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I have had cloudy urine now the past few times I have gone: no pain, odor, odd colors. I think I'm close to starting my period too. Sign or problem?

I have had cloudy urine now the past few times I have gone: no pain, odor, odd colors. I think I'm close to starting my period too. Sign or problem?

Cloudy urine: You probably are fine. It probably reflects being slightly dehydrated, increased physical activity, or something ingested (commonly vitamins, some medications, and foods). Increased frequency is something to watch for. I agree with you that it may well be linked to your period. If it persists, I would recommend follow up with your local physician to rule out possible infection or diabetes. ...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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Period is 11 days late and I'm having cloudy urine?

Period is 11 days late and I'm having cloudy urine?

Pregnancy test: Anytime the period is late and a woman has been having sex, the first thing to do is a urine home pregnancy test. Drinking lots of water wouldn't hurt with what you're describing either. It would be helpful to get an evaluation if the period doesn't come and the urine is still cloudy, there may be an infection. ...Read more

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I haven't had sex since my period. Cloudy urine? What could be the cause?

I haven't had sex since my period. Cloudy urine? What could be the cause?

Diet and hydration: Cloudy urine doesn't mean very much your level of hydration and what you ate has a lot of impact. If you have burning with urination or feel that you need to go a lot you may want to get checked for bladder infection. ...Read more

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Is cloudy urine normal while on period?

Is cloudy urine normal while on period?

See below: Cloudy urine can be due to many reasons including urinary tract infection, concentrated urine, inflammation of bladder, certain foods and crystals among other things. ...Read more

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Hi, I have cloudy urine and I'm due for my period. Is this normal?

Hi, I have cloudy urine and I'm due for my period. Is this normal?

Phosphate crystals?: Your selection of "phosphate" as a topic tag suggests you might already know the answer. The main cause of cloudy urine indeed is presence 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. If phostphates, it will immediately turn crystal clear. ...Read more

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Strong smelling, dark and cloudy urine whilst having period. Breasts gone up a cup size yet on implanon. No itchiness at all and no burning pain.

Strong smelling, dark and cloudy urine whilst having period. Breasts gone up a cup size yet on implanon. No itchiness at all and no burning pain.

? UTI: Foul smelling and cloudy urine needs to be evaluated for a possible Urinary tract infection (UTI). Hormonal changes can cause breast enlargement/swelling-even throughout the cycle with ovulation, etc. ...Read more

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Period now 9 days late. Light cloudy urine and period cramps as if itll come any second. Sore nipples as well. What is going on? Negative home pregnan

Period now 9 days late. Light cloudy urine and period cramps as if itll come any second. Sore nipples as well. What is going on? Negative home pregnan

Late period: All women have an unusual period occasionally. You may not have ovulated this month which threw the cycle off. If no period in one week, you should see your gyn. ...Read more

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Is cloudy urine always a sign of infection?

Is cloudy urine always a sign of infection?

Certainly not: Can be due to so called "amorphous debris" which is innocent sediment often found in alkaline urine. Chyluria can also cause a milky cloudy urine. Chyle is a substance comprising lymph plus fatty material. Can occur during pregnancy and number of other medical conditions permitting lymph to leak into the urine. Utis are usually symptomatic, but, not always. ...Read more

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Itching discharge odor & cloudy urine, what is this a sign of?

Itching discharge odor & cloudy urine, what is this a sign of?

Yeast Infection: You probably have a yeast infection. I recommend getting tested for this at the doctors so that they can prescribe you some medications to get rid of it faster. ...Read more

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Can cloudy urine without smell or unusual color be a sign of ketosis?

Can cloudy urine without smell or unusual color be a sign of ketosis?

Cloudy urine usually: Means alkaine urine with some sediment, and is normal, especially if there is no smell. It can sometimes signify a urinary infection, however urinary infections are usually associated with additional symptoms such as burning on urination, or need to urinate frequently. ...Read more

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What does cloudy urine look like?

What does cloudy urine look like?

Well, Sorta Cloudy: Normally urine is clear to clear yellow. As dehydration occurs, this can result in a darker yellow or amber color. Some medications can discolor the urine as well.
Cloudy urine is to clear urine as orange soda is to orange juice. You see a lot of stuff floating in it but you can't see through it. If you have cloudy urine and burning, see your md. ...Read more

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What does light, cloudy urine indicate?

What does light, cloudy urine indicate?

Rule out infection: Not sure what you meant by light but cloudy urine can be due to infection or protein usually. May need to check your doctor to get urinalysis done and may be culture. ...Read more

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What does cloudy urine indicate for men?

What does cloudy urine indicate for men?

? UTI: Cloudy urine in man or woman indicates a possible urinary tract infection. You need to see your primary doctor and have urinalysis and urine culture to check for infection. The urinalysis will also check for other things (sugar, protein, etc.) in the urine. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have cloudy urine?

What does it mean when I have cloudy urine?

Many possibilities: It could be a transient occurrence from something you ate or drank, but more likely the prodrome (or telling finding) of a uti. If it does not clear up in 1-2 days, or other symptoms appear (especially back ache, headache, fever or burning on urination), it needs to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 20 and have dark cloudy urine often should I be worried?

I'm 20 and have dark cloudy urine often should I be worried?

Dark, cloudy is: Not normal. No other symptoms? Try hydrating well - if not change d/w your physician. ...Read more

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What symptoms that would go along with cloudy urine that would be worrisome?

What symptoms that would go along with cloudy urine that would be worrisome?

Cloudy urine: It is seldom that cloudy urine as visualized by an individual has any significance absent symptoms of burning on urination, frequency, urgency, pain over the pubic bones where your bladder is, and rarely fever. The cloudiness is commonly due to salts precipitating out once the urine hits the water in the toilet bowl. ...Read more

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Can someone define cloudy urine to me and how I can test whether my urine is cloudy?

Can someone define cloudy urine to me and how I can test whether my urine is cloudy?

Visual: Cloudy is hard to see through. Clear is easy to see through. There is no test. One just looks at the urine and tells. ...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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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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What could cloudy urine but not a UTI mean?

What could cloudy urine but not a UTI mean?

Dietary?: If your urine is just cloudy with no other symptoms then it is probably nothing to worry about. It could be something in your diet. Multivitamins, medications, and some foods are well known to change the color of urine. I would recommend a urine culture if it has yet to be done. ...Read more

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What's the significance of a cloudy urine specimen?

Not much: While it could be infection (UTI) it could just be debri or phosphates. If you're not having any other symptoms probably no issue. Www. Peedoc. Com. ...Read more

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Can eating a lot of cheese pizza cause cloudy urine?

Can eating a lot of cheese pizza cause cloudy urine?

Possible, . ..: Yes, it is possible as your repeated observation confirming such a connection will suffice to be self evidenced. Urine cloudiness at times commonly occurs reflecting what we consume to affect urine pH; if alkaline, likely to be cloudy due to more amorphous phosphate crystals. To assure, do urinalysis with a properly collected fresh urine so to avoid unwanted contamination. If ok, so are you. Best. ...Read more

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