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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

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 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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Does calciuria cause chalky white urine?

Does calciuria cause chalky white urine?

Here are some ...: Cloudy, chalky whit urine results from alkaline urine with amorphous phosphate crystals, resulting from what we consume, notably certain vegetables; it is harmless as long as voiding comfortably and having normal urinalysis. Pure calcium never exists, but in chemicals such as calcium oxalate, carbonate, or phosphates. More? Ask doc timely. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cloudy white urine in a 20 year old female ?

What are the causes of cloudy white urine in a 20 year old female
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Bladder infection : Cloudy urine may mean several things, though a bladder infection (UTI) can often cause cloudy urine. Vaginal infections like yeast infections, or sexually transmitted diseases can also cause discharge which can sometimes appear like cloudy, white discharge in urine. In any case, cloudy urine should further be evaluated by a health care provider. ...Read more

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I put Vaseline on my inner thighs and when It was all over my panty line in the morning and I peed all milky white urine for a two days. Is it bv?

I put Vaseline on my inner thighs and when It was all over my panty line in the morning and I peed all milky  white urine for a two days. Is it bv?

Needs evaluation: This should be evaluated further with examination and testing to know for sure. Could be a urinary tract infection, urinary tract inflammation, vaginal infection or inflammation.... ...Read more

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After urinating there is last drop of blood but I have white colored urine only the last drop and when I wipe in the tissue . what to do?

After urinating there is last drop of blood but I have white colored urine only the last drop and when I wipe in the tissue . what to do?

Blood in urine: After urinating there is last drop of blood but I have white colored urine only the last drop and when I wipe in the tissue . what to do? ANS: See your Dr and discuss what is the problem. ...Read more

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Symptoms : frequent need to urinate, discomfort in the labia & clitoris, & thick, white discharge. Urine test & culture negative. What could be cause?

Symptoms : frequent need to urinate, discomfort in the labia & clitoris, & thick, white discharge. Urine test & culture negative. What could be cause?

Vaginal infections: Inflammation of the genital area can be caused by other microbes such as fungi ("yeast"). There are many varieties and many can produce a "thick white discharge" and of course inflammation which can cause urinary frequency and discomfort in the vaginal area. Cultures of urine are negative for bacterial growth, but "yeast" are not generally detected in this way. See your healthcare professional. ...Read more

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White deposits in my stools. Look musousy. Pain in right lower abdomen. Ive also noticed white-ish urine. Should i get gp Help?

White deposits in my stools. Look musousy. Pain in right lower abdomen. Ive also noticed white-ish urine. Should i get gp Help?

Cholestasis ?: As long as the majority of your stools are brown and not whitish, you shouldn't have to worry about cholestasis. If this does occur, you will need to get a GI doctor to evaluate the small bowel, gall bladder, and biliary tree/liver for signs of insufficiency or failure. Your GP would be a good place to start ...Read more

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Why is my urine white ?

Why is my urine white
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White vs clear: Typically the color of your urine tells us about your hydration status. I am assuming you mean clear in color when you say white - if it is white and cannot see through it well, please go see someone right away, but if you mean it looks more like 7UP or Sprite, that means you are typically well hydrated, the more dark yellow your urine looks, the more dehydrated you likely are. ...Read more

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What causes white flakes in urine?

What causes white flakes in urine?

Urine: Usually precipitates of salts with the changes in acidity from the bladder to the toilet. If these "flakes" are in the urine without being seen in the toilet, then you should take a specimen to your doctor and have them look at it. Without seeing this it is very difficult to tell what it might be. ...Read more

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What exactly is white stuff in urine?

What exactly is white stuff in urine?

Probaly sediment: Urinary sediment in an alkaline urine (non-acid) is usually due to phosphatic debris which is a normal finding. If like gravel or sand can indicate possible kidney stone disease. Occasionally lining cells of the urinary tract can be sloughed. Similarly yeast or fungus can be white stuff in the urine, but, would usually be syptomatic. Don't worry white sediment is seldom a problem. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have white specks in urine?

Usually nothing: If you also have symptoms of burning or frquency of urination could indicate a uti. In absence of symptoms, which is usually the case, there is little cause for concer. Various salts can precipitate in urine causing whitish specks. However worthwhile getting a non-urgent urinalysis to make sure you aren't seeing clumps of cells or yeast, howeevr unlikely. ...Read more

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What does it mean white foam in urine for six months? Thanks

What does it mean white foam in urine for six months?                                                                      Thanks

May be normal.: Urine often foams. Sometimes it may indicate more protein than normal. If you have other signs or symptoms might be worthwhile having your urine looked at. ...Read more

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White particles in urine during cortisol 24 hr culture. Should i worry?

White particles in urine during  cortisol 24 hr  culture. Should i worry?

Unclear question: If you are collecting 24 hour urine for cortisol, you obviosuly are under the care of a doctor and it would be better to address the question to your doctor. White particles may be innocous such as mucus or serious if it is pus. ...Read more

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Is white sediment in urine a sign of infection?

Not necessarily: It could simply be salts precipitating out as the urine hits the toilet water. On the other hand if you are having white discharge from the urethra (tube running from bladder out), then this should be seen by a doctor pronto. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does a urine white blood count of 100 mean?

What does a urine white blood count of 100 mean?

White blood cells: Normally white blood cells are not found in urine. 100 per high power field is a quantity. 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 urine. Lab findings must be taken in clinical context; we need to know what symptoms, issues, or other info available if any to help evaluate. ...Read more