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Ketones In The Urine
Yes: Ketones are a breakdown product of fats and an indicator that your body isn't get the glucose it needs to function at it's best. Ketones cause your body to go into starvation mode and conserve calories. They can also make you feel nauseated and lethargic. Ketones can also be a marker of diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Many causes of pain: An abnormal result may also be due to: abnormal food or nutrition intake due to: anorexia, fasting, high protein or low carbohydrate diets, starvation, vomiting over a long period of time, disorders of increased metabolism acute or severe illness, burns, fever, and hyperthyroidism. ...Read more
Asparagus smell: Asparagus (a) contains a sulphurous compound called mercaptan (m). As digestive system breaks down m, by-products are released that cause the strange smell. It's quick and your urine can develop the distinctive smell within 15 to 30 minutes of eating a. Not everyone suffers this your genetic makeup. Some people appear to have the gene for the enzyme that breaks down m into its pungent parts. ...Read more
How foamy does the urine have to be in order to indicate that it contains protein and i possibly have something wrong with my kidney?
There isn't any : Particular degree of "foaminess" that clearly suggest concerning proteinuria. Many factors, including how fast you are urinating, the concentration of your urine and the properties of the water you are urinating into. If the foamy urine persists or is worsening talk to your doctor about at least a basic urinalysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have to take a urine test this afternoon. will cocaine and benzoylecgonine or cocaethylene be found in my urine?
How would I know?: It would kind of depend on whether you used Cocaine and alcohol, wouldn't it. You don't say in your question if or when you used them, but if it was in the last 3-5 days, there is a good chance it will show up in your urine. Cocaine is not what is ever found, because it lasts only a few minutes in the bloodstream and is broken down into metabolites. Cocaethylene has a longer period of detection. ...Read more
How is it possible to train my bladder to only want to urinate at certain times? Is there any danger in holding urine in for extended periods?
Risk of UTI: Prolonged holding of urine can cause the overgrowth of bacteria which can lead to cystitis. It also can train your bladder to only signal the need to urinate when it is about to burst leading to urinary incontinence. Void every 3 hours in order to maintain good bladder health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: This is very possible, although there may be other explanations. Discuss this with your doctor and allow them to complete their assessments of your condition. ...Read more
When is it a good time to take a pregnancy test ? My hormones are low i believe from having in the IUD in can that be it
What to do if I have a terrible cold and found this in my medicine cabinet, it expired in 2011. can it be harmful?
My gp said I have a high trace of ketones in my urine due to prolonged starvation from use of laxatives. How can this be treated?
I pee more. Amorphus urate and uric acid appear in urine. Is that the reason ? Please. Treatment that I should take.
Urate in urine: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doctor said pus in urine is just large amount of bacteria nothing to worry about.how is this possible and what do I do to treat it?
UTI: You may have misunderstood what the doctor said. They may have indicated that the reason for the "pus" was that you had an infection in which the number of bacteria was very high. It strikes me that this needs treatment, particularly if you are symptomatic. Best wishes. If you were correct you might want a second opinion, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a ricola cough drop i looked online it said certain herbs in the cough drop are dangerous to the baby and can cause the baby to die is this true?
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