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A 33-year-old female asked:

i saw some white floating thing in my urine. does this mean that something is wrong with my kidneys? am i dying? i am worried sick from all of the things that i am finding on google

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Urine: Don't know what you saw but I would encourage you not to jump to the conclusion that you have kidney disease or are dying. Maybe you are googling too many things about symptoms and diseases. Take care.

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