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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
In normal range: The ph scale measures acidity and basicity. Higher ph means the urine is more basic and lower ph means it is more acidic. Normal range for urine can b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Anderson
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: 5.0 urine ph probably not an issue. Trace occult blood should be investigated and explained.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Likely diet related.: If everything else (growth, blood pressure, etc) are fine, high pH is probably related to diet, as many fruits, even if acidic to taste, turn urine al ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Usually related ...: Alkaline urine ph of 7-8 is usually related with uti, vegetarian diet, metabolic alkalosis caused by vomiting, the use of steroids or diuretic drugs, ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Specimen problem: We check the ph to see whether the urine was contaminated by urea-splitting microbes that produced ammonia. Evidently in this case it did. Don't worry ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Amerling
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Urine pH measures urine acidity and ranges from 5 to 7. Animal protein is the major source of acid in diet and will result in low urine pH. Vegetaria ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joan Giordano
36 years experience Internal Medicine
That is normal.: Slightly acidic urine is completely normal. Many of the waste products that kidneys get rid of are acidic, and so urine ph usually is also. Normal ur ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal failure: Renal failure implies the kidneys are not working. When that happens, BUN and serum creatinine rise. Ph fluctuations in urine are normal. Mild amoun ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal pH: Urine ph can vary from morning to night due to being fasting in the morning and the kidneys having to adjust the ph due to eating and drinking. It ... Read More
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