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My two year olds urine becomes cloudy if it sits in our toilet very long. But is never cloudy when She firsts pees. She has been drinking a lot of mil?

My two year olds urine becomes cloudy if it sits in our toilet very long. But is never cloudy when She firsts pees. She has been drinking a lot of mil?

Don't overthink this: Urine is one of the trash collections eliminated by the body. It contains urates (salts of protein breakdown), water and other debris. If it sits in the toilet for any period of time, the material in the water will combine with some of the urine and eventual clouding is common. If it bothers you talk with her doc. ...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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Why might by urine be cloudy?

Why might by urine be cloudy?

Many reasons: There are many causes of cloudy urine, including infection, protein, or mucus and blood. You need to see your doctor to check a urine sample to get more specific information. ...Read more

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What causes cloudy white urine?

What causes cloudy white urine?

To see an M.D.: Several causes, for this. Unless the urine is checked and examined the patient, hard to tell. ...Read more

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What can cause cloudy white urine?

What can cause cloudy white urine?

Cloudy urine: Changes in the urine can be a sign of a serious illness or something less concerning. A medical evaluation is highly recommended. Some things that can make the urine look cloudy in a male are foods, medications, infection, retrograde ejaculation, bladder problems among others. A urine analysis is required to further determine if this is serious or not. ...Read more

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Today I noticed my urine was really cloudy. Why?

Today I noticed my urine was really cloudy. Why?

Precipitate: This may simply be salts precipitating out of the urine as the ph in the toilet bowl changed the solubility. If you have no other symptoms would not worry. ...Read more

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What's causing my urine to be so cloudy? Is it normal?

What's causing my urine to be so cloudy? Is it normal?

Infection?: Infection can cause this. If you are taking lots of vitamins or eating certain foods like asparagus or beets the urine could look or smell odd. ...Read more

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What causes urine to be "cloudy"? (Asking for someone)

What causes urine to be "cloudy"? (Asking for someone)

Cloudy urine.: Some cause of a cloudy urine could be (1) infection, which should be associated with typical symptoms of infection, (2) concentrated urine, with a large amount of toxins being removed from the body in a smaller amount of urine. If this persists, then a urinalysis would be in order. ...Read more

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I have a strong unusual odor to my urine and it is also cloudy could this be serious?

I have a strong unusual odor to my urine and it is also cloudy could this be serious?

Likely not serious: Normal if U consumed asparagus before urinating. Also if urine is very concentrated due to low fluid intake. Worth getting a urinalysis, if foul smell continues, to rule out UTI. Most UTIs are not serious. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with my body if my urine for several months now has had a strong unusual odor, and is cloudy? Can it be serious?

What could be wrong with my body if my urine for several months now has had a strong unusual odor, and is cloudy? Can it be serious?

Probable infection: Of the urinary tract. It is extremely common in women and usually not serious, but this has been going on for awhile so you need to get a urinalysis and culture and get started on some treatment. You can see a HealthTap concierge doctor or see any clinic for this. Good Luck! ...Read more

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My husband's urine has become rather cloudy and strong smelling. He doesn't have any pain when he urinates or anything like that though. What's wrong?

My husband's urine has become rather cloudy and strong smelling. He doesn't have any pain when he urinates or anything like that though. What's wrong?

Depends: This could be something as simple as being dehydrated or he could be taking dietary supplements like vitamins which could also do this. If he is eating a diet high in certain vegetables like asparagus or brussle sprouts, his urine will smell strong but, of course he could still have an infection. He
needs a urinalaysis to rule out this possibility.
Have him see his doc. ...Read more

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Is it okay for urine that's kept standing in an uncapped bottle for 1-2 hrs to become a lil cloudy? Its evenly cloudy. Nothing has settled at the bottom

Probably phosphates: Inorganic solutes come out of solution when urine cools to room temperature. On the microscopic report you will see amorphous phosphates. Urine for testing should not be left uncovered or let sit for this long. ...Read more

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What causes cloudy urine?

What causes cloudy urine?

Many things: While it could be infection (UTI) it could just be debri or phosphates. If you're not having any other symptoms probably no issue. Www. Peedoc. Com. ...Read more

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What causes cloudy urine?

What causes cloudy urine?

Particles: Particles suspended in urine cause light to be scattered and cloudy. These particles could be white or red blood cells / debris / crystals. Someitmes very concentrated urine will appear cloudy. ...Read more

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Cloudy urine in toddlers?

Cloudy urine in toddlers?

UTI: If with cloudy urine associated with frequent urination, check for UTI and other renal problems. ...Read more

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How come my urine is cloudy whitish yellow?

How come my urine is cloudy whitish yellow?

Urine: This is not normal and be reflective of an infection or excess protein in the urine. You really need to have the urine checked. Please see you md for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cloudy urine mean?

What can cloudy urine mean?

Multiple things: Cloudy urine can mean several things such as infection, kidney stones, obstruction of urine, retention of urine, or possibly medication induced. A urological evaluation will sort out the etiology. ...Read more

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What does cloudy urine hint at?

What does cloudy urine hint at?

Cloudy urine: Cloudy urine can come from infections in the urine or also from crystals forming in the urine to make it appear cloudy. If you have no changes in your urinary symptoms you can try increasing your fluid intake and see if this clears. ...Read more

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What does cloudy urine look like?

What does cloudy urine look like?

Well, Sorta Cloudy: Normally urine is clear to clear yellow. As dehydration occurs, this can result in a darker yellow or amber color. Some medications can discolor the urine as well.
Cloudy urine is to clear urine as orange soda is to orange juice. You see a lot of stuff floating in it but you can't see through it. If you have cloudy urine and burning, see your md. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for cloudy urine?

What are some reasons for cloudy urine?

Many benign options: If asymptomatic the most probable explanation is urinary phosphates. They come out of solution when the urine is alkaline and look "cloudy" then later, when the urine is acidic again, the phosphates will be in solution and when you void, you won't see them. Other causes are yeast, urine bacterial infection, or more serious causes usually associated with symptoms. ...Read more

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What does light, cloudy urine indicate?

What does light, cloudy urine indicate?

Rule out infection: Not sure what you meant by light but cloudy urine can be due to infection or protein usually. May need to check your doctor to get urinalysis done and may be culture. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have cloudy urine?

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

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What does cloudy urine indicate for men?

What does cloudy urine indicate for men?

? UTI: Cloudy urine in man or woman indicates a possible urinary tract infection. You need to see your primary doctor and have urinalysis and urine culture to check for infection. The urinalysis will also check for other things (sugar, protein, etc.) in the urine. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have cloudy urine?

Many possibilities: It could be a transient occurrence from something you ate or drank, but more likely the prodrome (or telling finding) of a uti. If it does not clear up in 1-2 days, or other symptoms appear (especially back ache, headache, fever or burning on urination), it needs to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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What is cloudy urine from? Like 3 times a week?

What is cloudy urine from? Like 3 times a week?

Phosphate crystals: By far the main cause of on and off cloudy urine is the formation of phosphate crystals, which results from various combinations of fluid and food intake. It's harmless. You can check it out by adding 1-2 drops of acid (e.g. vinegar) to a sample of cloudy urine. It will immediately turn crystal clear. ...Read more

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Why is my urine cloudy and smelly all the time?

Why is my urine cloudy and smelly all the time?

Suspect infection: This sounds like a urine infection. Start by getting a urinalysis and discuss it with a doctor or health care professional. ...Read more