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specific gravity of 1030 in urine

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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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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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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: The findings from his UA indicate he has a good functions of kidneys so to have high urine sp gr of 1.030 and suggest possible taking vitamin-C. Clini ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Specific gravity: The specify gravity measures concentration of solutes in urine. It gives information about the whether the kidney is concentrating urine adequatel ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not enough to test: Qns translates to quantity not sufficient. It means there was not enough volume of the sample for the test to be run buy the method the lab uses to co ... 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Robison
14 years experience Neurosurgery
Diabetes insipidus: After a transphenoidal surgery, you can have a disruption of the production of a pituitary hormone called vasopressin, which normally controls the amo ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Dilute urine: Having coffee, tea, water or soft drinks prior to providing specimen can cause dilute urine. Some medications like diuretics can do the same. To ensur ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Repeat it: Uric acid crystals are surprising in an alkaline urine, and a ph of 9.0 in a person not symptomatic with a proteus infection would suggest the urine s ... Read More
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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