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17 year old having protein in the urine. Urine culture test suggested. Reason?

Hello my son got a letter saying that they found protein in his urine test. He is only 17 years old. Should I have any concerns. He is going to his doctor for a test again and a urine culture test. That is what they suggested for him to do. It was a work physical he had done for his job
Asked On : Mon, 17 Sep 2012
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finding protien in urine is not always serious. it can be found in many other conditions like prolonged standing, fever, any other illness,dehydration.
you can repeat routine urine exam after 2-3 days.

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