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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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Does ureaplasma urealyticum infection show up on a urine culture or a pcr std urine test? I had two urine cultures and three std urine tests.

Does ureaplasma urealyticum infection show up on a urine culture or a pcr std urine test? I had two urine cultures and three std urine tests.

Normal bacteria: It's normal to have U. urealyticum in the genital tract. Once in a while it causes nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) in men, but generally harmless both in men and their sex partners. UU doesn't show up on routine tests; testing is rarely needed except in special circumstances. So nothing to worry about, especially if no symptoms. If in doubt, see an STD or infectious diseases expert. Good luck! ...Read more

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Possible reasons for high electrolyte in urine for STD test?

Possible reasons for high electrolyte in urine for STD test?

It's likely: Because you are dehydrated and have concentrated urine; it says nothing in terms of whether or not u have an std. ...Read more

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Wbc in urine catch w cathiter no STDs or infections cysto cultures and CT scan w cont. Show nothing no kidney issues what else could be wrong?

Wbc in urine catch w cathiter no STDs or infections cysto cultures and CT scan w cont. Show nothing no kidney issues what else could be wrong?

Probably nothing: See my previous answer, hopefully urine has been examined microscopically to make sure you do in fact have wbcs in the urine. ...Read more

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All test for std's are neg, cystoscopy & X-ray neg! Sitting for long time irritates prostate or perineum & blood in urine/ semen occ. What do I do?

All test for std's are neg, cystoscopy & X-ray neg! Sitting for long time irritates prostate or perineum & blood in urine/ semen occ. What do I do?

12 STDs: There are twelve stds. Some are bacterial, some are viral, etc. Prostatitis is, in general, not caused by stds. And many chronic prostatitis situations are not caused by infection. You may want to seek out online the natural approaches to managing chronic prostatitis. Or you may want to consult a urologist since the symptoms are persisting. I just want to point out that there are a lot more stds. ...Read more

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SEVERE UTI-like symptoms for 2 yrs. Gyno: UTIs, STDs, STIs, & infections test neg. A lot of blood in urine. Urologist said everything is normal. How?!

SEVERE UTI-like symptoms for 2 yrs. Gyno: UTIs, STDs, STIs, & infections test neg. A lot of blood in urine. Urologist said everything is normal. How?!

Seek a second input: Hematuria is not normal. Your symptoms suggest the probability of a stone and or passing a stone. Would suggest getting an imaging if not done. Further more a full urine test would help. A bladder stone can cause UTI like symptoms. In rare cases interstitial cystitis can present like this but rare. Getting a kidney doctor to work up is the next best step. Best of luck hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Can women get urine tests for stds?

Can women get urine tests for stds?

Yes: There are urine tests that can pick up chlamydia and gonorrhea. Many other std's do not send anything into the urine. Blood tests are often required before these can be detected. ...Read more

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How accurate are STD urine tests for men?

How accurate are STD urine tests for men?

GC & Chlamydia: Very accurate for gonorrhea and chlamydia, but not used for most other infections. ...Read more

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Treated chalmdyia 2 negative STD urine tests and complete urine cultureMild burning still should I go for another urine test or the three test enough?

Treated chalmdyia 2 negative STD urine tests and complete urine cultureMild burning still should I go for another urine test or the three test enough?

See doctor: See your clinician for followup. There may be a cause not due to infection that is behind your symptoms now. Your clinician can look at the whole picture. A local STD clinic is another option. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have had std tests urine tests blood tests but what will let me lnow if I have PID?

I have had std tests urine tests blood tests but what will let me lnow if I have PID?

CLINICAL EXAM: PID is the outcome of infection that invades your pelvis to the point it fits a set of observations on physical exam. It may be suspected when you have abdominal pain, but the label is applied when the doctor examines you and finds great tenderness of your internal organs on a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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I think I have std which causes penile discharge but urine tests came normal. What's the next step to know what's the problem.? please help

I think I have std which causes penile discharge but urine tests came normal. What's the next step to know what's the problem.? please help

A few ideas: If you eat a lot of hot peppers or very spicy stuff, eliminate them -- this sometimes causes what you describe. I trust you got a culture for gonorrhea and a gram stain. There are false-negatives and your physician will consider whether to treat you in any case. ...Read more

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Can syphilis or AIDS cause buring when you have the urge to pee? Passed three urine tests and cultures for all bacteria STD what else cause this?

Can syphilis or AIDS cause buring when you have the urge to pee? Passed three urine tests and cultures for all bacteria STD what else cause this?

NGU: NGU or non-gonococccal urethritis is a condition linked with sexual activity that causes burning with urination. It may is not detected be detected by normal STD testing panels. So if the tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia are negative, special testing for ureaplasma/mycoplasma may be needed Clinicians will often treat empirically without specific testing. Doxycyline is effective. ...Read more

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Having pink discharge after sex often. Had blood and urine tests for STD's all negative. Normal Pap test. What could cause issue? Bc pills?

Having pink discharge after sex often. Had blood and urine tests for STD's all negative. Normal Pap test. What could cause issue? Bc pills?

Need to examine: Post-coital bleeding is usually due to some lesion on the cervix and that only be resolve by an examination, so see your doctor or a gynecologist. Consult this site for more info: http://blogs. Webmd. Com/womens-health/2009/07/postcoital-bleeding. Html For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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