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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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PUS in Prostate, Mild pain Scrotam, Micro hematuria, WEIGHT LOSS 10KG in 3 months, Mild Flank Pain, 2-3 HPF Pus cells in Urine. CAUSES AND TREATMENT.?

PUS in Prostate, Mild pain Scrotam, Micro hematuria, WEIGHT LOSS 10KG in 3 months, Mild Flank Pain, 2-3 HPF Pus cells in Urine. CAUSES AND TREATMENT.?

Prostatitis: 27 M of unknown sexual practices notes has PUS in prostate, scrotal pain. 10 K get loss in 3 months. Flank pAin asks causes? ANS: my first assessment is chronic Prostatitis and pyelonephritis and or HIV. But many other possibilities. Get to Dr and get tested. Don't delay! ...Read more

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Does kidney failure typically cause urine pH fluctuations & protien in urine, but normal bun and creatine?

Does kidney failure typically cause urine pH fluctuations & protien in urine, but normal bun and creatine?

Renal failure: Renal failure implies the kidneys are not working. When that happens, BUN and serum creatinine rise. Ph fluctuations in urine are normal. Mild amounts of protein in urine can be normal. So, kidney failure can cause a whole bunch of urine changes, but BUN and creatinine have to be abnormal to make this diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is premenstrual water retention normal?

Is premenstrual water retention normal?

Yes: Many women experience water weight gain around the time of their menstruation - this is a normal response to the change in their circulating hormones. It may be somewhat uncomfortable but rarely requires special treatment. ...Read more

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Do glomerulonephritis experienced decrease fluid urine output?

Do glomerulonephritis experienced decrease fluid urine output?

Not necessarily: Glomerulonephritis is a condition affecting the kidneys. Urine output need not be low. Talk to your nephrologist especially if there is a recent change in urine output. ...Read more

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Would mild to moderate lukocytes in urine indicate a kidney infection?

Would mild to moderate lukocytes in urine indicate a kidney infection?

Prob Urin Tract Infx: With a properly obtained clean catch urine specimen, mild to moderate leukocytes in the urine might indicate a bladder or kidney infection. Bladder infection might just present with urinary urgency and frequency, sometimes with some blood. Kidney infections usually start with bladder infection then infect the kidneys, in which case fever, chills, and flank pain (frequently with nausea/vomiting). ...Read more

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Does urine retention usually cause many symptoms?

Does urine retention usually cause many symptoms?

Yes: Retention can be partial or complete. Obviously if one cannot void at all the bladder can only stretch so far until it becomes very painful. When someone can empty partially but leave more than 100 cc behind, then frequency of voids increases along with the risk of uti. The cause should be found- most older women have a fallen bladder, and younger ones can have spasms in the pelvic floor muscles. ...Read more

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52, using alesse. lower abdominal pain/discomfort, can't void urine- dribbles, no UTI detected, but enlarged uterus, mild IC. What could cause this?

52, using alesse. lower abdominal pain/discomfort, can't void urine- dribbles, no UTI detected, but enlarged uterus, mild IC. What could cause this?

Get checked: If you have fibroids causing the enlargement of your uterus, they could be pushing on the bladder and causing your voiding issues. You need to be evaluated by your GYN. ...Read more

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Periodic bloating, bladder pressure, leukocytes in urine - no nitrates, normal labs and kidney/ bladder ultrasound. What is this? Gyne/ uro issue?

Periodic bloating, bladder pressure, leukocytes in urine - no nitrates, normal labs and kidney/ bladder ultrasound. What is this? Gyne/ uro issue?

Urinary leukocytes: I am assuming your urine culture was done and was negative, right? White cells greater per 5 per high power field can be a sign of inflammation or infection. There is culture negative urine with high white cells from such things as urinary TB. Has a vaginal/pelvic exam been done to see if the white cells may come from another source? ...Read more

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Can hematuria cause trace protein in urine?

Can hematuria cause trace protein in urine?

Yes: In fact, trace proteinuria is always present when there are red cells in the urine. Trace protein isn't really worth worrying about by itself if you're otherwise healthy. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause hematuria with sharp pain in urq of abdomen nausea dizziness and water retention catscan ultrasound urine culture normal no fever?

What can cause hematuria with sharp pain in urq of abdomen nausea dizziness and water retention catscan ultrasound urine culture normal no fever?

Many things.: The most common would be a right sided kidney stone. Cysts can do this and even autoimmune disease, some rare genetic disorders. The only way you will get to the bottom of this one is with help from a really good generalist, probably an internist or urologist and nephrologist or all 3. There are some remaining tests that may shed light on this problem. Follow up with your doc this week ASAP 2 plan ...Read more

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Does urine retention back up to kidney?

Does urine retention back up to kidney?

The answer is yes.: Yes! one of the main complication of chronic urinary retention is kidney damage. If urine backs up into the kidneys, permanent kidney damage can lead to reduced kidney function and chronic kidney disease. ...Read more

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My Father is experiencing urinary retention, frequent urination, difficulty starting urine stream, sudden urge to urinate and prostate gland enlar...

My Father is experiencing  urinary retention, frequent urination, difficulty starting urine stream, sudden urge to urinate and prostate gland enlar...

Be checked ASAP...: Of no doubt, your father needs an urgent care to help improve his expected voiding trouble which commonly comes with many aging men. How to gel all these related care done correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. Thereby, you surely gained insight on how to work well with the doctor for right care timely. Best wish to his health.... ...Read more

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Ketones in urine (50), constipation, frequent urination, dehydration. Glucose in urine is normal. Lab work is pending. Wondering what I could hav?


Ketones in urine (50), constipation, frequent urination, dehydration.  Glucose in urine is normal.   Lab work is pending.  Wondering what I could hav?

Medical attention: Iy you have ketones in the urineYou need urgent medical attention if you are a diabetic , if not drink plenty of fluids and call your doctor . ...Read more

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