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Reading Urine Test Strips
What possible diagnosis for the ff urine test report: sg 1.035 pH 8.0 blood trace protein 100mg/dl l. Est moderate nitride pos. And bacteria of 50-250?
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
Can you tell me about glucose reading in urine test is 500 — frequent urination every ten minutes?
Polyuria and sugar: If you have frequent urination, polyruia (P), and a high glucose level, go to an ER and have your glucose checked. High levels of it can be a sign of newly diagnosed or poorly controlled diabetes and this requires urgent and intensive therapy. Go to an ER ASAP to avoid more serious complications. ...Read more
Done a home urine test and it has come up with a high reading of leukocytes. Got back pain and pain in side?
Urine/kidney: Get seen now by a physician. You certainly have either a bladder infection, kidney infection or BOTH. Get seen NOW! ...Read more
On 2010 I had 150/80, 140/80 BP readings. My blood and urine test all normal. What is the cause of this BP reading? My BP now is 120/70. My dad has htn.
?2010: You may need to re-ask this question or are you stating that 4 years ago, your BP was high and now it is normal? Maybe 4 years ago, you were stressed or had some other condition causing your reading to be high, but why would there be 4 years in between BP readings to begin with? Either way, rest assured, at this time, it is normal, so keep up the good work. ...Read more
For 4yrs I had single readings of 150//80, 140/80 at work. Blood and urine test normal last 2010. Dad has htn. Bp now 120/70. Do I have hi risk for ckd?
No problem: If your blood pressure stays mostly below 130/ 80 and you do not have other risk factors such as diabetes then you are at low risk for developing kidney disease. Exercise, eat mediterranean type diet, use nsaids sparingly, maintain healthy weight and sleep and make sure you don't have sleep apnea or impaired fasting glucose. Check lipids and cardio CRP and you will have all your bases covered. :. ...Read more
Had urine test, some results urine occult blood negative trace Urine protein screen negative, trace mg\dl negative. Is this normal reading with trace?
Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is in the best position to do that. Having said that, the results you provided are normal. ...Read more
Last 2010 I have 3 high BP reading. Blood and urine test all normal except for highldl. My father have htn. Is it coz of kdney dse? My BP now alwys120/80
Familial: The great majority of hypertension cases are familial rather than due to kidney disease. To prevent your blood pressure from becoming high, avoid excess salt, maintain a good weight and exercise regularly. You need dietary advice to lower your ldl. You have no evidence of kidney disease. ...Read more
Combur urine test (strips) when compared the colors to the container, PH was very high (8/9) and ERY was also very high (highest) what does this mean?
Here are some...: Why did you get urine chemstrip test? Did you have urinary symptoms? Did you collect the urine carefully enough so to no contaminate the specimen, especially during period? So, before drawing conclusion from limited urine test result, a review of history is needed so to correlate the finding with your individual clinical situation. ...Read more
Make different strips
Compare yours to bottle strip came in and you'll figure it out :). ...Read more
Blood sugar test two time once it was 90 and other was 83 it was not urine test they took blood on strip and put it in a device was it accurate I'm 21?
I had a TURP done 4 weeks ago, urine test strip shows elevated leucocytes but C&S is negative for infection. What could be the cause?
I have 500+ on the Azo urine test strip, negative for the nitrite. Have had a low fever ranging from 99.0-100.3 for the last 2 weeks. What could it be?
UrineUrineEverywhere: There are lots of opinions about discrepancies between the Nitrite and Leukocyte parts of the urine test. But here's my take: if you have symptoms and either or both is positive then it's most likely a UTI; both negative, repeat the test in a day and if still negative, ask your doctor. No symptoms then don't take the test just for "fun." You may end up getting confused and wasting a lot of time. ...Read more
After a 4 month ecoli uti, i now have weird tickling? Sensation in my urethra and very tiny traces of blood on urine test strip?
Repeat culture: First, you should not have a UTI for 4 months. If you have been properly cultured and treated the UTI should resolve. A "tickling" sensation could be a sign of irritation / inflammation in the urethra (urethritis). Please get re-cultured and make sure you are being treated appropriately. ...Read more
You can't: Apart from drinking plenty of water, there's no way to get those drugs out of your system and we'll catch additives. One thing that's regrettable about urine testing is that cannabis stays around much longer than other drugs, and society isn't rational about its use, forcing weekend partiers to choose something much more dangerous to get high. Good luck, and consider becoming drug-free. ...Read more
Quantity: I believe what you are asking is '15-25/hpf' which would mean 15 to 25 per high-powered field. This is a quantity counted out usually under a high-powered microscope. How good or bad depends on what is being measured. ...Read more
Does not add up:
All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, the information you provided is not intelligible.
Wish you 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 ...Read more
For about a week:
Naloxone has an active half-life of about 2 hours, Metabolite excretion in urine takes much longer. The half-life of naloxone metabolites is 24 hours (RxList). Usually by 5-7 half-lives (a week), the metabolites are cleared from the system.
These are averages from healthy individuals. The actual half-life of the metabolites may be longer in a particular person. ...Read more
Sometimes: Do you mean a routine urinalysis or a drug screen? Although a routine urinalysis seldom shows up anything important in folks without symptoms we still do them a lot. We'd never do a drug test in an annual pe unless you asked--unless your employer is paying for it and asks for a urine to be sent to their lab. ...Read more
Weeks: Detection time for marijuana in urine: urine tests detect non-psychoactive marijuana metabolites for days to weeks after use, long after impairment has passed. Urine tests do not detect the psychoactive component in marijuana, thc (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), and therefore in no way measure impairment. ...Read more
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