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I JUST FOUND OUT THAT MY URINE IS 3+ BUT MY B.P IS NORMAL. I M 32 WKS. CAN THIS BE HARMFUL TO BOTH ME AND THE BABY?

I JUST FOUND OUT THAT MY URINE IS 3+ BUT MY B.P IS NORMAL. I M 32 WKS. CAN THIS BE HARMFUL TO BOTH ME AND THE BABY?

Ur-in trouble? Find: 3+ anything in the urine is usually not a good thing but we'd need to know 3+ what: sugar? blood? protein? ketones? bacteria? etc etc. Without that, it's hard to answer your question except for you to find out what that 3+ is and ask how to fix it. They'll probably want to check the urine again to make sure. Further testing will depend on the exact results. ...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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Is it harmful if there is trace of albumin in urine?

Is it harmful if there is trace of albumin in urine?

ALBUMINURIA: Need to make sure there is no diabetes, no kidney disease or some rheumatological diseases. ...Read more

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I drink 3 mugs of my wifes urine every day, will it have any long term adverse effect on me? My wife is very fit and healthy.

I drink 3 mugs of my wifes urine every day, will it have any long term adverse effect on me? My wife is very fit and healthy.

Low risk: Drinking urine is of low risk, although considered disgusting by most people. If you're dehydrated and drink urine, your kidneys have to work extra hard to get rid of the toxins that your wife was getting rid of in her urine. In addition, she can pass an infection to you. If she's taking any medication, some of the medicine can be passed on to you as well and that may be harmful to you. ...Read more

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After fulguration pus cells and aome tissues in urine. Is it harmful? What it indicates?

After fulguration pus cells and aome tissues in urine. Is it harmful? What it indicates?

Urine: I am basing this answer that the fulguration was performed on something in the bladder. If that is the case, then some bloody discharge would be expected. However, if there is pus, then you should follow up with your physician to rule out an infection post-procedure. ...Read more

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What is strep group d in urine culture is it different from e.coli? And is it more harmful than e.coli Bacteria?

What is strep group d in urine culture is it different from e.coli? And is it more harmful than e.coli Bacteria?

Colon derived: Group D strep is typically a colon bacteria. It is very different than E. Coli, even though E. Coli is also a colon bacteria. Group D strep does not produce irritating infections or toxin associated infection. E Coli can produce serious painful infection. Group D strep is known also as Strep Bovis. It can produce endocarditis and can be associated with malignancy or diverticular disease. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has streptococcus viridans in his urine. My doctor said it's not necessary to treat? Why not? Can this be harmful to him? And cause uti?

My boyfriend has streptococcus viridans in his urine. My doctor said it's not necessary to treat? Why not? Can this be harmful to him? And cause uti?

S. viridans: Is most likely from contamination of the urine specimen and not the cause of infection. That is why your doctor is not treating it. ...Read more

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Went to clinic thought I had uti. Turns out it doesn't show in my urine but they gave my cipro (ciprofloxacin) just incase. Harmful to take it if I don't have a uti?

Went to clinic thought I had uti. Turns out it doesn't show in my urine but they gave my cipro (ciprofloxacin) just incase. Harmful to take it if I don't have a uti?

Stop its use, but...: Clinically, you wondered if you got UTI most likely due to having urinary symptoms such as frequency, urgency, burning, etc. Since checked to have no UTI, may stop its use for 3 days because a 3-day course is enough for most in case of UTI. Meanwhile, it is a good idea to be evaluated so to unveil what caused your symptoms. How to do so? Follow steps in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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It was in past but a doctor termed it as polution (semen and urine at night dreams) is it very harmful? Does it indictes nerve damage?

It was in past but a doctor termed it as polution (semen and urine at night dreams) is it very harmful? Does it indictes nerve damage?

Not nerve damage: "pollution" is an unfortunate term. Men can have "wet dreams" from time to time. This means you have an erotically arousing dream, and you orgasm in your sleep. It's very frequent in younger males especially -- and is natural. If it's truly urine coming out after young childhood is over, though, this is bed-wetting and can be treated. ...Read more

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Can 500mg of ERY-tab for acne cause sores on tongue and dark cloudy urine? Is this an adverse reaction?

Can 500mg of ERY-tab for acne cause sores on tongue and dark cloudy urine? Is this an adverse reaction?

Rare: Liver toxicity from erythromycin is rare but well described. STOP this med and see your DR. It is not a very good treatment for acne, anyway. First identify if there is a liver problem, deal with whatever it is. Adult female acne is related to hormones. Menst regular? Birth control hormone? Best treatment is likely to be the correct birth control pill (Yaz, etc) and/or spironolactone. ...Read more

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Recently started vaping cbd oil, now have strong smelling urine, found out its an adverse reaction to propylene glycol in it, is it safe for me to keep using it when I am having this reaction? Like can I get sick or an infection if I keep using it?

Recently started vaping cbd oil, now have strong smelling urine, found out its an adverse reaction to propylene glycol in it, is it safe for me to keep using it when I am having this reaction? Like can I get sick or an infection if I keep using it?

Quit using it: Weed and weed products are psychoactive drugs and will mess with your brain more than give you a smelly urine. Just because it may be legal does not mean it is safe.
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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to take prescribed drugs (nitrofurantoin and fluconazole) for UTI symptoms before doing a urine test, if you don't actually have UTI?

Is it harmful to take prescribed drugs (nitrofurantoin and fluconazole) for UTI symptoms before doing a urine test, if you don't actually have UTI?

No: It is the rationale for treating UTI without culture. If you symptoms are typical a duck is a duck. So if the nitrofurantoin is working and symptoms resolve it does not matter that the culture does not grow an organism. However, if symptoms worsen the culture will grow a bacteria that can be identified and treated with right drug. ...Read more

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What is a urine M/C/S and what is it used for?

What is a urine M/C/S and what is it used for?

Urinalysis: When urine is tested in the office it is usually tested with a dipstick that changes color and gives us an indication of whether or not there is infection or other changes, Other tests include Microscopy/ Culture and Sensitivity. These tests tell us what type of cells there are, what organism causes the infection and what antibiotics it is sensitive to ...Read more

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I took two ltylenol 3's when will it be out of my urine?

I took two ltylenol 3's when will it be out of my urine?

Urine test: The codeine component will be present for 3 days. A trace may be detected day 4 or 5. The tylenol (acetaminophen) component will be detectable for 3-5 days also. ...Read more

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Could you please tell me what a urine M/C/S is what it is typically used for?

Could you please tell me what a urine M/C/S is what it is typically used for?

Abbreviations: The abbreviations are as follows: M= microscopic (they'll have a look at the cells in your sample); C=culture (they'll put some urine on a blood-agar culture dish which feeds & grows any bacteria present); S=sensitivity (they'll add antibiotics to the edges of the culture plate to see which antibiotics kill the bacteria) ...Read more

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What is/are the specific compound (s) that give normal, fresh, concentrated urine its characteristic odour?

What is/are the specific compound (s) that give normal, fresh, concentrated urine its characteristic odour?

Ehhh, ...?: The urine color, odor, and consistency is mainly derived from the food and drink you have. If you eat healthy, then you have the urine you apparently are asking about. When you notice that your urine has changed color, or there's a strange odor wafting up from the toilet, the cause might be something as harmless as what you had for dinner (which could have included beets or asparagus). It also might be a sign of a more serious condition, such as an infection ...Read more

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I am a 27 year old female. My partner mention I have a very powerful / strong urine flow when he hears me in the toilet. Is this ab normal to have a s?

I am a 27 year old female. My partner mention I have a very powerful / strong urine flow when he hears me in the toilet. Is this ab normal to have a s?

See remark: Thank your lucky stars for having a powerful stream!! this is normal. Congratulate your partner for having good hearing. If it disturbs him, get him a good ear-muff

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Why is urine oily.

Why is urine oily.

Urine Norms: Urine is not oily. If you feel your's is oily then you need to get to your family clinic. This is a very unique question and is not the norm for urine symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is my urine hot?

Why is my urine hot?

Body temperature: Freshly voided urine is at core body temperature. ...Read more

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Urine straw colored?

Urine straw colored?

Not sure: Urine normaly straw colored may seem dark to you if so pick up water intake. ...Read more

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What is urine epis?

Epis: This means epithelial cells [epis]in the urinalysis normal is 0-4, 3 types renal tubular[in the kideny] transiitional[in the bladder] and squamus[vaginal lioning and near opening of urethra, usually can mean bladder infection or inflamation or even cancer if alot, kideny disease would show more renal tubalar ...Read more

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Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Absolutely normal: Ph between 5.0 & 8.0 can be normal. Ph of 6.5 is marginally acidic and perfectly normal. ...Read more

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What is urine made of?

What is urine made of?

Mostly water.: Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds. The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more

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Why is my urine brown?

Why is my urine brown?

Urine color: There are a few thing that can do that : dehydration, rhabomyolisis (muscle break due to meds or trauma) elevated bilirubin. Need to get check with blood and urine tests. ...Read more