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Increased Urinary Urobilinogen
I've heard there is an increased cancer rate among people who have urinary catheters and bags. I self-cath 5 or 6 times daily. Also cancer risk?
Possible: Urinary catheters may cause irritation of the bladder or repeat infections. Both these may lead to mucosa changing from bladder type to squamous (skin) type, which can then become cancerous in some people. Without a catheter being in place in time this would be less likely. Other factors such as smoking, exposure to some chemicals, white race and older age may alter your risk. ...Read more
Whole abdomen scan shows livr outlin wit increasd echotxtr, urinary blader pvr vol 43ml.?N scan impresion says very early fatty changes liver?
No: The two do not correlate unless you are taking a diuretic to get rid of lower extremity effusion. You could have some metabolic issues that could increase lower extremity swelling, and caused increase urination, but not specific one sided knee effusion. Different story if you are having any other infectious signs, such as fever, chills. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not good. Study:: https://www.google.com/#q=urobilinogen. Elevations c/w liver disease, hepatitis, cirrhosis, ?ed RBC death (hemolytic anemia), hepatic/biliary obstruction, etc. Acetominophen: chronic & ?ing doses notorious for liver dysfunction, NSAIDs (including 1's you list) known for ?ing clotting & cardiovascular events rates. Your primary physician always self. Study issues & seek help worthy of your trust. ...Read more
Urobilinogen: Urobilinogen is normal. It comes from absorption from your gut. ...Read more
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