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Doctor insights on: Port Wine Colored Urine

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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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Caaaan wine cause blood in urine?

Caaaan wine cause blood in urine?

Foods and hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to see a urologist (u) for its evaluation. H is not normal and wine will not alter its cause or influence its severity in any way. See a u who can lead you to a diagnosis and a cure for your h. ...Read more

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How long does alchol stay in your urine. I drank wine on fri, sat, sun. I have a urine screen on tuesday night?

How long does alchol stay in your urine. I drank wine on fri, sat, sun. I have a urine screen on tuesday night?

Won't show: I'm worried, though, that you are drinking when, at least according to whoever is testing you, you should not be. Alcohol disappears from the urine almost as fast as from the blood. Don't be a slave to alcohol. ...Read more

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What affects microalbumin/creatinine level in urine: wine, sugar, etc.?

What affects microalbumin/creatinine level in urine: wine, sugar, etc.?

Does not add up: Creatinine is normally present in urine, microalbumin indicated glomerular leakage, sugar/glucose in urine mostly occurs in diabetes and wine is not present in the urine.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more

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I had 5 glasses of wine thursday and stopped at 10:30pm I took a urine test on friday 2:30 pm, would it be detectable?

I had 5 glasses of wine thursday and stopped at 10:30pm I took a urine test on friday 2:30 pm, would it be detectable?

Depends on test: Alcohol has an approximate detection time of 12-24 hours in urine in routine tests. The detection time for alcohol depends upon the maximum level of blood alcohol content (bac) achieved and varies by individual. People who achieve intoxication of 0.10% bac are detectable about 8 hours after achieving that level. However, there are high sensitivity tests (etg) that can detect for days after. ...Read more

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I drank a glass of wine lastnight around 11pm. I weigh 145 pounds. If I have a urine test to take for my probation at 3 pm today do you think ill pass?

I drank a glass of wine lastnight around 11pm. I weigh 145 pounds. If I have a urine test to take for my probation at 3 pm today do you think ill pass?

Likely: If no drugs and only one regular glass of wine, and adequate fluids hydration alcohol unlikely to be measurable level.
Not an ideal choice of planning, however!
Better to count on abstinence than good luck! ...Read more

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The urine either HS strong odors of hickory/bacon smell n some x`s a foul smell like spoiled food. Wine is drank n there are no other signs of infection?

The urine either HS strong odors of hickory/bacon smell n some x`s a foul smell like spoiled food. Wine is drank n there are no other signs of infection?

Urine odor: More often than not the odor associated with urine is actually from the vagina. Have you been examined, had urinalysis, been seen by a doctor? Urine odor is most commonly associated with dietary intake. Have you ever eaten asparagus? Then you will know what this means. See someone and be examined. ...Read more

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Uteroscopic kidney stone removal 2 days ago. Stent fitted. Urine looks like red wine, and the pain is excruciating. Is this normal?

Uteroscopic kidney stone removal 2 days ago. Stent fitted. Urine looks like red wine, and the pain is excruciating. Is this normal?

Here are some. ..: To an extent, what you described could be "normally" expected, but judicious use of medications + mental modification toward reality will help& ease. For detailed individual need, ask your Doc to see what he/she may & can do for you. ...Read more

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I'm having a urodynamic testing done monday, doing a urine/drinking log for 3 days, can I drink alcohol; a beer or glass of wine tonight?

I'm having a urodynamic testing done monday, doing a urine/drinking log for 3 days, can I drink alcohol; a beer or glass of wine tonight?

Go ahead: 12 oz of beer with normal alcohol content or a glass of wine will not interfere with your uds on monday. In fact you could do the same sunday evening. Cheers. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Port wine Stain?

What is the definition or description of: Port wine Stain?

Birthmark: A post wine stain is a birthmark that tends to be permanent. It is dark red in colour and due to an abnormal collection of small blood vessels in the skin (capillary haemangioma). It can occasionally be associated with other syndromes such as Sturge Weber Syndrome, particularly when it occurs on the face. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for port-wine stains?

What is the treatment for port-wine stains?

Laser; occas surgery: For most port wine stains, serial laser therapy can greatly reduce the color and if started early enough, return the skin to near-normal appearance. Sometimes, these stained areas may increase in size and thickness, and surgery may be necessary to return this back to normal size and contour appearance. ...Read more

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Are port wine stains inherited?

Are port wine stains inherited?

PORT WINE STAINS: Port wine stains may be inherited but you can get these without any inheretence and these may appear even if there is no family history. ...Read more

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I s port wine stain genetic?

I s port wine stain genetic?

Mostly not: Most port wine stains are birth defects due to unique conditions of fetal development. A few uncommon ones do run in families. But most are isolated and cannot be passed on to the next generation. There is laser treatment which can attenuate them and sometimes practically eliminate them. ...Read more

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What can I do to fade a port-wine stain birth mark?

Laser for PWS: The gold-standard therapy for treatment of port-wine stains (pws) is the pulsed dye laser. This laser is very effective and safe for the reduction in the color of the pws, and helps to prevent the thickening and nodularity that can develop over time.
Complete clearance is not likely, but many pws can see a 70-90% improvement. Most require multiple treatments, generally about 6-12 sessions. ...Read more

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I have a port wine birthmark. Is there any treatmentavailable to get it removed or am I scarred for life?

I have a port wine birthmark. Is there any treatmentavailable to get it removed or am I scarred for life?

Not necessarily: There are good laser treatments for many of these. I would check with a nearby university plastic surgery department--many have clinics dedicated to this problem. ...Read more

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If my Wife's and I's first child has a port wine stain how likely is it that my next child will be born with one / have one? Is it genetic?

If my Wife's and I's first child has a port wine stain how likely is it that my next child will be born with one / have one? Is it genetic?

Port wine stain: This is a good question for a geneticist or a neurologist or a dermatologist or all 3! Yes it is hereditary and it doesxhave some associated brain risks if it is on the face. Usually a relative will have one and the chances the next child will have a similar port wine stain is 50 %. Look up sturgeon webber on the internet while you wait to talk to your doctor. Cosmetically you have hope too ...Read more

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If my son has a port wine stain on his nerve does he have sturge weber syndrome?

If my son has a port wine stain on his nerve does he have sturge weber syndrome?

Hard to say: Since you didn't provide enough background information, I cannot say. You did not provide information about the location of this stain, which is very important. You did not indicate other features of the problem. The site is not a chat room. The questions are not linked. Each question must have the basic information needed to describe the issue before an answer can be formulated. Please start over ...Read more

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What is the difference appearance wise between a port wine stain and a strawberry kiss/angel kiss birthmark?

Can Appear Similar: "Difference appearance wise...port wine stain (PWS) vs. Strawberry kiss/angel kiss" is the question? These are malformations of the capillary blood vessels. Angel's Kiss is present at birth, typically involves face & head areas, most fade by 2 yrs old. PWS occurs anywhere & can occur with vascular anomalies of the brain, eyes, limbs. See your doctor to provide the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Partner has had port wine birthmark at tip of finger/under nail her whole life. Has been bleeding out a lot this past week. What is causing this?

Partner has had port wine birthmark at tip of finger/under nail her whole life. Has been bleeding out a lot this past week. What is causing this?

Vascular anomaly: It is a congenital vascular anomaly. Since it is bleeding more now, consider seeing a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for treatment to remove it. It can be done with laser and other methods. ...Read more