Albumin is a substance that is found in saliva and lymph fluid in the blood and is also found in other areas of the body. Protein is less than 150 mg, so you should consult your doctor if the ratio is higher than the normal limit.
Types of urine albumin
There are two types of albumin:
- Temporary urine albumin; Which spreads widely among people, and appears when doing the first examination and disappears after that, and this type of albumen is not dangerous and does not need treatment and tests because it disappears on its own, and its cause is high body temperature, whatever the cause and when exercising.
- Chronic and persistent albuminuria; This type of albumin is dangerous compared to the previous type, and it requires medical examinations such as urine examination, kidney examination by means of television radiography and some other tests that may be required to find out the causes of urine albumin. High blood pressure and diabetes on the kidneys, and it may result from chronic infections in the liver of all kinds, and examining this type of urine albumin requires taking samples from the kidneys and doing regular follow-up of the patient by the doctor.
Symptoms of urine albumin infection
- Infection with body swelling, especially in the face and legs.
- Weakening of the immune system, which makes the body more susceptible to disease.
- Decreasing the number of times you urinate and in very small amounts each time.
- Feeling generally tired, fatigued, and unable to make the effort to do simple daily tasks.
- Sometimes, streaks of blood may come in urine.
- Visible weight gain.
Causes of urine albumin
- Chronic infection of the liver.
- Infection with SLE.
- Genetic factors that cause albuminuria.
- Infection with hepatitis B and C virus.
- Take some rheumatism drugs.
- Disturbances in the immune system, and this condition is rare.
- High blood pressure level above normal.
Follow-up treatment to get rid of the problem of urine albumin
- Stop taking tumors that cause albuminuria if needed and if that does not cause harm.
- Treating SLE if it is the cause of albuminuria, because when SLE is treated and disposed of, the albuminuria is treated and eliminated.
- Taking some medications that work to get rid of liver infections of all kinds, under the supervision of a doctor. Medicines that contain corticosteroids and pressure drugs that work to reduce the level of pressure in the body and take immunity-lowering drugs.
- Taking treatment for diabetes if it is the cause of albuminuria.