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ammonium biurate crystals in urine

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Bacteria: not lkely connected, the ammonia smell is from bacteria in the urine, This is abnormal and should be treated, the stool problem is not likely related ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Urate crystals are common findings in normal urine in kids. Some crystals of other compounds would be less common. Your question should be more specif ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Normal variation: The urine is one of the trash bins for the bodies metabolism. The breakdown products of protein metabolism as well as other issues result in formatio ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Sulfa drugs: Unusual crystals in urine sediment, usually following antibiotics or diuretics that are Sulfa-based. Hydration is key, since crystals is a sign that p ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Certainly can be: from taking sulfa or other drugs (and of little significance in those cases). Or can be uric acid (the chemical involved in gout.). Treatable.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Yap
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Stone crystals: The most common kidney stones in the world area comprised of calcium oxalate. This means you're starting to make them. You'll need to examine your own ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Mucus threads: These are common and are not a problem if everything else is normal.
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A member asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Crystals urine: Yes you can find crystals in dry or concentrated urine and this is normal.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Normal finding: The urine includes the debris discarded by the body and urate crystals are common.There are other occasional crystals like calcium oxylate, but in gen ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: It greatly depends on what crystals were seen; they could be anything from uric acid, struvite, or different medications that may have crystallized in ... Read More
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