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Bilirubin And Blood In Urine
Dr says bilirubin, protein and blood in urine is residual inflammation from a previous uti. Says mono% of 13 is nothing. Low fever still daily. Help?
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
I am 23 and heavily drank in college. Now have sligelevate bilirubin, trace amounts of blood in urine, and muehrcke's nails. How worried should I be?
Be concerned!: See your family physician and gastroenterologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have test positive for bilirubin, blood &protein in urine many times over last month had upper abdo &renal scans which all appears ok. Any ideas?
Seen urologist tues. Blood in urine, abnormal ketones, specific gravity, and bilirubin. Wasn't treated. Still having symptoms. Should i go to the er?
Yes/see Dr. first.: It's a good idea to get treatment urgently for this. You have blood in your urine, which can mean trauma, malignancy, infection, or something else. Your ketone reading can indicate diabetes, even an acute diabetic episode, and bilirubin can mean liver or gallbladder involvement, or destruction of red blood cells. You need more tests so see your doctor and arrange to go to the er/hospital asap. ...Read more
I have Crohn's colitis and kidney stones (last one Oct. 19). For the last month, testing + for blood, bilirubin and protein in urine. Normal?
Cannot say in your: particular case. Small amounts of those are pretty explainable by the kidney stones. Depends a lot on the level of those. ...Read more
Infection,tumourSton: Can be due to following reasons 1 infections in bladder or kidneys 2 bladder or kidney stone 3tumours and cancer of bladder or kidneys 4benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostatitis 5kidney disease like glomerulonephritis 6 inherited alpert sybdrome and sickle cell disease 7meds like aspirin, anticoagulants, anti cancer drugs 8 some time strenuous exercise can too blood can be visible or microscopic. ...Read more
Infection, Stone, CA: There are many reasons for blood in the urine. The most common is a urine infection. Other causes include bladder or kidney stones, bladder polyps, interstitial cystitis, and of course bladder cancer. Other sources of blood include the kidneys and ureters from disease or cancer. Kidney problems need to be worked up for "glomerulonephritis" and cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bilirubin is the potentially toxic product of heme metabolism. It is formed by breakdown of heme present in hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, catalase, peroxidase and tryptophan pyrrolase. Eighty percent of the daily bilirubin production comes from hemoglobin. It requires conversion to a water-soluble form before elimination from the body by ...Read more
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