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Ketones And Bilirubin In Urine
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
Blood test fine except high creatinine & bilirubin. Urine dipstick shows bilirubin, ketones, proteins, high sg and blood. Ct no stones in kidn or galb?
Together is serious: Glycosuria means sugar in the urine. It happens when the sugar level in the blood is high >180 mg/dl. It is reported in crosses (+, ++, +++, ++++) the higher the crosses the worst the sugar in blood. Ketones appear in urine and blood when the liver is burning fat like in the state of fasting, or when diabetes is complicated with ketoacidosis ( is a serious complication of type i diabetes). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difficult to answer.: Cr varies depending on a host of factors and how you might be measuring and the degree of ckd. Typical production of cr is about 16mg/kg/day in females and about 20% more in males due to larger muscle mass. If the kidneys are at steady state excretion equal s production. ...Read more
What might be cause of trace ketones and moderate blood in routine urine sample. NO RBC in urine though. My non-fasting glucose was 102. ?
Few issues: It is abnormal to have blood in thevurine. So this must be accounted for. Now if you are on a period or kidney stones this may account for the blood. But must know the cause. So hydrate well and go back to doctor for another sample to see if the blood is gone. If not you may have to do further testing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine analysis: Your leukocytes can indicate a urinary tract infection (uti), your ketones, with no glucose, indicate that you are not ingesting carbohydrates and your protein could indicate the presence of a UTI or proteinuria. Get your physician culture your urine, if it has leucocytes and if it is positive, get start on antibiotics. If you have no uti, get a 24 hour urine for protein to quantify it in it. ...Read more
My blood and urine test result are worrying me. it shows high Uric acid levels and traces of blood in urine.
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, uric acid levels in urine are not meaningful, it is the blood level that counts. A few red cells in urine are not abnormal, and trace may be the same. It would be prudent to discuss the issue with your doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more
Have lupus. Moderate microscopic hematuria x months though NO RBC in urine, trace ketones in urine,otherwise normal UA. Total bilirubin 1.6. Thoughts?
Are signs of UTI: that will likely need antibiotics.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not usually: Urine is made from water and waste products the blood stream delivers to the kidneys. In effect, the kidneys are giant filters, but the blood vessels pass through microscopic structures which do the filtering. The blood vessels and urine vessels do not mix; there is a thin layer of cells which separate the two, but allow the transfer of waste chemicals in the blood into the urine. ...Read more
Any feedback on high urinary output without excessive intake, electrolytes off in blood and 24hr urine. Also, High protein in urine, low nitrogen ua?
Nephrologist: A kidney specialist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. High urinary output out of proportion to fluid intake could be due to a pituitary gland problem,diabetes mellitus, or primary kidney disease. High protein in the urine suggests kidney damage. The nephrologist will order the appropriate tests and diagnose your problem. ...Read more
Bilirubin is the potentially toxic product of heme metabolism. It is formed by breakdown of heme present in hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, catalase, peroxidase and tryptophan pyrrolase. Eighty percent of the daily bilirubin production comes from hemoglobin. It requires conversion to a water-soluble form before elimination from the body by ...Read more