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Can Cloudy Urine Be A Sign Of Pregnancy
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
No: Classic pregnancy sxs usually 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. ...Read more
Is cloudy urine a sign of pregnancy? (i would be about 5 1/2 months now) 2 neg htp. Lately I've been having slightly cloudy urine. Periods irregular.
Certainly not: Can be due to so called "amorphous debris" which is innocent sediment often found in alkaline urine. Chyluria can also cause a milky cloudy urine. Chyle is a substance comprising lymph plus fatty material. Can occur during pregnancy and number of other medical conditions permitting lymph to leak into the urine. Utis are usually symptomatic, but, not always. ...Read more
Cloudy urine usually: Means alkaine urine with some sediment, and is normal, especially if there is no smell. It can sometimes signify a urinary infection, however urinary infections are usually associated with additional symptoms such as burning on urination, or need to urinate frequently. ...Read more
I have had cloudy urine now the past few times I have gone: no pain, odor, odd colors. I think I'm close to starting my period too. Sign or problem?
Cloudy urine: You probably are fine. It probably reflects being slightly dehydrated, increased physical activity, or something ingested (commonly vitamins, some medications, and foods). Increased frequency is something to watch for. I agree with you that it may well be linked to your period. If it persists, I would recommend follow up with your local physician to rule out possible infection or diabetes. ...Read more
I'm experiencing burning when I urinate, itching, cloudy urine, odor and blisters/sores. What can this be signs of?
Yes: Cloudy urine by itself can be common in pregnancy. If you have other symptoms like pain, burning or blood when you pee, you should be checked for an infection. If you have high blood pressure or diabetes and your urine becomes cloudy you should be checked for protein in your urine. ...Read more
I took Plan B one step & then 3 weeks later took a pregnancy test (negative) but I'm experiencing cloudy urine? Is this normal? I'm worried
Cloudy urine is caused by small particles that block the passage of light, the most innocuous cause would be the precipitation of amorphous salts, usually phosphates, this usually happens when the urine cools prior to testing. Serious causes such as infection, or bleeding need evaluation.
A urinalysis and discussion with your doctor should clear this up. ...Read more
Phosphate crystals: By far the main cause of on and off cloudy urine is the formation of phosphate crystals, which results from various combinations of fluid and food intake. It's harmless. You can check it out by adding 1-2 drops of acid (e.g. vinegar) to a sample of cloudy urine. It will immediately turn crystal clear. ...Read more
Dietary?: If your urine is just cloudy with no other symptoms then it is probably nothing to worry about. It could be something in your diet. Multivitamins, medications, and some foods are well known to change the color of urine. I would recommend a urine culture if it has yet to be done. ...Read more
Not much: While it could be infection (UTI) it could just be debri or phosphates. If you're not having any other symptoms probably no issue. Www. Peedoc. Com. ...Read more
I am experiencing cloudy urine that smells like rotten eggs. The following also describes me: Side pain. What should I do?
UTI? Or unrelated?: These may be unrelated, but possible urinary tract infection with kidney involvement (pyelonephritis). Strong urine odor usually results from changes in diet and/or reduced fluid intake (concentrated urine smells strong). But "side pain" and cloudy urine could be due to UTI. This could be serious: see a doctor soon -- if painful or urgent urination, or if any fever, do it immediately. Good luck! ...Read more
Daughter is 6yrs cloudy urine I notice after she pees you can see what's making it cloudy come out no pain going either any ideas?
Usually normal: The urine is body waste of a different sort than poo. It will include salts created by the bodies breakdown of protein and often be concentrated and cloudy. Girls also "squirt pee" where x-rays document a swirling of the pee through the vagina producing a vaginal wash out. If concerned, have it tested, but asymptomatic cloudy pee is likely normal. ...Read more
cloudy urine 2-3 times a day. For 7 years now. I get regular kidney tests and last year had my urine tested for protein. Tests show nothing wrong.
Phosphate crystals?: The main cause of on and off cloudy urine is the formation of phosphate crystals, which results from various combinations of fluid and food intake. It's harmless. You can check it out by adding 1-2 drops of acid (e.g. vinegar) to a sample of cloudy urine. If phosphates are the cause, it will immediately turn clear. ...Read more
I've been having cloudy urine for several days with no pain, no frequency, but an odor that smells like coffee. I do not drink coffee. What's wrong?
UTI?: I would consider the diagnosis of a urinary tract infection which can cause cloudy urine which smells unusual. The coffee smell may be related to a particular organism in the urine or it may be that the organism breaks down substances in the urine causing it to smell like coffee. Get a urine analysis and culture. ...Read more
Since few months I'm having dark cloudy urine, not steadily just some days alternating with normal urine. Asymptomatic. Negative bacteria test. What?
Dehydrated?: Dark urine is more indicative of poor hydration than infection. Although cloudy urine may suggest a urinary tract infection, other things can cause cloudiness, such as and increased concentration of phosphates in the urine. Increasing fluid intake often results in normalization of the urine's appearance. ...Read more
Male, 51, occasional cloudy urine for the past 6 weeks. No other symptoms, never on consecutive urinations. Color is always yellow. Cause for concern?
I went gym yesterday and did light exercises after a 2 months break. Today morning I have a burning feeling and pain in left testicle + cloudy urine.?
Epudidymitis: Scrotal pain and tenderness above the testis of acute onset (especially following lifting) is often due to inflammation of the epididymis. Epididymitis is most often treated with antibiotics and anti-inflammatory agents. May also be a varicocele flair-up. See a urologist for diagnosis and treatment if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Phosphate crystals?: Your selection of "phosphate" as a topic tag suggests you might already know the answer. The main cause of cloudy urine indeed is presence of phosphate crystals, which results from various combinations of fluid and food intake. It's harmless. You can check it out by adding 1-2 drops of acid (e.g. vinegar) to a sample of cloudy urine. If phostphates, it will immediately turn crystal clear. ...Read more
Well, Sorta Cloudy:
Normally urine is clear to clear yellow. As dehydration occurs, this can result in a darker yellow or amber color. Some medications can discolor the urine as well.
Cloudy urine is to clear urine as orange soda is to orange juice. You see a lot of stuff floating in it but you can't see through it. If you have cloudy urine and burning, see your md. ...Read more
Many benign options: If asymptomatic the most probable explanation is urinary phosphates. They come out of solution when the urine is alkaline and look "cloudy" then later, when the urine is acidic again, the phosphates will be in solution and when you void, you won't see them. Other causes are yeast, urine bacterial infection, or more serious causes usually associated with symptoms. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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