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

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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Urine's Frothiness

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced urine's frothiness. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.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
  2. 2.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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  3. 3.Alport Syndrome

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

    Life long

    Rarity:
    Ultra 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
  4. 4.Non - Specific Change in Urine

    Urine is the product of the kidneys filtering the blood from waste products and excess water. Depending on what you eat, the color and odor of your urine can change. Beets are known to turn urine pink or red, which can be mistaken for blood. Asparagus sometimes gives a distinctive smell. Medication can also change smell and color of your urine.

    If due to diet, your urine will go back to normal color within days, if due to medication it will last as long as the course of the medication.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    a change in either color of odor of urine, frequent urination
    Symptoms that always occur with non-specific change in urine:
    a change in either color of odor of urine
    Symptoms that never occur with non-specific change in urine:
    painful urination, bright red (bloody) urine, fever, frequent urination
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Urine's Frothiness

  • Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?
  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with diabetes?
  • Q.Do you feel pain when you urinate?
  • Q.Have you felt excessively thirsty?

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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% Vaginal Itch or Burning
    • 3% Painful Urination
  • People who have experienced urine's frothiness were most often matched with:

    • 33% Nephrotic Syndrome
    • 33% Chronic Kidney Disease
    • 33% Alport Syndrome
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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