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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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What's the significance of a cloudy urine specimen?

What's the significance of a cloudy urine specimen?

Not much: While it could be infection (UTI) it could just be debri or phosphates. If you're not having any other symptoms probably no issue. www.peedoc.com. ...Read more

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What causes microscopic blood in urine and an abnormal pap?

What causes microscopic blood in urine and an abnormal pap?

Various: It would be very rare that they are related but it depends on whether there has been regular pap smear screening up until now and whether there has been a previous significant cervical precancer or cancer. If a woman has been getting regular screening and no previous serious history, they're probably not related. ...Read more

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Fever and urine in orange color -pus cells are 8-10/Hpf and epithelial cells are 6-7/Hpf in complete urine examination.

Fever and urine in orange color -pus  cells are 8-10/Hpf and epithelial cells are 6-7/Hpf in complete urine examination.

See answer: Your urinalysis may be indicative of either a urinary tract infection or normal vaginal contamination. The presence of only leukocytes (WBCs) in the urine has a poor predictive (<45%) probability for UTI and has resulted in unnecessary administration of antibiotics to one third to one half of treated patients. A urine culture is recommended and is the gold standard for the diagnosis of a UTI. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of haematuria, polyurea and in urine microscopy pus cells(10 in number) epithelial cells, leucocytes?

What can be the cause of haematuria, polyurea and in urine microscopy pus cells(10 in number)  epithelial cells, leucocytes?

Could be infection: Sounds like it could be a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) But there are other possibilities. UTI's often show blood cells in the urine (hematuria) & leukocytes (white blood cells=pus=pyuria) are also present. However epithelial cells (skin cells) in a urine specimen can indicate that the urine specimen was not properly collected & has some cells from outside the urinary tract, too. Ask your doc. ...Read more

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What are the tests done for identification of cause of uti except urinalysis and cystoscopy?

What are the tests done for identification of cause of uti except urinalysis and cystoscopy?

UTI: The most important test would be a culture so the involved bacteria is identified. Knowing its sensitivity will allow for the proper antibiotics to be used. ...Read more

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Urin analysis presence of casts what it means?

Urin analysis presence of casts what it means?

Kidney disease: With the exception of hyaline casts, urinary casts represent kidney disease. Please consult your doctor for proper evaluation, as all lab results need to interpreted in the clinical context. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urinalysis microscopic exam shows pus cells?

What is the definition or description of: urinalysis microscopic exam shows pus cells?

See below: Pus cells or pyuria refers to white blood cells in the urine. Normally, the number should not exceed 5 per high power field. It may indicate the presence of bacteria in the urine or a urinary tract infection depending on whether there are symptoms. Please consult your primary care doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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How do urine tests show the presence of pyelonephritis?

They don't : They show that the urine is infected but not whether that is in the kidney or just the bladder. ...Read more

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Urine analysis for UTI showed trace bacteria and small amount of protein. What can cause protein?

Urine analysis for UTI showed trace bacteria and small amount of protein. What can cause protein?

Kidney disease?: Proteinuria can be an early sign of medical kidney diseases. A nephrologist can help with some further testing. ...Read more

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Reasons for trace amount of blood in urine without infection?

Reasons for trace amount of blood in urine without infection?

There Are Many: You need to see your doctor or a nephrologist who can take an accurate history, perform a through physical exam, and do a few simple tests to narrow the possibilities, . ...Read more

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In urine analysis microscopy is "nad" means ejsy?

In urine analysis microscopy is "nad" means ejsy?

Unclear question: What is ejsy? Urine microscopy may not be done if screening test results do not show an abnormality. Nad usually means, "no abnormality detected". ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bladder cancer? Lot of pain detected trace of blood in urine

What are symptoms of bladder cancer? Lot of pain detected trace of blood in urine

Blood: Blood in the urine,whether visible or a trace on dipstick,is the most common way bladder tumors present.If you have blood in your urine you need to see a doctor and get it checked.Best wishes. ...Read more

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Intermittent terminal hematuria,but dipstick negative. Could microscopic urianalysis reveal bladder cancer? If urianalysis negative, what other cause?

Intermittent terminal hematuria,but dipstick negative. Could microscopic urianalysis reveal bladder cancer? If urianalysis negative, what other cause?

Cysto: Terminal hematuria is likely from bladder or urethra. Has your doctor suggested cystoscopy? I would not be worried about bladder cancer in a 25 year old but giving you a cause would be guessing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can microscopic blood in urine mean?

What can microscopic blood in urine mean?

Hematuria...: Per aua guidelines of 2012, if you have >3 red blood cells in a urine sample and are over age 35, you should see a urologist for a work up. If you are younger than 35, the urologist may choose to observe you or work you up, depending on your risk factors. The standard work up consists of a triple-phase ct scan and cystoscopy (a camera in the bladder). This standardized work up determines cause. ...Read more

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Can a simple urine analysis, urine culture or semen analysis report detects HIV infections/bacteria or stds?

Can a simple urine analysis, urine culture or semen analysis report detects HIV infections/bacteria or stds?

Std: All std diseases including hiv, can be easily diagnosed by blood test or a urethral swab. Urine or semen analysis are not recommended to screen for std's. ...Read more

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The chemical examination of my urine sample says positive albumin and the microscopical examination says many sperms, what does this mean?

The chemical examination of my urine sample says positive albumin and the microscopical examination says many sperms, what does this mean?

Get evaluated.: The presence of sperms on microscopic analysis of the urine is not necessarily abnormal, & can occur if you gave your sample after recent ejaculation. If you are experiencing problems with ejaculation, get evaluated. More importantly, the presence of Albumin in the urine may be abnormal. Usually, the kidneys prevent such proteins from entering the urine. Followup with your primary care physician. ...Read more