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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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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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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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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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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