Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Is Protein In Urine A Sign Of Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 »

TDF - creatinine and urine protein

Hi Doc, thank you in advance for responding to my questions.Data below is to give you some... Read more »

protein in urine at random physical

I suffer from severe anxiety and stress and when I had a test done on my urine today they found... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders Attending Summit of Americas Sign Declaration Expressing Concern Over HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Leaders of 34 nations at the Special Summit of the Americas on Tuesday expressed concern about the AIDS epidemic and agreed to take steps to fight the disease, Xinhua News Agency reports. In the Declaration of Nuevo Leon , which the nations... Read more »
University of California-Los Angeles

UCLA Researchers Find Cell Protein That Literally Nips HIV in the Bud

UCLA researchers have found that a key protein in the body's dendritic cells can stop the virus that causes AIDS from "budding" -- part of the virus' life cycle that is crucial to its ability to replicate and infect other cells. The study,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Discover Protein That Could Lead to Development of HIV Vaccine, New Treatments, Study Says

The discovery of a protein, known as FOX03a, found in the nucleus of CD4+ T cells could lead to the development of an HIV vaccine and new treatments, according to a study recently published in the online edition of the journal Nature Medicine ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gene Controls Production of Protein That Blocks HIV From Entering Cells; People With Extra Copies Protected, Study Says

Individuals who have extra copies of a gene that produces a specific protein are less likely to contract HIV or develop AIDS than people from the same ancestry who do not have extra copies of the gene, according to a study published in the Jan. 6... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
Recently, a guy who's been infected for almost four years and is healthy as an ox gave me this advice: "...pay attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc."

Is there any truth to... 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 »

sign of hiv? very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been with my bf for a little over two years and we have had unprotected sex. I now have a swollen throat and swollen lymph nodes in the neck that have lasted about nine months. I have also been having other problems such as frequent urination... Read more »