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24 Hour Urine Collection In Pregnancy
Tell kidney function: Single urine specimens can be tested for creatinine. But daily urine output and urinary concentration varies hence a 24 hr urine collection. Normal creatinine output for an adult should be >1gm/24 hours. Also getting blood creatinine provides optimal way to accurately determine creatine clearance which in turn is a most accurate way to measure kidney function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Different chemicals: A 24 urine is not a test per se. Many chemicals in urine need to be measured over a period of 24 hours. Common tests are for creatinine, calcium, adrenal hormones, albumin and protein in general. See this site for proper collection of specimen and the tests. http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=92&ContentID=P08955 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will beer show up in a 24 hour urine collection for a cortisol level if drank during collection time?
Kidney issues.: There can be a small amount of protein (<30mg) seen on a 24 hr urine specimen, but anything above that could indicate kidney disease. Generally the greater amount of protein, the more serious the disorder. A nephrologist can help diagnose kidney problems based on the urine findings, other lab tests, your history and exam. Sometimes a kidney biopsy is necessary for diagnosis. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are considered dangerously high levels of protein in urine during a 24 hour collection during pregnancy?
Pregnant proteinuria: Preeclampsia (p) is a syndrome affecting multiple organs and diagnosed by presence of high blood pressure along with loss of protein in urine (> 300 mg per day). If the woman has this level after 20 weeks of pregnancy, it could be a sign of p developing. If this level is found before 20 weeks, it may be due from a pre-existing condition. ...Read more
??Toxemia: Increased protein in urine is one of the indications of toxemia of pregnancy. Some times it is impotent to get a better idea of the amount of protein being lost in the urine, especially in patients with kidney disease. Just because a test is ordered does not mean that the person has any disease. ...Read more
Will drinking beer 12 hours before starting a 24 hour urine cortisol test affect the results of the test?
Could vaginal discharge contaminate a 24 hr urine test to give 0.42g of protein? Creatine tests normal.
Not significantly: Most OB's order 24 hour urine in pregnant hypertensivie patients and almost all pregnant patients have leukorrhea (pregnancy discharge). It is primarily mucous and not loaded with protein. While it might contribute a small amount , it still wouldn't matter because the cutoffs we use for preeclampsia are all based on pregnant women with similar discharge. ...Read more
Not normal : That is a very abnormal result. Hopefully you have discussed this with your doctor already. Your doctor knows you and how far along you are so that doctor will be able to guide you. If you are in early pregnancy this is a sign of kidney damage. If you are late in pregnancy this may be a serious complication called preeclampsia. Please clarify with your doctor today. ...Read more
Blood in urine for 6 mos. Cystoscope normal. Bleed from urethra solid wk before each monthly period. A lot of pus in urine. Cultures show no infection?
I would stick with: your Urologist and see if he can help you. Aseptic or interstitial cystitis is a condition similar to what you described, and the bleeding from the urethra may be part of a systemic inflammatory response that must be ruled out, such as urethritis secondary to reactive arthritis. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Just had some blood work and urine done. My fasting glucose was 106 . Ketones in urine were 1. No glucose present in urine. lost 7 lbs within 10 days.
Is there: a question here? Ask again...be specific please! Dr Z ...Read more
Is 3822.00 mmol/l normal 24- hour urine creatinine? Is 200.1ug/24h normal cortisol level for 24 hour urine test?
Doc order a Cortisol free 24 hour urine collection and a metaneprine Fractionated. Are those two separate reports?
Urinated about 30 minutes before taking an aptima combo2 urine test for stds, also urinated into the cup midstream. Could that change the results?
Is poor memory...Tiredness... Symptoms of hyperparathyroidism? Calcium level 433.8 after 24 hour urine ....For 1800 ml urine sample
Will drinking alcohol the day before you do a 24 hour urine collection for cortisol and creatinine alter the results?
No: In moderation this should not be a problem. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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