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What do crystals in childs urine mean?

What do crystals in childs urine mean?

Normal finding: The urine includes the debris discarded by the body and urate crystals are common.There are other occasional crystals like calcium oxylate, but in general you will seee some in the pee. ...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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What could crystals in the urine sample with back pain mean?

What could crystals in the urine sample with back pain mean?

Kidney Stones?: It may mean that your back pain may be coming from kidney stones, gravel or sludge lodged in your kidney, bladder, or in the tube connecting the two (ureters). ...Read more

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What causes "crystals" in the urine of a 5.5yo girl? Not a uti, doc said "crystals".

URINE CRYSTALS: Some crystals in the urine are not normally found especially in a 5 year old. They usually repeat ua to make sure about that. Otherwise DX workup has to be done. ...Read more

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The hospital found calcium oxalate crystals in my urine. What does this mean?

The hospital found calcium oxalate crystals in  my urine. What does this mean?

Here's...: Incidentally seeing few calcium oxalate crystals in routine urinalysis isn't uncommon at all, largely this is considered as unremarkable with no clinical importance as long as being free from stone passage. So, it is a good practice always referring to individual medical background before jumping into the pit of unnecessary worry and anxiety. More? Ask a doctor. ...Read more

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Sir i test the urine r/e .And result is amorphous urate crystals +++.?

Sir i test the urine r/e .And result is amorphous urate crystals +++.?

Kidney Stone Risk: This occurs when level of uric acid is elevated in blood causing increased excretion in the urine. The biggest risk is of kidney stones. Treatment includes reduction of uric acid level with drugs such as allopurinol, increased water intake, and low purine diet. ...Read more

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What would cause WBC and RBC in the urine when your urine culture comes back normal?

What would cause WBC and RBC in the urine when your urine culture comes back normal?

See below: Wbc are usually due to infection, but non-infectious causes of inflammation, such as interstitial cystitis, radiation injury and stones can lead to WBC in urine. Rbc in urine may be due to stones, tumors and lesions in the glomeruli in the kidney. See this site for information and discuss the issue with the doctor who ordered the tests. http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/urinalysis/basics/results/prc-20020390. ...Read more

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Crystals in urine, concentrated, and foul smelling but no kidney stones?

Crystals in urine, concentrated, and foul smelling but no kidney stones?

Anything else?: By itself, this means nothing. Crystals most often are harmless and simply reflect salts of various types precipitating as the urine cools to room temperature. Your physician has a duty to explain how this fits into the big picture. ...Read more

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Blood in urine from stones?

Blood in urine from stones?

See below: Yes, stone passage can cause blood in urine, usually acompanied by pain in the loin area. ...Read more

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Blood in urine. Some pain in urethra?

Blood in urine. Some pain in urethra?

Gross hematuria : Gross hematuria (visible blood in the urine) along with flank pain in a 50-year-old male can have more than one cause. Infection along the the urogenital system & kidney stones are the most common. Other things such as malignancy and a ruptured cyst are also possible. A red urine may not always be blood & "urethra pain" may not be urethra pain. A doctor should be consulted for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Stringy white mucose in urine and pain in the urinary tract?

Infection: These symptoms point towards an infection. You need to see the Doctor and get examined and testing done, so the appropriate treatment can occur. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can blood in the urine cause a false positive for protein in the urine?

Can blood in the urine cause a false positive for protein in the urine?

Yes: Because the hemoglobin in red blood cells is a protein, if there is blood in the urine it can test positive for protein. You would need to have your urine retested when there is no blood in it to make sure about the protein. ...Read more

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What does Slfanamide crystals in urine mean?

What does Slfanamide crystals in urine mean?

Sulfa drugs: Unusual crystals in urine sediment, usually following antibiotics or diuretics that are Sulfa-based. Hydration is key, since crystals is a sign that precipitation already occurred in the kidneys. ...Read more

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Can you please interupt this : turbid urine, epithelial cells- high, mucus -few, calcium oxalate crystals -few, amorphous crystals -many, and uric ...

Can you please interupt this : turbid urine, epithelial cells- high, mucus -few, calcium oxalate crystals -few, amorphous crystals -many, and uric ...

Normal urinalysis: All these findings are normal in urine, especially if it was not a good "clean catch" specimen. Nothing to worry about, in particular no evidence of infection. ...Read more

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What causes your urine creatinine to be high in the morning?

What causes your urine creatinine to be high in the morning?

Concentration: Morning urine is usually more concentrated and all urine contents are at a higher level in the morning urine. ...Read more

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Do blood and urine mix in the kidneys?

Do blood and urine mix in the kidneys?

Not usually: Urine is made from water and waste products the blood stream delivers to the kidneys. In effect, the kidneys are giant filters, but the blood vessels pass through microscopic structures which do the filtering. The blood vessels and urine vessels do not mix; there is a thin layer of cells which separate the two, but allow the transfer of waste chemicals in the blood into the urine. ...Read more

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What does large amount of protein in my urine mean? UA done at Dr. Used to have consistent blood in urine. Kidney stones in 2012. UA again tomorrow.

What does large amount of protein in my urine mean? UA done at Dr. Used to have consistent blood in urine. Kidney stones in 2012. UA again tomorrow.

Suggests kidney inju: The protein can suggest kidney injury. It can be infammation of the kidney or irritation inyour case by the kidney stones. Your physicians will test you for this. ...Read more

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Can positive RBC in the urine produce positive Protein as well in urine analysis report ?

Can positive RBC in the urine produce positive Protein as well in urine analysis report ?

Hematuria: RBC in the urine could be either from the kidneys or the bladder(cystitis). Endothelial damage in the kidney can result in both hematuria and proteinuria. Protein content should be quanitifed to better understand its pathology,(Nephriti/Nephrotic). RBC's in the urine can accompany protein in the urine if the kidneys are injured. Protein will not be detected as a direct result of RBC in the urine ...Read more

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Why might the urine report from a dipstick list blood in urine as 50?

Why might the urine report from a dipstick list blood in urine as 50?

Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is never a normal finding. It could come from a uti, bleeding from the bladder (b) or the kidneys. I would first get a urine culture. If it is negative, the next step is a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the structure of the kidneys and to see if there are kidney stones or a tumor present. If of these negative, you need to see a urologist to look at your urinary bladder. ...Read more