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Foul Smelling Urine Is It A Symptom Of Lupus
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
I had a positive ANA test and many symptoms of Lupus. I have several old tests that show WBC/RBC, protien, in urine. ANA is neg now but still symptoms?
Follow it for now: Lab results may be in error, especially with the ANA, but in lupus there's almost always a high one at some time. You've listed "heart failure / condition" and as a young adult, you have a responsibility to find out exactly what's with your heart before we go looking for lupus. There is no magic bullet for lupus, and the real question is, "How much do we need before we treat?" ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have slight red across cheeks&nose with broken veins underneath. Have had odd symptoms since 15(eg blood in urine). Lupus? Family-graves disease+ms.
I have lupus so my body does crazy things. I was seen yesterday for stomach cramps and back pain. They said it was a uti, they will call in abt when c&s comes back. Now, I have severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, foul smelling urine and diarrhea, as well as
Common illness: When you have a chronic disease, the question of whether it's an ordinary infection or a problem with your medication or your illness is troubling. Call your doctor and let her know you are worse, with new symptoms and to follow up on pending tests. Meanwhile, keep up with frequent water, soup, some crackers and rice to help with hydration. ...Read more
Need more info: It may mean nothing or it may be significant. You need 24 hour urine collections to quantitate to amount of protein excreted as well as a precise measurement of kidney function. You also need an examination of the urine sediment to look for abnormalities there. Speak with your rheumatologist. ...Read more
For past year,my urine has showed moderate or 1+ blood but NO RBC.I have lupus but no organ involvement.Now shows moderate blood &trace ketones. ??
I have lupus. No organ involvement. My urine often shows 1+ or moderate blood but usually no RBC. What could be the cause of this? My doc isn't sure
Have mild lupus.Urine dip showed moderate blood.Otherwise normal.I have also very well controlled interstitial cystitis.Should assume it's from the IC?
After a dr sewed my c-section into my bladder and w/out knowing leaked urine in my system for 7 yrs could this be a cause for me to get lupus?
No: The issues are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
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