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Analysis Of Urine
Not much: While it could be infection (UTI) it could just be debri or phosphates. If you're not having any other symptoms probably no issue. www.peedoc.com. ...Read more
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
Kidney disease: With the exception of hyaline casts, urinary casts represent kidney disease. Please consult your doctor for proper evaluation, as all lab results need to interpreted in the clinical context. ...Read more
Urine Drug Screen: This should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a simple urine analysis, urine culture or semen analysis report detects HIV infections/bacteria or stds?
Kidney failure labs: In addition to elevated BUN and creatinine levels in the blood, patients with kidney failure have low hemoglobin, carbon dioxide and calcium blood levels. They also have high parathyroid hormone, potassium and phosphorus levels. Pt's with chronic kidney disease (ckd) can have some of these abnormal levels, but with lesser deviation from normal depending on the class of their ckd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hematuria: RBC in the urine could be either from the kidneys or the bladder(cystitis). Endothelial damage in the kidney can result in both hematuria and proteinuria. Protein content should be quanitifed to better understand its pathology,(Nephriti/Nephrotic). RBC's in the urine can accompany protein in the urine if the kidneys are injured. Protein will not be detected as a direct result of RBC in the urine ...Read more
Frequent urination in large large volumes but negative for urine culture, urine analysis, and blood test checking for diabetes. ?
Urine dipstick: Usually not accurate enough!Get a more detailed answer ›
No: In the US, your physician will need to order specific tests for things like gonococcus and chlamydia in order for those to be done. ...Read more
?fistula: Usually, air in the urine, either as sputtering or foam and bubbles, indicates a connection between the bladder and an air containing viscus, like the colon or small bowel - a fistula. This would also lead to chronic urinary tract infection. See your doctor for a thorough history, exam, and urinalysis. Good luck. ...Read more
Difficult to answer.: Cr varies depending on a host of factors and how you might be measuring and the degree of ckd. Typical production of cr is about 16mg/kg/day in females and about 20% more in males due to larger muscle mass. If the kidneys are at steady state excretion equal s production. ...Read more