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I recently received these lab results: Saliva Iodine 88 ug/dL, Saliva Iodine 1 PPM, Urine Iodine 45 ug/dL, Urine Iodine 0 PPM. TSH is 1.75 Normal?

I recently received these lab results:   Saliva Iodine 88 ug/dL, Saliva Iodine 1 PPM, Urine Iodine 45 ug/dL, Urine Iodine 0 PPM.
TSH is 1.75   Normal?

TSH normal : Your TSH is normal. Other results are meaningless.
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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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Had WBC of 16 and 5000+ in urine but docs cannot find where the infection is coming from to treat hd CT w IV contrast n drank iodine normal CT finding?

Had WBC of 16 and 5000+ in urine but docs cannot find where the infection is coming from to treat hd CT w IV contrast n drank iodine normal CT finding?

Sounds like: A urinary tract infection. Ct won't see all cases of pyelonephritis or cystitis as it depends on how severely the kidneys or bladder are changed by infection. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Ultrasound detected concrement 5 mm without acoustic shadow. The urine test is ok, no cristals. It was concluded that it needs to differentiate between stone and kidney calcification. Can CT scan without contrast clarify it? I have iodine allergy.

Ultrasound detected concrement 5 mm without acoustic shadow. The urine test is ok, no cristals. It was concluded that it needs to differentiate between stone and kidney calcification. Can CT scan without contrast clarify it? I have iodine allergy.

Radiologist: This is a question for the radiologist. Would an MRI without any contrast be helpful? Are you truly allergic to iodide as it's in salt and other substances you probably were exposed to. Having had an allergic reaction to contrast in the past is definitely a warning sign, however and it would be dangerous to be exposed to it.
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Why is urine oily.

Why is urine oily.

Urine Norms: Urine is not oily. If you feel your's is oily then you need to get to your family clinic. This is a very unique question and is not the norm for urine symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is my urine hot?

Why is my urine hot?

Body temperature : Freshly voided urine is at core body temperature. ...Read more

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Urine straw colored?

Urine straw colored?

Not sure: Urine normaly straw colored may seem dark to you if so pick up water intake. ...Read more

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Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Absolutely normal: Ph between 5.0 & 8.0 can be normal. Ph of 6.5 is marginally acidic and perfectly normal. ...Read more

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Why is my urine brown?

Why is my urine brown?

Urine color : There are a few thing that can do that : dehydration , rhabomyolisis ( muscle break due to meds or trauma ) elevated bilirubin . Need to get check with blood and urine tests. ...Read more

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Why is my urine white ?

Why is my urine white
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White vs clear: Typically the color of your urine tells us about your hydration status. I am assuming you mean clear in color when you say white - if it is white and cannot see through it well, please go see someone right away, but if you mean it looks more like 7UP or Sprite, that means you are typically well hydrated, the more dark yellow your urine looks, the more dehydrated you likely are. ...Read more

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What causes black urine?

What causes black urine?

Melanoma : The most common cause of black urine is melanoma in the bladder. ...Read more

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What is urine made up of?

What is urine made up of?

Mostly water...: Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds. The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more

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Why is my urine feel hot?

Why is my urine feel hot?

Because it is: The body temp. Is 98.6 degrees f normally, which is generally hot, so when you feel a cup/specimen of urine, it will naturally feel hot at 98.6 degrees f. ...Read more

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Why could be urine be pink?

Why could be urine be pink?

Food or medicines: Foods like beet root, dyes, hemolyzed blood( due to leaked hemoglobin) and several others. ...Read more

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Why could urine turn green?

Why could urine turn green?

Meds/foods/metabolsm: Green urine can be traced to food dyes, indego blue, metheline blue( a med )biliverdin (a breakdown product of liver wastes).If urine with various metabolic wastes come in contact with other chemicals it can turn green. If you face this issue: try keeping an exposure diary listing everything you eat or drink +otc or prescribed meds or herbals & take it all in for reviw by your dr. ...Read more

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Is it bad to keep urine in?

Is it bad to keep urine in?

Urinary retention: It is not good idea to hold urine habitually for longer period because bladder contracts and relaxes by nerves. Holding effects bladder muscles, nerves and natural reflexes. Also urinary retention make you prone for urinary infection. Of course, rarely in exceptional situation, it is advisable to hold! ...Read more

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Does a.C.E have iodine in it?

ACE: If you are talking about an ace inhibitor the answer is no. ...Read more