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Cloudy urine with sediment

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Can be normal: Mucus and other benign sediment can account for this.
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Salts: Materials which are in full solution in the urine in your body may precipitate out when the temperature or the composition of the surrounding environm... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Hematuria: You need further evaluation. Red cells can be due to stones, TB, cancer, trauma, kidney diseases like glomerulonephritis. Go and be seen by a nephrolo... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Levine
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Many possibilities: Cloudy urine can be confused with dark urine. Dark clear urine can be a normal response to decreased fluid intake. Dark urine that looks "coca-cola ... Read More
Dr. Richard David
Urology 36 years experience
Cloudy urine: Cloudy urine can come from infections in the urine or also from crystals forming in the urine to make it appear cloudy. If you have no changes in your... Read More
Dr. Howard Usitalo
Urology 40 years experience
Cloudy urine: Cloudy urine may be caused by an infection, usually associated with frequency or burning. More commonly cloudy urine may be from elevated phosphate le... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
R/o infection ?: Cloudy urine may not mean anything wrong but is better to see the rest of the urine test to rule out infection. The urine may contain protein, fat, cr... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Cloudy urine: Patients who are dehydrated excrete a concentrated urine that is not cloudy. If one's urine is cloudy and is seen with symptoms of burning and frequen... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Point
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Might be nothing: It could be nothing, but it could represent some protein in the urine. If it is fairly constant, you should see your doctor and have a urinalysis. U... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
No: cloudy urine is usually the result of dehydration or incomplete voiding resulting in urinary sediment
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Least of worries: If you are being physically abused you need desperately to remove yourself from that situation before you are severely injured or killed, something wh... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: Get a urine analysis when it is cloudy, and it will help to determine the cause.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Cloudy urine: Most of the time cloudy urine can be normal .Occasionally it can be seen when one is dehydrated or if there are a lot or crystals in the urine.

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