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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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Does small traces of bubbles constitute 'bubbly urine' or does this refer to only urine with large clusters of bubble?

Does small traces of bubbles constitute 'bubbly urine' or does this refer to only urine with large clusters of bubble?

Either one...: Either small or large bubbles on the surface of urine may denote the presence of foamy urine resulting from the speed of urine flow and the degree of protein in urine. Anyone may have foamy urine off and on; if persistent, be evaluated for possible chronic kidney diseases, which comes along with aging, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, chronic drug use like NAISDs or certain antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the reason of bubbly & foamy urine? Thanks.

What are the reason of bubbly & foamy urine? Thanks.

Kidney problems: When your kidneys are first starting to have problems, and you do not have a lot of protein in your urine, you will not notice any symptoms. The only way to know if you have protein in your urine is to have a urine test. The test for protein in the urine measures the amount of albumin in your urine, compared to the amount of creatinine in your urine. This is called the urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR). A UACR more than 30 mg/g can be a sign of kidney disease. When your kidney damage gets worse and large amounts of protein escape through your urine, you may notice the following symptoms: •Foamy, frothy or bubbly-looking urine when you use the toilet •Swelling in your hands, feet, abdomen or face If you are having these symptoms, your kidney damage may already be severe. Talk to your health care provider immediately about what may be causing your symptoms and what treatment is best for you. ...Read more

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Can Minocycline cause foamy or bubbly urine?Does this mean am diabetic?

Can Minocycline cause foamy or bubbly urine?Does this mean am diabetic?

Yes: You need to see your DR. This may be benign. But it might be indication of kidney problem. Can be protein in urine. Sometimes bile. Sometimes a med (pyridium). Diabetes is a common finding when there is protein in the urine. There are several hundred other possible causes. ...Read more

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Bubbly/foamy urine. Some doctors say it's normal , some say your kidneys are failing . Which is it ?!

Bubbly/foamy urine.  Some doctors say it's normal , some say your kidneys are failing . Which is it ?!

Urine protein: You should have a simple urinalysis done to see if there is protein in the urine. In addition, if you are diabetic you should have a test done for microscopic amounts of albumin in the urine. ...Read more

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Is bubbly urine is a sign of having a meth drugs in the body? My last take of meth was about 2 months ago.

Is bubbly urine is a sign of having a meth drugs in the body? My last take of meth was  about 2 months ago.

No: Urine is normally bubbly. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I've been dealing with bubbly urine for 11 days so. Blood and urine tests came back neg. dipsticks positive for protein & blood. What do I do?

I've been dealing with bubbly urine for 11 days so. Blood and urine tests came back neg. dipsticks positive for protein & blood. What do I do?

Drink water plenty: Find out culture ( and sensitivity to antibiotics ) report . Most likely you have urinary bladder infection. Speak to your doctor may Rx you appropriate antibiotics ...Read more

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Does bubbly urine always mean protein? How come my urine is bubbly but my urine is always negative? 29m, mild hypertension 5 years, uncontrolled.

Does bubbly urine always mean protein? How come my urine is bubbly but my urine is always negative? 29m, mild hypertension 5 years, uncontrolled.

Bubbly urine: Bubbly urine is not specific for any particular pathology. If you have hypertension, it needs to be controlled and you should work with your dr. To get it controlled. ...Read more

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I have had foamy/bubbly urine for some time now. I had a urine test out of concern, and doc said i had "a little bit of protein. Should i be worried?

I have had foamy/bubbly urine for some time now. I had a urine test out of concern, and doc said i had "a little bit of protein. Should i be worried?

Proteinuria: Proteinuria is a term for finding protein in the urine. It is a common finding and occurs for many reasons. Proteinuria can be normal in some patients but indicative of a health problem in others. Speak with your physician regarding this finding. ...Read more