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protein level in urine

What is a normal level for protein in the urine? what is considered to high? If it's too high what can I do to lower it.
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Hi, the dipstick test for protein provides a crude semiquantitative estimation of protein concentration, with results as follows:
• Trace = 5-20 mg/dL
• 1+ = 30 mg/dL
• 2+ = 100 mg/dL
• 3+ = 300 mg/dL
• 4+ = Greater than 2000 mg/dL


For more information visit http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/proteinuria/

Drugs like ACE inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers have an established antiproteinuric effect.


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