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What causes bubbles in the urine and swelling of the face?

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Dr. Monika Dede

Infectious Diseases Specialist

Practicing since :2003

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Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 in Kidney Conditions
Question: I have been experiencing some symptoms lately in the morning when Wake up my urine is bubbly and my face is puffy. I don't know what's causing this.
Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:

You should exclude a kidney problem.

Detailed Answer:


Based on your symptoms I think you should do an abdominal ultrasound to see the kidneys, a urine test, a urine culture and azotemia, creatinine in order to exclude kidney problem.

Kindly upload the reports.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
Follow up: Dr. Monika Dede 26 minutes later
thank you I will do that I also take medication called sertaline if that helps
Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 20 hours later
Brief Answer:

Serttraline could cause these symptoms as a side effects.

Detailed Answer:


You should know that sertraline could cause as side effects puffynes around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue.

So, based on your symptoms, you should do the lab examination that I mentioned above as well should meet the psychiatrist to see if you need to change the dosage or medication.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr Monika Dede, Infectious Diseases Specialist
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