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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 total 31.4 (0-15)proteine/creat ratio 237 (0-200)My main doctor who is not HIV specialist says the protein in the urine is 'likely from HIV' and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Have you had your microalbumin levels in the urine checked? Is the creatinine value of 132.3 your creatinine clearance level (if so that is pretty good)? For persons on tenofovir with any evidence of renal dysfunction monitoring carefully is... Read more »

Protein in urine

My question concerns a recent detection of protein in my urine. I am hiv+ and have been on the same meds for about 6 years. Is this common and is there anything in particular that might help correct this problem before there is a REAL problem....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Proteinuria means the presence of an excess of serum proteins in the urine. Proteinuria may be a sign of renal (kidney) damage. Since serum proteins are readily reabsorbed from urine, the presence of excess protein indicates either an insufficiency... Read more »

elevated protein in HIV urine test

Elevated proteins in HIV urine tests indicates what?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Elevated protein in the urine is a very nonspecific marker. It could be the result of infection, inflammation or kinds of kidney disease.... Read more »
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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.

Since then i... Read more »

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 »