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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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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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What is the best way to cleanse vaginal area of infant for urine collection?

What is the best way to cleanse vaginal area of infant for urine collection?

Urine collection: Just simple soap and water before you apply a urine bag. If the purpose of the urine collection is other than a urinalysis, e.g., to rule out urinary infection, the best procedure should be a bladder catheterization performed by her doctor. ...Read more

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Does being around cat urine dangerous for babies?

Does being around cat urine dangerous for babies?

Basic hygiene: Basic hygiene is needed for babies and adults alike. If the cats are urinating in a litter box and not spraying, keeping the baby away from the boxes should suffice. ...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

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My infant has decreased urine output and is teething. Is the decreased urine output something to be concerned with? He is eating and drinking normal.

My infant has decreased urine output and  is teething. Is the decreased urine output something to be concerned with? He is eating and drinking normal.

Yes: Decrease in urine output may indicate the start of dehydration. It is not often associated with teething. If your child is not having the same number of wet diapers, even though he is a happy child- at no time should it be dismissed as insignificant. ...Read more

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Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more