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Leg Swelling And Foamy Urine in Kidney Problem

2013-09-24 17:25

Kidneys are a pair of vital organs in body.They can filter out extra fluid and wastes from body and meanwhile keep the useful substances retain in body.However,kidney problem can result in a host of symptoms, in which leg swelling and foamy urine commonly occur.

Leg swelling in kidney problem

Kidneys can filter out extra fluid from body normally.However,when kidneys are impaired, they will fail to work adequately.As a result,high levels of fluid will build up in body.Due to gravity,swelling often firstly occurs in low parts of the body, thus resulting in leg swelling.

Another cause of leg swelling in kidney problem is leakage of protein from body.Proteins in blood are just like sponge and they can absorb the fluid in blood vessels.However,when proteins in body leak into urine, the fluid will not be able to retain in blood vessels, but infilter into subcutaneous tissue, thus resulting in swelling.Leg swelling can be a result of protein leakage into urine in kidney problem.

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Foamy urine in kidney problem

The major culprit of foamy urine in kidney problem is loss of heavy protein in urine.In right condition,the proteins are too big to pass through the filters in kidneys.However, if the kidneys are impaired, a large amount of proteins will pass through kidneys and end up in urine.A small amount of proteins cause no symptoms.However,if there are excessive proteins in urine,foamy urine will appear.In addition,some non-pathological conditions may also cause foamy urine like urinary tract infection, rapid urination etc.

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