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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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3 urine test within couple months and blood in my urine my rbc urine level is 1 have had bence jones labs done that also detected some levels in urine?

3 urine test within couple months and blood in my urine my rbc urine level is 1 have had bence jones labs done that also detected some levels in urine?

Bence jones protein: BJ proteins if seen in urine, probably need further evaluation with a hematologist (blood specialist) who will order more tests, usually blood tests. Based on their assessment plus a complete history, interview and physical exam they will be able to tell you if it needs treatment immediately or whether you can continue watching it for awhile. ...Read more

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How can I CONVERT RBC in urine reading in my lab report which 9x10^6/L to HPF provided that it also represented as +1.

How can I CONVERT RBC in urine reading in my lab report which 9x10^6/L to HPF provided that it also represented as +1.

Blood in urine: Sexual activity can provide access of bacteria into the tube which leads from the bladder to the outside. Women can also get urinary infections from vaginal bacteria migrating into the urethra. A "1+" level of RBC's is not high, but should be tested for infection. See your healthcare provider for urine culture and possible treatment. ...Read more

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Is 86 hrs enough to clean for cocaine in a lab urine test?

Is 86 hrs enough to clean for cocaine in a lab urine test?

Detection 2-4 days: The detection. Is 2 to 4 days. Four days would be 96 hours. Because the detection. Is 2 to 4 days however it is possible that it will not be detected. I would ask yourself at this point however if doing Cocaine is worth it in terms of health, employment, employability, relationships, mental health, finances, and any other area of life that it is affecting. Seriously consider stopping it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I made Urine test & result is (Pus cells 10-12 0-5 HPF) & (RBCs 6-8 0-5 HPF) My I know what does it mean.

I made Urine test & result is (Pus cells 10-12 0-5 HPF) & (RBCs 6-8 0-5 HPF) My I know what does it mean.

Not enough info!: Are you having any symptoms? Did you clean properly before you collected the urine sample? Have you had unsafe sex? We need to know the answers to those questions, before we can give you good advice. Ask the doctor who ordered it, or see one and get it repeated. If you have had unsafe sex, get checked for std's. If you have urinary tract symptoms (burning, frequent urination, etc.) you need meds ...Read more

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What's the difference between a lab urine test and a regular drug sreen?

What's the difference between a lab urine test and a regular drug sreen?

Purpose: Routine urinalysis looks for disease such as kidney or bladder trouble, diabetes and so forth. Urine screening for drugs looks for metabolites of recreational drugs in the urine. They are totally separate and your physician won't check you for drugs in the office. ...Read more

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My urine test said my wbcs were 3-5 and my rbcs were too many too count, what does that mean?

My urine test said my wbcs were 3-5 and my rbcs were too many too count, what does that mean?

RBC = blood: Just means that during the urine screen by the lab there were a lot of red blood cells (rbc's, the ones that carry oxygen) in the sample. Many times it can be a contaminant during menses or can mean blood from higher up like bladder or kidney. ...Read more

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My 7 years child urine test showed trace of hb and rare WBCs and RBCs what does this indicates?

My 7 years child urine test showed trace of hb and rare WBCs and RBCs what does this indicates?

If it was not a: Midstream clean-catch urine, in which you wiped her vulva front to back with the cleansing pad provided, then spread her labia & caught the urine in mid-stream without touching the rim of the cup to her body, the microscopic blood & occasional WBC could have come from the vulva, not from her bladder. Did the doctor tell you to get another urine specimen in a few days, based on her symptoms? ...Read more

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I just got back my urine test results back and it says rbc >50. I was just wondering if I could get some incite on how bad that actually is.

I just got back my urine test results back and it says rbc >50. I was just wondering if I could get some incite on how bad that actually is.

Hematuria: Blood in urine is a significant finding that should be investigated. Causes include urinary tract cancer, stones, tuberculosis and kidney disease. Follow up with your physician ...Read more

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How can I get a interpretation of urine lab results took a litholink urine test and don't understand some of the results?

How can I get a interpretation of urine lab results took a litholink urine test and don't understand some of the results?

Your doctor: Did your doctor order the test or was it something you did on your own? All lab test results need to be interpreted in the clinical context. Please discuss it with your doctor and avoid using tests done on your own as these are usually not helpful. ...Read more

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What is the maximum amount of time Lortab will show on a lab urine test. Last dose was 10 or 11 days ago. Will it show on the test.?

What is the maximum amount of time Lortab will show on a lab urine test. Last dose was 10 or 11 days ago. Will it show on the test.?

Should be all gone: It may vary depending on your Hx - but I've read72 hrs to clear system - so you're good. But why the worry? If you have a Rx - it's perfectly legal. If you don't..... It's a foolish thing to mess with since you can really hurt yourself. But it looks like you're good! ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a trace finding of RBC on urine test strip if a clean catch was not done?

Is it possible to have a trace finding of RBC on urine test strip if a clean catch was not done?

Not clear: Not sure what your question is. You can have contamination from menstrual blood or other sources. ...Read more

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Jog 1/2hr daily stopped jogging 2 days before urine test 0-4 rbc/hpf on that test due to jog? Also, is it in normal range? (Normally I get 0-1in urine

Jog 1/2hr daily stopped jogging 2 days before urine test 0-4 rbc/hpf on that test due to jog? Also, is it in normal range? (Normally I get 0-1in urine

Blood in urine: Hematuria is common. In many patients, particularly young adult patients, the hematuria is transient and of no consequence. Microscopic hematuria is defined as the presence of three or more RBCs per high power field. Exercise-induced hematuria can be defined as gross or microscopic hematuria that occurs after strenuous exercise and resolves with rest in individuals with no kidney or urine tract ds ...Read more

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I did urine test and rbcs are 6-8 hpf, pus cells 2-3 hpf, some epithelial cells and few mucus are found in urine. Is that normal????

I did urine test and rbcs are 6-8 hpf, pus cells 2-3 hpf, some epithelial cells and few mucus are found in urine. Is that normal????

Microscopic Hematuri: I am assuming it is a clean catch specimen. The AUA defines microscopic hematuria as >= 3 RBC's per hpf in 2 of 3 correctly collected specimens. A second clean catch specimen should be obtained 48hrs after any rigorous exercise, sexual activity, menstruation, or trauma, along with a history and PE to rule out illnesses of the urinary tract. ...Read more

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My brother took three hits of meth on wednesday afternoon and has a urine test on tuesday will he pass it? And if they send it to the lab?

My brother took three hits of meth on wednesday afternoon and has a urine test on tuesday will he pass it? And if they send it to the lab?

STOP USING METH: The most effective way to pass a urine test for methamphetamine, is to stop using it and stay clean. Crystal meth anonymous is a start: http://www. Crystalmeth. Org/ this substance is deadly and extremely addictive. Your family physician can help, and so can an addiction medicine doctor. ...Read more

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I have been clean for 7 months straight (8-10-13 threw and continuing) is that long enough for drug screen (urine test) from a lab testing?

I have been clean for 7 months straight (8-10-13 threw and continuing) is that long enough for drug screen (urine test) from a lab testing?

Yes, great Job.: Hair testing may show old drug use, but seldom beyond 3 - 6 months. You should be good for any test.
Congratulations on your recover!! ...Read more

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68 years old male urinates at pathology lab after trying for 3 hrs (urine test) why he has taken so much time? Is it prostate or kidney problem?

68 years old male urinates at pathology lab after trying for 3 hrs (urine test) why he has taken so much time? Is it prostate or kidney problem?

Either: Either he has poor urine production from kidney disease or urinary obstruction which could be due to enlarged prostate. He needs to see a urologist. ...Read more

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I am BP pateint from 17 yrs from last three years my urine test hav protein 1+ & RBC 5-7hpf my creatnine level 1.3 but a recent test has 1.6 level

I am BP pateint from 17 yrs from last three years my urine test hav protein 1+ & RBC 5-7hpf my creatnine level 1.3 but a recent test has 1.6 level

Nephrosclerosis: Kidneys are a filter system. Its job to keep good and filter out the bad. When the filter is damaged the good things get by filter. Your blood pressure is causing damage to kidneys and allowing protiens to slip by. The cr is a measure of waste material in the body. Its going up because the filter not as efficient as it should be. Optimal BP controll is needed <130/80. A GFR is a better measure. ...Read more

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Laboratory (Definition)

Is facility that provides controlled conditions in which scientific research, experiments & measurements are performed. An example is medical (clinical) lab where tests are done on clinical specimens in order to get info. About the health of a patient in terms ...Read more