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Will dilute urine hold positive proteinuria results?

Will dilute urine hold positive proteinuria results?

Not really: The protein is an absolute number.>3 grams is bad.The volume of urine is not as critical at this early stage. ...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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Can drinking water dilute glucose test ?

Can drinking water dilute glucose test ?

Water and glucose: When you drink water, your body gets rid of the excess (through urination) quickly. It is very hard to dilute your blood, and your glucose is not affected by water intake. ...Read more

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Random sample: urine protein 31mg/l urine albumin 5.00mg/l urine creatinine 3.894mmol/l urine albumin creatinine:ratio 1.3mg/mmol is this normal?

Random sample: urine protein 31mg/l urine albumin 5.00mg/l urine creatinine 3.894mmol/l urine albumin creatinine:ratio 1.3mg/mmol is this normal?

Is this a test?: Slight variation in the reports from different laboratories does exist. So, please refer to the attached normal range for interpretation. I'm sure there is such information for you to reconcile. If any doubt, talk and confirm with the attending doctor. Best ... ...Read more

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Is urine sterile?

Is urine sterile?

Not with a UTI: Hi, Thank you for your question. it could have organisms living in it as in a urinary tract infection or colonization. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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Low rbc, high urea nitrogenBUN, high urine osmolality,high urine creatinine random,high UA sodium random,ab. urine epithelial cell,k etones,ur.mucus ?

Low rbc, high urea nitrogenBUN, high urine osmolality,high urine creatinine random,high UA sodium random,ab. urine epithelial cell,k etones,ur.mucus ?

Dehydrated: 39 F from Indy of unknown ethnicity medical or drugs notes low rbc high bun and high urine Na creat. ANS: sounds like anemia and dehydration or renal disease. The latter is often due to eating too much salt and HTN and choosing the wrong grandparents. Your Dr knows you best so ask them. ...Read more

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Does glycosuria turn urine cloudy?

Does glycosuria turn urine cloudy?

Cloudy urine: No. Not directly but maybe indirectly. Incomplete voiding, resulting in sediment formation in urine is a common cause in diabetics. Also, diabetics are more prone to urinary tract infection which results is cloudy urine. ...Read more

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Foam and bubbles in urine and frequent urination. Negative urine test for protein.?

Foam and bubbles in urine and frequent urination. Negative urine test for protein.?

?fistula: Usually, air in the urine, either as sputtering or foam and bubbles, indicates a connection between the bladder and an air containing viscus, like the colon or small bowel - a fistula. This would also lead to chronic urinary tract infection. See your doctor for a thorough history, exam, and urinalysis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dirty saliva mixed in clean urine in drug test?

Dirty saliva mixed in clean urine in drug test?

Please Clarify: Your question is so ambiguous and without anything specific to answer this in any kind of valid medical way. ...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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Does drinking water work for clean urine toxicology screen?

Does drinking water work for clean urine toxicology screen?

Sometimes...but: Good toxicology labs test the ph and temperature of the urine to identify adulterants added as well as the specific gravity and creatinine (body waste product) content to check for dilution. Specifically short term "water loading" will cause creatinine levels from 2-10 which is reported on the report as a possible false negative and repeat test recommended. ...Read more

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Can cranberry juice stain urine?

Can cranberry juice stain urine?

Potentially: Although cranberries don't typically stain urine, the pigments may do so. Smaller amounts can lead to light pink urine & darker pink with larger amounts. http://www.livestrong.com/article/539121-do-cranberries-stain-your-urine/ ...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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Will drinking water help clear up blood in urine?

Will drinking water help clear up blood in urine?

Not likely. : Blood in urine can be caused by many things, some benign, and some serious. Water generally won't help treat the underlying reason for the presence of blood in urine, although in the case of kidney stones or even uti's, it may help prevent them along with taking other preventative measures. If you have persistent blood in your urine, please see a nephrologist for further evaluation. Be well. ...Read more

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Urobilinogen Qualitative Urine 2.0mg/dL, Leukocytes Esterase Urine 75 WBC/uL, WBC Urine 11-25/HPF, RBC Urine 2-5/HPF. What does all this mean?

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Urobilinogen Qualitative Urine 2.0mg/dL, Leukocytes Esterase Urine 75 WBC/uL, WBC Urine 11-25/HPF, RBC Urine 2-5/HPF. What does all this mean?

UTI: It looks like a urinary tract infection, to me. And, by the looks of the WBCs, it may be moving towards a kidney infection. You should see your doctor to be evaluated. Get well soon! ...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