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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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Can a UTI present very suddenly and severely but without discharge, odor, burning or cloudy urine? Just pain to where I can't lay down at all

Can a UTI present very suddenly and severely but without discharge, odor, burning or cloudy urine? Just pain to where I can't lay down at all

Possible but..: Sudden severe pain needs to be evaluated. A bladder infection is certainly one possibility. Appendicitis is another and is life threatening. Severe pain where someone can not even lie flat should be evaluated urgently by their doctor or emergency room. ...Read more

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Is cloudy urine a UTI or kidney infection?

Is cloudy urine a UTI or kidney infection?

No: Mostly dietary and related to fluid volumes. ...Read more

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What could cloudy urine but not a UTI mean?

What could cloudy urine but not a UTI mean?

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

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For about a month having cloudy urine and foul smelling urine without burning. Pain lower right sidehad strip test no uti?

For about a month having cloudy urine and foul smelling urine without burning. Pain lower right sidehad strip test no uti?

Foul smelling urine: You may want to see a doctor and get your urine cultured. Strip tests are not that reliable. ...Read more

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I've had cloudy urine. My urinary area had extreme pain (went away after an hour). Had a UTI when about 3 years. No fever. Hurts after I urine. Thanks?

I've had cloudy urine. My urinary area had extreme pain (went away after an hour). Had a UTI when about 3 years. No fever. Hurts after I urine. Thanks?

UTI again?: You can have a urinary tract infection without a fever. Best thing to do is get checked out a have a urinalysis with urine culture (where they look for bacteria in your urine). The doctor who sees you will probably prescribe an antibiotic (depending on the result of the urinalysis). ...Read more

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Does having a yeast infection cause you to have some what cloudy urine? I don't have UTI symptoms.

Does having a yeast infection cause you to have some what cloudy urine? I don't have UTI symptoms.

See answer: Vaginal yeast infection usually associated with whitish vaginal discharge, redness, vaginal irritation/burning/itching. If discharge mixes with the urine after leaving the bladder then may give contaminated urine a cloudy appearance. Urine, on the other hand, may normally vary from clear to cloudy depending on the effect of diet on urine ph: if too acid or alkaline causes precipitation of sediment. ...Read more

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Been experiencing sporadic episodes of cloudy urine. No uti, not diabetic, diagnosis IgA nephropathy. Taking topomax for migraines. Any ideas?

Been experiencing sporadic episodes of cloudy urine. No uti, not diabetic, diagnosis IgA nephropathy. Taking topomax for migraines. Any ideas?

Cloudy urine: Get a urine dipstick done --- to rule out proteinurua. Also microscopic exam of urine to rule out hyaline castes. If both negative--- no worries. If anything positive-- see ur nephrologist. ...Read more

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I have urinalysis test results with cloudy urine, mucus present, wbc >30 WBC Esterase +3 epithelial cells non renal >10 I don’t have any UTI symptom?

I have urinalysis test results with cloudy urine, mucus present, wbc >30 WBC Esterase +3 epithelial cells non renal >10 I don’t have any UTI symptom?

Why was UA done?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, a person can have urinary infection and not have symptoms. Please discuss the results with the doctor who ordered the test.
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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After I pee have feeling of dripping which becomes worse. No discharge. Sometimes mild groin pain and cloudy urine with with grit in it. No sti or uti?

After I pee have feeling of dripping which becomes worse. No discharge. Sometimes mild groin pain and cloudy urine with with grit in it. No sti or uti?

Unlikely: Typical UTI symptoms consist of burning with urination, increased frequency, urgency, fevers, and nausea. Your symptoms although not quite consistent should still be evaluated by your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Urine test shows traces or leukocytes and protieon, does that mean uti, pH is 7.0. I have pain in my back and pelvis area. No burning or cloudy urine. Should I take macrobid?

Urine test shows traces or leukocytes and protieon, does that mean uti, pH is 7.0. I have pain in my back and pelvis area. No burning or cloudy urine. Should I take macrobid?

Not without Rx: While you may indeed have a uti, taking a medication that requires a prescription should not be done without physician oversight. There may be reasons unrelated to your symptoms that prevent a physician from wanting you to be on a particular medication. ...Read more

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No UTI, No STD. Having pelvic pain. Cloudy urine with bad smell, white discharge. No itching. Peeing a lot. What could it be?

No UTI, No STD. Having pelvic pain. Cloudy urine with bad smell, white discharge. No itching. Peeing a lot. What could it be?

Probable UTI: If the UTI diagnosis was made without microscopic exam or urine culture and sensitivity then it is probably invalid. It sounds very much like a urinary tract infection with the frequency and cloudy urine. If it clops like and neighs like a horse, we generally don't call it a zebra unless we are in Africa. In other words, this is probably a UTI (common horse). ...Read more

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Cloudy urine at the start of peeing the rest is clear. Is it due to std, sti, uti, prostatitis, epididymitis, bladder infections or kidney infections?

Cloudy urine at the start of peeing the rest is clear. Is it due to std, sti, uti, prostatitis, epididymitis, bladder infections or kidney infections?

Probably okay if...: Have you felt some change in your usual voiding pattern like burning urination or urethral discharge? Did you get urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine, which should be the minimal yet surest way to confirm if having UTI etc. What you described could be normal to reflect some amorphous phosphate sediment in alkaline urine followed with clear urine. So, seek evaluation & counseling... ...Read more

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Cloudy urine after every 2-3 days, pain in right testis veins after pee. No pain or stone in kidneys. Could be due to UTI or stds? Why pain in testis?

Cloudy urine after every 2-3 days, pain in right testis veins after pee. No pain or stone in kidneys. Could be due to UTI or stds? Why pain in testis?

Epididymitis: This could be inflammation of the epididymis or some other area of the inside of the scrotum. The best thing to do would be to have a doctor examine this, possibly seeing a urologist. Yes, it could be the result of an std. ...Read more

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Feels like I'm peeing out a brick, pressure. Hurting urethra, Cloudy urine, burning AFTER peeing, doctor said it WASNOT a UTI. What else could it be?

Feels like I'm peeing out a brick, pressure. Hurting urethra, Cloudy urine, burning AFTER peeing, doctor said it WASNOT a UTI. What else could it be?

Obstruction: It sounds like you need to visit a Urologist. You may have an obstruction in your bladder or urethra, or even a kidney stone. It is important to have this problem taken care of in a timely fashion. Pressure on the bladder can also be caused by pregnancy and a host of other causes. I would advise taking a pregnancy test and visiting your OB/GYN to get a checkup and a referral to a Urologist. ...Read more

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After unprotected sex - cloudy urine, frequent and urgent urinating, could this be a UTI or could I be pregnant? I took Plan B

After unprotected sex - cloudy urine, frequent and urgent urinating, could this be a UTI or could I be pregnant? I took Plan B

Possible UTI: Certainly worth having your urine tested for an infection. You should also have a pregnancy test after 7 days have passed, to rule out pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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After unprotected sex - cloudy urine, frequent and urgent urinating, could this be a UTI or could I be pregnant? I took Plan B

After unprotected sex - cloudy urine, frequent and urgent urinating, could this be a UTI or could I be pregnant? I took Plan B

Could be: A UTI, pregnancy or even an STD are all possible explanations. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Get tested. You can do virtual visit to have labs ordered through Healthtap Prime. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Schneider
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more