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What does it mean if the doctor tells me I have sugar in my urine while pregnant?

What does it mean if the doctor tells me I have sugar in my urine while pregnant?

Many times normal: Diabetes of pregnancy is a condition screened for with a one hour sugar test, generally done around 7 months of pregnancy. Pregnant women can develop 'leaky' kidneys and spill some sugar in their urine but this does not mean they have diabetes of pregnancy. ...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 does it mean when the doctor tells me I have leukorrhea in my urine?

What does it mean when the doctor tells me I have leukorrhea in my urine?

Vaginal discharge: Dr has made a definitional mistake, leukorrea does not occur on urine. Urinary leukocytes (white blood cells) may indicate urinary tract problem such as kidney or bladder infection, damage to any part of urinary tract, foreign body includind kidney & bladder stones or catheter, urinary retention, intestinal bladder augmentation causes mucus in urine often with attatched leukocytes like leukorrhea. ...Read more

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My doctor did a fasting blood test and my glucose was 110, what does that mean. Also I have not been back to the doctors n not sure what I sould do.?

My doctor did a fasting blood test and my glucose was 110, what does that mean. Also I have not been back to the doctors n not sure what I sould do.?

Risk for diabetes: A glucose level of 110 is termed "impaired fasting glucose" and it means you are at risk for developing diabetes. There are many treatments for preventing progression to diabetes. Things to try include weight loss and decreasing carbohydrate intake (like breads, pasta, starches). I would schedule follow up with your doctor to discuss. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have to get the rhogam shot while pregnant? My blood type is a- &' my obgyn said i had to get it. Is there something wrong

What does it mean when you have to get the rhogam shot while pregnant? My blood type is a- &' my obgyn said i had to get it. Is there something wrong

Prevent Antibodies: "a negative" means that your body hasn't been exposed to a factor called "rh." your baby could have that factor though and if so, your body will think of that factor as foreign and create antibodies that will attack your next pregnancy if it also has that factor. Rhogam prevents these antibodies from forming by binding to the factor, hiding them, and ensuring your body doesn't create antibodies. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have blood in my urine?

What does it mean if I have blood in my urine?

Diagnosis First: It depends where it is coming from. It may be from the filtering units, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, or urethra. The presence of other factors in the urine, symptoms, and patient's age all will suggest a likely source, and order of investigations to your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if a nurse checked my sugar level and said I have thick blood, that it's not good. What does this mean?

What to do if a nurse checked my sugar level and said I have thick blood, that it's not good. What does this mean?

Not a proper: Diagnosis. Thick blood is not a proper diagnosis. You should ask your doctor who may have more information about your blood tests. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your doctor tells you you have thyroid antibodies? She felt on my neck and said everything was ok but what can this mean in futur

What does it mean if your doctor tells you you have thyroid antibodies? She felt on my neck and said everything was ok but what can this mean in futur

Higher risk: All that means is that you are somewhat more likely to develop a thyroid problem than those without the antibody. However the presence of a thyroid antibody may or may not lead to thyroid disease at all. It does tell you that you may be predisposed to develop an autoimmune disorder especially with the thyroid. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 45 my TSH level is a 16 the doctor said i had hypothyroidism what does this mean and what are the effects?

What do you suggest if I am 45 my TSH level is a 16 the doctor said i had hypothyroidism what does this mean and what are the effects?

Many effects: A TSH of 45 frequently means that your thyroid gland is not making enough thyroid hormone. This is called Hypothyroidism. Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) rises in an attempt to signal your Thyroid gland to make more thyroid hormone. You need to see your doctor. Hypothyroidism is easily treated. Hypothyroidism slows your body down. You feel cold a lot, gain weight etc ...Read more

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What could it mean for me to have sperm in my urine?

What could it mean for me to have sperm in my urine?

Retrograde ejaculate: When a man ejaculates, his bladder neck tightens to propel sperm forward. If this muscle is weak, sperm leaks into the bladder. Neurological conditions such as diabetes, previous pelvic surgery and some medications can cause this. A men's fertility expert can help diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor told me I tested 4.37 positive for mono. does that mean it is a bad case of mono?

What do you suggest if my doctor told me I tested 4.37 positive for mono. does that mean it is a bad case of mono?

Mono test : You number is just the number of antibodies detected on the mono test. All that it means is that you are positive. What is the IgM level? This is the one that matters. I presume the level you gave me was the IgM level. This level will drop when you start making the IgG antibodies and it will no longer be an acute infection. Do not participate in contact sports for a few weeks. Good luck! ...Read more

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My gynecologist told me that I have backwash the urine how's back inside and it causes me to have discharge if that doesn't go away what do they do to?

My gynecologist told me that I have backwash the urine how's back inside and it causes me to have discharge if that doesn't go away what do they do to?

Unclear terminology: It is not clear what is meant by the terminology urine backwash. I would contact the gynecologist and ask for clarification. Urine is contained in the bladder and would not be related to vaginal discharge. Vaginal discharge requires testing to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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What did my doctor mean when he said that I am borderline positive for sjrogrens? Will i get it eventually? Can i prevent it?

What did my doctor mean when he said that I am borderline positive for sjrogrens? Will i get it eventually? Can i prevent it?

You have to ask doct: We can not answer as we do not have any information as to your symptoms and any tests done and results of physical exam you have to ask this question to your doctor, what does he/she means by borderline positive and will you eventually get it it is an inherited condition and can not be prevented to diagnose you have to have symptoms and elevated sed rate, ANA antibodies, ssa;ssb antibodies and creac. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have leukocytes in my urine?

What does it mean if I have leukocytes in my urine?

Urine results: Leukocytes/white blood cells indicate that inflammatory/infectious process is occurring, especially if rbcs are not present to support the idea of whole blood in the urine. Ketones are breakdown products of fats/fatty acids & seen in fasting or starvation. Lab findings must be taken in a clinical context; we would need to know what symptoms, issues, or other info available if any to help evaluate. ...Read more

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I did the test for ANA and the result was positive 1:40 I do not have any problem in my body so what does it mean that ?

I did the test for ANA and the result was positive  1:40 I do not have any problem in my body so what does it mean that ?

Nothing: This is a low value and plenty of grown-ups have positive ana's at this titer. This is one reason not to run them on folks who feel well. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if I have high blood sugar while pregnant?

What exactly does it mean if I have high blood sugar while pregnant?

That you ahve gestat: Gestational diabetes, and u will need to be followed closely and be on a special diet and follow your blood sugars , if they run too high on diet alone then u may need oral meds which should get the blood sugar under control, if that does not work( very uncommon ) then u would need insulin, but I am sure your OB has gone over all of this with you, if not make an appt to see your OB tom. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

Hematuria: Never a good sign. Usually is benign and signifies a kidney stone or an infection or even urethritis or prostatis....But you need to see a doctor to make sure it isn't something more serious. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

Here are some ...: The causes for blood in urine may mount to >100, but can be grouped in 5 categories: infection/ inflammation, urinary stones, urinary obstruction, new growth - benign or malignant, & chronic silent kidney disease. For more details, go to http://www.formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful insights on how to deal with it and work closely with Doc timely... ...Read more

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What to do if i was tested three times and i can't really believe that its true that im pregnant and in the monitor its ays 130 what does it means?

What to do if i was tested three times and i can't really believe that its true that im pregnant and in the monitor its ays 130 what does it means?

I'm not sure...: I'm not sure what monitor You are referring to, but if your pregnancy test was positive x3, than you should see your Ob/Gyn, have a blood test and a Sonogram done if if these confirm pregnancy you have to make a decision about the future of it!! Good Luck! ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more