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My mother's urine smells alkali, it seems. Would it indicate something? She is on heparin.

My mother's urine smells alkali, it seems. Would it indicate something? She is on heparin.

No: The odor of urine generally reflect what you eat. Strong smelling urine may indicate that you are not drinking enough water. ...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


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What if urine detail report indicate 8 pus cells but urine culture shows no bacterial growth in my mother report and she doesn't has any previous uti.

What if urine detail report indicate 8 pus cells but urine culture shows no bacterial growth in my mother report and she doesn't has any previous uti.

Probably normal: Up to 10 white blood cells in urine specimen from a female my be normal. If there is no report of nitrites or bacteria in the urine sample, & "no growth, " in the culture, and no symptoms, there is little to be concerned about unless symptoms develop. ...Read more

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Why is my mother constantly passing urine?

Why is my mother constantly passing urine?

Here are some...: Be checked out the 5 thins: UTI?, bladder stability?, bladder emptying?, overdrinking?, kidney function?. How? Go to http://www.formefirst.com/TroublingVoiding-Men.html, http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html, ... and related articles in the selected categories. Thereby, you surely know how to work closer and better with doc so to reach right diagnosis for right treatment, care, and counsel. ...Read more

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My mother passes urine 2-3 times at night. This is normal?

My mother passes urine 2-3 times at night. This is normal?

Urine: As one gets older the need to go to pass urine becomes more frequent. So this is normal. Tell her to try not to drink large amounts of fluids at night this may help. ...Read more

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From 7 days my mother urine output is very low. What may be reason?

From 7 days my mother urine output is very low. What may be reason?

Urinary output: In a womans your mothers age one has to be concerned about impending or possible renal failure. Of course, medications or other causes may be present. ...Read more

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I have foam in my urine, and I'm 22. Long time off & on. NO D&D or Alc. 140lbs but mother is 5'7'' & 90lbs. Is foam bad?

I have foam in my urine, and I'm 22. Long time off & on. NO D&D or Alc. 140lbs but mother is 5'7'' & 90lbs. Is foam bad?

Protein in urine: Usually unless there is a family history of kidney disease, all you need is get a check up with your family physician usually dipstick early in the morning. If foam shoes up more investigation is needed. Proteins in the urine or if you take too much supplements of whey protein that could be the case. ...Read more

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Today I cycled with my mother through the city when someone threw urine on us via a watergun, I am wondering whether we are at any risk for syphilis?

Today I cycled with my mother through the city when someone threw urine on us via a watergun, I am wondering whether we are at any risk for syphilis?

Sounds like a...: Sounds like a tough neighborhood to cycle through. Fortunately, urine is generally free of contagious diseases, which means that getting pee'd on or being sprayed with a Super Soaker full of urine is not considered likely to transmit any infection. Bikers can just shower as usual, and do laundry the usual way, after riding. ...Read more

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My mother 47 age .whenever she s tensed of any matters n if she sleep she passes urine on bed itself during her sleep. I m really worried about this?

My mother 47 age .whenever she s tensed of any matters  n if she sleep she passes urine on bed itself during her sleep.  I m really worried about this?

Stess: Stress can cause many issues in the body. Bed wetting in adults is a concern. I suggest seeing a doctor. Having some Incontinence when u sneeze or cough is not unusual and can be addressed, but with other issues there is likely more to this issue, being organic or psychological or both. ...Read more

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Why does my mother's urine smell so foul- she is 75 and I can smell from another room?

Why does my mother's urine smell so foul- she is 75 and I can smell from another room?

Incontinence: A very common reason is that women at this age may be leaking urine. She may also have a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Can drinking chia seeds such as the drink made from "mama chia" cause a positive opiate result in a drug urine test? I read online that it can?

Can drinking chia seeds such as the drink made from "mama chia" cause a positive opiate result in a drug urine test? I read online that it can?

Saw that online too: But i can find no evidence for it from any scientific source. The chemicals found in the plant do not cross-react with opiate tests. I do not believe that it chia seeds can cause a false positive, but poppy seeds can cause a true positive for morphine. ...Read more

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My mother is 76yrs old and she had a urine test today the protein was >500mg. How concern should we be?

My mother is 76yrs old and she had a urine test today the protein was >500mg. How concern should we be?

Proteinuria: There are many causes for having protein in the urine, and also different measures. Initially, you should speak with the physician who ordered the test. If it was a screening test, they may suggest a more accurate measurement. Finally, it should also be viewed in the context of baseline renal function, possible urinary tract infection, or other issues. Best to discuss all this with your physician ...Read more

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Heparin (Definition)

Heparin is a drug that thins the blood to prevents clots in blood vessels. It is given by intravenous line and requires close ...Read more