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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 could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

Concentrated urine: Concentrated urine means that you need to hydrate more. In the baby, it means you should try to get them to take more fluids. Babies should only drink breast milk or formula, 24-32 ounces a day, if under 6 months. Up to 6 ounces of juice can be added at 6 months. That usually takes care of fluid requirements. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my infant's urine smells really bad?

What does it mean if my infant's urine smells really bad?

Possible infection: If your baby has a very strong odor to the urine, contact your pediatrician. This could be a sign of a urinary tract problem and might be serious. Watch for signs of fever, irritability, or pain. Keep the baby well hydrated. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to make my bladder stronger? (sometimes when i sneeze, i leak urine...Never pedictable)#nqlu I am overweight by 40lbs. Is weight a contributing factor to this problem? I've also had 3 babies...But have always had this issue.

Is there anything i can do to make my bladder stronger? (sometimes when i sneeze, i leak urine...Never pedictable)#nqlu I am overweight by 40lbs.  Is weight a contributing factor to this problem?  I've also had 3 babies...But have always had this issue.

It : It sounds like you most likely have stress urinary incontinence. This is generally secondary to weakening of the pelvic floor. Being overweight and bearing multiple children can both contribute to this issue. As a first line treatment, i generally recommend physical therapy with a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic floor strengthening techniques. Weight loss may also help with your problem. There are some off-label pharmaceuticals that have been approved for use in europe for stress urinary incontinence but none here in the states. Your final option would be surgery which can include various slings with and without prolapse repair if applicable. I would make a visit to a urologist to get the low down on these options. ...Read more

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I've had trouble peeing. Urine tested positive for U.UREAL\PARVUM-PCR. Can this be the reason? Can this affect us trying to make cute babies?

I've had trouble peeing. Urine tested positive for U.UREAL\PARVUM-PCR. Can this be the reason? Can this affect us trying to make cute babies?

Could be....: Ureaplasma is found in most sexually active humans but it may also cause infection and if untreated can reduce fertility of both men and women. As far as "cute" there is no bearing as far as I am aware, but if that is discovered, I'm sure there would be an immunization for it. ...Read more

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Will rubbing a pee-soaked diaper on an infant's face and/or tongue cure him of thrush and baby acne?

Will rubbing a pee-soaked diaper on an infant's face and/or tongue cure him of thrush and baby acne?

Not advisable: There is much folklore surrounding the use of urine as a cure-all, but little evidence of any benefit. Urine should be sterile and not cause disease, but there are much better treatments for both oral thrush and acne. Baby acne does not need treatment and will go away on its own. Benzoyl peroxide is far more effective for treatment of adult acne. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana stay in a babies system that is still in the womb in the poop pee and blood?

How long does marijuana stay in a babies system that is still in the womb in the poop pee and blood?

Hard to know: Research on babies born after the mother smoked marijuana in pregnancy shows mixed results. Some of jamaican women even show no negative results. http://tinyurl.com/n85vrj3 nonetheless, thc remains in the baby at least as long as it remains in the mother -- depending on frequency of use, this could be months of positive urines since lase use. Thc is stored in placenta and other fat. ...Read more

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Infant 19 months sodium count in urine. 680 excessive urine?

Infant 19 months sodium count in urine. 680 excessive urine?

Urine and blood test: The amount of sodium in the urine is very variable. It depends on how much sodium you eat and how well hydrated you are. A better way to assess sodium would be to check urine and blood at the same time and do some calculations. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more