My urine was last week dip-stick tested by a practice nurse, as I had had a UTI. Nothing indicating continued infection but she did remark that there was a lot of protein showing, which obviously made me perk up my ears given the Lupus.
Anyhow, a urine sample was then sent off to the lab and the GP receptionist tells me that the results are marked up as 'clear; no further action needed'. I am wondering if I can indeed put the protein issue 'to bed' as a transitory thing, presumably connected to the UTI, etc, and forget about it. Presumably NHS labs routinely test for protein alongside looking for infection? Or would it be advisable to get my urine dip-stick tested again next time I'm at the surgery? Any thoughts appreciated.