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What does urine PC ratio 3.5:1 mean?

What does urine PC ratio 3.5:1 mean?

Test for proteinuria: Protein to creatinine ratio of 3.5:1 suggests significant proteinuria & certainly needs to be evaluated as can be associated with auto-immune nephritis, kidney damage, hypertension or diabetes. Best evaluated by a nephrologist. ...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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My urine is hot, what does that mean?

My urine is hot, what does that mean?

Possible UTI: Could symptomatically signify a urinary tract infection which can easily be checked. Actual temperature of urine can not differ from your own core temperature. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my urine is hot?

What does it mean if my urine is hot?

Possible UTI: Could symptomatically signify a urinary tract infection which can easily be checked. Actual temperature of urine can not differ from your own core temperature. ...Read more

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What do crystals in childs urine mean?

What do crystals in childs urine mean?

Normal finding: The urine includes the debris discarded by the body and urate crystals are common.There are other occasional crystals like calcium oxylate, but in general you will seee some in the pee. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my urine is foggy?

What does it mean if my urine is foggy?

Can be normal: Foggy urine can be due to normal urinary sediment. Can be from protein in urine. However can also be a sign of infection. Would not be concerned unless you also have any UTI symptoms or ankle swelling. ...Read more

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If my urine is hot, what does that mean?

Possible UTI: Could symptomatically signify a urinary tract infection which can easily be checked. Actual temperature of urine can not differ from your own core temperature. ...Read more

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30 mg/dl in the urine. What does this mean?

30 mg/dl in the urine. What does this mean?

Quantity: This is a mass per unit volume. The meaning in terms of "significance" from a medical, health, legal, or other standpoint is unique to the substance/material being evaluated. We would need more information to give you a clearer answer on that. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your urine looks oily?

What does it mean if your urine looks oily?

Oily Urine: It is normal to have a certain amount of what appears to be an oily residue in your urine. If the amount appears to be substantial, or if your urine is also milky in color, you should be seen by your doctor for tests - it may indicate an infection or something more serious. Technically the oily substance is called chyle and can come from lymph nodes and suggest a bigger problem. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine is clear?

What does it mean when your urine is clear?

Adequate hyration: Normal urine should be pale yellowor clear if hydrating adequately. ...Read more

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What does ph8 means when checking the urine?

What does ph8 means when checking the urine?

Urine not acidic: It means you have an alkaline (not acidic) urine. Ph is the system used to denote acidity of a substance. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my urine is really hot?

What does it mean when my urine is really hot?

Not much: The temperature of urine will be at normal body temperature. If you have any questions, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my urine is really hot?

What does it mean when my urine is really hot?

Hot urine!: Urine will be at body temperature when it leaves your body. Depends on what you mean. Burns or stings when it leaves your body? Most common cause would be an infection. Other causes could be a kidney stone, vaginal infection, STD. The best thing would be to let you doctor test a sample. ...Read more

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What does dark brown urine in the morning mean?

What does dark brown urine in the morning mean?

Concentrated urine: It means you did not drink enough fluids and may be somewhat dehydrated and urine is concentrated.If it is only in the morning and not during the day.Try drinking more fluids in the evening and see if it gets lighter. ...Read more

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My urine is a little foamy what does that mean?

My urine is a little foamy what does that mean?

Protein: Small amounts of protein in urine make it foam a little. A small amount of foam is normal. If it foams like cappuccino see your doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the urine is very really hot?

What does it mean when the urine is very really hot?

You have a fever: Your urine is always the same temperature as your body immediately after you void it. ...Read more

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Urine smelling very strong. Does this mean anything?

Urine smelling very strong. Does this mean anything?

UTI or concentrated: Urine with a UTI can be foul smelling, somtimes like "rotten fish". Concentrated urine, if you have not taken in much fluid or have been perspiring a lot, can have a strong smell. Thirdly some foods such as asparagus can cause urine to smell strongly. ...Read more

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My urine has been a little foamy what does that mean?

My urine has been a little foamy what does that mean?

Not worried: Mucin production by the bladder accounts for larger bubbles. Extreme proteinuria or bilirubinuria will produce unusual foam and your physician can check for these on your next office visit but if you have no symptoms, i'd ignore the foam. ...Read more