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What are the causes of a high pH in the urine on a random drug test?

What are the causes of a high pH in the urine on a random drug test?

Alkaline: Anything that turns uirne alkaline so it would be oral ingestion of a variety of substances. ...Read more

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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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What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel with cadmium random urine?

What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel with cadmium random urine?

More info: Random urine i think means a random spot urine test unlike 24 hour test. The name implies that heavy metal and cadmium are being checked in a random sample. I am not aware of such a test. ...Read more

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Help docs? Why is there randomly blood in my urine sometimes?

Help docs? Why is there randomly blood in my urine sometimes?

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

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What is the normal, healthy range of microalbumin in random urine in g/l?

What is the normal, healthy range of microalbumin in random urine in g/l?

Here are some...: For its details, go to http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2088184-overview. Best wish... ...Read more

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Urine chemistry. MA RANDOM URINE 4.7H ref rng<1.9 mg/dl Comments. =1= results is expressed in ug microalbumim/mg creatine help interpret this.

Urine chemistry. MA RANDOM URINE 4.7H ref rng<1.9 mg/dl  Comments. =1= results is expressed in ug microalbumim/mg creatine help interpret this.

Kidney function: Microalbumin is a test used to measure the progression of kidney damage in patients who are at risk. Ex. Patients with diabetes, high blood pressure. In patients with normal kidneys, albumin is kept inside the body. If its found in the urine, it means the kidney is damaged and can't hold the albumin in. Taking meds like advil and ibuprofen hurt your kidneys as well. Keep your pressure controlled ...Read more

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Randomly keep gettin cloudy urine for almost over a month now.Discomfort comes with it. What could this be how to prevent it. Already did 1 wk of meds?

Randomly keep gettin cloudy urine for almost over a month now.Discomfort comes with it. What could this be how to prevent it. Already did 1 wk of meds?

UTI: It is important that you have a urine culture to see if the cloudy urine is indeed due to infection. If symptoms persist with negative culture it may be advisable to see a urologist. Regardless, it is always a good idea to increase your water intake when urine becomes cloudy. ...Read more

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Why is it that I have urine(liquid) coming out of my vagina randomly?

Why is it that I have urine(liquid) coming out of my vagina randomly?

Should get evaluated: Need to see if it's incontinence where urine is coming out of the bladder because of various reasons, or a fistula which is an abnormal connection between bladder and vagina that is rare but can be seen after gynecologic procedures or difficult deliveries ...Read more

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What does it mean when random urine creatinine is high?

What does it mean when random urine creatinine is high?

This is normal: Creatinine is normally excreted in the urine. The concentration of creatinine by itself means nothing other than the kidneys are doing their job. Blood creatinine will tell you better how well the kidneys are working. ...Read more

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What does a low urine random total protein level mean? Should I be worried?

What does a low urine random total protein level mean?  Should I be worried?

RepeatDiscussWithMD: Low or trace urine protein can be normal in some young people.But it can also be indicator of early stage kidney disease in patients with type2 diabetes and hypertension.Your doctor can coreelate your urine protein with rest of your health and medical condition.Sometimes it is temporary and that is why if there is no other cause for it,we suggest to repeat it.We don't know how old you are ...Read more

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I have a friend that has to take random urine tests for alcohol. Can they tell the age of the urine sample?

I have a friend that has to take random urine tests for alcohol. Can they tell the age of the urine sample?

Supervised: Collection. For medico-legal testing the collection is generally supervised and temperature of urine taken to ensure fresh specimen. ...Read more

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How long does cocaine stay in the urine for? I had some saturday night midnight and then got called in today at work for a random drug test.

How long does cocaine stay in the urine for? I had some saturday night midnight and then got called in today at work for a random drug test.

The detection level: varies from lab to lab. Cocaine has a fairly short half life. Another factor would be the dose you took. If they want to look for cocaine they could obtain an assay from your hair. ...Read more

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I am 42 and celibate lately I've had an increase of white watery fishy smelling discharge. it comes out like urine it comes and goes randomly?

I am 42 and celibate lately I've had an increase of white watery fishy smelling discharge. it comes out like urine it comes and goes randomly?

Possible infection: A discharge with a fishy odor is often associated with bacterial vaginosis ( BV). A health care provider will be able to sort this out. ...Read more

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Serum creatinine 0.49mg/dL, 24h urine cr 22.1mg/dL & cr excretion 884mg, cr clearance 125.4mL/min, random urine cr 109,7mg/dL. Normal? If low, why?

Serum creatinine 0.49mg/dL, 24h urine cr 22.1mg/dL & cr excretion 884mg, cr clearance 125.4mL/min, random urine cr 109,7mg/dL. Normal? If low, why?

Just ignore this: Labs are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. This could not be due to illness. Be thankful for a normal creatinine clearance and that your physician took time to check it. ...Read more

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Random urine test last week with protein 100mg. Today follow up urine was negative for protein, all normal. How can it can go up and then be negative?

Random urine test last week with protein 100mg. Today follow up urine was negative for protein, all normal. How can it can go up and then be negative?

Lots of reasons: Protein can appear and disappear in urine samples. It's much more common than you might think. One of the most common reasons in strenuous exercise the day before or day of the urine sample. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Random urine normal no protein. same sample Urine Electro- no monoclonal protein normal test but incidentally noted 4 mg/DL Albunim. is this abnormal?

Random urine normal no protein. same sample  Urine Electro- no monoclonal protein normal test but incidentally noted 4 mg/DL Albunim. is this abnormal?

Depends: Urine can be very dilute or concentrated depending on fluid intake. Albumin is 4mg/dl. Dl is deciliter=100 ml=0.1liter. Normal urine output can range form 0.5 liters to more than 3 liters/day. This is probably nl but could be 20 mg to more than 120 mg/day. Normal is ...Read more

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How long does cocaine stay in your body? I've tried it only 3 times in the pas, 3 years ago. I tried it one last time just a couple of days ago. I don't ever want to do it again & im in a scholarship program that randomly does a urine test. I never used c

How long does cocaine stay in your body? I've tried it only 3 times in the pas, 3 years ago. I tried it one last time just a couple of days ago. I don't ever want to do it again & im in a scholarship program that randomly does a urine test. I never used c

Cocaine: Blood tests can show Cocaine itself for about 12 hours after use. Urine tests check for metabolic byproducts of cocaine. In infrequent users a urine test is positive for up to 3 days after Cocaine use. However, in those who use Cocaine regularly, a urine test may be positive for 2 weeks after using. Hair samples can show Cocaine for several months after using. Best to stay away from using! ...Read more

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How to tell if it's a random orange urine problem or just dehydrated?

How to tell if it's a random orange urine problem or just dehydrated?

.???: You are either dehydrated with concentrated urine or have orange urine because of a dye you ate or a medication ( rifampin, pyridium). I have never heard of a random orange urine problem. Make sure you do not have blood in your urine that can color urine darkly--and might look orange to some people. ...Read more