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What could foam in my urine be indicative of?

What could foam in my urine be indicative of?

Protein in your urin: Get a urine samples to see if protein is spilling. It could be the sign of kidney disease. ...Read more

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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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What be the cause of my smelly urine?

What be the cause of my smelly urine?

Many possible causes: Of smelly urine: concentrated due to dehydration & low fluid intake causes a strong smell.Urinary infections may be most common cause of foul smelling urine and often alert subjects to presence of uti.Some antibiotics such as Amoxicillin &cipro cause smelly urine as does consuming large volumes of coffee, ie >6cups/day.Classically asparagus has distinctive smell.Others r liver disease & diabetes. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of urine smelling like ammonia?

What could be the cause of urine smelling like ammonia?

Urea is related: Urea is related to ammonia. Urea is the byproduct of our protein metabolism, and is disposed of in our urine. If urine is concentrated (due to not drinking enough fluids), it can have an ammonia odor. Other things can affect people's sense of smell, such as nasal changes, hormonal changes, pregnancy, etc... Warm urine should have a stronger odor than cold urine, too. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of Ammonium smelling urine? And mucus in bowel movements? Could the two symptoms be connected to the same cause?

What could be the cause of Ammonium smelling urine? And mucus in bowel movements? Could the two symptoms be connected to the same cause?

Bacteria: not lkely connected, the ammonia smell is from bacteria in the urine, This is abnormal and should be treated, the stool problem is not likely related unless there is a connection between the bladder and bowel ...Read more

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Causes of protein in urine(0.30)? Could it be from a kidney stone? also numbness in right arm and burned mouth feeling - could that be related?

Causes of protein in urine(0.30)? Could it be from a kidney stone? also numbness in right arm and burned mouth feeling - could that be related?

Protein: The differential for protein in the urine is a lot. The best way to confirm if protein is truly in your urine is obtain another urine protein sample in a week. If sustained then have it further worked up by a physician. ...Read more

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My urine is foamy even when I drink a lot of water. If there is protein in my urine what could cause this? Could foamy urine be normal?

My urine is foamy even when I drink a lot of water. If there is protein in my urine what could cause this? Could foamy urine be normal?

Urine analysis: Hi, if you are concerned that you are having urinary symptoms, your primary care doctor can perform an in-office test to examine if there are any abnormalities in your urine. They will then be able to compare the results with your symptoms and determine if there are any abnormalities that need to be treated. ...Read more

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A puss count of 20 to 40 in urine. What could be some causes?

A puss count of 20 to 40 in urine. What could be some causes?

Inflammation: 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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I have foamy white saliva. What could be the cause of this?

I have foamy white saliva. What could be the cause of this?

Dehydration: Likely you are dry, this makes the saliva whiter. I do not now what other symptoms you are having, but possible this could be some type of infection or perhaps something you ate. For example, milk will make the saliva thicker and whiter. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of blood in my left ear?

What would be the cause of blood in my left ear?

Perforation: A perforation of the typanic membrane could lead to blood in the ear, as could an infection in the outer ear. Trauma from q-tips etc... is also often a leading cause of blood in the ear. Blood in the ear should not be ignored and should be looked at. ...Read more

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What could cause my urine to be dark only in the mornings?

What could cause my urine to be dark only in the mornings?

Dehydration: You may be somewhat dehydrated overnight, and your first morning's urine is more concentrated than later in the day. Possibly it clears up when you start drinking liquids again? ...Read more

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What could be the cause of back pain, plus frequent uranation?

What could be the cause of back pain, plus frequent uranation?

Many things: Back pain if severe, can cause some problems getting your bladder empty which can cause you to need to urinate more frequently. Bladder or kidney infection can cause back pain and frequent urination also. A tumor in your spine can also cause back pain and if there is pressure on your spinal cord, your urination and bowel movements can be affected. Kidney stones may be a factor also. Get checked. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I urinate I see that there is pieces of what can be best described as tissue in the urine. It is either white or blood tinted. Sometimes there is also a few bubbles or clusters of small bubbles. I have lower back pain as well, which could b

Sometimes when I urinate I see that there is pieces of what can be best described as tissue in the urine. It is either white or blood tinted. Sometimes there is also a few bubbles or clusters of small bubbles. I have lower back pain as well, which could b

Get urinalysis: It is very hard to say if your urine is abnormal just by its appearance. Debris and bubbles could be protein, mucus, blood in urine or an infection. It is best to get a urine dipstick test to check for any of the above. If you have a fever with your lower back pain or symptoms of difficulty or painful urination, you could have a bladder or kidney infection and should see a doctor ...Read more

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I have a small lump on the entrance of vagina. Right on the opening. I have a trace amount of lecocytes(I think is what they are called) in my urine showing signs of possible UTI. However I got a viral cutural test or something to see exactly what it is.

I have a small lump on the entrance of vagina. Right on the opening. I have a trace amount of lecocytes(I think is what they are called) in my urine showing signs of possible UTI. However I got a viral cutural test or something to see exactly what it is.

Doubt herpes, but...: Presumably no blisters, sores, or pain or you would have said so. Leukocytes (white blood cells) in urine can be due to STDs in addition to UTI, but "trace" is normal. A painless lump usually isn't an STD, but the doc seems concerned about hepres, the main reason for a genital viral culture. Doesn't sound like it, but still ask your doctor how strongly she suspects it, maybe start treatment now? ...Read more