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What Can You Do To Get Protein Out Your Urine
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
Proteinuria: Proteinuria (p) can be found on a urine analysis. P is a condition, not a diagnosis. It can be caused by several diseases, diabetes among others. You need to see a nephrologist to have a 24 hour urine collected to assess your kidney function and how much p it has. Blood will be taken to help find out the cause of the p. If no diagnosis is found, a kidney biopsy may be be needed to find a diagnosis. ...Read more
Ketones and BG: Not related very closely and everyone is individual. Can go up in hours if you do not eat anything. It is normal to do this. ...Read more
Depends: Before an actual work up for infertility, your doctor usually will require a year of unprotected regular sex. On your own if you have regular menses you probably are ovulating and unless you have had a pelvic infection probably have functional fallopian tubes. You could also obtain a basal body thermometer and follow the instructions to confirm ovulation. ...Read more
Can you just go to a clinic and tell them you want to do a pregnancy test or how can you go and find out there at once if you don'thave $ to buys test?
Endoscopy and/or: Upper GI series with barium. Stomach cancer can be detected by visualization of the stomach through and endoscope and biopsy of suspicious lesions for examination by a pathologist. X-rays may detect an abnormality but endoscopy will be needed for biopsy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dehydration: The severity of symptoms are different in children, adult and old people. Can be mild, moderate and severe. Thirst, dry mouth or buccal mucosa, dry skin, poor skinturgor, sunkeneye, sluggish, tired, poorappetite, constipation, decrease urine out put to nil, dark urine, confusion and unable to think straight. Blood test blood urea nitrogen is high. Diarrhea & vanco for c. Diff?Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cause: Most people associate a foul odor with infection but it is not necessarily so. Some medications(antibiotics), vitamins and certain foods (asparagus)or simple dehydration can cause an unpleasant odor. A urinalasys and a careful history should be able to identify the cause. ...Read more
You can't: Weed is fat soluble, and its metabolites are as well. That makes for drug that stays around a long time. Over hydrating may help, but that dilutes your urine, setting off testing alarms. Best to stop smoking weed and wait for your body to be rid of it, then never start again. ...Read more
If you are out to eat and your child has reaction to something what do u give them until u can get to doc?
EpiPen or Benadryl (diphenhydramine): If s/he has had severe allergic reactions previously, you should be prescribed an Epipen to carry with you, and you should administer it to your child as soon as you think the child is having a systemic reaction to a food. If this is your child's first reaction and the child has trouble breathing or talking or is red all over or passing out, you should call 911 immediately. Give Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if mild. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends.: Pain and bloating can be signs of ovarian cancer, but they can be just from a painful period. Ovarian cancer would be more likely in older women, like 40+ years, and most likely in women 70+ years. Other tests, like pelvic exam, ca-125, and transvaginal ultrasound would be needed. The ultimate way to know is surgery to see if it is in fact, a tumor of something else. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm trying to find out what does a blood thiner do to a breath test . and how the results vary. thanks?
Nothing: No significant impact on that kind of test. ...Read more
Travel up urethra: E. Coli species are the most common bowel bacteria and are invariably present on the perineal skin, no matter how well you wipe. They will be present in any urine temporarily trapped behind the labia and get "sucked" up the urethra during terminal muscle contractions at end of voiding. E. Coli around the urethral opening can be pushed up the urethra during sex. Hence advice to urinate after sex. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood test: Unless your doctor has a reason to order a blood type and screen (such as when you need a transfusion), the only way to find your blood type would be to donate blood. In the process, your blood will be tested and you can find out your blood type. Plus, you will be helping someone with a serious need! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of doctor do I need to go to if I want to get tested for chlamydia? What kind of test will they do?
Vaginal swab: Any doctor's office or clinic can easily test for chlamydia; see your primary care provider. The best test in women is a simple vaginal swab, which often is collected by the patient herself. It's quick, simple, and painless. If you think you're at risk, do it ASAP: every day's delay risks compications like fallopian tube infection and future infertility. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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