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This symptom can also be referred to as:
Bubbles in urine

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3 Potential Urine's Frothiness Causes

  1. 1.Chronic Kidney Disease

    Chronic kidney disease, also known as chronic renal failure, is a disorder caused by gradual loss of kidney function. It is most common in elderly individuals.

    This condition cannot be reversed; however, treatment can delay or stop the disease from worsening.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, difficulty concentrating, loss of appetite, decreased sex drive, dry skin
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Nephrotic Syndrome

    Nephrotic syndrome is caused by different disorders that damage the kidneys. This damage leads to the release of too much protein in the urine, causing the body to swell.

    Varies by cause of Nephrotic Syndrome

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, weight gain, bilateral leg swelling
    Symptoms that never occur with nephrotic syndrome:
    cut on the foot, recent cut or wound, swollen ankle, swelling of one leg
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  3. 3.Alport Syndrome

    Alport syndrome is an inherited disorder that damages the blood vessels in the kidneys.

    Life long

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    side pain, swollen foot, swollen ankle, bright red (bloody) urine, pink/blood-tinged urine
    Symptoms that never occur with alport syndrome:
    severe fever
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Urine's Frothiness

  • Q.Do you feel pain when you urinate?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with diabetes?
  • Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?

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Urine's Frothiness Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced urine's frothiness have also experienced:

    • 6% Bad Smelling Urine
    • 3% Painful Urination
    • 3% Fatigue
  • People who have experienced urine's frothiness were most often matched with:

    • 17% Chronic Kidney Disease
    • 1% Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

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