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What could cause a urine pH of 5.0 consistently with normal cmp blood test!?

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Dr. Charles Dagostino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Urine ph

Urine ph is highly variable based on your diet.
The kidneys tightly regulate your blood ph between 7.36 and 7.44. To do this your urine changes to balance it. For example if your body senses it needs less acid in the blood it dumps it in the urine so the ph goes down and vice versa. The important factor is keeping that blood ph perfect which your kidneys do.

In brief: Urine ph

Urine ph is highly variable based on your diet.
The kidneys tightly regulate your blood ph between 7.36 and 7.44. To do this your urine changes to balance it. For example if your body senses it needs less acid in the blood it dumps it in the urine so the ph goes down and vice versa. The important factor is keeping that blood ph perfect which your kidneys do.
Dr. Charles Dagostino
Dr. Charles Dagostino
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Dr. Joan Giordano
Internal Medicine

In brief: That is normal.

Slightly acidic urine is completely normal.
Many of the waste products that kidneys get rid of are acidic, and so urine ph usually is also. Normal urin ph ranges from 5.0 to 8.0, with 7.0 being neutral.

In brief: That is normal.

Slightly acidic urine is completely normal.
Many of the waste products that kidneys get rid of are acidic, and so urine ph usually is also. Normal urin ph ranges from 5.0 to 8.0, with 7.0 being neutral.
Dr. Joan Giordano
Dr. Joan Giordano
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