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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
How much?: Miss a meal and you'll have +1 ketones in your urine. Many people have trace proteinuria and this is okay. You may also have orthostatic proteinuria c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
It may: It is imperative to repeat the urine test once you have fully recovered from pancreatitis. It is also important to find out what precipitated pancreat ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Are you starving?DM?: These results are interpreted with clinical history. But presence of Ketone suggests starvation and Diabetes? Urobilinogen is the breakdown of Bile pi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dehydration is one: Although it shouldn't cause seizure it causes high protein in blood and ketones. Especially when associated with much alcohol or severe dieting. Of co ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Starvation: Ketones are normally the end result of fat metabolism in an enviroment where carbohydrates are either missing or due to lack of insulin, unavailable . ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Lipman
54 years experience Diabetology
Many causes: Causes include starvation, infection, uncontrolled diabetes, most common cause skipping meals
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to be sure: Ketones are just the break down products of fat when tissues use it as an energy source. It by itself is not a problem. Some on a low carbohydrate die ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
Call 911: You need immediate evaluation . High sugars can indicate diabetic ketoacidosis and impending diabetic coma. Eye tinting could represent liver issues ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Body making fuel: It generally implies that your body isn't getting the nourishment it needs and is instead breaking down stored energy in your body which releases keto ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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See a nephrologist: Hi. The trace ketones don't mean much, but protein in the urine is a finding in a variety of kidney diseases (from diabetes, high blood pressure, and ... Read More
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