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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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Any feedback on high urinary output without excessive intake, electrolytes off in blood and 24hr urine. Also, High protein in urine, low nitrogen ua?

Any feedback on high urinary output without excessive intake, electrolytes off in blood and 24hr urine. Also, High protein in urine, low nitrogen ua?

Nephrologist: A kidney specialist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. High urinary output out of proportion to fluid intake could be due to a pituitary gland problem, diabetes mellitus, or primary kidney disease. High protein in the urine suggests kidney damage. The nephrologist will order the appropriate tests and diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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High WBC count, extremely high neutrophils, protein in urine, fatigue, night sweats, no appetite. What is going on?

High WBC count, extremely high neutrophils, protein in urine, fatigue, night sweats, no appetite. What is going on?

Seriously sick: You have bacterial endocarditis until proved otherwise. If it was TB instead, I woudn't be surprised. Or any of several other entities that are all serious but manageable. Get with a competent physician who can proceed with a proper workup without delay. ...Read more

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What does a urine white blood count of 100 mean?

What does a urine white blood count of 100 mean?

White blood cells: Normally white blood cells are not found in urine. 100 per high power field is a quantity. Leukocytes/white blood cells indicate that inflammatory/infectious process is occurring, especially if rbcs are not present to support the idea of whole blood in urine. Lab findings must be taken in clinical context; we need to know what symptoms, issues, or other info available if any to help evaluate. ...Read more

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Will herpes cause your a higher white blood count in urine?

Will herpes cause your a higher white blood count in urine?

Herpes: Herpes infections usually do not cause an increase of white blood cells in the urine. White blood cell count in the urine is due to an infection of the bladder, ureters or kidneys. Herpes infections can cause shedding of epithelial cells [skin cells] in the urine ...Read more

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Can methotrexate make your white blood count high in your urine?

Can methotrexate make your white blood count high in your urine?

See below: The white blood cells could be from a urinary tract infection and Methotrexate does increase your risk of infections. The other possibility is that you could have a kidney disease such as glomeronephritis. Talk to your doctor about your test results. ...Read more

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A slightly elevated white blood count and white cells in urine mean what?

A slightly elevated white blood count and white cells in urine mean what?

See below: Can be due to infection in the kidney called pyelonephritis or severe bladder infection called cystitis. Sometimes white cells in the urine may be due to a allergic reaction in the kidney from some medications. ...Read more

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My sons c reactive protein level is 4.2 but white blood count is ok. What does this mean?

My sons c reactive protein level is 4.2 but white blood count is ok. What does this mean?

CRP: C-reactive protein (CRP) is just an indication of inflammation going on in the body. That level is very mild elevation, and could be seen with even something as minor as a cold or a local infection from a bug bite. Don't get hung up on lab values - focus more on how your child feels and is doing. What was the reason they checked these things in the first place -start with that and discuss with doc. ...Read more

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How will I know what does a slightly elevated white blood count and white cells in urine mean?

How will I know what does a slightly elevated white blood count and white cells in urine mean?

It could be infectio: Infections are a common cause of high white blood cell count. White cells in the urine may be due to infection in the urinary tract but sometimes it is simply due to contamination of the urine...So the urince sample needs to be collected cleanly and carefully to avoid contamination. ...Read more

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Hello what should white blood count range be for a child of 4 in urine? My daughters is 537.0 and the previous ones are 23.0 and 59.0and neg for bact

Hello what should white blood count range be for a child of 4 in urine? My daughters is 537.0 and the previous ones are 23.0 and 59.0and neg for bact

0-5 at most: There should not be nearly this many white cells in the urine. If there is not other evidence that all the samples are contaminated (i.e., epithelial cells), this is very concerning for a longstanding urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Old blood found urine test. White blood count is also increased. Urge to urinate. What can the most likely cause be? Woman 70

Urine infection: The most likely cause of this would be a urine infection; you probably need to get a urinalysis and urine culture and be started on appropriate antibiotics; unfortunately, cranberry juice does not really work. ...Read more

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What could cause chronic high white blood count, chronic high c reactive protein and occasional high neutrophils and lymph system values.

What could cause chronic high white blood count, chronic high c reactive protein and occasional high neutrophils and lymph system values.

C reactive protein: An elevated c reactive protein is an indicator of inflammation in your body. It is elevated after surgery, with cancer of the lymph nodes, vasculitis such as lupus, or chronic infections such as chronic infections of the bone. The high white count and high neutrophil count could be due to infection. The abnormal lymphocytes could be due to lymphoma or viral infection. Get checked ASAP. ...Read more

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How do I get a high white blood count in my urine but test negative for nitrites and leukocyte esterase?

How do I get a high white blood count in my urine but test negative for nitrites and leukocyte esterase?

UA results: Nitrites indicate bacterial abundance. If negative, then very low grade infection or no infection exists. Leuk esterase indicates leukocyte enzyme release, reflecting battling leukocytes. If neg, then no leuk attack present, or very low grade. So --- leukocytes without infection do appear in urine from interstitial nephritis, usually allergic, or from interstitial cystitis, usually of unknown ...Read more

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Child has lower stomach pain. Hurts to move and touch. Urine dip said high white blood count and culture had no growth what could be wrong?

Child has lower stomach pain. Hurts to move and touch. Urine dip said high white blood count and culture had no growth what could be wrong?

Sounds like: Eosinophilic inflammation of bowel. How many eosinophils in blood? . I recently found that this is due to faulty oxidation in brain (sounds strange?) because this kind of inflammation is guided by a reflex mechanism via the vagus nerve that runs from the brain to the bowel and known as the "inflammatory reflex" I advise seeking local help. ...Read more

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White blood count little high blood in urine on and off UTI feet and ankles hurt no one knows why?

White blood count little high blood in urine on and off UTI feet and ankles hurt no one knows why?

Reiter's Syndrome: Certain urinary infections can also cause arthralgia in the feet. If symptoms don't respond to antibiotics for the uti, you may also wish to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood and protein in urine!?

Concern kidneys...: The presence of both in urine leads to considering some forms of kidney disease.

Again, a good history, serial urinalysis, blood test for kidney function, and renal ultrasound will be sufficient to follow such condition safely.

But, at times, ct. Ivp and cystoscopy may be required.

Of course, the detail of care should be individualized. So, go to talk and work with your attending physician. ...Read more

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What are the causes of blood and protein in urine?

Kidney disease?: Blood in the urine could be from any part of the urinary system- kidney, ureters, bladder or urethra. But a combination of blood and protein in the urine should make one suspect kidney disease. Have your doctor check your kidney function and quantify how much protein you are losing in the urine. ...Read more

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Trace of blood and protein in urine what does that mean?

Need to repeat: If you had your period when urinalysis was done, it could have contaminated the urine sample and you should repeat the test. If this not the case, the urinalysis should still be repeated. If the blood and protein is persistent and more than trace, you should see a nephrologist who can microscopically analyze blood to see if source is kidney. If so, you should be evaluated for glomerulonephritis. ...Read more

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Protein In Urine (Definition)

Protein is an expensive commodity for the body. The kidneys are entrusted to return protein back to the body during filtering, and not lose it to the urine. Losses > 150mg/day are indicative of a problem with the filtration mechanism of the kidney. A nephrologist should be consulted ...Read more


Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more