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Retaining water, smelly dark urine, dribbling urine after I urine?

Retaining water, smelly dark urine, dribbling urine after I urine?

Urine infectin?: The presence of foul smelling urine in association with frequent urination and possible incontinence suggests the presence of a urinary tract infection. This is fairly common in young females (you are 31). It is unclear what is meant by "retaining water"--fluid in the legs? You should probably see your family physician to have your urine tested for an infection or outher abnormalities. ...Read more

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 causes pink spotting in urine, pale urine, foamy urine?

What causes pink spotting in urine, pale urine, foamy urine?

Pink: Spotting perhaps little blood, pale and foamy maybe protein, talk to your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can interstitial cystitis cause dark yellow urine ?

Can interstitial cystitis cause dark yellow urine
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Not directly: Symptoms of interstitial cystits include lower abdominal pain relieved with urination, an urge to urinate and frequent urination. Dark yellow urine is more likely due to lack of fluid intake and concentrated urine. If a person were to limit fluids in hope of decreasing bladder pain and frequency it would result in dark urine. It would not however, be directly due to the cystitis. ...Read more

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What is urinary bladder sand sedimentation? Cystitis?

What is urinary bladder sand sedimentation? Cystitis?

Here are some ...: Some sandy sedimentation may appear, especially after being exposed air for 15-30 minutes through oxidation while urine is more alkaline with pH of >6.5, usually reflecting what you might have consumed. Besides changing its cloudiness, its odor will also alter to be more odorous. But, these changes is normal and harmless as long as complete urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen is okay ...Read more

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Cloudy urine in toddlers?

Cloudy urine in toddlers?

UTI: If with cloudy urine associated with frequent urination, check for UTI and other renal problems. ...Read more

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Can interstitial cystitis sometimes cause dark urine?

Can interstitial cystitis sometimes cause dark urine?

Maybe : This is a chronic nonbacterial bladder inflammation which can produce components leading to darker than usual. But then again there are other causes including lack of fluid intake leading the kidneys to concentrate urine. ...Read more

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Does dark yellowish/ orangish urine always indicate hematuria (blood in the urine)?

Does dark yellowish/ orangish urine always indicate hematuria (blood in the urine)?

No: Could be blood, could be bilirubin from a blockage in the liver. Some food can cause the urine to turn red or orange. Some medications can cause discolored urine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Itching urinary tract; urine odor; cloudy urine. No burning, no urgency. Get utis often. No stds. No discharge. Uti? Yeast infection? Help please:(

Itching urinary tract; urine odor; cloudy urine. No burning, no urgency. Get utis often. No stds. No discharge. Uti? Yeast infection? Help please:(

Get a UA: This sounds like an infection of some kind in your urinary tract. It can be a natural UTI as women are more prone than men due to their short urinary tract, or it can be cystitis or an std like chlamydia of trichomonas so it's important to get a urinalysis and gram drain to find out as it can lead to kidney infection and other serious issues, so see your dr. And get tested. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can cystoscopy cause urinary incontinence in women?

Can cystoscopy cause urinary incontinence in women?

No: Cystoscopy is simply a technique to view the inside of the bladder with a video camera. It would not cause incontinence but may be part of the evaluation of incontinence in some patients. ...Read more

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Crystals in urine, concentrated, and foul smelling but no kidney stones?

Crystals in urine, concentrated, and foul smelling but no kidney stones?

Anything else?: By itself, this means nothing. Crystals most often are harmless and simply reflect salts of various types precipitating as the urine cools to room temperature. Your physician has a duty to explain how this fits into the big picture. ...Read more

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Have blood in urine blood in stool urine very foul smelling . Very cloudy urine. What causes this?

Have blood in urine  blood in stool urine very foul smelling . Very cloudy urine. What causes this?

Bloody urine: blood in urine & stool, fowl cloudy smelling in MALE may be infection in kidney & bladder, might have fever, flank pain, chills, nausea & vomiting, need tested & treatment now. could also be fistula between rectum & bladder...need exam by surgeon... ...Read more

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Can UTI cause sticky urine?

Can UTI cause sticky urine?

Diabetes?: Urine can be sticky, foamy, sweet smelling in patients with diabetes that is poorly controlled. See your physician to check your urinalysis for glucose as well as blood glucose to check for diabetes (sugar too high in blood). ...Read more

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Worst uti symptoms ever. severe bladder pain, burning, urgency, FOUL urine . uti dipstick only picked up trace leukocytes and no nitrites? infection?

Worst uti symptoms ever. severe bladder pain, burning, urgency, FOUL urine . uti dipstick only picked up trace leukocytes and no nitrites? infection?

Here are some...: Go to be checked by following instructions in the articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html & in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.html. Besides, it is still worthwhile to be treated once empirically since some 25-30% of women with typical UIT symptoms - dysuria, frequency, & urgency - will turn out to have negative urine culture. So doing, you gain insight on how to work with doctor. ...Read more

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Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

Yes: Urgency can certainly be associated with a urinary tract infection, especially if these symptoms occurred suddenly. Call your doctor to set up a urine lab test. ...Read more

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Do hydrocephalus cause dark yellow urine?

Do hydrocephalus cause dark yellow urine?

Water on brain: Hydrocephalus is water on the brain. Urine is from water in the bladder. One doesn't cause the other. ...Read more

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Can foul smelling urine indicate possible uti?

Can foul smelling urine indicate possible uti?

Yes: Foul smelling urine can indicate a possible urinary tract infection. You need a urinalysis and urine culture done by your physician to assess and possibly treat if you have a uti. Also, the underlying risk factors for a UTI must be assessed for men and women both, especially if recurrent utis occur. ...Read more

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My Father is experiencing urinary retention, frequent urination, difficulty starting urine stream, sudden urge to urinate and prostate gland enlar...

My Father is experiencing  urinary retention, frequent urination, difficulty starting urine stream, sudden urge to urinate and prostate gland enlar...

Be checked ASAP...: Of no doubt, your father needs an urgent care to help improve his expected voiding trouble which commonly comes with many aging men. How to gel all these related care done correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. Thereby, you surely gained insight on how to work well with the doctor for right care timely. Best wish to his health.... ...Read more

Dr. Scott Beard
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Incontinence (Definition)

Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Dark Urine (Definition)

Urine tends to be golden yellow from uric acid excretion. Brown or red suggests hemolysis, i.e. dark urine. Many causes, from trauma, infection, neoplasia, etc. We should all strive for crystal clear urine. ...Read more