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Doc gave me a test to eat butter n then chk urine, I ate 100 grams of butter after how long should I expect cloudy urine, if at all it has to happen?

Doc gave me a test to eat butter n then chk urine, I ate 100 grams of butter after how long should I expect cloudy urine, if at all it has to happen?

Here are some ...: Clinically, urine cloudiness may be annoying to some but oftentimes is not clinically significant as long as voiding is comfortable & urinalysis is normal but many amorphous phosphates.Yet, many foods may cause it; examples are some vegetables. Nonetheless, personal experience may tell the story. So, if urine cloudiness is related with dairy products, you would expect to see such change in 4-6 hrs ...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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cloudy urine 2-3 times a day. for 7 years now.I get regular kidney tests and last year had my urine tested for protein. Tests show nothing wrong.

 cloudy urine 2-3 times a day. for 7 years now.I get regular kidney tests and last year had my urine tested for protein. Tests show nothing wrong.

Phosphate crystals?: The main cause of on and off cloudy urine is the formation of phosphate crystals, which results from various combinations of fluid and food intake. It's harmless. You can check it out by adding 1-2 drops of acid (e.g. vinegar) to a sample of cloudy urine. It will immediately turn crystal clear. ...Read more

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Daughter had 3 urine culture last one had glucose but came back negative what else could cause cloudy urine no bacteria either?

Daughter had 3 urine culture last one had glucose but came back negative what else could cause cloudy urine no bacteria either?

Normal finding: The urine is one of the trash removal systems of your body. Urates ( the origin of the name urine) found in the pee are breakdown products of protein metabolism. They tend to cloud up when the urine is more concentrated. Urine can certainly cloud up when there is lots of bacteria or white cells, during a UTI, but it can do so when it's not infected & just doing its job. ...Read more

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I have IC, feel my symptoms worse last weeks, I went to doc had cloudy urine. She gave me 3 day cipro (ciprofloxacin). I have a lot of urethral pain. Cloudy meaning?

I have IC, feel my symptoms worse last weeks, I went to doc had cloudy urine. She gave me 3 day cipro (ciprofloxacin). I have a lot of urethral pain. Cloudy meaning?

IC: Hello,Although cloudy urine typically indicates UTI, it definitely also occurs with interstitial cystitis. I hope you are under the care of a urologist for your IC. Best wishes to you for coping with IC. Good luck. ...Read more

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+2w Kidney stone & infection. Dr. gave 7d of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) last week, but still have some flank pain, cloudy urine (floating specks), small stones. What next?

+2w Kidney stone & infection. Dr. gave 7d of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) last week, but still have some flank pain, cloudy urine (floating specks), small stones. What next?

Continue Rx and f/u: If there is obstruction and infection with kidney stone it is a potentially serious even life threatening problem. Both the obstruction and infection need to be treated and eliminated. US or other imaging can diagnose and confirm resolution of obstruction. F/u urine testing and culture can diagnose and confirm resolution of infection. ...Read more

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Been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) recpen last day of amoxil for kidney infection still have flank pain and cloudy urine if infection still there should I be admitted?

Been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) recpen last day of  amoxil for kidney infection still have flank pain and cloudy urine if infection still there should I be admitted?

Probably: Best thing is to reach out and call your doctor. If you go to an er who does your urine test, blood test and temperature, they can also call your doctor after that. If you still have a white count, fever, and dirty urine, they will admit you. ...Read more

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I am experiencing cloudy urine (quality: strong odor) . ?

I am experiencing  cloudy urine (quality: strong odor) . ?

In healthy males: a cloudy/strong odor usually is based upon 1. your level of HYDRATION (cncentrated urine smells more and is more "cloudy") Your diet also influences urine odor (asparagus a good example) Hope this info helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Cloudy urine, is it dehydration?

Cloudy urine, is it dehydration?

Cloudy urine: Patients who are dehydrated excrete a concentrated urine that is not cloudy. If one's urine is cloudy and is seen with symptoms of burning and frequency, a urinary tract infection (UTI) may be present. See a physician and have a urine analysis, that will confirm dehydration and have your urine sent off for a culture that will confirm a UTI. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have cloudy urine, no smell, good color.?

Have cloudy urine, no smell, good color.?

Might be nothing: It could be nothing, but it could represent some protein in the urine. If it is fairly constant, you should see your doctor and have a urinalysis. Usually an infection will cause some burning and urgency to pee, but sometimes an infection can be without much in the way of symptoms, so get the urinalysis and maybe a culture to be sure. ...Read more

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Can eating milk products cause cloudy urine?

Can eating milk products cause  cloudy urine?

No: cloudy urine is usually the result of dehydration or incomplete voiding resulting in urinary sediment ...Read more

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Can I get cloudy urine due to being physically abused?

Can I get cloudy urine due to being physically abused?

Least of worries: If you are being physically abused you need desperately to remove yourself from that situation before you are severely injured or killed, something which happens regularly. Cloudy urine is not likely to be due to your being abused. Please contact a local women's shelter and get yourself away from this situation. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does occasional cloudy urine mean?

Can doctors tell me what does occasional cloudy urine mean?

See below: Get a urine analysis when it is cloudy, and it will help to determine the cause. ...Read more

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My 2.5 female toddler has extremely cloudy urine. What may be the cause?

My 2.5 female toddler has extremely cloudy urine. What may be the cause?

Two basic issues: If urine is cloudy it means either it is very concentrated (kids not taking enough fluids) or there is something foreign in it (bladder infection) if she is fever free, the latter is less likely & you can push fluids or food with lots of fluid value like jello, applesauce to see if it improves over the weekend. If it continues into next week have her urine tested. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is cloudy urine a symptom of, if anything?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is cloudy urine a symptom of, if anything?

Sometimes nothing: Cloudy urine may be simply the result of dietary changes. If no symptoms are present, cloudy urine is usually nothing to worry about. If burning or stinging is present, then this may indicate an infection. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more