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    How Does Diabetic Nephropathy Cause Foamy Urine

    2014-05-18 07:03| Font Size A A A

    How Does Diabetic Nephropathy Cause Foamy UrineDiabetic Nephropathy is a common kidney disease, because diabetes is the most common cause of kidney disease. Kidney is an important organ, which is in charge of our body’s internal metabolic balances. As a result, when patient’s kidney function is damaged by diabetic nephropathy, that will cause patients to have many health problems.

    As a matter of fact, diabetic nephropathy patients will often find they an abnormal symptom of foamy urine, which is a dangerous indication. Well then, is it dangerous if patients with diabetic nephropathy have foamy urine? How does diabetic nephropathy cause foamy urine?

    Is foamy urine dangerous?

    In normal condition, our urine should be transparent and amber fluid, and there are less foams on its surface, because the tension of urine surface is low in normal condition. But when there are organic substances or disorganic substances in urine, the tension of urine will be elevated, and it is easy for people to have foams in their urine.

    In fact, foam urine is thought dangerous when it is caused by patient’s kidney damage, which refers to proteinuria. That is because Proteinuria can aggravate patient’s kidney damage obviously.

    How does diabetic nephropathy cause Foamy Urine?

    In fact, foamy urine in diabetic nephropathy is mainly caused by two reasons. One is proteinuria, and the other is patient’s high glucose. Both of them are dangerous conditions.

    High glucose in blood is a major cause of foams in patient’s urine, which often causes patients to have big-size foams. While if it is caused by proteinuria, foams in patient’s urine will have small size, and they will stay in patient’s urine for a long time.

    Thereby, patients with diabetic nephropathy should treat deal with their foamy urine positively, because it is not a good sign, and both of its causes can aggravate patient’s condition.

    Patients with diabetic nephropathy should take measures positively to deal with their condition, so should patients with any kind of chronic kidney disease. If you need any help, you can contact our online expert. We will provide the guidance you need or do what we can to help you.

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