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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Kaplan
53 years experience in Urology
Study of urine: Gross , microscopic and chemical study of urine.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Dip stick: you can buy urine dip sticks they will change color and you can see roughly what your glucose is.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Good question: Test strips have a number of small pads each 1 is impregnated with chemicals that react with various substances in urine causing little pad to change ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Urine test: This could represent cystitis but it also could represent nephritis. Cystitis will reflect leukocytes positive and will reflect nitrite positive as w ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Guaiac: no
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Contamination: It means that the urine culture was contaminated, either due to improper collection or to lab error.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Yes, reliable ...: Yes, it's reliable but less than testing the specimens from vaginal fluid / cervical mucus/fluid, especially for trichomonas. Besides, some 75% & ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
False negative PG: A false pregnancy test is possible however, in this case you also have a negative blood pregnancy test which is far more accurate.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not routine tests: Routine urine testing does not look for stds. However urine can be tested for gonococcal and chlamydia dna which are stds.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Testing: Chlamydia tests include a culture that may take 5 to 7 days to grow. A direct fluorescent antibody test looks for antigens. A nucleic acid hybridiza ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes is correct! the blood test will turn positive at least several days earlier.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Pregnancy Testing: A normal home pregnancy or in clinic urine test can detect pregnancy. But a normal ua done for other reasons does not test for pregnancy. You need the ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: If you do not have symptoms of uti, don't worry.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Varying hormone type: False negative tests can be caused by limited or no detection of HCG isoforms. A tests inability to recognize specific isoforms could have resulted in ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Not sure: Positive nitrites in the urine is indicative of a urinary tract infection. I am not sure what blood test has to do with it, though.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Recheck blood: You need to have the blood levels checked again. You expect the level to about double in 2 days with a normal pregnancy.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience in Gynecology
Timing: It is possible that the urine pregnancy test detected HCG that was in the urine even as a pregnancy was failing (impending miscarriage) but by the tim ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
June 27? today 6/22: I think you meant 6/17? Serum pregnancy test can detect pregnancy quite a bit earlier than the urine test can... if you tested positive on 6/17 with s ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
12 years experience in Pathology
Not pregnant: A positive urine pregnancy test usually means elevated bhcg, however your blood result does not support a diagnosis of pregnancy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Of course: The screening is most often done using a blood or urine sample. These tests are sometimes administrated as part of an investigation for drug use or ab ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not sure : What you mean
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience in Urology
Urine dipstick: Usually not accurate enough!
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is in the best position to do that. Having ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: A urinalysis can detect blood in the urine.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cannot say: in your particular case without an exam but ketones occur with breakdown of fat/sugar/protein. Any degree of fasting or diabetes quite out of control ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Any : Any test has a risk of being a false negative or even false positve for that matter. Heavy metal toxicity/poisoning is a very difficult issue, and has ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Question: am not sure what you are asking: please rephrase your question. Certainly get your urine checked for infection. Did your physician order free and toto ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Verma
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dysuria: Painful urination in a man could be due to proatitis , an infection in the prostat gland. Even though your blood tesns are normal two important condi ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Reasonable
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience in Gynecology
Typically no: It takes several days for the fertilized embryo to travel down the tube and implant in the uterus. Hcg is only made following implantation and would t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience in Neurosurgery
Normal: vein color can vary with indiviuals. The color is usually bluish but can appear greenish based on your skin tone
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
All is okay: Some use the bathroom frequently while upright whereas when laying down the urge decreases. If you have been drinking a lot of liquid during the day ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
More info please: There are so many things that we investigate through blood and urine samples that it is not possible to answer your question without more specific det ... Read More

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