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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Yes/see Dr. first.: It's a good idea to get treatment urgently for this. You have blood in your urine, which can mean trauma, malignancy, infection, or something else. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
I would not worry: about 1+ mucus and low specific gravity. Specific gravity tells you how well hydrated you are, the lower the better. So if you drink a lot of water ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Hypothyroidism: Thank you for informing that you are not pregnant. “irregular, light periods, unexplainable weight gain/inability to lose weight” can be due to Thyr ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Becker
12 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
It's dilute: Especially for first thing in the morning. You should ask whoever gave you the means to test this and who has ordered all of these tests what to make ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience Urology
Yes: Lower specific gravity on ua simply means that you were more hydrated, and your urine less concentrated, than the last time you gave a specimen. Your ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Concentrated: That is at the high end of the measurement. Water is 1.000 if my lab memory is correct. If you drink some water, the test will be less.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
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Sort of: This high a specific gravity of the urine means you should be drinking more fluids. The urine is considered concentrated at this value. Water is the b ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
How elevated?: Means urine is concentrated. Drink more for you and the baby.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Specific gravity: The specify gravity measures concentration of solutes in urine. It gives information about the whether the kidney is concentrating urine adequatel ... Read More

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