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A 20-year-old female asked:

I did a urine dip on myself and have a trace of ketones, small for leu, and 2.0 e.u. uro? what does it mean?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Most likely: this represents some dehydration. Ketones are only pathologic ("bad news") when they are noted in moderate to large amounts in uncontrolled INSULIN dependent DIABETES.
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