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What is spec grav ua on a urine test? Mine was 1.005? Small blood small luekcyates?

What is spec grav ua on a urine test? Mine was 1.005? Small blood small luekcyates?

SG 1.005: Specific gravity is a measure of the density of your urine as compared t pure water. It gives an idea of how much solids are dissolved in your urine. Obviously you have very dilute urine and you probably drank a fair amount prior to the test. Small blood and small leukocytes may be normal, but you should check with the person who ordered the test. ...Read more

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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I am a female went to urinate in urine was white specs dipstick showed no protein or blood so is the white specs bad?

I am a female went to urinate in urine was white specs dipstick showed no protein or blood so is the white specs bad?

White specks? : Urine with white specks? How big? Are you healthy? On medication? History of kidney stones? Sure it was the urine and not vaginal in origin? White specks from vaginal discharge is more likely. Seems as though you need to have your urine analyzed. See your doctor to order the test. ...Read more

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My ob spec found blood in urine(no infection) & neuro found high anion (19) could this be kidney failure? Both kidneys have been hurting terribly!

My ob spec found blood in urine(no infection) & neuro found high anion (19) could this be kidney failure? Both kidneys have been hurting terribly!

Possibly : Hematuria (blood in the urine) must be worked up. Many things can do this including infections and kidneys stones, but you must have this worked up, probably need a nephrologist (kidney doctor) see you soon. ...Read more

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Black specs in my urine and hurts to wipe.

Black specs in my urine and hurts to wipe.

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

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Hi, have a Urine cx pos for 10-50000 colonies of enterococc spec. Currently on Keflex. Should changing it to Amox be adequate or NItrofurant needed?

Hi, have a Urine cx pos for 10-50000 colonies of enterococc spec. Currently on Keflex. Should changing it to Amox be adequate or NItrofurant needed?

Enterococcus: More information will be needed to adequately answer your question. 1. Why was the urine culture performed. 2. Are you having any urinary symptoms Keflex has no effect against enterococcus species, so if you are having urinary symptoms, a change in the antibiotic will be recommended based on the susceptibility profile of the enterococcus. ...Read more

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Tiny black specs in urine for two days. Has stopped now, is it kidneys and do I need to see a doc?

Tiny black specs in urine for two days. Has stopped now, is it kidneys and do I need to see a doc?

Urine specs: you could be passing gravel. Gravel are small stones usually formed from the precipitation of calcium in the urine. If it persists you should have a kidney stone workup. It is possible you could have larger kidney stones. If you can catch some of these specs it would be helpful. These can be analyzed for calcium or uric acid and it would help in the diagnosis and subsequent treatment. ...Read more

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Dr said my symptoms match reneal failure urine only showed small amounts of rbc&wbc my spec gravity was 1.010 is this ok?

Dr said my symptoms match reneal failure urine only showed small amounts of rbc&wbc my spec gravity was 1.010 is this ok?

Check/know your Crea: You should find out your blood creatinine level. If it is more than 1.5mg, that means your kidneys are not functioning normally. Anything over 2 mg is getting into more serious renal failure range. Most people will need dialysis if the creatinine level is >4 mg/dl. ...Read more

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What dies this mean urine test results? Spec Gravity 1.025, Protien 2+-A, PH= 6.5, urine LEUK esterase= moderate A, WBCs= 80-H, RBCs 100-H.

What dies this mean urine test results? Spec Gravity 1.025, Protien 2+-A, PH= 6.5, urine LEUK esterase= moderate A, WBCs= 80-H, RBCs 100-H.

Abnormal urine: This result is most likely a sign of infection. Seek medical attention for possible infection that may require antibiotics. ...Read more

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Crp was high now normal. Sed rate at 30 suppose to b under 20. Ana + w/spec pattern. Mid bk pain since may. Cbc and metabolic and urine good. Thy ok.?

Crp was high now normal. Sed rate at 30 suppose to b under 20.  Ana + w/spec pattern. Mid bk pain since may. Cbc and metabolic and urine good. Thy ok.?

Nonspecific findings: All these are soft findings that, in and of themselves, mean nothing specially with normal ua, cbc, and met panel. Speckled pattern of ANA unless a hight value is not of significance. Mild back pain may or may not be of consequence. If overlies the kidneys, may need an ultrasound to rule out kidney stone. Musculoskeletal? Watch the way you sit or lie down watching tv or standing at kitchen sink? ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from a tiny spec of urine? Let me explain. So I work in a hospital setting and while I was changing a catheter, a tiny spec of urine flicked my lip (I am assuming it was urine). I washed it with soap and water the second it happened. He

Can you get herpes from a tiny spec of urine? Let me explain. So I work in a hospital setting and while I was changing a catheter, a tiny spec of urine flicked my lip (I am assuming it was urine). I washed it with soap and water the second it happened. He

No risk, no worries: HSV isn't transmitted so easily. Usually the virus has to be massaged into exposed tissues, which is why initial genital herpes usually involves areas that receive maximum friction during sex. Also, urine inactivates most bacteria and viruses and rarely if ever transmits any STD. If you remain concerned, discuss with your hospital's infection control personnel. But truly, herpes isn't a risk. ...Read more

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Ana+ spec 1:640 elevated sed. Cbc ok. Metabolic ok. Urine ok. Up back pain and rt flank burning/pain present one year. Throastic MRI ok. Lupus neg.

Ana+ spec 1:640 elevated sed. Cbc ok. Metabolic ok. Urine ok. Up back pain and rt flank burning/pain present one year. Throastic MRI ok.  Lupus neg.

ANA and pain: Not sure if the 2 are related, but surely merit investigation. I would look into liver function tests, autoimmune antibodies to bile ducts and liver imaging if other work up is negative. ...Read more

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Up back pain for 1 yr. Right flank burning. Elev sed rate. Ana + spec 1:640. Lupus panel neg. Cbc ok. Metabolic panel ok. Serum protein ok. Urine ok?

Up back pain for 1 yr. Right flank burning. Elev sed rate. Ana + spec 1:640. Lupus panel neg. Cbc ok. Metabolic panel ok. Serum protein ok. Urine ok?

Get renal studies.: This might be nonspecific back muscle pain due to your being overweight or possible something more serious, like herniated disc with nerve compression or possible kidney issue, although kidney/ureter pain would likely be lower. You do have "burning" right flank which still can be kidney involvement. It might be a good idea to see your doctor to get your labs looked at, and an exam to find out. ...Read more

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I have blood in my urine?

Get it checked out: Blood in the urine can be a sign of a serious problem. If you are not having symptoms it can wait a few days until you get a doctor's appointment, but if you are having lightheadedness or chest pains then you should visit the er. ...Read more

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What is blood in the urine ?

What is blood in the urine ?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine is called hematuria. It can be visible or microscopic. It cannot be considered normal without an evaluation be a urologist. Possibilities include cancer, infection, stone, enlarged prostate, urinary blockage and others. Given the complexity inherent with this medical sign and severity of some of the possibilities please bring this to the attention of your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is there blood in my urine?

Why is there blood in my urine?

Hematuria: There are multiple causes of Hematuria: malignancy, pyelonephritis, Kidney stones, radiation, cystitits. You should see your primary care physician to figure out the cause. ...Read more

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What causes blood in your urine?

What causes blood in your urine?

Infection, tumor,etc: 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