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Doctor insights on: Abnormal Urine Stream And Kidney Stones

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Can kidney stones cause albumin in the urine?

Can kidney stones cause albumin in the urine?

Yes, but: It is important to rule out other causes. Diabetes is a common cause of albuminuria and reflects microvascular damage. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

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


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Can kidney stones cause sugar in urine?

Can kidney stones cause sugar in urine?

No: Stones would not cause this. Now diabetic patients can have stones and both conditions may be present simultaneously, but the stones do not cause the sugar to enter the urine. ...Read more

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Crystals in urine, concentrated, and foul smelling but no kidney stones?

Crystals in urine, concentrated, and foul smelling but no kidney stones?

Anything else?: By itself, this means nothing. Crystals most often are harmless and simply reflect salts of various types precipitating as the urine cools to room temperature. Your physician has a duty to explain how this fits into the big picture. ...Read more

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Recently blood in urine whilst passing kidney stones is this normal?

Recently blood in urine whilst passing kidney stones is this normal?

Absolutely: The very fact that the "stone" scraping along on the inner aspect of the ureter (the tube from the kidney to the bladder) causes pain also means that it can be abrasive enough to the inside of the ureter to cause bleeding as well. Indeed, bleeding is a very common occurrence during the passage of a kidney stone. ...Read more

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Obstructed urine flow and blood in urine?

Obstructed urine flow and blood in urine?

Cystitis: Urinary tract infections (utis), cause inflammation and pain in the bladder and urethra which can lead to blood in the urine and small (dribbling) frequent voidings. Urinary tract stones, usually arising from the kidneys will sometimes mimick a uti. It's best to see your physician to have a urine culture done. Post coital voiding will help reduce the frequency of utis. ...Read more

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Right side kidney stone, blood in urine?

Right side kidney stone, blood in urine?

Kidney stone: Blood in the urine is common for ureteral stones. Need to discuss this with your doctor to determine what type of stone this may be so the proper prevention approach can be developed for you. ...Read more

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Blood in urine from stones?

Blood in urine from stones?

See below: Yes, stone passage can cause blood in urine, usually acompanied by pain in the loin area. ...Read more

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Why do kidney stone can cause blood in urine?

Irritation: The lining of the ureters is quite fragile and sensitive. A kidney stone will irritate that lining and cause bleeding which will present as blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Can kidney stones cause blood in stool?

Can kidney stones cause blood in stool?

Stones and BM: Kidney stones should not cause blood from rectum -- however, if you are bleeding thru bladder, then blood could enter toilet same time as a BM. ...Read more

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Do you test bladder or kidney infection with mid-stream urine sample?

Do you test bladder or kidney infection with mid-stream urine sample?

Yes: Mid stream samples are more reliable for cultures if collected properly.In the elderly , often a straight cath mid stream is often done.Less contamination. ...Read more

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Can a 3mm stone in kidney cause blood in urine?

Can a 3mm stone in kidney cause blood in urine?

Yes: Most likely it will pass itself, if it does not in next 2 weeks you will need to see a urologist. ...Read more

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Normal ursine output and normal urinalysises and normal kidney and bladder ultrasound! can someone still have kidney failure?

Normal ursine output and normal urinalysises and normal kidney and bladder ultrasound! can someone still have kidney failure?

Yes : The kidney's can fail in their function to filter the blood, yet all of the structural components of the kidneys can be normal. Also kidney failure does not necessarily show up on a ua. ...Read more

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Ecoli in urine and 8 mm kidney stone ?

Ecoli in urine and 8 mm kidney stone ?

Urine culture: you should have urine culture and be treated with antibiotic if urine culture is positive and for kidney stone if CT revealed obstruction stone should be remove. ...Read more

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Trace of blood in urine from ovarian cyst?

Trace of blood in urine from ovarian cyst?

Not from ovarian cys: Ovarin cyst does not cause trace of blood in urine.Have yourself checked with urinalysis and culture as you may have an infection. ...Read more

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I have a history of a 2 cm Kidney stone 3 years ago, Its now gone but my urine check came back showing my P:C at 150 mg abnml also mod blood?

I have a history of a 2 cm Kidney stone 3 years ago, Its now gone but my urine check came back showing my P:C at 150 mg abnml also mod blood?

Kidney stones: GAckerman ~ so you certainly have "lithogenic urine" and are at risk. GO see your Urologist so he can have a dietician talk to you about lowering Calcium and PO4 in diet. You must hydrate all the time and get checked for hyperparathyroidism. Get uric acid and oxalates checked as well. thx ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: abnormal urine stream?

What is the definition or description of: abnormal urine stream?

Urine stream: Usually pertains to a male with an enlarged prostate and by abnormal meaning slower than usual. ...Read more

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Could hypospadias be the cause of abnormal urine stream?

Could hypospadias be the cause of abnormal urine stream?

Yes it could: Either if untreated or following surgery. Stream will be directed downward if untreated. Also could be very narrow from associated meatal stenosis (small opening) or spraying if meatus is wide or gaping. Both can also occur after surgical repair, i, e, arrow stream from metal stenosis (common complication of surgical repair) or urethral stricture. Spraying stream if meatus large ;/or transverse. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal urine stream and abnormally small penis. The following also describes me: Short stature. What should I do?

I am experiencing  abnormal urine stream and abnormally small penis. The following also describes me: Short stature. What should I do?

Time for evaluation: Whether this is a variation of normal or a treatable condition can only be determined by a review of your history, exam and testing if needed. ...Read more

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I am experiencing urinary dribbling and abnormal urine stream. Recently catheterized during surgery could this have caused my issues?

I am experiencing  urinary dribbling and abnormal urine stream. Recently catheterized during surgery could this have caused my issues?

Urethral stricture?: It sounds like you might have a urethral stricture, which on rare occasions might result from infection or irritation from a catheter. Prostate problems are the most common explanation overall, but uncommon at your age. For sure see your doctor soon about this; s/he probably will refer you to a urologist. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burping, mucus in stool and abnormal urine stream. My burps taste minty and my urine smells like penicillin. I am not taking penicillin, what could cause these abnormalities.?

I am experiencing  burping, mucus in stool and abnormal urine stream. My burps taste minty and my urine smells like penicillin. I am not taking penicillin, what could cause these abnormalities.?

See a doctor: Most likely no single health problem is causing all these symptoms. Strong urine odor usually means dehydration, i.e. not taking in enough fluids. Other symptoms may be irritable bowel syndrome. Best to see a doctor and stop trying to figure it out on your own or through online resources. Good luck! ...Read more

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Passed a 6mm kidney stone and still have brownish urine, what does this mean?

Passed a 6mm kidney stone and still have brownish urine, what does this mean?

Unclear: This could be due to residual irritation of the urinary tract if you had blood initially. You should have a repeat urinalysis and urine culture, and then a hematuria workup (urine cytology, imaging ctscan, and cystoscopy=camera to look in bladder) at the discretion of your physician. ...Read more

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Will a kidney stone always be noticeable in urine?

Will a kidney stone always be noticeable in urine?

No: Not all kidney stones pass in the urine. Some kidney stones can dissolve or breakdown in the bladder before passing in the urine. Others can remain present but never pass. See your urologist if you are concerned. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone and my urine had blood in it what does that mean?

I have a kidney stone and my urine had blood in it what does that mean?

Means U have k stone: Kidney stones, usually are associated with heaturia (blood in urine) to various extents. Blood can be as little as to be invisible & only seen my microscope, medium to give urine a pink tinge or urine can be grossly bloody & even contain small clots. All it means is that u have a kidney stine that has punctured a blood capillary or small vein causing it to bleed. Stone may still pass on its own. ...Read more

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Can a urine test show you have kidney stones?

Can a urine test show you have kidney stones?

No but suggests: Urine test in persons with kidney stones usually shows red blood cells under the microscope. However, if the stone is dormant and small it may show nothing. Occasionally, a stone will be accompanied by infection. Then whites cells may show in urine bec of infection not bec of stone. Also persons may have red blood cells in urine bec of different reasons than stones. A doctor will differentiate. ...Read more

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I have traces of blood in my urine , was tested for kidney stones and nothing ! what could it be ?

I have traces of blood in my urine , was tested for kidney stones and nothing ! what could it be ?

Micro-hematuria : The workout for microhematuria includes upper tract imaging such a ct scan as well as cystourethroscopy. Urine culture and urine cytology should also be performed. ...Read more

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When you have a kidney stone, is your urine usually bright lemon yellow?

When you have a kidney stone, is your urine usually bright lemon yellow?

No: A tinge of blood, perhaps. Weird-colored urine most often reflects something in the diet or especially medications -- some makers of overpriced vitamins spike them with stuff that changes the urine color so people will believe they're magic. I wouldn't wish a kidney stone on anyone and hope you'll get diagnosed / treated as required with a good result. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lot of blood in my urine and no kidney stones or infections?

Why do I have a lot of blood in my urine and no kidney stones or infections?

Hematuria: That doesn't go away and it is not due to obvious reasons like infection or passing a kidney stone needs further investigation - ct scan/ cystoscopy. You need to see a urologist and be aware not all dark colored urine means blood in the urine. ...Read more

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If no back pain and no blood in the urine can u say after 3 days i passed a kidney stone?

If no back pain and no blood in the urine can u say after 3 days i passed a kidney stone?

Unclear question: From the information you provided it is not feasible to say that you did or did not pass a stone.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Might someone have kidney stones, but not have any evidence of them in a urine sample or an ultrasound?

Might someone have kidney stones, but not have any evidence of them in a urine sample or an ultrasound?

Yes: There is not always blood in the urine with a stone and ultrasound is really not the best imaging study for kidney stones. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


Kidney Stone (Definition)

Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more