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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
Not likely: The characteristics of several brands of artificial urine are now known, and many testing companies are specifically testing for some of those characteristics. I had a patient who passed all their tests until we noticed that the creatinine level on every test was essentially the same - that could not happen with normal urine. You should be more concerned about your drug problem than beating test. ...Read more
I took an UA for employment. I was nervous about nicotine being in my system after 3 weeks of no tabacco. I used synthetic urine , will they know?
Depends: many companies are using screening methods to rule out people cheating on U.A. some are not. ...Read more
I want to catheterize triple lumen catheter to let out all of the urine and insert synthetic urine for a drug test, any comments?
Serious answer: As you know, try your best to not use illegal drugs. Seek help if needed 2nd, you sound like you are going to insert the catheter yourself ; i would assume in a nonsterile way. You will increase your chance of getting an infection in your urethra and/or bladder. Not a fun place for any infection. There could also be possible legal ramifications, talk to a lawyer. Bad idea, dont compound one probl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impossible to know: Synthetic marijuana could be any chemical and/or herb -- so it's impossible to know how long it remains in your urine without knowing specifically what you've consumed. Then, lab standards would have to be developed. Synthetic marijuana is a designer drug -- the makers are changing molecules to avoid laws. Of course this makes it even more dangerous to use. Please don't. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer