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what causes foamy urine?

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what causes foamy urine?
Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Shruti Rijhwani 45 minutes later
Brief Answer: Follows. Detailed Answer: Dear Madam, Thank you for posting your query on HCM. Well there can be a lot of causes of foamy urine but most significantly it indicates protein in urine . The excess protein in the urine often causes the urine to become foamy , since you are suffering from hypertension it needs to be seen whether kidney involvement is happening .If urine is normally clear and light-colored, foamy urine may not be associated with medical condition. Lack of adequate hydration , infection in urine may also give rise to foamy urine . I will advise you to get a urine r/m , urine c/s done to look for this . Urine for 24 hour proteins can subsequently be done if the above tests come abnormal . Take care. Dr. Shruti
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