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Is Foamy Urine Always A Dangerous Sign For Patient’s Kidney

Is Foamy Urine Always A Dangerous Sign For Patient’s KidneyPatients with kidney disease often find they have foamy urine, which is often a bad symptom for patient’s health condition. While is foamy urine always a dangerous sign for patient’s kidney?

Why patient has foamy urine?

Foamy urine in patient with kidney disease often means patient has kidney damage. Kidney has the function of filtering the substances in blood. After the filtration, the wastes and toxins will be excreted out through urine, and the useful substances will be kept in blood. But when there is damage in the filtration membrane, which can increase the permeability of filtration membrane will increase, which can cause the leakage of nutrients in blood, and protein will also leak out in this process, which can lead to proteinuria.

In fact, when the amount of protein in patient’s urine is above a certain amount, it will be called proteinuria. But foamy urine will not form until more there is large amount of protein leaking through patient’s urine, which may indicate severe damage in patient’s kidney.

Is foamy urine always a dangerous sign for patient’s kidney?

Foamy urine may mean patient has severe damage, and if does it always indicate kidney damage in patient’s kidney?

In fact, foamy urine can be divided into two major patterns. One is physiological, and the other is pathological.

Pathological foamy urine refers to damage in patient’s glomerular filtration membrane, which is caused by kidney disease.

Physiological foamy urine can be caused by many reasons. For example, if patient take much protein in his diet, that may cause him to have foamy urine. If patient take strenuous exercise, which can increase the permeability of patient’s glomerular filtration membrane, and that will also cause patient to have foamy urine, but patient’s condition can recover soon in these conditions. Thereby, foamy urine in these cases does not a dangerous sign.

In the end, if you have any problem in dealing with this aspect, you can email us your condition or just leave us a message, and we can provide you a detailed reply timely.

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