to immigrate to Australia
Doctor :   ok
User :   and they called me yesterday
User :   asking me to do another urine test as it showed some protein and blood in the urine
Doctor :   ok
User :   My baby is 4 mths old
User :   and as long as I was pregnant all my urine tests were normal
User :   is this a serious problem and are there chances my application will be regected because of this
User :   what do U advise me to do..they asked me to come again and do the test..and asked me when I wanted to do it...
User :   should I wait couple of days
Doctor :   ok
User :   the problem is we have a deadline to send the report.. which is May 15th
Doctor :   are you at the moment having any illness?
User :   and it would take the hospital 3 working days for couriering the results to Australia
User :   From yesterday...evening..after hearing about this..I started having loose stool as well..
User :   I do not know if this is all associated
Doctor :   ok
User :   or a totally different problem..
User :   I am also breastfeeding
Doctor :   ok
User :   in the last week I had some local irritation in my perineal area.
Doctor :   ok
User :   but I did not have anything yesterday and nothing now...
User :   also when asked to give my urine sample..
User :   I did not give a midstream sample..
Doctor :   ok
User :   cud this also show such results
Doctor :   do you have any infection in the vagina?
Doctor :   ideal urine sample is clean catch mid stream urine
User :   I do not know..have not checked for any
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if you do not have any infection at the moment you can have urine tested
User :   Ok..
Doctor :   ideal clean catch mid stream urine
User :   ok..
Doctor :   where are you ?
User :   I am in Bangalore...
Doctor :   how long is it that you have been in bangalore?
User :   2-3 mths
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   fill this form and say when done
Doctor :   is there any thing that i can help?
User :   I would like to know if this is a serious problem..
User :   and as I need to do the test again..when is it advisable to do so...
User :   and if I take any treatment if it would show in the test result
Doctor :   if this is for the first time that you had a protein in the urine
User :   yes
Doctor :   it s better you get it tested once again
User :   also I have not been having any cooling food..all heaty I have been breastfeeding
User :   for fear my baby would get sick
User :   could this be the reason there is trace blood in the urine..due to excess heat
Doctor :   there is one possibility
Doctor :   take adequete fluiods
User :   since Im having loose stool..will it affect my baby..will he also have the infection
Doctor :   no
User :   ok...
User :   can I be treated over the weekend
User :   and then do the test on MOnday
User :   will it help
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can I chat with U again once I do the test
Doctor :   if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   Will U be available on chat???
User :   Ok...thank you very much doc...
User :   1 more thing
Doctor :   is there any thing that i can help?
Doctor :   yes
User :   is there a likelihood that the abnormal urine finding and the loose stools are all due to the same problem
User :   or infection
Doctor :   ye there is a probability
User :   Sorry to keep asking...this over again..but is this problem a serious problem and would it cause my application to be rejected
User :   cos they checked for HIV and TB
User :   and also did a urine test
User :   those two a long term infectious diseases
User :   is this problem also as bad
Doctor :   this are the regular tests that
Doctor :   done for international travellers
User :   cos they said they wont send the application until I did a repeat test
Doctor :   yes
User :   yes..but what diseases do they check for with the routine urine screen
User :   and is there a probability that this is on that list..
User :   Im a little worried,
Doctor :   the country does all this tests to make sure that infectious diseases are not introduced into to their country
Doctor :   is there any thing thatelse that i can help?
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User :   thank you very much doc
Doctor :   how did you get to know about us?
User :   thru browsing the internet
Doctor :   ok
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