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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 you have Gas, frequently urinating, lower back and stomach pain on right side?

What does it mean when you have Gas, frequently urinating, lower back and stomach pain on right side?

Pain in RIF?: Chris832 ~ in a 23yo woman this is quite a large differential to exclude before you can call this just gas.Please go and see your reg MD to give full menstrual history, check UA and discussion about diet to increase bulk in diet, amongst many other issues. If pain in right side severe go to ER to evaluate now. thanks ...Read more

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What does it mean when you urinate out red blood?

What does it mean when you urinate out red blood?

Real problems!: Usually a tumor, severe infection of the bladder, a ruptured kiney cyst, a kidney stone, a prostate problem or even trouble with the kidney filters as some forms of nephritis. The first priority is always to eliminate a tumor as a cause, particularly bladder cancer so you need to see a urologist. ...Read more

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What does a urine pH of 9 mean?

What does a urine pH of 9 mean?

Basic: The ph scale measures acidity and basicity. Higher ph means the urine is more basic and lower ph means it is more acidic. Normal range for urine can be between 4.5 - 8.0 according to most sources. Medication and various medical conditions can affect ph, including multiple issues at one time making deciphering the meaning of the ph without more info difficult. ...Read more

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Traces of blood in d urine means what?

Traces of blood in d urine means what?

Trace blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What does billirubin in the urine mean?

What does billirubin in the urine mean?

Bilirubinuria: Having bilirubin in your urine usually means that you have hepatitis, or another type of liver disease or an obstruction of your common bile duct (cbd). Please see your doctor for an examination and some blood tests. During that examination you may be found to have jaundice or icteric sclerae (yellow eyes). You may also need to have your cbd visualized. Please see your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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What does having bactera in your urine mean?

What does having bactera in your urine mean?

Bacteria: The first possibility is that it is a "dirty sample" meaning that bacterial contamination took place and it was not a clean catch urine. In the event that it was clean, the presence of bacteria along with other markers, symptoms, and so forth would give a better picture. The presence of wbcs, leukocyte esterase, and nitrites are common in urinary tract infections. So more info is needed. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more