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Bits In My Urine
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
Urine specs: These could be fragments of urinary stones or fragments of old vaginal blood, but a urinalysis with microscopic examination would identify any urinary pathology. Urethral discomfort on wiping could signify some inflammation or infection. If symptoms persist, consult your physician or a urologist. ...Read more
Small white stringy pieces in my urine, both peeing in a cup and in toilet. Look like strings / ghosts. What are they?? Urine color normal, no burn.
See answer: Probable mucus threads. In small amounts, often normal and sometimes more or less visible depending on the pH or concentration of the urine. May also be commonly seen with asymptomatic bacteriuria (bacterial colonization of urine) or contamination of urine with vaginal secretions especially if around the time of ovulation or with vaginal infection/irrigation. Urinalysis and urine culture helpful. ...Read more
Dear Dr, im 32m. A month ago my urine test shows that urine contains blood. Now my stool in black colour and with a lot of blood in fresh red colour. ?
Help: Seek medical care as soon as possible. There seems to be a problem causing you to easily leak blood from several areas of your body. Please see a physician or your closest emergency care facility ...Read more
I went to pee and saw a 6-8in white string swimming in the toilet. All around the toilet. I've checked since and noticed small white worms in my pee.
Should be checked :-: Most common cause is a bladder infection, usually associated with symtoms of urinary frequency, buring on urination, foul smelling urine & ?Pain. Can be a sign of cancerin urinary tract anywhere from kidney -> bladder, prostate or urethra, kidney disease such as glomerulonephritis, kidney stone, blood vessel abnormality, or medications. Microscopic blood from all of above + interstuitial cystitis. ...Read more
Does 1+ protein in urine show very bubbly urine? Doctor not concerned. I have lots of cluster bubbles in my urine bits scaring me.
After a 4 month ecoli uti, i now have weird tickling? Sensation in my urethra and very tiny traces of blood on urine test strip?
Repeat culture: First, you should not have a UTI for 4 months. If you have been properly cultured and treated the UTI should resolve. A "tickling" sensation could be a sign of irritation / inflammation in the urethra (urethritis). Please get re-cultured and make sure you are being treated appropriately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That is not a: Pregnancy indicator. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
Hematuria is not ok: This can be the sign of a serious problem. The possibilities include: tumor, infection, stones, enlarged prostate, urinary blockages, or other problems. Sometimes there is nothing detected, but when you can see blood in the urine it should be evaluated because some of the issues this might represent can be very serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is my first day period in july .
i pee in the morning and lots of bloods coming out with my urine . i see lots of blood in the toilet . :(?
Here are some...: Be checked out so to decide if bleeding is period-related or UTI-related or other. How to have these related things for good medical care? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html & in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Besides, do HPT in 7-10 days after missing period and repeat it in another 7-10days if the first HPT is (-) & still in doubt. Altogether, you know how-to. ...Read more
Can a regular urinalysis detect protein in urine? Just wondering, i went to pee and saw some small bubbles in toilet.
My urine has been dark and/or cloudy for around 8 weeks. My urine sample showed traces of blood and protein. Should I worry?
Get checked out: It would be wise to have a formal evaluation given the above description to identify any possible injury to the kidney. A nephrologist is a type of doctor who deals with medical diseases of the kidney and can initiate a workup and refer you to other specialists as needed. Alternatively speak to your primary doctor for advice and/or referral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Theres a blood in my husband urine last night.Then when he woke this morning and pee no more blood in his urine.What is the cause of that urine?
Needs to be checked : Urinary blood in a 52-year-old man must be considered as sign of possible malignancy. He needs to see a urologist. Hopefully will be from a benign cause, but we won't know until he is worked up. Good luck. ...Read more