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Is air bubbles in urine a sign of colon cancer?

Is air bubbles in urine a sign of colon cancer?

Not necessarily: Air bubbles when urinating implies a connection between the bladder and the colon (colovesical fistula), often seen with diverticular disease, and with advanced colon cancer. If there is a lot of bubbles in the bowl following urination, it may be normal, or may suggest increased amount of protein being voided. ...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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Air bubbles in urine a symthon of colon cancer?

Air bubbles in urine a symthon of colon cancer?

No: Air bubbles or foamy urine is not a symptom of colon cancer. Foamy urine may be a sign of protein urea . Consult your physician. ...Read more

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What could cause bubbles in urine?

What could cause bubbles in urine?

Protein: Bubbles in the urine or "foamy" urine is always worrisome for the possibility of protein in the urine. If this occurs, the doctor can check a urinalysis for the presence of protein. If this is positive, further tests can be done to determine the amount of protein that is being leaked into the urine and what the cause of the protein in the urine is. ...Read more

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How many bubbles in urine is considered a kidney problem?

How many bubbles in urine is considered a kidney problem?

Just not a good way: to tell if there is kidney disease. There might be more bubbles if there is protein in the urine, but the quality of the water in the toilet, other chemicals in the urine, strength of the stream, etc. OTher than bloody, you need the urinalysis to tell if urine is abnormal. ...Read more

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My 4 year old sometimes has bubbles in urine! What causes that?

My 4 year old sometimes has bubbles in urine! What causes that?

Normal: Bubbles in urine or foamy urine is generally a normal occurrence either from forceful rapid urination after holding it for a while or urine mixing with cleaning agents in the toilet. If it's happening every time he goes to the bathroom you can get a urinalysis next time you are at his doctor's office. ...Read more

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What could cause tiny (non-frothy) bubbles in urine which do not burst or disperse easily?

What could cause tiny (non-frothy) bubbles in urine which do not burst or disperse easily?

Hard to saydepends,,: Urine has small amounts of protein molecules, excess sodium, potassium, creatinine, and other things that may result in bubbles like this, but it's inconclusive as to what can cause these on a consistent basis. Things like bicarbonate/carbonate, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide may also do it, but it is rare if ever that these are noted in urine. If you have a health issue see your dr./urologist. ...Read more

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