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drinking water before urine test

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abeera Mansur
32 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
P:C ratio: We usually check a protein to creatinine ratio, so creatinine may also decrease leaving the ratio the same.

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Drinking large amounts of water prior to a urine test can dilute some ingredients. However the specific gravity of the sample will also shift indicati ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Zoltan Erdos
24 years experience Family Medicine
Sorry: if you mean nicotine in the urine test, you'll likely fail. But stranger things happen. Live healthy. Happy new year.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Probably not: Not likely to show up on test a couple of days later . maybe wont even show up on urine test depending on test.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
33 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Not enough time...it will take at least 2-3 days to clear it from your system.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dark urine: The kidneys are important for retaining the water you drink and preventing dehydration. When you do not drink much the kidneys reabsorb as much water ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dangerous!: That is wayyyyy over the maximum dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ... This can cause extremely dangerous arrythmias in the ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
This is serious: Anyone can have +1 ketones in the urine from missing a meal, but more is worrisome. Please repeat. Low blood potassium reflects illness rather than ha ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes...: Your urine microscopic exam is needed.Then association of STD has to be explored......prostatitis is common at your age.Cipro.....qunolone group of me ... Read More

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