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Recently I took some pills for blood pressure My blood pressure

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Recently I took some pills for blood pressure
My blood pressure went down but I am now leaking protein from the kidneys
and I can feel a dull ache in the kidney
Can you advise,this has now been happening for 9 months
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Hello from JA

I am doctor Thomas and I will be glad to help you today. I am board certified in internal medicine and integrative medicine, so it is likely I can cover almost any question you have.

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I don't know exactly what protein has been measured in your urine.
If this was on a dipstick you need a 24 hour urine to see if this is significant over 24 hours.

You need to see a nephrologist...kidney specialist if the 24 hour protein is abnormal, or if the serum creatinine is high, both are serious.

In most cases ACE inhibitor medications and a low protein diet are used.

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