Point Pleasant, NJ
A 31-year-old female asked:
Sediment,sandy looking in toilet bowl w/ urination.happens occas. cbc, cmp nml 1 week ago.ct kidneys nml. dehydrated? don't drink a lot of water daily
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Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Probably all is OK: "Sediment" in urine, or cloudy urine, almost never indicates a health problem. It is mainly caused by changes in diet and fluid intake that alter vaginal pH (acid-base balance). When pH is higher, phosphate crystals form. To test it, add a few drops of acid (e.g. vinegar) to cloudy urine. Usually it will instantly turn clear. No worries!
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Last updated Feb 28, 2016
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