Urine's Frothiness Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions

Understand urine's frothiness symptoms, including 4 causes & common questions.

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

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Contents

  1. 4 Possible Urine's Frothiness Causes
  2. Real-Life Stories
  3. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  4. Statistics
  5. Related Articles

4 Possible Urine's Frothiness Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced urine's frothiness. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a disorder of the kidneys that results in too much protein excreted into your urine. It is usually associated with damaged kidneys specifically damage to the kidneys' filters, called glomeruli.

Kidney damage and nephrotic syndrome primarily include albuminur...

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Chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease is long-term damage to the kidneys, the organs responsible for producing urine. Causes of chronic kidney disease include diabetes, hypertension, kidney infections, and inflammatory diseases, medications or toxins, inherited kidney diseases, and pre...

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Alport syndrome

Alport syndrome is an inherited genetic condition caused by a mutation in one of the genes that produces collagen, a building block of the body.

Alport syndrome can cause kidney problems, hearing loss, and eye pain and vision problems. It is also sometimes associated with certain types of ...

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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.

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

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Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Urine's Frothiness

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

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

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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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 Buoy Assistant (a.k.a. the quiz).

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