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Glomerulonephritis Urine Ph
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
Changes in function: One of the defining features of glomerulonephritis is an alteration in the kidney function. One of the functions of the kidneys is to help regulate fluid balance. So if the kidneys are affected by glomerulonephritis, fluid balance may be compromised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does in acute glomerulonephritis , specific gravity &urine osmolality increase ?Shouldn't kidneys loss the ability to concentrate the urine?
Leakage of protein,,: This is likely due to the fact that there is failure of the basement membrane to contain large molecules like proteins, etc.. Also in some cases, oliguria can occur, which means anything in the urine can get concentrated even more than it should be. Proteinuria can be almost 3 g/day. ...Read more
What is glomerulonephritis and how we treat it and does it cause a micro hematuria in the urine? How to treat inflammation of the kidneys ?
Glomerulonephritis: is inflammation of the glomruli,the functional building blocks of your kidneys! it can be due to autoimmune diseases,cellular infiltration,or an infectious process,presents as a combination of these signs and symptoms:Abnormal kidney function tests(that is elevated Creatinine), abnormal urine test (presence of blood, and/or protein in urine), hypertension, and leg swelling.Therapy depends on cause ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have blood in the urine. I was given an anti biotic for 21 days cotrimoxazole and co-amox is this the correct medication? I have glumerulonephritis
Akaline urine: may indicate risk or possible UTI. Though full dipstick or urinalysis is needed to reach any conclusions. The cloudy urine is associated with increased specific gravity and leukocytes may indicate concentration and UTI. Drinking plenty of fluids and treatment with ABX may be indicated in such a case ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's not normal.: There are several possibilities but a ph of 9.0 is very high. Possibilities include: diet breathing issues uti gi issues toxicities medications you're taking (including supplements and otc meds) renal issues like renal tubular acidosis you really need to have it checked again and compare it to blood work. ...Read more
Yes: Acidic is ph less than 7, while ph of 7 and above is alkaline. Normal urine ph is 4.6 to 8.0. Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Some labs use different measurements or test different samples. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results. ...Read more