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Metal Smelling 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
Are there any studies to confirm or debunk the efficacy of urine and/ or hair testing for heavy metals?
I'm taking metronidazole and clindanycin. Is it abnormal that my urine become tea color? I drink few waters bec.If this metalic taste
I suffer from lower back pain, my urine and period blood has a strong smell of metal, I also taste metal in my mouth, is their anything wrong???
I suffer from lower back pain and my urine/period blood has a strong smell of metal and I sometimes taste metal in my mouth, is their anything wrong?
See your physician: I recommend you see your primary doctor and have him run tests ...Read more
My urine smells like rotten eggs and sulphur. My sweat & my breath smells the same. Ppl say my breath smells like metal. No uti, diabetes, or STD.?
Jumped 3 weeks ago and sustained some mod/severe head trauma. Now experiencing extreme fatigue, metal mouth, dark urine, hasn't poop for 4 days?
Recommendation : You definitely need to go to Doctor or even ER for proper evaluation. So far complete rest, please. ...Read more
Epis: This means epithelial cells [epis]in the urinalysis normal is 0-4, 3 types renal tubular[in the kideny] transiitional[in the bladder] and squamus[vaginal lioning and near opening of urethra, usually can mean bladder infection or inflamation or even cancer if alot, kideny disease would show more renal tubalar ...Read more
Mostly water.: Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds. The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more
White vs clear: Typically, the color of your urine tells us about your hydration status. I am assuming you mean clear when you say white — if it is white and cannot see through it well, please go see someone right away, but if you mean it looks more like 7UP or Sprite, that means you are typically well hydrated, the more dark yellow your urine looks, the more dehydrated you likely are. ...Read more
Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds.
The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more
Water ,waste,salts: Urine is made from blood filtering through the kidneys. Waste which are several chemicals generated from what you eat are eliminated, also excesss water and salts such as sodium and pottassium are also regulated. Acid base balance is also one of the many functionsof the kidney acheived from making urine. ...Read more
Dehydrated or UTI: Foods (asparagus) can do it. If you get dehydrated, your body concentrates your urine to preserve water. This can make it smell strong. Drinking more water will reverse it. A urinary tract infection (UTI) can also change the odor. You may also have burning or pain, frequent urges, fever, or back pain with an uti. If drinking more doesn't help and you have any of these symptoms, get urine checked. ...Read more
Irritation, fullness: Urinary urgency occurs whenever there is irritation of the bladder or the urethra (that drains the bladder), or if the bladder is spastic, either because of muscular spasm, full bladder that may not empty completely, or nervous damage. The most common cause in a woman your age is urinary tract infection, while in older women they may simply have bladder spasms. See your doctor for a urine test ...Read more
Meds/foods/metabolsm: Green urine can be traced to food dyes, indego blue, metheline blue(a med)biliverdin (a breakdown product of liver wastes).If urine with various metabolic wastes come in contact with other chemicals it can turn green. If you face this issue: try keeping an exposure diary listing everything you eat or drink +otc or prescribed meds or herbals & take it all in for reviw by your dr. ...Read more
Time to get checked: Depending on your other symptoms, there are several possibilities. It is very common for women to get urine infections, especially if you've only had the pain for a few days. Try cranberry juice and emptying your bladder frequently over the next 2 days. If your symptoms do not improve, you should go to your doctor to get tested as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more