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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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Ketosis (Definition)

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


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Blood in his urine for multiple months. No other symptoms?

Blood in his urine for multiple months. No other symptoms?

Blood in urine: He needs blood and urine labs and a referral to a kidney specialist or a urologist. Blood in the urine is not normal. All the best and thank you. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blood from urine. What is happening to me?

I'm having symptoms of blood from urine. What is happening to me?

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

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22mth uncircumcised boy urine smelly but no other symptoms. Worry?

22mth uncircumcised boy urine smelly but no other symptoms. Worry?

Urine test: It is wise to check a urinalysis.
Sometimes smegma a secretion from the skin there can give an odor in uncircumcised penis. But it is good to check a UA to ensure it's not a bladder infection. ...Read more

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Urine... With urine coloured just like water can that be a symptom?

Urine... With urine coloured just like water can that be a symptom?

Need clarification.: Symptoms are basically "what you feel"- pain, fever, sore throat, pain on passing urine. Clear urine is not a symptom. ...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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The last few days noticed cloudy urine first thing only in the morning. No other symptoms. Cause?

The last few days noticed cloudy urine first thing only in the morning. No other symptoms. Cause?

? Dehydration: 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

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My urine is always yellowish. It's rarely whitish. Is this a symptom of something I'm not aware of?

My urine is always yellowish. It's rarely whitish. Is this a symptom of something I'm not aware of?

Maybe: Some medications, foods or vitamins may cause the urine color to change. If you are relatively dehydrated, the urine will have more color than if you are well hydrated. ...Read more

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White particles about 6 or 7 floating in urine. Urine normal colour. No other symptoms. Is this normal?

White particles about 6 or 7 floating in urine. Urine normal colour. No other symptoms. Is this normal?

Sediment: These may be insignificant crystals and since there is no accompanying blood or discomfort on urination, I would merely observe your urine for other discoloration or urinary symptoms. A simple urinalysis can be done in your physician's office if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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What are symptoms of urine infection on babys?

What are symptoms of urine infection on babys?

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

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They found s. Heamolyticus in urine. How dangerous is this? What are the symptoms? Dr gave me azythromicin. Is this enough?

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

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What are the full urine infection symptoms in men?

What are the full urine infection symptoms in men?

Burning pain: When peeing, lower abdominal or flank pain, blood or pus in the urine, fever, urgency. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of maple syrup urine disease?

What are the symptoms of maple syrup urine disease?

Mental retardation: This disease occurs statistically in 1 in 10000 births. Urine smells exactly the same as the vermont maple syrup. Being recessive, both parents have to give the gene to theiroffspring. That is why it is more risky to marry a cousin. ...Read more

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Cloudy strong odour urine a symptom of appendicitis?

Cloudy strong odour urine a symptom of appendicitis?

Not usually: Buit it is a sign of dehydration and or urinary tract infection which can cause abdominal pain as will a ureteral calculus or kidney stone. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the full urine infection symptoms in men please?

What are the full urine infection symptoms in men please?

Pain with urination: Burning while urinating, frequent urination or more difficulty urinating, incontinence, fever. Symptoms of more severe infection include weakness, dizziness, lower back pain. ...Read more

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String smelling urine symptom of uti? What are symptoms?  

String smelling urine symptom of uti? What are symptoms?  

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

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Can you give me a list of urine infection symptoms in men?

Can you give me a list of urine infection symptoms in men?

UTI: Urgency, frequency, burning discomfort, tenderness over the pubic bone, and if upper tract you may have fever, chills, flank pain, rapid pulse and respirations. Why don't you go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Could you tell me the full urine infection symptoms in men please?

Could you tell me the full urine infection symptoms in men please?

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

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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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Is there a possibility of having amoeba in urine? If yes, what are the symptoms?

Is there a possibility of having amoeba in urine? If yes, what are the symptoms?

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

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I have sweet smelling urine. Yellow and cloudy. Symptoms for about 2 1/2 months?

I have sweet smelling urine. Yellow and cloudy. Symptoms for about 2 1/2 months?

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

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Dark cloudy urine and high bilirubin (31) young man What is the cause? No other symptoms...

Dark cloudy urine and high bilirubin (31) young man What is the cause? No other symptoms...

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 (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