3+ protiein in urine high?

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   Posted 6/13/2012 9:12 PM (GMT -6)   
I use too have pretty seriouse kidney disease with my lupus when I was first sick about 6 years ago. But it soordof went into remission or disappeared. I think I may have signs of it again. I just cant remember if that is high for protien. I am going in to see my nephrologist.

Diagnosed SLE since 1995, Lupus anticoagulant, Class 4 Kidney disease, depression, seizures & a stroke.

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   Posted 6/14/2012 7:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Steph. Yes, 3+ is high. The range is negative, trace, 1+, 2+, 3+, 4+. I'm glad you have a nephrology appt!  Love, Butterflake

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   Posted 6/14/2012 11:51 AM (GMT -6)   
What is a reading of 100? My last test said this? First said trace, then 70, then 100....

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   Posted 6/14/2012 1:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Deffinatly let your nephrologist know!!!
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   Posted 6/14/2012 3:35 PM (GMT -6)   
I don't have one. I just have a PCP and a Rheumy who sends his findings to him and gives me plaquenil and pain killers.

I plan to see my PCP in a week I guess I need to ask him about the increase.
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