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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 is a urine M/C/S and what is it used for?

What is a urine M/C/S and what is it used for?

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 more

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I took two ltylenol 3's when will it be out of my urine?

     I took two  ltylenol 3's when will it be out of my urine?

Urine test: The codeine component will be present for 3 days. A trace may be detected day 4 or 5. The tylenol (acetaminophen) component will be detectable for 3-5 days also. ...Read more

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What is/are the specific compound(s) that give normal, fresh, concentrated urine its characteristic odour?

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 more

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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?

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

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Why is urine oily.

Why is urine oily.

Urine Norms: Urine is not oily. If you feel your's is oily then you need to get to your family clinic. This is a very unique question and is not the norm for urine symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is my urine hot?

Why is my urine hot?

Body temperature : Freshly voided urine is at core body temperature. ...Read more

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Urine straw colored?

Urine straw colored?

Not sure: Urine normaly straw colored may seem dark to you if so pick up water intake. ...Read more

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Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Absolutely normal: Ph between 5.0 & 8.0 can be normal. Ph of 6.5 is marginally acidic and perfectly normal. ...Read more

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What is urine made of?

What is urine made of?

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