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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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Doc gave me a test to eat butter n then chk urine, I ate 100 grams of butter after how long should I expect cloudy urine, if at all it has to happen?

Doc gave me a test to eat butter n then chk urine, I ate 100 grams of butter after how long should I expect cloudy urine, if at all it has to happen?

Here are some ...: Clinically, urine cloudiness may be annoying to some but oftentimes is not clinically significant as long as voiding is comfortable & urinalysis is normal but many amorphous phosphates.Yet, many foods may cause it; examples are some vegetables. Nonetheless, personal experience may tell the story. So, if urine cloudiness is related with dairy products, you would expect to see such change in 4-6 hrs ...Read more

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What does cloudy urine hint at?

What does cloudy urine hint at?

Cloudy urine: Cloudy urine can come from infections in the urine or also from crystals forming in the urine to make it appear cloudy. If you have no changes in your urinary symptoms you can try increasing your fluid intake and see if this clears. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for cloudy urine?

What are some reasons for cloudy urine?

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

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Cloudy urine, is it dehydration?

Cloudy urine, is it dehydration?

Cloudy urine: Patients who are dehydrated excrete a concentrated urine that is not cloudy. If one's urine is cloudy and is seen with symptoms of burning and frequency, a urinary tract infection (UTI) may be present. See a physician and have a urine analysis, that will confirm dehydration and have your urine sent off for a culture that will confirm a UTI. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is cloudy urine always a sign of infection?

Is cloudy urine always a sign of infection?

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

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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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Period is 11 days late and i'm having cloudy urine?

Period is 11 days late and i'm having cloudy urine?

Pregnancy test: Anytime the period is late and a woman has been having sex, the first thing to do is a urine home pregnancy test. Drinking lots of water wouldn't hurt with what you're describing either. It would be helpful to get an evaluation if the period doesn't come and the urine is still cloudy, there may be an infection. ...Read more

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What's the significance of a cloudy urine specimen?

What's the significance of a cloudy urine specimen?

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

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Can eating a lot of cheese pizza cause cloudy urine?

Can eating a lot of cheese pizza cause cloudy urine?

Possible, ...: Yes, it is possible as your repeated observation confirming such a connection will suffice to be self evidenced. Urine cloudiness at times commonly occurs reflecting what we consume to affect urine pH; if alkaline, likely to be cloudy due to more amorphous phosphate crystals. To assure, do urinalysis with a properly collected fresh urine so to avoid unwanted contamination. If ok, so are you. Best. ...Read more

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Iite brown discharge cloudy urine no order no pain help?

Iite brown discharge cloudy urine no order no pain help?

Vaginal discharge: The discharge and the cloudy urine may not have anything to do with one another. You need to be examined and the discharge looked at in order to be diagnosed. Go and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is cloudy urine like urine infections or anything like that?

Is cloudy urine like urine infections or anything like that?

Perhaps: Cloudy urine can be an indication of a uti. In fact, it usually is. However, cloudy urine can be caused by kidney disorders as well. Getting a urinalysis (testing the urine) is the first step regardless of the cause. ...Read more

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Itching discharge odor & cloudy urine, what is this a sign of?

Itching discharge odor & cloudy urine, what is this a sign of?

Yeast Infection: You probably have a yeast infection. I recommend getting tested for this at the doctors so that they can prescribe you some medications to get rid of it faster. ...Read more

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Can cloudy urine without smell or unusual color be a sign of ketosis?

Can cloudy urine without smell or unusual color be a sign of ketosis?

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

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My daughter is 5 years old had cloudy urine this morning not complaining h of any pain what could cause this?

My daughter is 5 years old had cloudy urine  this morning not complaining h of any pain what could cause this?

May be dehydrated : May be dehydrated. Give plenty of fluids. If it does not clear get a urinalysis ...Read more

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Cloudy urine for 1week, tested at docs (dipstick analysis), he said my urine was fine albeit cloudy, the test was negative/normal, why is cloudy?

Cloudy urine for 1week, tested at docs (dipstick analysis), he said my urine was fine albeit cloudy, the test was negative/normal, why is cloudy?

Entirely normal: Same question you asked 2 days ago, same reply: Cloudy urine is not abnormal if it occurs without other symptoms like painful urination, urgency, or discharge. It's due to intake of fluids, various foods, etc. Cloudiness usually is from microscopic phosphate crystals; you can check this possibility by adding a few drops of vinegar to a urine sample, which probably will turn it crystal clear. ...Read more

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Can phosphaturia be normal due to diet or always have dangerous cause? Always ate cheese all my life with no turbidity, now suddenly cloudy urine.

Can phosphaturia be normal due to diet or always have dangerous cause? Always ate cheese all my life with no turbidity, now suddenly cloudy urine.

Cloudy urine: Cloudy urine can be caused by an infection in the genitourinary tract or may simply be due to insignificant crystals in the urine. Eating cheese does not usually cause cloudy urine. Phosphates in urine may not necessarily be an abnormality. A urinalysis with a microscopic examination as well and a urine culture will give you a lot of information about cloudy urine. Discuss this with your Physician ...Read more

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I have had cloudy urine for 3 days, I am drinking lots of water, no other symptoms?! It comes and goes throughout the day, freaking out please help!!

I have had cloudy urine for 3 days, I am drinking lots of water, no other symptoms?!  It comes and goes throughout the day, freaking out please help!!

Entirely normal: Cloudy urine is not abnormal if it occurs without other symptoms like painful urination, urgency, or discharge. It's due to intake of fluids, various foods, etc. Cloudiness usually is from microscopic phosphate crystals; you can check this possibility by adding a few drops of vinegar to a urine sample, which probably will turn it crystal clear. This is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Cloudy urine with sediment off an on for quite awhile. Docs give urine tests but each time the sample is clear. Tests all normal. When cloudy sample at home settles it is a thick white layer on bottom?

Cloudy urine with sediment off an on for quite awhile. Docs give urine tests but each time the sample is clear. Tests all normal. When cloudy sample at home settles it is a thick white layer on bottom?

Salts: Materials which are in full solution in the urine in your body may precipitate out when the temperature or the composition of the surrounding environment changes (acidity, concentration, other materials present). This is very common with urine. If you have no symptoms other than this suspect it is quite normal. Precipitated salts. ...Read more

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Toddler has cloudy urine in the morning.It seems to go away after first urine. Sometimes if it's concentrated urine it appears cloudy. He doesn't complain of any pain. Uncircumcised. It has been going on for a few months but no other symptoms. Cause?

Toddler has cloudy urine in the morning.It seems to go away after first urine. Sometimes if it's concentrated urine it appears cloudy. He doesn't complain of any pain. Uncircumcised. It has been going on for a few months but no other symptoms. Cause?

More concentrated: Urine is named for the "urate" salts which it contains. These are byproducts of protein metabolism & discarded into the waste in the urine. The first morning urine tends to be the most concentrated urine. More concentration=more salts=occasionally cloudy. It is normal. ...Read more

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What causes cloudy urine?

What causes cloudy urine?

Many things : 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

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What causes cloudy urine?

What causes cloudy urine?

Particles: Particles suspended in urine cause light to be scattered and cloudy. These particles could be white or red blood cells / debris / crystals. Someitmes very concentrated urine will appear cloudy. ...Read more

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Cloudy urine in toddlers?

Cloudy urine in toddlers?

UTI: If with cloudy urine associated with frequent urination, check for UTI and other renal problems. ...Read more

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What can cloudy urine mean?

What can cloudy urine mean?

Multiple things: Cloudy urine can mean several things such as infection, kidney stones, obstruction of urine, retention of urine, or possibly medication induced. A urological evaluation will sort out the etiology. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have cloudy urine?

What does it mean to have cloudy urine?

Infection, bleeding: 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

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