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ammonium urate crystals in urine

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: They can occasionally be found in the urine of anyone at any age.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney Stone Risk: This occurs when level of uric acid is elevated in blood causing increased excretion in the urine. The biggest risk is of kidney stones. Treatment inc ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Talk to pediatrician: Urate crystals are normal & sometimes confused with blood. Hemaglobin level is low & likely combination of natural dip in Hb during first few ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Don't think: pain is related to urate crystals. Right lower abdominal pain could be infection, kidney stone, appendicitis, ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, ileit ... Read More
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A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Urine: most likely this result is not indicative any problems, but if you have detailed results on paper, you can consult me or one of us...
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Contaminated: The color is fine; the urates precipitating may have caused the cloudiness and really mean nothing. The epithelial cells indicate likely contamination ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Often normal: Uric acid crystals in an acid urine usually mean nothing. They precipitate as the urine cools. If there's no other evidence of a kidney stone, forget ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
A healthy baby will: Drink water if thirsty. The beauty of breast-ferding is that it is sufficient for hydration in countries whose water supply may be contaminated. His p ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
22 years experience Pediatrics
OK unless dehydrated: These crystals are a combination of elements that are normally in the urine, calcium and urate, causing a red/orange stain/crystal formation in the di ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
VERY NORMAL!: We se uric acid crystals from the day kids are born. This is normal in infant urine and absolutely no reason to be concerned. In peds we call this "br ... Read More
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