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What are some causes of urinary crystals?

What are some causes of urinary crystals?

Diet causes: Certain diets cause crystals like uric acid crystals from high protein diet, beer, and caffeine. Also, phophate crystals from dairy products intake. Also, oxalate from eggplant, strawberry and tea. Please, note the change of urine acidity makes some crystals melt and disappear. Also, some diseases cause crystals like gout, malabsorption, and oxaluria. ...Read more

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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more


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Can a person still have urinary stones if the urinalysis was negative for crystals?

Can a person still have urinary stones if the urinalysis was negative for crystals?

Yes, ...: The urinalysis of many stone patients showed no crystal and those with crystals in urinalysis do not necessarily have stone either. ...Read more

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What is a urinary fisture?

What is a urinary fisture?

Urinary fistula?: Not sure if i know what a fisture is, but a urinary fistula is an abnormal connection or opening to a urinary tract organ. ...Read more

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What exactly is a urinary spasm?

What exactly is a urinary spasm?

Unclear but,: Urinary bladder spasm is a known condition for people with bladder irritation and is common in patients who have a urinary catheter. It means the bladder contracts (spasms, cramps) which causes pain. Also, ureter spasms develop in people who have ureteric stones. ...Read more

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What is an excessive urinary output?

What is an excessive urinary output?

More than 3-4 L urin: Normally your body regulates how much water you need.The kidney is capable of eliminating the excess.So simply if you drink more fluids you pas more urine.Excess urine can also result from medications and certain foods. ...Read more

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What's urinary diary used for in men?

What's urinary diary used for in men?

Voiding diary: A voiding diary tracks the actual time of day you urinate along with the amount. Some diary also ask if you about the intensity of the urge along with how much fluid you consume in 24 hr. Other items that are track is leakage of urine. Most diary are appropriate for both gender. ...Read more

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What could decrease my urinary output?

See below: Most common cause of decreased urine production/output is decreased fluid intake. Your kidney can regulate the loss of water from urine by putting out less urine but containing the same amount of waste. This is done quite efficiently. If anyone develops kidney disease the urine output can also drop, despite you drinking adequate water. Seek medical advice as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have an abnormal routine urinary test.

Abnormal urine: Without the results it is impossible to give any idea of possible reasons. I suggest you go over the results with your doctor who will know you and can give you specific answers. ...Read more

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