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Contagiousness Of Urine In Crypto
Kidney inflammation: Normal kidneys are not supposed to lose protein. Albumin is a form of protein. If you are losing traces of albumin, it means the membranes in the kidney that usually retain and hold the protein from spilling into the urine has become leaky, which is usually a result of inflammation and damage. See a doctor to run more tests to prevent the condition from worsening. ...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
There Are Many: You need to see your doctor or a nephrologist who can take an accurate history, perform a through physical exam, and do a few simple tests to narrow the possibilities, . ...Read more
Its said HIV is high amounts in Rectal (anal) mucus, what about the other mucus in the human body? is HIV present in high amounts in other mucus?
Trace blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more
What is the significance of having fecal leucocyte antigen (lactoferrin) positive in stool test in a asymptomatic patient?
Staphylococcus Haemolyticus found in small to mod. amount in semen culture two times. No pus cells in urine and normal range in Semen. Should I treat?
Yes: You need to consult your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Urinary infection: A count of more than 100, 000/ml is usually indicative of urinary infection. ...Read more
Urine culture showed strep viridans 10,000-25,000 bacterial colonies. Mild burning at the end of urination in a female. Should antibiotics be used?
Maybe, maybe not: Strep viridans is not a common cause of UTI but is often present in the genital area and easily contaminates voided urine. And real UTI usually has higher numbers. But if careful clean-catch urine specimens show signs of infection (increased WBC without epithelial cells) and had the same culture result, with no other bacteria, a trial of treatment might be warranted. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Many possibilities: An elevated WBC is typically seen when you have an infection. It is not directly related to having diabetes, but diabetics are more prone to getting infections, such as urinary infections. High protein in the urine can be from a urine infection, but can also be a sign of diabetes affecting the kidneys and causing leakage of protein. This would need treatment. You should see your doctor about. ...Read more