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Urine P H Of 5 Mean
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
Basic: The ph scale measures acidity and basicity. Higher ph means the urine is more basic and lower ph means it is more acidic. Normal range for urine can be between 4.5 - 8.0 according to most sources. Medication and various medical conditions can affect ph, including multiple issues at one time making deciphering the meaning of the ph without more info difficult. ...Read more
It's not normal.:
There are several possibilities but a ph of 9.0 is very high. Possibilities include:
medications you're taking (including supplements and otc meds)
renal issues like renal tubular acidosis
you really need to have it checked again and compare it to blood work. ...Read more
What does high urine pH 7.5-8.5 that fluctuates a lot mean? Is it bc I drink a lot of water or systemic alkadosis?
Alkalotic urine: Why are you so preoccupied with the ph of your urine? It seems that you are having repeated urine analyses to assess your urine's ph. Water intake does not, per se, make your urine alkalotic. Causes of an alkalotic urine are: urinary tract obstruction, pyloric obstruction, salicylate intoxication, renal tubular acidosis, chronic renal failure and respiratory failure. Do you have one of these? ...Read more
I am a 29 yr old male and urine pH is 5, color : yellow, appearance : clear and specific gravity 1.017. What does it mean?
Not enough to test: Qns translates to quantity not sufficient. It means there was not enough volume of the sample for the test to be run buy the method the lab uses to confirm the result. ...Read more
My urinalysis result rbc- 5-8/HPF; Pus Cells- 2-4/HPF; Urine pH-5.0; Squamous Cells- Few; Amorphous Urates- Many; Uric Acid- Many. What do you mean of?
Findings are quite common in routine urinalysis in FEMALES however probably needs evaluation in males! Speak with your PCP for the proper evaluation.
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more
Urine pH 5.0, alk phos 62, whit blood count 6.0 red blood 4.62 hemoglobin 14.4 hematocrit 42.8 mean corpuscular hemoglobin 31.2 creatinine 0.62 meaning?
OK. ..: The isolated numbers are ok, but one should interpret these through comparing prior serial values if available and correlating with current clinical pictures so to deduce their clinical significance. Why? It's because every thing always displays itself at a certain spot of its own full spectrum; likewise, any lab test does. ...Read more
Yes: Acidic is ph less than 7, while ph of 7 and above is alkaline. Normal urine ph is 4.6 to 8.0. Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Some labs use different measurements or test different samples. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results. ...Read more
In normal range: The ph scale measures acidity and basicity. Higher ph means the urine is more basic and lower ph means it is more acidic. Normal range for urine can be between 4.5 - 8.0 according to most sources. Medication and various medical conditions can affect ph, including multiple issues at one time making deciphering the meaning of the ph without more info difficult. ...Read more
Akaline urine: May indicate risk or possible UTI. Though full dipstick or urinalysis is needed to reach any conclusions. The cloudy urine is associated with increased specific gravity and leukocytes may indicate concentration and UTI. Drinking plenty of fluids and treatment with ABX may be indicated in such a case ...Read more
Urine pH was 9. Past results: 7.5 in 2/13, 6.5 in 3/13 and 7 in 10/13. Likely lab error, diet or something else? All other labs were normal.
Yes: Very much so. We've just visited; get some pH strips and have fun. You'll discover the tremendous variability -- it's your kidneys doing fine-tuning so you don't have to worry about your blood pH and can do the things you enjoy. ...Read more
No, cover with PCP:
A renal consult might be wise since the causes could range from nothing to worry about to something that needs to be looked into now.
Pcp=primary care physician which is another way of saying family doctor. ...Read more
My urine pH has dropped from 7.0 to 5.5, is this normal. (Shortness of breath and palpitations as well)?
My 4 year old son has urine ph of 8 and sp gravity of 1.005 everything else normal in analysis. Is the ph level serious?
What is cause of high urine ph? It's always high normal (alkaline) or out of range on high side. Eat lots of fruits. Something to worry about?
Usually related. ..: Alkaline urine ph of 7-8 is usually related with uti, vegetarian diet, metabolic alkalosis caused by vomiting, the use of steroids or diuretic drugs, or the overuse of antacids or laxatives., and bears no harm as long as having no UTI and being comfortable; if so, no need to worry. But in doubt, check with doc timely for individual condition. ...Read more
If I took a drug with a pH level of 3. aspirin for example...what would be my resulting blood and urine pH levels? 7.4 and 5.2 respectively?
What's the question?: This is what your urine specific gravity will normally be if you drink a few glasses of water beforehand. The only real reason to check urine ph is to see whether the specimen has been overgrown with alkali-producing bacteria. C-reactive protein reference-range values vary from lab to lab, the value fluctuates & means nothing in the absence of a history, no relevance to iron deficiency anemia. ...Read more
My phy exam urine pH is 8.5.My diet is largely vegetarian other than one egg, yogurt, some fish/1-1.5 oz/day of meat. Do I need to take any measure?
Normal: Urine ph ranges from 4.5--8.High urine ph indicates that urine is alkaline, which is normal with the intake of vegetables, dairy ad citrus fruits. It can indicate abnormal renal function when the creatinine in the blood is above normal. High urine ph can indicate urinary tract infection if burning urination is present. ...Read more
Gout: when on allopurinol, can I drink less fluid than recommended (e. G. 1.5 liter a day) if I alcalize water? What urine pH is a target?
I just did urinalysis and the result show "Trace of protein" in the urine. PH - 6.5, Leucocytes - Nil, Blood - Nil, Glucose - Nil, Ketone - Nil, Ascor?
Likely, these are ok: I would not worry about this UA report, which most likely bears no clinical significance. But when, how, and why did you get this urinalysis? As always, it should be always correlated with clinical profile. To drill out more clinical significance, peruse articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html. Thereby you can work well with doc so to reach right diagnosis for right care. ...Read more
Urine pH 5, sp gravity 1.020, protein negative, RBC WBC and epethlial cell occasional, blood trace, uric acid crystAl few, bacteria occasional, what to do
Stop worrying: This is normal. Get a follow up next year or if you have symptoms. ...Read more
My urine pH shoots up to 9.0 at random times then goes back to norm! Why is this? No infection. Everything else norm. Bun & creat. Are also norm.
Hard to explain.: Sounds like you are doing some testing on yourself. Could be "lab error" or possibly hyperventilation, but I expect you would have to hyperventilate pretty well for a good period of time to see a substantial change. Anything els that could produce this would either be obvious or not so transient. ...Read more