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What do crystals in childs urine mean?

What do crystals in childs urine mean?

Normal finding: The urine includes the debris discarded by the body and urate crystals are common. There are other occasional crystals like calcium oxylate, but in general you will seee some in the pee. ...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 could white flake like things floating in my urine mean?

What could white flake like things floating in my urine mean?

Crystals: You may be describing "crystals " in your urine! Sometimes even healthy people can have crystals form in the urine or when the urine mixes with the water in the toilet. Uric acid, calcium oxalate, sulfur and Struve crystals can all form in urine, a phenomenon known as crystalluria. Easiest way to identify this is to leave a urine specimen with your doctor, and send it to a lab for testing. ...Read more

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What can cloudy urine mean?

What can cloudy urine mean?

Multiple things: Cloudy urine can mean several things such as infection, kidney stones, obstruction of urine, retention of urine, or possibly medication induced. A urological evaluation will sort out the etiology. ...Read more

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What does foamy urine mean?

What does foamy urine mean?

Possibly proteinuria: Suggest you get a simple urinalysis to check for protein in your urine. ...Read more

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What does leuc in urine mean?

What does leuc in urine mean?

Leukocytes = WBCs: White blood cells in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. ...Read more

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What does plus 4 in urine mean?

What does plus 4 in urine mean?

A lot: 4+ or plus 4 in the urine generally means a large amount; pathologists and lab technologists use a scale of zero, 1+, 2+, 3+, 4+ for most indicators to include blood and other markers. ...Read more

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What does puss in the urine mean?

What does puss in the urine mean?

Pus: Pus is composed of decayed material and largely white blood cells. This suggests that there has been an inflammatory reaction or immune response. If other lab findings support it this could represent an infection or other condition that needs treatment. Be sure to talk with your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more

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What does turbidity in urine mean?

What does turbidity in urine mean?

Many causes: Most common is amorphous urate crystals which simply means you need to drink more water. Other causes such as infection or other types of crystals can only be pinpointed by microscopic exam of urine. Best to see primary care for complete urinalysis. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What does billirubin in the urine mean?

What does billirubin in the urine mean?

Bilirubinuria: Having bilirubin in your urine usually means that you have hepatitis, or another type of liver disease or an obstruction of your common bile duct (cbd). Please see your doctor for an examination and some blood tests. During that examination you may be found to have jaundice or icteric sclerae (yellow eyes). You may also need to have your cbd visualized. Please see your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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What does having bactera in your urine mean?

What does having bactera in your urine mean?

Bacteria: The first possibility is that it is a "dirty sample" meaning that bacterial contamination took place and it was not a clean catch urine. In the event that it was clean, the presence of bacteria along with other markers, symptoms, and so forth would give a better picture. The presence of wbcs, leukocyte esterase, and nitrites are common in urinary tract infections. So more info is needed. ...Read more

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What does Slfanamide crystals in urine mean?

What does Slfanamide crystals in urine mean?

Sulfa drugs: Unusual crystals in urine sediment, usually following antibiotics or diuretics that are Sulfa-based. Hydration is key, since crystals is a sign that precipitation already occurred in the kidneys. ...Read more

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What does high creatinine in the urine mean?

What does high creatinine in the urine mean?

Good question: Creatinine in the urine, like in the blood, comes from the muscles. The urine creatinine can be collected for 24 hours to calculate the creatinine clearance. A sample of urine creatinine and protein can be used to estimate the 24h urine loss of protein. ...Read more

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What exactly does blood in a toddlers urine mean?

What exactly does blood in a toddlers urine mean?

Needs evaluation...: Blood in the urine of a toddler could have a number of causes ranging from a urinary tract infection to kidney problems (inflammation or infection). There are also rarer causes, but regardless, whatever is causing it needs to be figured out so that proper treatment can begin. ...Read more

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Please tell me what does blood in your urine mean?

Please tell me what does blood in your urine mean?

Many ppossibilities: We want to rule out tumors and stones. If there's no other evidence of illness, you may simply be one of the 1% of folks who just leaks a little blood into the urine without it being a problem. You may have thin-GBM non-disease or some unknown issue. If everything else checks out normal, stop worrying. ...Read more

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What does hiigh levels of creatinine in my urine mean?

What does hiigh levels of creatinine in my urine mean?

Not much: Urine creatinine is concentrated with dehydration, but is always higher than blood creatinine except in severe kidney desease. The urine creatinine is much higher than blood in a normal state. The importance of urine creatinine is in the calculation of creatinine clearance and fractional excretions. This requires interpretation by your physician. ...Read more

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What can over moderate traces of blood in your urine mean?

What can over moderate traces of blood in your urine mean?

Trace blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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Does having keton in your urine mean you might have diabetes?

Does having keton in your urine mean you might have diabetes?

Urine Ketones: Yes and no. Ketones end up in urine as a result of a person using fat as an energy source. This can happen during dieting, during fasting, anytime carbohydrate intake is limited. Diabetes results from Insulin being absent or ineffective. Insulin makes it possible for sugars to enter cells and become energy. If Insulin is absent or doesn't work that is like fasting. So, yes or no. ...Read more

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Trace amounts of blood in the urine mean what can it mean nothing?

Trace amounts of blood in the urine mean what can it mean nothing?

Trace blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What does lukes in your urine mean or something that sounds like lukes?

What does lukes in your urine mean or something that sounds like lukes?

Leukocytes = WBCs: "leuks" or leukocytes are white blood cells. They normally should not be found in urine or only in a very tiny amount. Wbcs in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. ...Read more

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I'm wondering, I have a yellowish urine and sometimes a clear one. What does a yellowish urine mean? The colorless one?

I'm wondering, I have a yellowish urine and sometimes a clear one. What does a yellowish urine mean? The colorless one?

Fluids: When you don't drink enough fluids, the urine becomes more concentrated and deeper yellow in color. When you drink more water, the urine is less concentrated and clearer in color. Try to drink half your weight in fluid ounces a day. A male who weighs 128 pounds should drink at least 64 ounces of water a day. ...Read more

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What does 500 leukocytes in your urine mean?

What does 500 leukocytes in your urine mean?

Leukocytes = WBCs: White blood cells in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Normally there should be none or a very tiny amount. This finding needs to be looked at with other lab findings and clinical context such as symptoms, physical exam and so on. Please see your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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What does bactria in urine mean?

What does bactria in urine mean?

Infection: When urine comes out it is sterile. If there is bacteria in the urine as it exits then there is most likely an infection and you should see your pcp and get treated. ...Read more

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What exactly does dark urine mean?

What exactly does dark urine mean?

Dark urine: Dark urine can mean many things. The main concern is blood in urine will create a dark "tea-colored" urine. I recommend that you see your doctor and have a urinalysis along with a culture as soon as possible. Www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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What foes bilirubin in urine mean?

What foes bilirubin in urine mean?

Liver disease: Presence of bilirubin in the urine is an indication of liver disease and especially obstruction to the flow of bile. See this site for more info.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003595.htm. ...Read more

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What does 2+ bilirubin in urine mean?

Liver disease: Increased bilirubin in blood or urine suggests either increased release from destruction of red blood cells (hemolysis) or liver disease. More accurate testing (measure in serum) is needed ...Read more

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What does 2 bilirubin in urine mean?

What does 2 bilirubin in urine mean?

Yes it can be: Bilirubin is a pigment associated with the liver/hepatic system and red blood cells (especially hemolysis or breaking of them since bilirubin is found in them). Bilirubin causes jaundice and dark urine. Tests can be done to distinguish the source (conjugated vs unconjugated). Also need to look at other abnormal tests, history/exam would also be very important. Be sure to follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does too much protein in your urine mean?

What does too much protein in your urine mean?

Proteinuria: Protein is normally not found in urine. The usual system used to quantify protein is 0, trace, and then 1+ to 4+. So there is a source of protein in the urine and the meaning of this needs to be looked at with any other lab abnormalities, signs/symptoms, clinical context. ...Read more

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What does a lot of bacteria in the urine mean?

What does a lot of bacteria in the urine mean?

It might be infectio: Sometimes it is due to infection in the urinary bladder but it can also be due to poor urine sample collection. If you have any bladder symptoms like burning on urination or frequent urination, then you might have infection in the bladder. If you have no urinary symptoms, then simply repeat your urine test with a proper clean catch urine collection and get a urinalysis done one more time ...Read more

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What does brown tea or coffee colored urine mean?

What does brown tea or coffee colored urine mean?

Could mean blood: It can mean old blood in the urinary tract. There are many many causes of this. You should have a urine analysis done on a fresh urine specimen and contact your doctor. ...Read more

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What does 30 to 40 percent pus cells in urine mean?

What does 30 to 40 percent pus cells in urine mean?

Pus: Pus is composed of decayed material and largely white blood cells. 30-40% is a relatively large amount. This suggests that there has been an inflammatory reaction or immune response. If other lab findings support it this could represent an infection or other condition that needs treatment. Be sure to talk with your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more

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