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I was ttold tonight that my 9 month old daughter has carbohydrates in her urine... What are the causes of this. Is it dangerous? Any sympoms?

I was ttold tonight that my 9 month old daughter has carbohydrates in her urine... What are the causes of this. Is it dangerous? Any sympoms?

Doctor can evaluate: A urine test can show glucose sugar (sugar is carbohydrate). If a child is normal, then a doctor usually just repeats the urine test. If the child has a febrile illness, the urine should be normal when re-checked after the illness. If urine continues to have sugar, the child gets her blood sugar checked to see if that's high. If the sugar is galactose instead of glucose, more tests are done. ...Read more

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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Dear doc I have tested blood and urine result is my S.G.P.T is quite high 155.3 u/l is there any serious problem? I am gating high temperature and body pain from past 6 days and it remains only for hour or 2 kindly suggest good diet for this situation

Dear doc
I have tested blood and urine 
result is my S.G.P.T is quite high 155.3 u/l  is there any serious problem?  I am gating high temperature and body pain from past 6 days and it remains only for hour or 2 
kindly suggest good diet for this situation

Liver enzymes: SGPT is high and this means you are having hepatitis. There are many reasons why you are having it. The most likely reason in your case is infections. Please get yourself evaluated by physician to get the correct diagnosis first and thereafter the treatment. ...Read more

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What causes high levels of calcium in the urine?

What causes high levels of calcium in the urine?

Hypercalciuria: According to information on line affects 5-10% of the population and is the commonest cause of calcium kidney stones. It has long been known that it is related to magnesium deficiency, so the best thing you can do for yourself is to take a supplement of magnesium. ...Read more

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For what reasons might creatinine levels be high in the urine?

For what reasons might creatinine levels be high in the urine?

Urine creatinine: Our corresondent is talking about urine creatinine. This may be high because the urine is concentrated (i.e., the person drank little water) or the person is well-muscled. It's not a cause of concern. ...Read more

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What causes high protien in urine?

What causes high protien in urine?

Kidney problems: Many reasons. Poorly controlled diabetes andhypertention are the common causes. Primary kidney diseases are also possible. This should be addressed as soon as possible to prevent permanent failure of kidneys. ...Read more

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What is high RBC in urine mean?

What is high RBC in urine mean?

Bloody urine: It means you have blood in urine. It is a serious problem. The causes can be uti, kidney stone, prostate problem in male, hemorrhagic cystitis, some medications and cancer. Please see a urologist & get a thorough evaluation. See red urine-http://doctorrajput.Com. Thanks. ...Read more

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What does high nitrates in urine mean?

What does high nitrates in urine mean?

NitrAtes or nitrites: Urinary nitrates (from food additives & dietary protein) are generally considered normal. Nitrites, however, indicate the presence of bacteria that can enzymatically change nitrates into nitrites, which are present in urinary tract infections. ...Read more

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High nitrate content in urine sign of what?

High nitrate content in urine sign of what?

Nitrates or nitrites: Nitrates can be normal in urine and often the result of protein metabolism. Nitrites can indicate infection. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. If you are having symptoms or other issues you may want to see doctor for more help. ...Read more

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Why could my urine glucose value be so high?

Why could my urine glucose value be so high?

Warning sign: Exactly how much isn't so important, as it will vary with how much water you drink and lose by other routes. Glucose in your urine warns of diabetes, though there are other causes, both serious and harmless. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 250 mg/dl glucose in urine high?

Need help. Is 250 mg/dl glucose in urine high?

Yes: With the exception of rare genetic syndromes, any glucose in the urine is almost always abnormal and suggestive of diabetes. Get further testing from your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a considered high protein level in urine?

What is a considered high protein level in urine?

Proteinuria: Protein is normally not found in urine. The usual system used to quantify protein is 0, trace, and then 1+ to 4+. So there is a source of protein in the urine and the meaning of this needs to be looked at with any other lab abnormalities, signs/symptoms, clinical context. ...Read more

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Could high blood sugar always cause sweet urine taste?

Could high blood sugar always cause sweet urine taste?

Sweet urine: Probably yes but who tastes their urine? Are you keeping track of your blood sugar. If not please see a diabetes educator to get yourself under control. ...Read more

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What does having high leukocytes in urine mean? 500 +++

What does having high leukocytes in urine mean? 500 +++

Infection: Leukocytes are white blood cells, which are the infection-fighters. If you have wbcs in the urine, then you probably have a urinary tract infection that needs to be treated with antibiotics. You may have symptoms like burning, pain, hesitancy, incontinence, frequency, urgency, nighttime urination, residual sensation after, or even blood in the urine. Watch out for fevers or back pain! ...Read more

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What does it mean when random urine creatinine is high?

This is normal: Creatinine is normally excreted in the urine. The concentration of creatinine by itself means nothing other than the kidneys are doing their job. Blood creatinine will tell you better how well the kidneys are working. ...Read more

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Could protein drinks cause high protein levels in urine?

Could protein drinks cause high protein levels in urine?

Proteinuria: Protein is normally not found in urine. Regardless of how much protein you take in, protein drinks or otherwise, normal kidneys/urinary system should not be allowing any protein in there. If protein is in the urine, there is a source of protein in the urine and the meaning of this needs to be looked at with any other lab abnormalities, signs/symptoms, clinical context. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more