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Hepatitis And Protein In Urine

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protein in urine

Hi Dr. MoyleIs there a test that can detect protein in urine? Is protein in urine a sign of wasting?...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
The are simple 'dipstick' tests for protein in urine that can be dome in your doctor's office. It is not a sign of wasting. Most often it is linked with urine infections, less commonly with kidney or bladder problemsRegardsGraeme Moyle... Read more »

Protein in urine

I had two tests showing protein in urine. The second urine test shows:creatinine 132.3proteine... Read more »

Protein in urine

My question concerns a recent detection of protein in my urine. I am hiv+ and have been on the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Protein in Tears???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Tuesday March 16 on the Discovery Channel there was a news brief saying that scientists had discovered a protein in human tears and saliva that was deadldy to the AIDS virus and that it would be a significant force in new treatments.

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Urine Therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Obviously this is not a very widely used forum but since it is the first one I've found I'll stick with it for awhile. I was interested to read Bentley's post that he drinks his own urine. Do you know that in Hindu areas that is a sign of... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »