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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 it mean if I have staphylococcus aureus in my urine sample?

What does it mean if I have staphylococcus aureus in my urine sample?

Urine infection: While common in other sites, staph aureus is uncommon in the urine. If you don't have symptoms of infection, it could be a contaminant. If you have symptoms, then you should review your history and activities to see how you may have developed an uncommon infection. ...Read more

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Please am asking about urine test, microscopy general and sensitivity test. What is the result of staphylococcus aureus isolated?

Please am asking about urine test, microscopy general and sensitivity test. What is the result of staphylococcus aureus isolated?

Must ask physician: S aureus is a bacteria that can cause very serious infections. It can cause skin infections, kidney infection, but not usually bladder infections. You need to talk to your physician and ask him/her the significance of the culture in your case ...Read more

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Staphylococcus Haemolyticus found in small to mod. Amount in semen culture two times. No pus cells in urine and normal range in Semen. Should I treat?

Staphylococcus Haemolyticus found in small to mod. Amount in semen culture two times. No pus cells in urine and normal range in Semen. Should I treat?

Ask your doctor: If you've had a semen culture there must be a reason for it, so I would treat based on the reason the culture was taken. In other words, I would ask your doctor what it means and why the culture was taken. Does a female in your life have symptoms? Do you have symptoms? ...Read more

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Urine Culture Results 50, 000-100, 000 CFU/mL Staphylococcus coagulase negative not S.saprophyticus 10, 000-50, 000 CFU/mL Multiple organisms Meaning?

Urine Culture Results 50, 000-100, 000 CFU/mL Staphylococcus coagulase negative not S.saprophyticus 10, 000-50, 000 CFU/mL Multiple organisms Meaning?

See below: 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. Having said that, the colony count, the dominant organism and multiple organism all suggest that this is not real urinary infection. The organisms are likely to be skin contaminants. ...Read more

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Can staphylococcus haemolyticus cause prostatitis? All major std negative. Urine culture shows staphylococcus haemolyticus. Prostatitis?

Can staphylococcus haemolyticus cause prostatitis? All major std negative. Urine culture shows staphylococcus haemolyticus. Prostatitis?

Prostatitis: Staph species can cause prostatitis but they are rare. If you are having symptoms consistent with prostate infection and your urine is positive for Staph, then undergo treatment as recommended by your doctor and likely your symptoms will improve. ...Read more

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Staphylococcus haemolyticus isolated in a urine sample of my 2.5 year old son. Day before had fever around 40C and sore throat. Has a history of UTI?

Urologist: urinary tract infections in boys this age are very rare, and argue that there is likely something wrong with the anatomy of his urinary tract. He should have an ultrasound of his kidneys, ureters and bladder, and if anything is found there a voiding cysto-urethrogram. Touch base with his pediatrician or family doctor as he may benefit from seeing a pediatric urologist. ...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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My urine is very very hot why?

My urine is very very hot why?

Feels hot to you: Could symptomatically signify a urinary tract infection which can easily be checked. Actual temperature of urine can not differ from your own core temperature. ...Read more

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What causes cloudy white urine?

What causes cloudy white urine?

To see an M.D.: Several causes, for this. Unless the urine is checked and examined the patient, hard to tell. ...Read more

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Is urine too dilute a bad thing?

Yes: Excess urine excretion may be a sign of adrenal or kidney problem. You could also have a low adh (vasopressin). Also you could be overhydrated. ...Read more

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What is wrong with holding urine?

What is wrong with holding urine?

Food for bacteria: When you hold your urine for long periods of time, you are actually creating an environment that is nourishing bacteria that could give you a urine infection. The other reason its wrong is that you can actually stretch your bladder, this is not very common, but can happen. The main reason is to avoid infection. Hope this helps! . Remember your kidney is a filter so you are holding toxins inside. ...Read more

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Is eating beets cause pink urine?

Is eating beets cause pink urine?

Yes: The pigment in beets can cause a pink tint to your urine and cause your bowel movement to look dark and make the water in the toilet look pink if you eat much of them. This is a small price to pay for all the health benefits they provide in addition to tasting good! ...Read more

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What is the cause of oily urine?

? Oily?: Not sure what oily urine is. Possibly your "fluid" diet may have a relationship to the consistency of your urine. If it persists, have your urine evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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When a woman squirts is it urine?

When a woman squirts is it urine?

That hasn't been: Clearly established. “squirting” is controversial. Some indicate that it is a form of female ejaculation in which the fluid is propelled from para-urethral ducts during or prior to orgasm. Others hold that it is lubricating secretions or incontinence of urine. ...Read more

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Why does my babys urine feel hot?

Why does my babys urine feel hot?

Body temperature: Baby's urine can not be hotter than baby. Overall teperature of urine, even if baby has a fever will only be minutely higher than without fever being present. Increase of 5 - 6 degrees in urine temperature is virtually impossible to detect without an accurate thermometer. ...Read more

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Why does my urine have a bad oder?

Why does my urine have a bad oder?

Urine odor: I agree with dr. Haddad; but caution that certain foods (eg asparagus) can cause urinary "odor", as well as dehydration. ...Read more

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How does staphylococcus reproduce?

How does staphylococcus reproduce?

Fission: Thank you for being candid about your writing a science paper. This is a very basic question about microbiology, and you'd be doing yourself a favor to go to a good textbook of microbiology and learn the essentials rather than try to get answers piecemeal from physicians. ...Read more

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What color should healthy urine be?

What color should healthy urine be?

Variable: Urine color normally clear to yellowish. The darker the urine, more likely to be concentrated. Urine may be dark yellow if it has bilirubin when someone has jaundice. Ask your doctors advice if you are concerned. ...Read more

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I am a female and my urine is black?

I am a female and my urine is black?

Never normal.: Needs explanation. Best bet is to get a urinalysis and see doc. Could be blood or bilirubin or a few other things, but lab will tell. ...Read more

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Why is my urine never totally clear?

Why is my urine never totally clear?

Urinary pigments: Urine has a yellow color because of breakdown products of bilirubin called urobilins. Urine can come close to completely clear if it is dilute enough which can occur in a situation of a large amount of fluid intake. ...Read more

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Could kids have crystal in the urine?

Could kids have crystal in the urine?

Yes: Urate crystals are common findings in normal urine in kids. Some crystals of other compounds would be less common. Your question should be more specific. ...Read more

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What organs does staphylococcus target?

What organs does staphylococcus target?

Staph infections: Staph, or Staphylococcus aureus, is one of the 'bullies' of the microbial world. In fact, it will often attack the 'weak spot' - such as a bad back or site of previous injury. So it kind of depends on 'where' the weaknesses are. Hopefully you have good doctors that can guide you. Infectious disease doctors are specialists when it comes to Staph infections - so feel free to ask more Qs here on HT. ...Read more

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What colour of urine is normal for men?

What colour of urine is normal for men?

Urine Changes: The color of urine changes minute by minute. There is no one right color for urine. It all depends on the diet, the time of day, the amount of fluid circulating in the blood stream, other disease states you live with ect. No right answer to your question. ...Read more

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Am I squirting or urine? How can I tell?

Am I squirting or urine? How can I tell?

Not known: “squirting” is controversial. Some indicate that it is a form of female ejaculation in which the fluid is propelled from para-urethral ducts during or prior to orgasm. Others hold that it is lubricating secretions or incontinence of urine. ...Read more

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Why is 10ml of urine needed for testing?

Why is 10ml of urine needed for testing?

It isn't: As little as 1 ml should suffice for a dipstick test, less required for a culture. Lab may have some kind of outdated protocol which they still insist upon using. ...Read more