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Ketosis Symptoms Urine
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
Ketosis describes a state of increased ketone bodies in the blood stream. Ketone bodies are generated from the breakdown of lipids (fat) when there are low levels of blood sugar or cells are not able to absorb the blood sugar present, as in diabetic ketoacidosis. Some diets which limit carbohydrates cause low blood sugar and may also result in ketosis. Ketone bodies disrupt the acidity of blood and when dangerously elevated can overwhelm the buffering ability of the body and ...Read more
Blood in urine: Blood is not normally found in urine. If there is blood in the urine ; nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more
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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The last few days noticed cloudy urine first thing only in the morning. No other symptoms. Cause?
You may not be drinking enough water.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
My urine is always yellowish. It's rarely whitish. Is this a symptom of something I'm not aware of?
White particles about 6 or 7 floating in urine. Urine normal colour. No other symptoms. Is this normal?
How reliable is a 5 hiaa 24h urine test. Is it diagnostic. What are the main symptoms for this kind of test, if positive what are follow up test. Ta?
Screening: A 24 hour urine collection for 5hiaa is a screening test for carcinoid syndrome. There are certain foods and meds that need to be avoided for several days prior to the test as they can lead to false positives. Carcinoid syndrome often presents with episodes of flushing, diarrhea and wheezing. ...Read more
Cloudy urine for couple weeks, got tested a couple days ago and came back normal but wasn't cloudy that day. Now is again. No other symptoms, thoughts?
Just hydrate!: I think the company Camelback had an advertisement that said, "Hydrate or die". While that may sound over the top, it does point to the importance of drinking fluids. 6-8 glasses of fluid (doesn't have to be water, but water is the healthiest) is a good goal. If your urine is still cloudy, then your doctor can order a urine microscopy test to determine what is causing the cloudiness. ...Read more
If a woman had INACTIVE trichomonas (not causing symptoms at the time) would all types of testing still show positive if she had it? Urine/vaginalspec
NAAT yes, others no: There are 3 kinds of trichomonas testing, but the only one that detects all infections (and really the only one that should be used) is the nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT, a DNA test). The other tests used over the years -- looking for trich under the microscope or testing by culture -- miss almost half of all infections, especially in women without symptoms. Almost all labs offer NAAT. ...Read more
Same as adults: Except babies can't communicate where it hurts so they just act uncomfortable, cry more often, change their eating/sleeping habits, etc. Babies are usually incontinent so it's impossible to check for any frequency or urgency in urination. However, because immune system isn't fully developed, we worry more about bladder infection spreading into kidney infection. So we need to evaluate/treat urgentl. ...Read more
They found s. Heamolyticus in urine. How dangerous is this? What are the symptoms? Dr gave me azythromicin. Is this enough?
Bacteria in urine: Is not enough to conclude that there is an infection. Most urinary infections are benign. The treatment prescribed will probably be enough. If symptoms persist the culture can be used to select an antibiotic with activity against the micro-organism found in your urine. Those tests take time and most of the times are not needed. ...Read more
My urine always is dark in colour, with an oily foamy texture, and its density makes it sink to the bottom of my toilette. I have many other symptoms
Sounds like: Its time to have blood work and a urinalysis for a better answer to your multiple complaints ...Read more
Uti: Strange smelly urine may not mean that one has a uti. Symptoms of a bladder infection may consist of burning discomfort when urinating, frequent need to urinate, and urinating only small drops or amount each time. Smells may be associated w/ food eaten. But fishy odor when one pees may actually be coming from the vagina as a result of a vaginal infection. See doc. ...Read more
UTI in men: Standard urinary tract infection (UTI) is rare in men, although the risk is higher with aging (largely due to prostate problems) or in those with anatomic abnormalities of the urinary tract, previous surgery, catheter, etc. In younger men without these risk factors, STDs like chlamydia, gonorrhea, or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) cause most infections of the lower urinary tract. ...Read more
It is possible.: Genitourinary amebiasis is a very rare condition with a few reports documented in the literature. Infection with entamoeba histolytica usually results in intestinal symptoms, such as diarrhea and abdominal pain. An infection of the urinary tract can occur by formation of a kidney abscess or if introduced into the urethra. Symptoms include pain, frequency, and urgency with urination. ...Read more
Possible diabetes: Sweet smelling or tasting urine generally means there is sugar [glucose] in the urine. Your blood glucose needs to be above about 160 for there to be sugar in the urine. Although there are other problems that could cause this, they are essentially rare relative to Diabetes. This needs to be evaluated as soon as possible, if only to rule out diabetes ...Read more
High bilirubin: Dark colored urine and increased bilirubin may be due to some form of hepatitis. Usually it's accompanied by right upper abdominal pain and jaundice-yellow sclera of the eyes. Stool may turn pale clay color. There are multiple causes of hepatitis: viral, obstructive due to blockage in a gall bladder or from some medications. You need to see a doctor for further blood work and abdominal sonogram ...Read more
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