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Thick Cloudy Urine
I am experiencing sudden urge to urinate, cloudy urine, thick mucus discharge and low back pain. The following also describe me: Frequent urinatio...
UTI: Your symptoms seem like be having from a urinary tract infection. Please kindly see your primary care doctor if you are able to get an appointment soon enough. Other wise please go to nearest urgent care so that your urine can be checked and appropriate medications can be initiated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Cloudy urine with sediment off an on for quite awhile. Docs give urine tests but each time the sample is clear. Tests all normal. When cloudy sample at home settles it is a thick white layer on bottom?
Salts: Materials which are in full solution in the urine in your body may precipitate out when the temperature or the composition of the surrounding environment changes (acidity, concentration, other materials present). This is very common with urine. If you have no symptoms other than this suspect it is quite normal. Precipitated salts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi there I have cloudy urine and a white thick sticky discharge from my vagina for a couple days know what could it be? I also feel very fatigued.
Well, Sorta Cloudy: Normally urine is clear to clear yellow. As dehydration occurs, this can result in a darker yellow or amber color. Some medications can discolor the urine as well. Cloudy urine is to clear urine as orange soda is to orange juice. You see a lot of stuff floating in it but you can't see through it. If you have cloudy urine and burning, see your md. ...Read more
Many benign options: If asymptomatic the most probable explanation is urinary phosphates. They come out of solution when the urine is alkaline and look "cloudy" then later, when the urine is acidic again, the phosphates will be in solution and when you void, you won't see them. Other causes are yeast, urine bacterial infection, or more serious causes usually associated with symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection, bleeding: Cloudy urine is caused by small particles that block the passage of light, the most innocuous cause would be the precipitation of amorphous salts, usually phosphates, this usually happens when the urine cools prior to testing. Serious causes such as infection, or bleeding need evaluation. A urinalysis and discussion with your doctor should clear this up. ...Read more
Many possibilities: It could be a transient occurrence from something you ate or drank, but more likely the prodrome (or telling finding) of a uti. If it does not clear up in 1-2 days, or other symptoms appear (especially back ache, headache, fever or burning on urination), it needs to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Phosphate crystals: By far the main cause of on and off cloudy urine is the formation of phosphate crystals, which results from various combinations of fluid and food intake. It's harmless. You can check it out by adding 1-2 drops of acid (e.g. vinegar) to a sample of cloudy urine. It will immediately turn crystal clear. ...Read more
Dark, cloudy is : Not normal. No other symptoms? Try hydrating well - if not change d/w your physician. ...Read more