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A 34-year-old member asked:

What does too many ketones in urine mean?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Ketones: Ketones can indicate ketoacidosis in a diabetic or a sign of starvation ( not eating.).

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Is it dangerous to have to many ketones in my urine?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
May be dehydrated: Too much ketones in the urine can be a sign that you are dehydrated or not eating enough carbs.
Janesville, WI
A 31-year-old female asked:

Ketones of 15 in urine. What does this mean?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It could mean: that you are in a state of starvation or that you could be diabetic.. Was there sugar in your urine? This would imply diabetes as the cause.
Last updated Jul 14, 2018
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