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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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Urine test = sp gravity = 1.005 low, pH = 8 high. What does that mean? Other all values r normal or nil.

Urine test = sp gravity = 1.005 low, pH = 8 high. What does that mean? Other all values r normal or nil.

Electrolyte, acid: Sp gr means the concentration of urine. When the flud intake is adequate, sp gr can be low as 1.005.If the fluid intake is less, the sp gr can be high as1.030. Ph depends on amount of acids excreted by the kidney. Both these measures reflect the electrolyte and acid handling by the kidney. ...Read more

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On urine test showed pH 5.5- is it bad? What does it mean?

On urine test showed pH 5.5- is it bad? What does it mean?

Normal: This is a function of the amount of sulfur-rich protein and nucleic acid in your diet. The ph pad is actually placed just to show urines that have been damaged by overgrowth of urea-splitting bacteria. ...Read more

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I did a urine test and it says trace-intact what does this mean.

I did a urine test and it says trace-intact what does this mean.

Need the report: We need the complete urine test report for us to answer your question. ...Read more

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MIXED FLORA (3 OR MORE COLONY TYPES) what does that mean, urine test

MIXED FLORA (3 OR MORE COLONY TYPES) what does that mean, urine test

Contamination: When multiple different types of bacteria are present in urine culture it usually means that the specimen got contaminated with material in the genital area. It does not exclude urinary infection, but the results are not reliable. ...Read more

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Combur urine test (strips) when compared the colors to the container, PH was very high (8/9) and ERY was also very high (highest) what does this mean?

Combur urine test (strips) when compared the colors to the container, PH was very high (8/9) and ERY was also very high (highest) what does this mean?

Here are some...: Why did you get urine chemstrip test? Did you have urinary symptoms? Did you collect the urine carefully enough so to no contaminate the specimen, especially during period? So, before drawing conclusion from limited urine test result, a review of history is needed so to correlate the finding with your individual clinical situation. ...Read more

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Urine test says blood 25 Ery/uL what does that mean?

Urine test says blood 25 Ery/uL what does that mean?

Microscopic hematuria: It means there are red blood cells in the urine. This is not normal, and needs to be evaluated. MAke sure to follow up with the doctor that ordered the test. If this was done at an urgent care setting, see a primary care doctor and bring the results. You need to be properly evaluated. Ask if a referral to a urologist is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Urine test says blood 25 Ery/uL what does that mean?

Urine test says blood 25 Ery/uL what does that mean?

Hematuria: Or blood cells in your urine may be related to infection, STD, trauma or kidney issues. I suggest a repeat urine analysis and culture. ...Read more

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What does having a trace of blood in a urine test mean?

What does having a trace of blood in a urine test mean?

Well,: In medicine, blood in urine is the presence of red blood cells in the urine, ranging from trace blood to gross blood in urine. It may be benign, or it can be a sign that there is a kidney stone or a tumor in the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, prostate, and urethra). If white blood cells are found in addition to red blood cells, then it is a signal of urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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My urine test shows albumin - not detectable. What it means?

My urine test shows albumin - not detectable. What it means?

Not detected: Not detected means it is normal. You are asking about normal. Why? Albumin is a protein that should not be leaking into the urine. It not being there means your kidneys are working fine. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have high coproporphyrin in a urine test?

What does it mean when you have high coproporphyrin in a urine test?

Byproducts in urine: Coproporphyrin is one of several blood break down products that may manifest itself in a urinalysis. Strenuous activity, menses and illness (as well as many other causes) may lead to the degradation of the oxygen carrying compunds in the blood stream known as hemoglobin. The vast majority of cases of coproporphyrin in the urine are benign but it is best to discuss these results w/ your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a result of many epithelial cells in a urine test?

What does it mean if you have a result of many epithelial cells in a urine test?

Vaginal cells in it: Epithelial cells come from vagina and introitus and not from the urinary tract ; are a normal finding ; no cause for alarm. Squamous epithelial cells are a different matter ; could be from a squamous bladder growth. This would be uncommom in someone as young as you unless you born with bladder exstrophy. ...Read more

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Just got results of urine test my urobilinogen came back positive what dose this mean?

Just got results of urine test my urobilinogen came back positive what dose this mean?

That's fine: Most folks have +1 or +2; it's a normal constituent, a somewhat undervalued screen for liver disease and for hemolysis (either or both) if it goes higher. ...Read more

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My urine test indicates Albumin exceration in 24 hours urine 46mg what does that mean please?

My urine test indicates Albumin exceration in 24 hours urine 46mg what does that mean please?

OK: There is a medical reason why you had 24 hour urine protein collection, so the result should be interpreted with underlying medical condition. Please ask your doctor about this. ...Read more

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What is a urine test "casthy" and "urobiln" mean or look for? Also what does "mucous" and result many mean?

What is a urine test "casthy" and "urobiln" mean or look for? Also what does "mucous" and result many mean?

Sounds like: You are reading from a urinalysis report. Hyaline casts are visible under microscope when protein and kidney cells form into a cylindrical shape and get excreted in urine. It can happen when you have abnormal amount of protein in urine or dead cells in kidney. Urobilinogen is urine form of bilirubin which is elevated when you have jaundice. Many means more than few. Ask your doctor for detai. ...Read more

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Urine test showed Specific Gravity 1.010 and the normal was 1.011. Other results normal. What does that mean?

Urine test showed Specific Gravity 1.010 and the normal was 1.011. Other results normal. What does that mean?

TheGravityofYour...: A specific gravity of 1.010 is very close to the fluids in your blood vessels (not the blood cells).So in the urine, that means the kidneys aren't working to save any fluid (mostly water).This could be a normal response to drinking a lot of fluids or a sign that the kidneys aren't doing their job. Depends on what else is going on with you. If you feel healthy then it's probably nothing to worry about ...Read more

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I just took a urine test at my gyno and my dr said that there was blood in my urine. Obviously not enough to be seen by me. What does this mean?

I just took a urine test at my gyno and my dr said that there was blood in my urine. Obviously not enough to be seen by me. What does this mean?

Microhematuria: = blood + in urine + seen under a microscope. Can be due to infection, irritation to the urinary tract from a stone or infection even in the past. Sometimes a heavy workout can cause muscle breakdown, or myoglobin, which can test positive for blood on testing strips, while there no blood under the microscope. If your urine is culture-negative for infection, repeat the test in a few weeks. ...Read more

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I did a urine test after I notice of white floating stuff in my urine, My result: Squamous Epi Cells 21 Standard range: 0 - 17 cells/uL What mean?

I did a urine test after I notice of white floating stuff in my urine, My result: Squamous Epi Cells 21 Standard range: 0 - 17 cells/uL What mean?

Incomplete analysis: Unable to determine based only on epithelial cells- no clinical meaning.-seems normal so far...what is the rest of the analysis? ...Read more

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What does it mean when there is WBCs in my R/M urine test...but no bacterial growth after 24hour incubation in C/S test?

What does it mean when there is WBCs in my R/M urine test...but no bacterial growth after 24hour incubation in C/S test?

Maybe nothing: You should be evaluated for tuberculosis since you are in the Middle East. But I would recommend obtaining a Catheterized urine specimen. Most of the time WBCs without growth is from improperly collected urine specimen with vaginal contamination at the time if collection. ...Read more

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What does protein in a child's urine test mean?

What does protein in a child's urine test mean?

Varies: Protein makes its way into pee thru several sources. If it spills from the kidneys it can be a kidney defect or infection if the sample is obtained after the kid has been standing for a while, small amounts can occur. If squirted out by a little girl in a cup, it likely contains some skin & vaginal wash. Interpretation depends on multiple factors you can discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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What does "rare" mean for mucus found in urine test?

What does "rare" mean for mucus found in urine test?

Littlest amount: Rare would be "almost nothing" but not actually nothing. Mucus is there, but in a very little amount. ...Read more