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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 keep getting symptoms of cystits after exercise... Cloudy urine, painful to urinate but my urine test came back as ok? What could be wrong!

I keep getting symptoms of cystits after exercise... Cloudy urine, painful to urinate but my urine test came back as ok? What could be wrong!

UTI symptoms: Symptoms could be caused by too tight underwear or exercise shorts. This, plus dehydration, can lead to uncomfortable urination due to irritation of the urethra. The cloudiness may be due to dehydration.
Loose pants, hydrate well, empty bladder before starting exercise and this should clear up. ...Read more

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Small amount of visible blood in urine a few times a week. Occurs at end of urination. Sometimes after exercise, but not always. No nsaids. Go to dr?

Small amount of visible blood in urine a few times a week. Occurs at end of urination. Sometimes after exercise, but not always. No nsaids. Go to dr?

Hematuria: Its always reasonable to go get checked out for blood in the urine, especially if recurrent. It could be benign, from exercise or physical exertion, but ruling out other causes is vital. ...Read more

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What hormone increases urine output and reduces blood volume?

What hormone increases urine output and reduces blood volume?

Urine and blood: I cannot answer that properly until you have more details.
When you talk about urine output, is the list of material in the urine normal, high, or low. You need to find out with a 24 hour urine collection and some related blood work.

Unless you are losing weight and feeling dehydrated your blood volume should not be reduced.

You need to see your doctor about these items. ...Read more

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If you have decreased Urine Output, does that increase or decrease Cardiac Output?

If you have decreased Urine Output, does that increase or decrease Cardiac Output?

Little effect: No effect unless you are dehydrated, in which case cardiac output may decrease. ...Read more

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Can high potassium cause sudden increase in urine output?

Can high potassium cause sudden increase in urine output?

High potassium: The level of one's potassium (k) has no influence on the amount of urine being made. Increased serum k does not increase urine production, off diuretics (d). If one is taking (d), k could be low due to urinary losses of k and/or magnesium. ...Read more

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Taking diuretic since last 5 yrs, after cirohsis took 20 mg then reduced to 5 mg, now urine output less than liquid intake, should I increase to 15mg?

Taking diuretic since last 5 yrs, after cirohsis took 20 mg then reduced to 5 mg, now urine output less than liquid intake, should I increase to 15mg?

Talk with Doc...: Clinically, your functional reserve, especially in liver, has declined to its marginal state so it would be most advisable for you to talk and work with the prescribing doc closely and timely for your current concern instead of online, because the margin of error for managing your individual conditions is narrow. ...Read more

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I have brown urine. Drinking lots of water. Weightlifting 3 times a week. What could this be? Increased dark urine after I exercise.

I have brown urine. Drinking lots of water. Weightlifting 3 times a week. What could this be? Increased dark urine after I exercise.

Probably myoglobinur: Many possible explanations here, including supplements that discolor urine, other causes of renal injury, dehydration, bleeding in kidney OR increased muscle breakdown and excretion in urine. Only the first would be trivial. You need to stop exercising and get your renal function and urine analysed by a doctor to be sure. The best thing you are doing is hydrating...keep that up. Get well ...Read more

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Increased urine output? I did have a CT scan of my chest yesterday, I heard that the dye can cause increase urine the day after. Is this true?

Increased urine output? I did have a CT scan of my chest yesterday, I heard that the dye can cause increase urine the day after. Is this true?

We'll sort of: The older X-ray dyes or contrast media were hypertonic and did cause a dieresis. Urine output would go up. The newer nonionic media might cause a slight increase. It is still advised to drink water afterward to flush those hardworking kidneys ...Read more

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Symp of diabetes in 2 yo? My daughter has extreme thirst, increased urine output, when we touch her feet she says "hurt" and cries when toe nails cut

Symp of diabetes in 2 yo? My daughter has extreme thirst, increased urine output, when we touch her feet she says "hurt" and cries when toe nails cut

Diabetes?: Diabetes is very difficult to diagnose in a 2 year old. The symptoms of increased thirst and increased urine output are worrisome. See requires an assessment and a blood sugar. She could have an alternative diagnosis such as a UTI. All the best. ...Read more

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Low urine output increased fluid intake no change cranberry juice brownish urine once. 3 days later water only brown again and back pain about an hour?

Low urine output increased fluid intake no change cranberry juice brownish urine once. 3 days later water only brown again and back pain about an hour?

Doctor can evaluate: Brown urine means go to the doctor (brown coloring can be from blood cells breaking, muscle cells breaking, etc...). An evaluation is needed now, before things get worst. Tests will be done to find out why the urine is brown, why there is decreased urine output, and why there is back pain. Hopefully, there won't be permanent kidney damage. ...Read more

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How much can blood pressure increase after exercise?

How much can blood pressure increase after exercise?

Variable: It's not unusual for BP to get up to 200 with really vigorous exercise. If it gets much higher than that, it's getting a bit too high. ...Read more

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How high should your blood pressure raise after exercise-in terms of systolic and diastolic values? E.g is 127/74 before and 150/101 a normal increase after walking up and down a 16 inch step?

How high should your blood pressure raise after exercise-in terms of systolic and diastolic values? E.g is 127/74 before and 150/101 a normal increase after walking up and down a 16 inch step?

BP and excercise: It is normal for your blood pressure to increase during and right after exercising. If that is the reading about 20 minutes after resting, you should be concerned. Check with a local physician if that is the case. Otherwise, you should keep doing what you do. Exercise and eat healthy. ...Read more

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I have had an ongoing problem with severe cramping and intense right sided pain after exercise and orgasm that has increased in frequency over the pas?

See your doctor: You need a full examination with your doctor to evaluate the source of the pain. This is not normal. ...Read more

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Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

No: No....Dehydration following exercise causes increased heart rates....Hydration should lower, not raise heart rates. However heart rate recovery. ..How quickly heart rate returns to baseline is a measure of cardiovascular fitness. ...Read more

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Do glomerulonephritis experienced decrease fluid urine output?

Do glomerulonephritis experienced decrease fluid urine output?

Not necessarily: Glomerulonephritis is a condition affecting the kidneys. Urine output need not be low. Talk to your nephrologist especially if there is a recent change in urine output. ...Read more

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At what level of urine output is considered for catherization?

At what level of urine output is considered for catherization?

No specific level: Urinary catheterization is considered under two conditions: 1. Low urine output (less than 300 cc/day) and 2. Diffuculty voiding (for example in men with prostate issues). In both cases, lab work usually demonstrates evidence of kidney injury and the placement of a catheter may help distinguish the underlying cause. ...Read more

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If your urine increases from normally 5-6 times a day to at least 20 times a day and did so all the sudden (not gradually), do you have any idea what this could be caused from? And if it could be serious?

If your urine increases from normally 5-6 times a day to at least 20 times a day and did so all the sudden (not gradually), do you have any idea what this could be caused from? And if it could be serious?

UTI: The most common cause would be a urinary tract infection. Usually would have pain, cramping, possibly fever and abdominal pain with that. Other causes could be increased fluid intake, heart failure, kidney failure. It would be wise to visit your doctor right away and get checked out to see what is going on. ...Read more

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Does aerobic exercise decrease the levels of etg in the urine?

Does aerobic exercise decrease the levels of etg in the urine?

Maybe minimally: It sounds like you are asking if aerobic exercise decreases the level of alcohol in the urine. Exercise may increase your metabolic rate and slightly speed up metabolism of alcohol, but generally the only way to decrease levels is time. ...Read more

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Why there is decreased urine output in respiratory disease?

Why there is decreased urine output in respiratory disease?

It is not a rule: I don't think that it is a rule. Urine out put can increase or decrease in respiratory disease. ...Read more

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While doing pelvic exercise, do I have to keep my bladder empty (no urine)?

While doing pelvic exercise, do I have to keep my bladder empty (no urine)?

Helpful: Likely helpful that way you won't accidentally have an accident. ...Read more

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Gallbladder removed 12 weeks ago. Noticing increased sediment in urine. Why would that be?

Gallbladder removed 12 weeks ago. Noticing increased sediment in urine. Why would that be?

Not uncommon: Increased sediment in the urine can signify a biliary blockage, which can take place after gallbladder removal. If concerned, see your surgeon for post-op consult. ...Read more

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What's the average amount of urine output per day?

What's the average amount of urine output per day?

1.5 to 2 liters/day: 1.5 to 2 liters/day is optimal to prevent stones. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more