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What should I eat or avoid if I have urine acid?

What should I eat or avoid if I have urine acid?

Normal: Urine is normally acidic and there is no need to change your diet because of that. ...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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What are the causes of a high pH in the urine on a random drug test?

What are the causes of a high pH in the urine on a random drug test?

Alkaline: Anything that turns uirne alkaline so it would be oral ingestion of a variety of substances. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel with cadmium random urine?

What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel with cadmium random urine?

More info: Random urine i think means a random spot urine test unlike 24 hour test. The name implies that heavy metal and cadmium are being checked in a random sample. I am not aware of such a test. ...Read more

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Help docs? Why is there randomly blood in my urine sometimes?

Help docs? Why is there randomly blood in my urine sometimes?

Blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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How much can you lower the pH of your urine by eating only acid-forming foods, and how long does it take?

How much can you lower the pH of your urine by eating only acid-forming foods, and how long does it take?

It is complicated: The pH of your urine is complicated. Diet high in animal fat tend to lower urine pH but urine volume and other factors such as kidney function and respiratory status also have an effect. ...Read more

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Why would I need a urine uric acid measurement?

Why would I  need a urine uric acid measurement?

To rule out gout: Uric acid levels help a doctor determine what can be causing swelling, pain and other problems that can become very serious. ...Read more

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Is strong smelling urine connected with uric acid levels?

No: A strong smelling urine is usually a concentrated urine and does not relate to uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Must I use an acid washed jug for my 24-hour urine collection? 

Must I use an acid washed jug for my 24-hour urine collection? 

Lab supplies this: The laboratory will supply the collection bottle required for that test. Do not use any other container. ...Read more

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Urine chemistry. MA RANDOM URINE 4.7H ref rng<1.9 mg/dl Comments. =1= results is expressed in ug microalbumim/mg creatine help interpret this.

Urine chemistry. MA RANDOM URINE 4.7H ref rng<1.9 mg/dl  Comments. =1= results is expressed in ug microalbumim/mg creatine help interpret this.

Kidney function: Microalbumin is a test used to measure the progression of kidney damage in patients who are at risk. Ex. Patients with diabetes, high blood pressure. In patients with normal kidneys, albumin is kept inside the body. If its found in the urine, it means the kidney is damaged and can't hold the albumin in. Taking meds like advil and ibuprofen hurt your kidneys as well. Keep your pressure controlled ...Read more