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I have triple the normal urine cortisol.no tumors. Lower than normal white blood cells. Is there a way to treat these abnormalities?
Triple too high: do a Decadeon suppression test. Take 2 mg a day for 2 days, collect unemotional the second day, it should be very low ...Read more
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
Urinalysis: When urine is tested in the office it is usually tested with a dipstick that changes color and gives us an indication of whether or not there is infection or other changes, Other tests include Microscopy/ Culture and Sensitivity. These tests tell us what type of cells there are, what organism causes the infection and what antibiotics it is sensitive to ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is/are the specific compound(s) that give normal, fresh, concentrated urine its characteristic odour?
Ehhh,...?: The urine color, odor, and consistency is mainly derived from the food and drink you have. If you eat healthy, then you have the urine you apparently are asking about. When you notice that your urine has changed color, or there's a strange odor wafting up from the toilet, the cause might be something as harmless as what you had for dinner (which could have included beets or asparagus). It also might be a sign of a more serious condition, such as an infection ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am a 27 year old female. My partner mention I have a very powerful / strong urine flow when he hears me in the toilet. Is this ab normal to have a s?
See remark: Thank your lucky stars for having a powerful stream !! this is normal . Congratulate your partner for having good hearing.If it disturbs him,get him a good ear-muff best in good health ...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