Protein/potasium in urine

High rate of protein and potassium in coming in urine but creatnine rate is norml...albunim rate is pretty low..is there any chance of chronic kidney disease?
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
Healthy kidneys do not allow a significant amount of protein to pass through their filters. But filters damaged by kidney disease may let proteins such as albumin leak from the blood into the urine. Proteinuria can also be a result of overproduction of proteins by the body. Proteinuria is not a specific disease. So its treatment depends on identifying and managing its underlying cause. If that cause is kidney disease, appropriate medical management is essential.
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