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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Urine specific grav: Specific gravity is a measure of the "other" things in your urine besides plain water, and can include electrolytes, proteins, and sugars or other che ... Read More

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Blood in urine: I assume those Results are from your urinalysis. You seem to have microscopic blood in the urine (called hematuria), which is generally not significan ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Low specific gravity: A low urine specific gravity (sg) means you are not excreting a concentrated urine, one of the causes of that may be that you were drinking a large am ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No concern.: 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Hypothyroidism: Thank you for informing that you are not pregnant. “irregular, light periods, unexplainable weight gain/inability to lose weight” can be due to Thyr ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Becker
12 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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It's dilute: Especially for first thing in the morning. You should ask whoever gave you the means to test this and who has ordered all of these tests what to make ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience Urology
Yes: Lower specific gravity on ua simply means that you were more hydrated, and your urine less concentrated, than the last time you gave a specimen. Your ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Concentrated: That is at the high end of the measurement. Water is 1.000 if my lab memory is correct. If you drink some water, the test will be less.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
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Sort of: This high a specific gravity of the urine means you should be drinking more fluids. The urine is considered concentrated at this value. Water is the b ... Read More
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