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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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Urinating 3-4 times during the night. 18 y/o girl. Got treated for uti but still needing the toilet at night. Had trace of protein and blood in urine?

Urinating 3-4 times during the night. 18 y/o girl. Got treated for uti but still needing the toilet at night. Had trace of protein and blood in urine?

Treatment failure?: UTI is a common cause of increased trips to the bathroom, but it certainly isn't the only one. A physician needs to determine if its likely the original problem was a UTI and would definitely require one-on-one evaluation. ...Read more

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Why is there blood in urine during third trimester pregnancy?

Why is there blood in urine during third trimester pregnancy?

There should not be: Any blood in the urine during any trimester of pregnancy is not normal and need to be investigated and treated it can be due to urinary tract infection, kidney stones, kidney disorder or cancer it can also be in women who have medical conditions like lupus, sickle cell disease and diabetes. ...Read more

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Protein and blood in urine. What is the cause? For well over a year.

Protein and blood in urine.  What is the cause?   For well over  a year.

Kidney problem: There are many type of kidney disease that can give you positive blood and increased protein in the urine- from infection, inflammation, autoimmune problems, injury to kidney due to different factors, medication related, other medical condition etc. Since that has been going on for over a year- do not delay further- you should see a kidney doctor and have further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can stress cause you to have protein and blood in urine?

Can stress cause you to have protein and blood in urine?

No: It cannot. Best to talk to your family doctor about possible causes in women. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does ketones, protein and blood in urine indicate?

Abnormal urine: Ketones (k) in the urine can be seen in a diabetics who need Insulin to control their glucose levels are denied it, something called diabetic ketoacidosis. K can also be seen in non-diabetics who are not eating carbohydrates, and shows they are using its fat stores for energy. Proteinuria comes from glomerular diseases of the kidney. Blood comes from uti's or problems in the urinary tract. ...Read more

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My ANA pos achy knees, hands fingers elbows. Just found out at the ER that protein and blood in urine. Stopped seeing Rheumy because no diagnosis yet?

My ANA pos achy knees, hands fingers elbows. Just found out at the ER that protein and blood in urine. Stopped seeing Rheumy because no diagnosis yet?

See doctor: You should see a doctor, from the information you gave, a rheumatologist would be the most appropriate. Some times it takes a while to nail the diagnosis. Protein and blood in urine need to be taken seriously. Be well. ...Read more

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First protein, now trace blood in urine; is that a UTI starting?

First protein, now trace blood in urine; is that a UTI starting?

It could be but !: It could be simple uti. However, there are many other causes. It could also be more than cause in one patient. Just a few: diabetes, cancer, stone... Tell us about your age, sex, other complaints, history....So we could help you more and better. Consult your doctor....Thank you for asking, dr g. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Michael Michaels
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Blood In Urine (Definition)

Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more