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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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What does positive red blood cells in the urine?

See doctor: Hematuria can be cause from several problems including infection, kidney stones, kidney issues as well as bladder problems.It requires follow up to find out the causes. ...Read more

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Is 32 red blood cells in urine high?

Yes: This is microscopic hematuria. May be of little or no consequence, but, should be worked up. Could be due to kidney stone, uti, interstitial cystitis, kidney disease, urethral stricture, or something more serious like.Bladder or kidney cancer. ...Read more

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I have constant pain by my kidney and also have both white, & red blood cells in urine. What could be the cause?

I have constant pain by my kidney and also have both white, & red blood cells in urine. What could be the cause?

#1= infection, #2 =?: Obviously you've had a urinalysis. The next step would to go over this with your M.D. The question is what caused the infection, and is it secondary to other problems such as kidney stones, some other inflammatory process (of which there are many). Autoimmune diseases, reactions to medications are all possible. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have red blood cells in your urine?

What does it mean to have red blood cells in your urine?

RBCs: If there are red blood cells and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What does crenated & dysmorphic red blood cells in urine mean?

What does crenated & dysmorphic red blood cells in urine mean?

Blood Cells in urine: This simply suggests that you have some blood cells in urine. It is called hematuria and depending upon the amount of blood cells, your urine may be dark yellow, amber or red or darker. Based upn % of these cells in urine, associated symptoms, and other laboratory assessment, your doctor may determine the significance of these cells, as they may.not necessaraily mean kidney disease. Keep hydrated! ...Read more

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Found 55count protien and 3 red blood cells in urine what does this mean?

Found 55count protien and 3 red blood cells in urine what does this mean?

See nephrologist: Repeat urinalysis x 3 times-different time of the day. Must see a kidney specialist. Renal scan is an easy test to rule out many causes. Drink filtered water-8-10 glasses/day need to find the cause of proteinuria. ...Read more

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What woukd cause my 7 year old daughter to always have white and red blood cells in her urine? Dr did labs to check kidneys. They seem fine

What woukd cause my 7 year old daughter to always have white and red blood cells in her urine? Dr did labs to check kidneys. They seem fine

Poor collection: The best urine for study from a 7 yo girl is a free flowing, mid stream, sample collected as they spread their labia and pee like a male. Most squat/pee collected as a dribble can be a vaginal wash out and contain a wide collection of non bladder materials. ...Read more

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Why would there be white and red blood cells in urine without there being an infection? 5 tests have shown white cells in all 5 and red in 2

Why would there be white and red blood cells in urine without there being an infection? 5 tests have shown white cells in all 5 and red in 2

See below: There may be an infection, not a usual one, for example sterile pyuria is one sign of renal tuberculosis. White and red cells in urine may also be due to stones, tumors and trauma to the kidney. Visit this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/urine-test ...Read more

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What does it mean when there are red blood cells in your urine?

What does it mean when there are red blood cells in your urine?

Hematuria: Red blood cells in the urine can indicate many different conditions from a kidney, ureteral or bladder stone to infection to a tumor of the bladder or kidney. Hematuria should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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