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A urinalysis is a non-invasive urine test procedure. It can detect the composition of urine and also helps in detecting some medical conditions like diabetes, urinary tract infections, and kidney-related diseases.

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I have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, and I am curious about the role of urinalysis in monitoring my condition. Can you provide insights into how urinalysis is used in assessing and managing chronic kidney disease? Additionally, are there specific markers or factors in uri...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern, Urinalysis plays a significant role in monitoring chronic kidney disease (CKD) as it provides essential information about kidney function and overall health. It is a non-invasive test that can be performed regularly to assess the progression...  Read Full »

My daughter has a urinary tract infection. Please help

Query: Hello doctor, My 7-year-old daughter has a urine infection. We have done a urine culture as well as regular analysis and found that there is an infection. She has had this problem for a long time. She has a bad habit of holding her urine for a long time until she can hold it no more. She also faces ...  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to answer a few questions- From what age did she start having UTIs (urinary tract infections)? How often does she get UTIs? Does she have a fever now? How is the general condition? Once this episode resolves, in my suggestion, she needs an ultrasound KUB (kidney, ur...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing pain on the left side of my kidney?

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing pain on my left kidney side, but it is not severe; it hurts occasionally, typically after one to two days. Sometimes it feels like the left side is in pain. However, since this evening, I have been having pain on the right side under the chest, in the right rib cage. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have read your query, and I can understand your concern. Based on your description, it seems you may have an underlying medical condition that requires further evaluation by a healthcare provider. The pain in your left kidney side and right rib cage could be a sign of ...  Read Full »

What other urine tests should be done by me to check for gonorrhea and chlamydia?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26-year-old female from India. I had unprotected oral and vaginal sex with a guy. I tested for all the STDs except gonorrhea and chlamydia, all came back negative. My doctor advised me vaginal swab but I did not want to do it. Please tell me the names of the urine tests so that I...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can get urine routine examination and urine culture. You can also get Polymerase chain reaction test (PCR) for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis. For any other doubt, let me know. Thanks and regards.  Read Full »

I have pain while peeing and a smelly discharge from my vagina. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old and going into high school, and I have been worried about my vagina for a while. As awkward as this is for me to share this stuff with you, I know it is for the best. So when I was about 8 years old, I was introduced to masturbation. I have continued this sin for a w...  Read Full »

Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Well, first let me tell you that you need to relax. Secondly, masturbation is not a sin. It is a safe way (if done correctly) to pleasure yourself without the need for actual sex and, therefore, avoid the risks of sexu...  Read Full »

Can I give urine sample for study when I am on the fifth day of my period?

Query: Hello doctor.I have blood and urine tests scheduled for tomorrow, but I am on the fifth day of my menstruation. It is nearly over, but will it have any effect on the outcome? Should I give urine or should I not? Color, pH, sediment, glucose, proteins, specific gravity, urobilinogen, and ketones are ...  Read Full »

Dr. Chopda Anand Manaklal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If there is no further bleeding, you can take a urine sample. Blood and urine tests are typically safe to take during your period, especially if it is toward the end and not extremely heavy. Regarding the urine tests, this is how your period could alter some of the par...  Read Full »

I have noticed tiny squiggles and long hair in my urine for six months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am hoping to get some advice on something strange in my urine. I have noticed tiny squiggles and long hair in my urine for six months. It ranges from 10 mm to 40 mm with a head-like follicle. I have attached a picture of the squiggle. I have been ill for 15 months with various sympto...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Severe neutropenia can cause immune suppression and acute infections. Hair in the urine is rare, and it is mainly associated with masses that can grow in the urinary system. Therefore, an ultrasound of the kidneys, ureter, and bladder will be required for diagnosis. ...  Read Full »

The laboratory tests for urinary tract infection and vaginitis returned negative, which worries me. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have some concerns about the test results. I assumed I had a urinary tract infection because of the pain in my urinary system. I visited the urgent care center, and the doctor did a dipstick test that revealed blood and protein. It was suggestive of a urinary tract infection, she note...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahad Alshehri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. First, for people with UTI(urinary tract infection) symptoms who receive negative urine culture results, the test can only determine that they harm E.coli. The test cannot confirm that they are dangerous for UTIs ca...  Read Full »

I have pain and a burning sensation while urinating. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I started having UTI symptoms. I also had chills and vomiting. Then the pain started in my lower right quadrant. It feels like a gland is inflamed. I got a bump near my urinary meatus first. I also have a discharge now that started today like that of yeast infection. But now, I have bu...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post and images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You seem to have an infection involving the urogenital tract, for which an antibiotic has been started which is a bit age-old. I would suggest the following: Urine exam...  Read Full »

Does urinary tract infection cause general body weakness?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is in a very weak condition. I am attaching the urine test reports. Please analyze her urine test results. We are especially concerned about the high RBC count. Please explain. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Patil Pratik Pramod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). This is a urinary tract infection. Is she diabetic? Any other history of medical conditions? Is she taking any other medicines? It looks like she has a heavy infection load. I would sugg...  Read Full »

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