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Why Is Protein Found in Urine?

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When protein is found in urine, it means that the kidneys' filters (glomeruli) are damaged. Protein in the blood is too large to pass through the tiny holes in glomeruli. It is an important chemical in the body, thus it shouldn't be excreted as waste.
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Proteins are rather large in molecular terms. When the urine is made in the kidneys the first step is filtering through a membrane. The holes in this membrane are not large enough
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People usually look for protein in meats. It can also be found in foods such as beans, seeds, nuts, and some grains such as quinoa and amaranth. For more information see here: http:
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Obtain a diagnosis: Proteinuria is often difficult to detect from its symptoms. When the amount of protein in urine is only slightly elevated, no symptoms may be displayed at all.
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The most common causes of protein in the urine is high blood
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