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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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What does it mean to have mucus threads in my urinalysis?

What does it mean to have mucus threads in my urinalysis?

Usually nothing: Mucus frequently appears in the urine. If there are no symptoms, it is nothing. If you are concerned, you can have a formal urinalysis done by your primary doctor. ...Read more

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My urinalysis has no bacteria, but does have mucus threads. What could be wrong?

My urinalysis has no bacteria, but does have mucus threads. What could be wrong?

Probably nothing: Mucous threads may appear microscopically in urine with or without infection. If you do not have other indications of infection this will probably be a normal variant. ...Read more

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Please interpret my urinalysis result:Mucus threads - occassional, Bacteria - rare, amorphous phos - few. thanks?

Culture: Why was the urinalysis done?Are you on antibiotics? If not,it may be a good idea if you have symptoms to get urine culture. Amorphous phosphates in an alkaline urine(ph above 7) may indicate proreus uti. Talk to the doctor who ordered the test.Good luck. ...Read more

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I have high sgpt result 114 .45u/l is this the reason why my urine slightly hazy, loaded with mucus threads and rare bacteria. ?

I have  high sgpt result 114 .45u/l  is this the reason why my urine  slightly hazy,  loaded with mucus threads and rare bacteria. ?

Your liver function : Is high so your dr should consider stopping your crestor (rosuvastatin). Also get checked for viral and alcohol induced hepatitis, kidney problem etc. Follow up with your primary dr and cardiologist. Be motivated to quit drinking alcohol to prevent cirrhosis. God bless u! ...Read more

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Every time I pee I have Mucus threads.. What is it how can I get rid of them.. If I pee a lot will they go away? Also why does it tickle in my urethra

Every time I pee I have Mucus threads.. What is it how can I get rid of them.. If I pee a lot will they go away? Also why does it tickle in my urethra

Possible infection: A tickling sensation in the urethra along with " mucous threads" may signal an infection. Suggest you see a doctor for examination. ...Read more