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What Does Occ Urinalysis Mean
Proteinuria: Have a 24 hour urine collection to see the amount of protein in the urine and to assess your kidney function. I would also do a renal ultrasound to assess the size of the kidneys. Depending on the amount of proteinuria, i would send off blood for aso, anca 2, complement c3 and c4, hiv, hepatitis b antibodies, hb a1c and ana. A renal biopsy may also be needed for a diagnosis and a prognosis. ...Read more
Infection, bleeding: Cloudy urine is caused by small particles that block the passage of light, the most innocuous cause would be the precipitation of amorphous salts, usually phosphates, this usually happens when the urine cools prior to testing. Serious causes such as infection, or bleeding need evaluation. A urinalysis and discussion with your doctor should clear this up. ...Read more
RBCs: If there are red blood cells 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
Several issues: Blood (hamturia) and leukocytes (wbc's in the urine) are common signs of a uti, and you should be evaluated and possibly treated with antibiotics. Protein could be a sign of high blood pressure, posible diabetes, or a simple finding of early kidney disease. Have yourself examined and treated as necesary and then get a follow-up urine as part of the process. Good luck. ...Read more
Blood and protein: Blood (b) in your urine( u) is an abnormal finding. Protein (p) in your urine is abnormal when it is > 80 mg/day. Your lab work may be normal when b and p first appear in your u. Do a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance and protein and have a renal ultrasound (us). If the us doesn't show any bleeding site, have cystoscopy. If you have > 1 gram of protein/day, you may need a kidney biopsy. ...Read more
Hematuria: Visible blood in urine can come from any part of the urinary tract from kidney to below bladder. Most common causes in females are urinary infections which are usually associated with urination pain. Without pain & older age ?Bladder or kidney cancer. Kidney stone with or without pain. Kidney disease, glomerulonephritis. Suggest: see your primary care dr. Who will refer you if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually normal: Seeing foam or a lot of bubbles when you pee is usually related to the water in the toilet bowl and the force of the stream. If you have a lot of foam every time you urinate it could be a sign of something more serious like protein in the urine. If you are seeing foam in your urine all the time it is time to make an appointment with your doctor to get this checked out with the appropriate labs. ...Read more
Means nothing.: Urine is not actually hot. It is body temperature. Sensation of hot urine usually signifies irritation of the urethra or surrounding structures. This may be an early sign of a urinary tract infection but just as likely is nothing. It is not a symptom of pregnancy. But if you have been having unprotected sex and you are a menstruating female pregnancy is always a possibility. ...Read more
Blood factors: The blood cell is a product of your genetic code and the various types are defined by the differences of their surface proteins. The rhesus factor is a main feature that is either present or absent from the blood cell wall. If absent from your blood cells, you are rh negative. Generally rh negative blood is ok to give to rh positive people with the same blood type, but not the other way around. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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