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IF YOU GET FOAMY URINE IN THE TOILET BUT NOT IN A SPECIMEN

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IF YOU GET FOAMY URINE IN THE TOILET BUT NOT IN A SPECIMEN JAR,IS THAT PROTEINURIA?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
Hello from JA
NO this would not be a reliable sign of anything wrong.

The urinalysis would have shown if you have protein in your urine.

Foamy urine can be normal if off and on.

If it is all the time, then the urinalysis should be done to check for protein.

If there is protein, a measurement of 24 hour urine protien should be done, or the equivalent.

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