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Can Urine Be Harmful To Others
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 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
What?: Harmful long term....Likely no. Totally disgusting....No question! ...Read more
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
If you hold your urine or stool in for a really long time that is harmful, but if you hold your semen in for a really long time is that also bad? :-)
No: Abstinence will not cause any long term problems ...Read more
Urine ketones test mentioned present at 10 weeks preg. How can it be treated? Any diet to follow? How does its presence affect the fetus. It is harmful
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
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?
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
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
Is urine harmful if it accidently splashes in eye? Some people say its safe because it's sterile. Will it harm eye or change eye color to lighter?
Usually not harmful: Rinse with saline and it should be fine. ...Read more
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
During my third trimester urine analysis the report revealed RBC:2-3, Pus cells: 10-12 hpf and Epithelial cells: 10-15. Is it harmful for my baby?
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
best in good health ...Read more
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
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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