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Excessive Phosphate In Urine
I have frequent and excessive quantity of urination and now I have urine test report which says amorphous phosphate crystals (4+ per/HPF). ?
Here are some ...: The presence of amorphous phosphate crystals is common while urine is alkaline; it is not clinically significant as long as other parameters in UA from properly collected specimen are unremarkable. As to frequent urination, have urologist check if your bladder holds or empties urine well or not, and how kidneys work. As well, self-watch of overdrinking or consuming bladder irritants such as coffee ...Read more
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
Not significant: Urine deposits when looked under microscope may show crystals of chemical products excreted by the kidney. This has no particular significance, so you can ignore it. Some people are prone to make kidney stones. In these folks we look carefully if they have excess of any stone forming chemicals. This is not one of them. So you do not need to worry. ...Read more
My medication alkalizes urine and can cause calcium phosphate stones. How can I acidify my urine to counter this effect?
Add citrate: Best approach is to add citrate. Citrate interferes with ca x phos and ca x oxalate. Citrate is available by rx as Urocit K and as Bicitra (citric acid and sodium citrate). You can supply citrate with orange juice and ReaLemon extract. These will not alkalinize urine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low serum phophate/creatinin+phosphate excretion 24h urine, high tubular phophate reabsorption+urine d-pyr/crea ratio. Normal CA/PTH/Dvit/intake. Bad?
Do not worry: probably not problematicGet a more detailed answer ›
I am experincing on/off pain in left testis from 3 months. Doc says no hernia, urine reports says-traces -proteins, amp phosphate occasional- crystals ?
Back, flank & abdo pain for 5 months. Persistent bloating. Elevated blood phosphate levels. Trace protein & elevated urine leukocytes & erythrocytes. Clear for uti. Weight gain. What could be wrong?
Back, flank & abdo pain for 5-6 months. Persistent bloating. Sudden weight gain. Elevated blood phosphate levels. Trace protein & elevated urine leukocytes & erythrocytes. No uti. What could be wrong?
See answer : Not knowing details of your medical hx, Fludrocortisone is a steroid and weight gain one of its common potential side effects. Most common cause of elevated phosphorus levels is kidney disease. Your abnormal urinalysis could be related to some kidney disease as well or other underlying abnormality of urinary tract. If kidney function normal, ct scan imaging may be indicated. Discuss with your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having extreme weakness and ptosis
alkaline phosphate 54
trace of leukocytes in urine
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