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cloudy urine

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 1, 2007
  • 10:23 PM

hi, I was wondering... why would my urine be cloudy (whitish) sometimes? It seems to be something that happens totally randomly. I would go and have perfect transparent urine and go the next time and pee the cloudy urine, then the next time it would be normal again. I'd say it happened about 4-5 times in months..? what could that be?

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  • hi, I was wondering... why would my urine be cloudy (whitish) sometimes? It seems to be something that happens totally randomly. I would go and have perfect transparent urine and go the next time and pee the cloudy urine, then the next time it would be normal again. I'd say it happened about 4-5 times in months..? what could that be?You should get bloodwork to check your kidney function, cloudy urine is a sign of kidney problems. Also check your glucose. Ask your doctor if any of your medications (if any) could be causing stress on the kidneys.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 3, 2007
    • 01:09 AM
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  • If you don't urinate for several hours and are kind of dehydrated, white blood cells that would be unnoticeable when your urine is well hydrated will show up. Is there an unusual smell? So drink plenty of water to flush out any infections of the urethra or bladder. Women are more susceptable to bladder infections because the urethra is a short distance to the outside where most of the germs are hiding. Usually e.coli (poop). Men usually don't have bladder infections like women because their urethras are much longer. Some people say cranberry juice/ or pills will make your urine acidic which will inhibit the growth of bacteria. Others say that once you have an infection, acidifying your urine will only irritate the bladder. Personally I have headed off a bladder infection by drinking lots of water. You might want to go to the doc for a urine test because infections of the bladder can travel back upwards to the kidneys and you really don't want that.
    rad-skw 1605 Replies
    • October 4, 2007
    • 11:13 AM
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