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Pain with urination and in lower abdomen and lower back along with balls of white substance in urine. History of urinary reflux. Stones in family his?

Pain with urination and in lower abdomen and lower back along with balls of white substance in urine. History of urinary reflux. Stones in family his?

Uti: Hi, thanks for the question, based on the information you have provided, it sounds like you have a urinary tract infection with possible early involvement of your kidneys (hence the back pain). I suggest you either see your primary care doctor or schedule an online consult to speak with a health tap doctor for further history and treatment. ...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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After urine whit substance comes out from urine?

After urine whit substance comes out from urine?

Checkup: Urine should be a clear yellow color. If you are actually seeing a white substance, you should be checked for infection, wheter you are sexually active or not. ...Read more

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What could cause my urine to turn into a crystal like substance?

What could cause my urine to turn into a crystal like substance?

Urinalysis: Sediment is quite common in normal urine. A simple urinalysis and microscopic examination is a good way to screen for abnormal sediment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a female see clear gel substances when she urine?

What does it mean when a female see clear gel substances when she urine?

Urinalysis: That is perplexing as a stand alone symptom, but a simple urinalysis with microscopic evaluation is quick, non-invasive, cheap and should be done as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What substances interfere with the results of 24 hour urine tests?

What substances interfere with the results of 24 hour urine tests?

For what?: What is your doctor testing with the 24 hr collection of urine? Creatinine clearance, cortisol, calcium, cathecolamines, protein, cortisol or steroids? Depending upon the answer there are some medications or drugs that may interfere specifically. ...Read more

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What exactly is the moldy gel-like substance that forms on urine if left in a bottle?

What exactly is the moldy gel-like substance that forms on urine if left in a bottle?

How long?: If you leave anything liquid sitting around too long, it will likely get moldy and urine is no exception. ...Read more

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What substance is responsible for the yellow color of urine?

What substance is responsible for the yellow color of urine?

Bilirubin: Your liver makes this product of hemoglobin metabolism which is yellow in color. It enters the blood stream and is filtered out by the kidney, coloring the urine yellow. ...Read more

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I am having white tissue like substance in my urine for first time and I have no UTI symptoms. Why I am getting this?

I am having white tissue like substance in my urine for first time and I have no UTI symptoms. Why I am getting this?

May be vaginal yeast: You willneed an evaluation to see what teh urien microscopic looks lie and what the culture may be ...Read more

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Hello I have a 4 year old girl she has a brown substance in her urine kinda looks like finkle matter what could it be?

Hello I have a 4 year old girl she has a brown substance in her urine kinda looks like finkle matter what could it be?

See pediatrician: It could be that she is just having a bowel movement when she is urinating and you are seeing the fecal matter with the urine. It is best to have her see the pediatrician as soon as possible to make sure that there are no problems. It is rare but in some cases there can be an abnormal connection between the bowel and bladder. This is very serious please have her see as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My 4 year old girl has a brown solid substance in her urine looks kinda like finkle matter what could it be?

My 4 year old girl has a brown solid substance in her urine looks kinda like finkle matter what could it be?

Urine: Perhaps it is fecal matter mixed with her urine when she used the toilet. If it continues get her seen as that is not normal. ...Read more

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I have been finding light, "neon" green colored liquid substance on my pantiliners. What is this? Yeast? Urine? Help! :) (I am also sick with a cold.)

I have been finding light, "neon" green colored liquid substance on my pantiliners. What is this? Yeast? Urine? Help! :) (I am also sick with a cold.)

Maybe urine but: Unlikely it should be "neon" green. Sometimes a vaginal infection with Trichomonas can give greenish colored discharge, but that infection is usually accompanied with itching, foul smell, cramping. Or you could have infection in the urine, and symptoms for that would be increased urination, painful urination, bad odor/smell, change in color and stream, lower abdominal cramping, or fever. ...Read more

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As I was urinating tonight, my urine was clear. All of a sudden a tiny red jelly like substance came out. As I continued to urinate my urine was clear?

As I was urinating tonight, my urine was clear. All of a sudden a tiny red jelly like substance came out. As I continued to urinate my urine was clear?

Just watch & wait...: Admire your keen observing what you saw a tiny red jelly-like substance - assumed no its related symptoms. For such, it is reasonable to just watch and see after taking a urinalysis from properly collected urine. Remember: Al life events display on their unique patterns of full spectrum so this could be just something at its very beginning. More? Read: http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Just had brownish mucus like discharge in urine with brown flakes (flakes settled on bottom of toilet bowl other substance floated) what could it be?

Just had brownish mucus like discharge in urine with brown flakes (flakes settled on bottom of toilet bowl other substance floated) what could it be?

Possible kidney dise: Possible kidney disease or crystals - as in stones. Urine needs to be examined to determine which and evaluation should be done urgently. ...Read more

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My urine is clear, but on 3 occasions in the past few weeks I have noticed a large white shredded tissue paper substance in the toilet when using the bathroom. I am not sure if it is from my pee or somewhere else. What could it be?

My urine is clear, but on 3 occasions in the past few weeks I have noticed a large white shredded tissue paper substance in the toilet when using the bathroom. I am not sure if it is from my pee or somewhere else. What could it be?

You may have: A urine substance that creates a sediment when combined with cold water, or water with minerals. Or you may have crystals in your urine that come out in certain pH/ temperature. Kidney stones or gout can cause this to happen. Or you can have real tissue paper in the toilet bowl. I would get my urine checked for abnormalities at a healthcare provider to rule out urinary cause to this phenomenon ...Read more

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I am having gushes of a water like substance from my vagina no odor and soaks through my underwear what is this? Not urine either

I am having gushes of a water like substance from my vagina no odor and soaks through my underwear what is this? Not urine either

Might be normal.: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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What does it mean when a urine specimen given for drug screening comes back with untestable because of gel like substance?

What does it mean when a urine specimen given for drug screening comes back with untestable because of gel like substance?

Contaminant: The presence of a contaminant would be an appropriate reason to repeat the test with a new specimen. ...Read more

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I'm in my late teens. Whenever I ejaculate (masturbate), I've been releasing a yellow/dark yellowish substance along with semen. Is this urine?

I'm in my late teens. Whenever I ejaculate (masturbate), I've been releasing a yellow/dark yellowish substance along with semen. Is this urine?

Seminal vesiculitis?: Maybe an infection in the seminal vesicles (where semen is stored before ejaculation). Or trauma between scrotum and anus, e.g. from off-road biking. An STD (gonorrhea, chlamydia) could do it, but of course only if sex with other people. Most likely not serious, but see a doctor; better safe than sorry. One of your country's excellent sexual health centres would be an excllent choice for care. ...Read more

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I had to wipe off a public toilet seat prior to using it. Is it possible for poop or urine substance to seep between the fingernails a give me an std?

I had to wipe off a public toilet seat prior to using it. Is it possible for poop or urine substance to seep between the fingernails a give me an std?

No: This is not likely. Stds are called that primarily because they are transmitted by sexual contact and not casually. When patients have asked me whether they had gotten an std from a toilet seat my response has been that it was a strange place to be having sex. You are not going to get it from stool or urine. ...Read more

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If a legit prescribed controlled substance shows up on employment drugtest can I legally be denied job? If so how long is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) detectable in urine

If a legit prescribed controlled substance shows up on employment drugtest can I legally be denied job? If so how long is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) detectable in urine

Not if you take your: Prescription bottle with you to the appointment for a drug screen. The directions on the bottle should include the words " for ADHD." You must disclose your ADHD- Primarily Inattentive Type (I assume) on your job application to seek any/all needed ADA accommodations at the time you are hired. A neuropsychological evaluation will define your areas of deficits & functional needs. See CHADD. Org. ...Read more

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How do you get e-coli in your urine?

How do you get e-coli in your urine?

Travel up urethra: E. Coli species are the most common bowel bacteria and are invariably present on the perineal skin, no matter how well you wipe. They will be present in any urine temporarily trapped behind the labia and get "sucked" up the urethra during terminal muscle contractions at end of voiding. E. Coli around the urethral opening can be pushed up the urethra during sex. Hence advice to urinate after sex. ...Read more

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How does a child get e. Coli into her urine?

How does a child get e. Coli into her urine?

Depends: E. Coli is in our bowel and in girls the urethra (place the pee from) is short and right near the rectum so when wiping they can introduce the bacteria if they wipe wrong and just because of the nearness. In boys it is different and unusual because their urethra is longer. ...Read more

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E.Coli in the bladder and urine - can you catch that from the toilet that person used?

E.Coli in the bladder and urine - can you catch that from the toilet that person used?

E. coli: A significant source of e. Coli is feces. Especially in women, with the short length of the urethra ; the closeness of the anus to the urethra, a urinary tract infection can be due to e. Coli infection from the person's very own e. Coli. While it is possible that e. Coli could come from another source like a toilet, it probably is not present in large enough amt or enough contact to be the source. ...Read more

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Why can an e. Coli infection be seen in the urine?

Why can an e. Coli infection be seen in the urine?

Ascend the urethra.: A person aquires a UTI (urinary tract infection) by catheters, stones, women who are sexually active, etc. Because bacteeria can contaminate the area, and ascend the urethra. They can still ascend from the bladder and infect the kidney. The bacteria reproduce and are seen in the urine, with high colony count on urinalysis, gram stain to be sure it's e. Coli, and WBC casts in urine if in kidney. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of e-coli infection in urine?

What are the symptoms of e-coli infection in urine?

Pain and blood: Dysuria (pain with urination), hematuria (blood in urine), lower pelvic pain, cloudy or foul smelling urine are common initial symptoms. Flank pain and fevers are more serious symptoms which should prompt urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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Why is urine oily.

Urine Norms: Urine is not oily. If you feel your's is oily then you need to get to your family clinic. This is a very unique question and is not the norm for urine symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is my urine hot?

Body temperature: Freshly voided urine is at core body temperature. ...Read more

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Urine straw colored?

Urine straw colored?

Not sure: Urine normaly straw colored may seem dark to you if so pick up water intake. ...Read more

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What is urine epis?

What is urine epis?

Epis: This means epithelial cells [epis]in the urinalysis normal is 0-4, 3 types renal tubular[in the kideny] transiitional[in the bladder] and squamus[vaginal lioning and near opening of urethra, usually can mean bladder infection or inflamation or even cancer if alot, kideny disease would show more renal tubalar ...Read more

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Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Absolutely normal: Ph between 5.0 & 8.0 can be normal. Ph of 6.5 is marginally acidic and perfectly normal. ...Read more

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What is urine made of?

What is urine made of?

Mostly water.: Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds. The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more

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Why is my urine brown?

Urine color: There are a few thing that can do that : dehydration, rhabomyolisis (muscle break due to meds or trauma) elevated bilirubin. Need to get check with blood and urine tests. ...Read more

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Why is my urine white?

Why is my urine white?

White vs clear: Typically the color of your urine tells us about your hydration status. I am assuming you mean clear in color when you say white - if it is white and cannot see through it well, please go see someone right away, but if you mean it looks more like 7UP or Sprite, that means you are typically well hydrated, the more dark yellow your urine looks, the more dehydrated you likely are. ...Read more