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After urine whit substance comes out from urine?

After urine whit substance comes out from urine?

Checkup: Urine should be a clear yellow color. If you are actually seeing a white substance, you should be checked for infection, wheter you are sexually active or not. ...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 exactly is white stuff in urine?

What exactly is white stuff in urine?

Probaly sediment: Urinary sediment in an alkaline urine (non-acid) is usually due to phosphatic debris which is a normal finding. If like gravel or sand can indicate possible kidney stone disease. Occasionally lining cells of the urinary tract can be sloughed. Similarly yeast or fungus can be white stuff in the urine, but, would usually be syptomatic. Don't worry white sediment is seldom a problem. ...Read more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

See a dermatologist for topical and/or oral antibacterials if needed
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Can someone define cloudy urine to me and how I can test whether my urine is cloudy?

Can someone define cloudy urine to me and how I can test whether my urine is cloudy?

Visual: Cloudy is hard to see through. Clear is easy to see through. There is no test. One just looks at the urine and tells. ...Read more

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Overcoming Addiction & Substance Withdrawal (Checklist)

counseling
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tell your doctor. and seek medical care
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develop support network, stop lying, tell family
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12 step program support
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Information and blood in the urine?

Information and blood in the urine?

Reddish vs red drops: How it looks makes a difference here. The best way to get information is to give details to provider and get urine studies. Typically blood in the urine is associated with a bladder infection. There are other causes from common contamination (like during a period) to unusual conditions mentioned by the other doctors answering this. The only way to know if there is a problem, what to do = see a doc. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of collecting urine before a bone marrow biopsy?

What is the purpose of collecting urine before a bone marrow biopsy?

Ask your doc: Please ask your doctor this question. The number of conditions/diseases that can be tested for in the urine are quite numerous, ranging from everything from pregnancy to multiple myeloma proteins. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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How long after coitus urine test strip for pregnancy works ?

How long after coitus urine test strip for pregnancy works ?

After missed period: A urine pregnancy test becomes positive about a week after the first missed period. This will usually be about three weeks following the fruitful intercourse. ...Read more

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Twice this week found sticky substance from urine.... What could it be? Is it dangerous? Nb: I have not masturbated for two weeks..

Twice this week found sticky substance from urine.... What could it be? Is it dangerous? Nb: I have not masturbated for two weeks..

Secretions: That's likely prostatic secretions. Harmless and can build up if you haven't ejaculated recently. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a false negative on a zinc toxicity test? I had zinc, copper and lead testing done. My zinc results in blood and urine were at the high end of normal. My lead was negative but my copper results came back as low. I have all of the

Is it possible to get a false negative on a zinc toxicity test? I had zinc, copper and lead testing done.  My zinc results in blood and urine were at the high end of normal.  My lead was negative but my copper results came back as low.  I have all of the

Any : Any test has a risk of being a false negative or even false positve for that matter. Heavy metal toxicity/poisoning is a very difficult issue, and has been a challenge for a lot of doctors. I recommend you consult a medical toxicologist. These doctors specialize in poison and metal toxicity. If you have already done so, i suggest a second opinion by another doctor in the field. Good luck. ...Read more

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What antidepressants have side effect/benefit of decreasing urine incontinence?

What antidepressants have side effect/benefit of decreasing urine incontinence?

Older ones.: Drugs like elavil, (amitriptyline) doxepin, nortryiptyline have anticholinergic problems which cause dry mouth, urinary retention, and constipation. If certain side-effects are benefits to a patient, they are known effects of the drug. ...Read more

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What substances interfere with the results of 24 hour urine tests?

What substances interfere with the results of 24 hour urine tests?

For what?: What is your doctor testing with the 24 hr collection of urine? Creatinine clearance, cortisol, calcium, cathecolamines, protein, cortisol or steroids? Depending upon the answer there are some medications or drugs that may interfere specifically. ...Read more

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What does having no color at all in your urine means?

Normal: When you drink lots of liquid, the kidneys excrete lots of liquid to protect the body from swelling and overload. This amount of liquid in urine dilutes it and accordingly also dilutes the usual color to clear. ...Read more

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What is the problem if a child's urine is brown, and he has a high temperature?

What is the problem if a child's urine is brown, and he has a high temperature?

Blood in Urine: A brown or tea colored urine means that there is blood in there most of the time. A fever says infection is present. Not good! call and see your pediatrician asap. ...Read more

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Low creatinine on a urine test, what caused that?

Low creatinine on a urine test, what caused that?

Several things: The most likely is inadequate collection of urine such that some of the 24 hour sample was discarded. Other causes are low muscle mass, which can occur in very small stature people, advanced age, bed bound individuals, and in patients with cirrhosis. ...Read more