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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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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Clair
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hydrate: Urinary ketones are often seen in pregnancy especially if you are dehydrated. Try to drink sips of water throughout the day. Good luck.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Doubtful significanc: Tell us why you had your urine checked in the first place?. To resolve a medical problem we need a detailed history and also what the doctor's assessm ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Kidney stones : Bloody urine and lower back pain maybe due to kidney stones. Ct scan is appropriate and diagnostic. Hope she feels better soon.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Trust your doctor: S/he knows your case, and would interpret the findings in the context of the clinical situation and degree of control/symptoms, if any. Keep the the f ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney: involvement is unfortunately a common complication of Lupus and RESPONDS very nicely in MOST cases to corticosteroid Treatment (Cortisone) This is be ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Yes/see Dr. first.: It's a good idea to get treatment urgently for this. You have blood in your urine, which can mean trauma, malignancy, infection, or something else. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Hemolysis: Lupus is sometimes associated with red cell hemolysis. You may be having this phenomenon. Hemolysis can explain blood in urine and elevated bilirubin. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Check meds: There are some medications that can elevate potassium in blood, such as ace inhibitors, arbs, some water pills. Check with your pcp if you are taking ... Read More
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