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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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I have what looks like shiny oil droplets in my urine....also stay swollen all over especially in feet and hands. What can cause this?

I have what looks like shiny oil droplets in my urine....also stay swollen all over especially in feet and hands. What can cause this?

Kidney: The answer is a lot of things. But with your history of high blood pressure kidney disease tops the list. Especially if the oily droplets in your urine foam up, it could be a sign of your body losing protein in the urine. This would be a start. But the list also includes thyroid disease, diabetes complications, heart disease, liver disease and others. You should get a full check up. ...Read more

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From Time to time I pass solid black particles in my Urine. What can cause this to happen?

From Time to time I pass solid black particles in my Urine. What can cause this to happen?

Prostate calculi: Small calculi in the prostate are a normal part of aging and some of those may be coming out in the urine. It would be prudent to mention this to your doctor at your next visit. ...Read more

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I have fine sand like particles in my urine. I went to the E.R. 2 days ago for severe pain in my left foot. Doctors found nothing. Still in pain?????

What kind of pain: You went to the ER for foot pain and end up examining your urine and they find sand now what kind of pain you are complaining about foot pain or back pain or flank pain any urinary symptoms all these questions need an answer to help you see your family doctor might be able to run more test and help you thank you for using health tap and good luck ...Read more

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I had UTI symptoms so I took cipro (ciprofloxacin) that I had left overfor a few days and the symtoms cleared. I now have white particles in my urine. What is it?

I had UTI symptoms so I took cipro (ciprofloxacin) that I had left overfor a few days and the symtoms cleared. I now have white particles in my urine. What is it?

Yeast...: It might be a yeast infection which is not uncommon to get after taking antibiotics. If you are also having itching and burning sensation you may try clotrimazole or Monistat vaginal cream over the counter. Check also for pregnancy if suspected and you have been sexually active. However, if the discharge is a lot and having also pain you should see your doctor for an exam and tests. ...Read more

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Why is urine oily.

Why is urine oily.

Urine Norms: Urine is not oily. If you feel your's is oily then you need to get to your family clinic. This is a very unique question and is not the norm for urine symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is my urine hot?

Why is my urine hot?

Body temperature: Freshly voided urine is at core body temperature. ...Read more

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Urine straw colored?

Urine straw colored?

Not sure: Urine normaly straw colored may seem dark to you if so pick up water intake. ...Read more

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What is urine epis?

What is urine epis?

Epis: This means epithelial cells [epis]in the urinalysis normal is 0-4, 3 types renal tubular[in the kideny] transiitional[in the bladder] and squamus[vaginal lioning and near opening of urethra, usually can mean bladder infection or inflamation or even cancer if alot, kideny disease would show more renal tubalar ...Read more

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Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Absolutely normal: Ph between 5.0 & 8.0 can be normal. Ph of 6.5 is marginally acidic and perfectly normal. ...Read more

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What is urine made of?

What is urine made of?

Mostly water.: Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds. The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more

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Why is my urine brown?

Why is my urine brown?

Urine color: There are a few thing that can do that : dehydration, rhabomyolisis (muscle break due to meds or trauma) elevated bilirubin. Need to get check with blood and urine tests. ...Read more

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Why is my urine white?

Why is my urine white?

White vs clear: Typically the color of your urine tells us about your hydration status. I am assuming you mean clear in color when you say white - if it is white and cannot see through it well, please go see someone right away, but if you mean it looks more like 7UP or Sprite, that means you are typically well hydrated, the more dark yellow your urine looks, the more dehydrated you likely are. ...Read more

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What causes black urine?

What causes black urine?

Melanoma: The most common cause of black urine is melanoma in the bladder. ...Read more

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What is urine made up of?

What is urine made up of?

Mostly water...: Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds.

The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more

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What makes me urine alot?

What makes me urine alot?

Intake, cystitis: From infection or ic, urinary concentrating defect from kidney problem or insufficient anti-diuretic hormone. Advise discuss with your dr, . ...Read more

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Why is my urine feel hot?

Why is my urine feel hot?

Because it is: The body temp. Is 98.6 degrees f normally, which is generally hot, so when you feel a cup/specimen of urine, it will naturally feel hot at 98.6 degrees f. ...Read more

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What is urine composed of?

What is urine composed of?

Water, waste, salts: Urine is made from blood filtering through the kidneys. Waste which are several chemicals generated from what you eat are eliminated, also excesss water and salts such as sodium and pottassium are also regulated. Acid base balance is also one of the many functionsof the kidney acheived from making urine. ...Read more

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What cause urine to stink?

What cause urine to stink?

Dehydrated or UTI: Foods (asparagus) can do it. If you get dehydrated, your body concentrates your urine to preserve water. This can make it smell strong. Drinking more water will reverse it. A urinary tract infection (UTI) can also change the odor. You may also have burning or pain, frequent urges, fever, or back pain with a uti. If drinking more doesn't help and you have any of these symptoms, get urine checked. ...Read more

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What causes urine ergency?

What causes urine ergency?

Irritation, fullness: Urinary urgency occurs whenever there is irritation of the bladder or the urethra (that drains the bladder), or if the bladder is spastic, either because of muscular spasm, full bladder that may not empty completely, or nervous damage. The most common cause in a woman your age is urinary tract infection, while in older women they may simply have bladder spasms. See your doctor for a urine test ...Read more

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Why could be urine be pink?

Why could be urine be pink?

Food or medicines: Foods like beet root, dyes, hemolyzed blood (due to leaked hemoglobin) and several others. ...Read more

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Why could urine turn green?

Why could urine turn green?

Meds/foods/metabolsm: Green urine can be traced to food dyes, indego blue, metheline blue (a med)biliverdin (a breakdown product of liver wastes).If urine with various metabolic wastes come in contact with other chemicals it can turn green. If you face this issue: try keeping an exposure diary listing everything you eat or drink +otc or prescribed meds or herbals & take it all in for reviw by your dr. ...Read more

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Pain every time I go urine?

Pain every time I go urine?

Time to get checked: Depending on your other symptoms, there are several possibilities. It is very common for women to get urine infections, especially if you've only had the pain for a few days. Try cranberry juice and emptying your bladder frequently over the next 2 days. If your symptoms do not improve, you should go to your doctor to get tested as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it bad to keep urine in?

Is it bad to keep urine in?

Urinary retention: It is not good idea to hold urine habitually for longer period because bladder contracts and relaxes by nerves. Holding effects bladder muscles, nerves and natural reflexes. Also urinary retention make you prone for urinary infection. Of course, rarely in exceptional situation, it is advisable to hold! ...Read more