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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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Can any drugs (legal or not) increase your blood & urine test results for dui?

Can any drugs (legal or not) increase your blood & urine test results for dui?

Blood and urine...: ...Tests for dui are all looking for alcohol. The best way to not have blood alcohol results in the illegal range is to not drink and drive. But in answer to your question; i know of no drugs that don't contain alcohol that will make your blood alcohol level higher. Your blood alcohol level goes higher when you drink more alcohol. ...Read more

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I am a female and recently had a urine test & results where normal, few days ago I began to feel a sharp scratchy feeling when I urinate, is this a serious problem?

I am a female and recently had a urine test & results where normal, few days ago I began to feel a sharp scratchy feeling when I urinate, is this a serious problem?

Good that it was nl: Any crystals in the urinalysis? If so, that could be part of what you're feeling. Anytime you feel a scratchy sensation, know that you must be hydrating like mad, and let water be your friend. Dehydration can make this feeling worse. See your doctor who ordered your UA to discuss this too. That will bring peace of mind. ...Read more

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What can cause irregular urine test results?

What can cause irregular urine test results?

Unclear question: What test and what irregularity? Please provide the actual test results. ...Read more

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How long does it take to receive urine test results for clamidia ?

How long does it take to receive urine test results for clamidia ?

Depends: The speed of the results really depends on the lab that the sample was sent to. If you are worried, call them back in a day to get the results. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get a urine test results back when testing for UTI?

How long does it take to get a urine test results back when testing for UTI?

Not long: if it is just to check for sign of infection- it takes few minuts. If it to get the type of bacteria (culture results) up to 5 days ...Read more

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My urine test results shows presence of erythrocytes (4+) and leukocytes (3+). What could it mean?

My urine test results shows presence of erythrocytes (4+) and leukocytes (3+). What could it mean?

More then one: Possibility. Most likely you have a urinary infection and should see your doctor for a prescription. Kidney stones can also cause blood and leukocytes in urine. In a women it is important to avoid contamination of urine with vaginal fluids that may contain blood. ...Read more

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Urine test results said my WBC in urine was too numerous to count. What does this indicate?

Urine test results said my WBC in urine was too numerous to count. What does this indicate?

Uti: It means you have many cells of infection in your urine in HPF under the microscope. Indicates a urinary infection. ...Read more

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My urine test results said: not assessable bcause of growth of mixed bacterial flora...What does it mean? Do I have an infection?

My urine test results said: not assessable bcause of growth of mixed bacterial flora...What does it mean? Do I have an infection?

No: Mixed flora generally means urine specimen is contaminated and no specific bacteria singled out. Contamination occurs when the bacteria on your skin comes in contact with your urine sample as your urine passes into the cup. Another sample has to be collected to check for infection. ...Read more

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Urine test results: urine blood 3+, urine protein trace. Are these normal, or should I be concerned? Currently being worked up for low h/h (7.2/27)

Urine test results: urine blood 3+, urine protein trace. Are these normal, or should I be concerned? Currently being worked up for low h/h (7.2/27)

Follow advice: 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, 3+ blood in urine and h/h of 7.2/27 are not normal. Make sure to follow your doctor's advice about tests and treatments. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an STD urine test results to come back in two months?

Is it possible for an STD urine test results to come back in two months?

Lost in mailing?: The results from a nucleic acid amplification test for chlamydia and gonorrhea, typically done from a urine sample, should be done in a week. You better check with the clinic where you had it done, to determine if the sample was lost, or the results were not released. ...Read more

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What dies this mean urine test results? Spec Gravity 1.025, Protien 2+-A, PH= 6.5, urine LEUK esterase= moderate A, WBCs= 80-H, RBCs 100-H.

What dies this mean urine test results? Spec Gravity 1.025, Protien 2+-A, PH= 6.5, urine LEUK esterase= moderate A, WBCs= 80-H, RBCs 100-H.

Abnormal urine: This result is most likely a sign of infection. Seek medical attention for possible infection that may require antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can you read urine test results?

How can you read urine test results?

Training: I trust you mean urine dipstick results. Even though the test is not complicated, it still requires training to perform and interpret the results correctly. It is better to leave the testing and reading to a trained laboratory professional. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get your STD urine test results?

How long does it usually take to get your STD urine test results?

24-48 hours: Some labs may send the report via mail, so the report may be done, but has not arrived at your dr's office yet, etc. ...Read more

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How could a person in end liver stage come back with normal blood & urine test results?

How could a person in end liver stage come back with normal blood & urine test results?

Test results: One of the two factors is incorrect. Either the diagnosis of end stage liver disease or the test results. What results in the blood and urine are you questioning? ...Read more

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I just got my blood/urine test results. I asked for a hard copy for myself. It states that BUN under Comp. Metabolic Panel ( 14) is low ... ?

I just got my blood/urine test results. I asked for a hard copy for myself. It states that BUN under Comp. Metabolic Panel ( 14) is low  ... ?

Low BUN: BUN measures both protein intake and renal function (RF). Creatinine (C) is a better measurement of and is dependent on the person's sex, age, and race. If your C was normal you have nothing to worry about. A low BUN can be seen in people eating a low protein diet. You should ask the physician who ordered the blood test for you for the P's opinion for a more meaningful answer. ...Read more

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For 3years, my yearly urine test results always indicated high counts in WBC. I do experience frequent need to urine. Do I suffer kidney damage?

For 3years, my yearly urine test results always indicated high counts in WBC. I do experience frequent need to urine. Do I suffer kidney damage?

No, from info given: A lot of women have minimally elevated WBC in theurine without symptoms or seriousness and frequent urination commonly has non serious causes. There is no reason based on the information given to suspect kidney damage. And I echo that further discussion with a doctor is needed and possibly testing warranted. ...Read more

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On urine test results, urine hemoglobin=trace-intact, urine microscopic = indicated, wbc/hpf=0-3, rbc/hpf=0-3. What do these results & terms mean?

On urine test results, urine hemoglobin=trace-intact, urine microscopic = indicated, wbc/hpf=0-3, rbc/hpf=0-3. What do these results & terms mean?

Normal: The WBC and rbc are referring to the number of white blood cells and red blood cells seen in a range of microscopic fields of sampled by the lab technician. The number of these cells (0 to 3) for both types of cell is within the normal limits expected. These normal, scattered red cells are enough to cause a trace of hemoglobin on the chemistry test. So these are all normal results. ...Read more

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How to read urine test results?

How to read urine test results?

Leave it for the lab: Laboratory technical personnel are trained to perform such tests and you should leave the interpretation to them. ...Read more