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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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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

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How high would hCG in the urine be at 8 weeks? Would I still get a reliable result with diluted urine?

How high would hCG in the urine be at 8 weeks? Would I still get a reliable result with diluted urine?

Likely: Your profile says you are a male! It is better to use first morning urine for pregnancy test. If you are pregnant, at 8 weeks the HCG is usually high enough to give a positive result with random urine. ...Read more

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4 days late,tender breasts started 2 days ago,cramping today,just started taking Primrose oil last month,1 test nego but diluted urine, prego?

4 days late,tender breasts started 2 days ago,cramping today,just started taking  Primrose oil last month,1 test nego but diluted urine, prego?

Repeat test: Repeat the pregnancy test on a first urine of the morning. That will be more likely to show positive if you are pregnant. If negative and no period, repeat in a week. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My period is 3 days late. I took a HPT right away, after drinking a bottle of water. It came out negative. Could I have diluted my urine?

My period is 3 days late. I took a HPT right away, after drinking a bottle of water. It came out negative. Could I have diluted my urine?

May be: You may re do the test in 3-4 days, if you do not get your period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine if you are younger than 26. ...Read more

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Will my creatinine level raise from taking anabolic steroids? And will drinking lots of water bring it down for my drug screen that uses urine dilute

Will my creatinine level raise from taking anabolic steroids? And will drinking lots of water bring it down for my drug screen that uses urine dilute

Both unlikely . . .: It's unlikely that anabolic steroids will affect your creatinine level, a measure of kidney function. Drinking water may decrease blood urea nitrogen (BUN) but not creatinine. Different drug screens test for different things. Most employers check for opioid abuse, not anabolic use, unlike sporting oversight groups. Unfortunately, there's no way to get stuff out of your system any faster or hide it ...Read more

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Is urine too dilute a bad thing ?

Is urine too dilute a bad thing ?

Yes: Excess urine excretion may be a sign of adrenal or kidney problem. You could also have a low adh (vasopressin). Also you could be overhydrated. ...Read more

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I nave excess urination, my urine gets diluted and can go as friquent as 20-30 mins. This happens when I am a bit on cold or airconditioning drafts.

I nave excess urination, my urine gets diluted and can go as friquent as 20-30 mins. This happens when I am a bit on cold or airconditioning drafts.

Deserves an eval: Lots could cause you to urinate frequently, such as diabetes or a urinary tract infection. I'd suggest you see your doctor for tests. ...Read more

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Was on depo. Last shot I was late. Had sex a few days before shot. Feeling weird. Urine looks diluted or mixed with something. ?

Was on depo. Last shot I was late. Had sex a few days before shot. Feeling weird. Urine looks diluted or mixed with something. ?

See GYN doctor: You may or may not be pregnant ,as it depends if you had sex during ovulation period or not .You can test urine for pregnancy test or wait for your period .To relieve your worry see the doctor . ...Read more