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What are the common causes of excess protein (1 g) in the urine, for kidney donors?

I am looking for common causes in diet or lifestyle or other conditions such as hypertension, rather than malfunction in the active (single) kidney. Apart from medical management, what are some ...
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Is fecal occult blood test (EZ Detect) effective if urine is in the toilet bowl?

The patient used an EZ Detect fecal occult blood test. The test was positive. She saw a tiny blue circle on the piece of paper indicating trace of blood in her stool. But, she indicated there was ...
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Can two different medications in the same bottle contaminate one another.

Last week, I went to my pain control doctor, I came up positive for an opiate I do not take. The gal who works for me, asks Me all the time if sheshe can put her pills in my pill bottle. We do manual ...
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Can urinary tract infection be treated by inducing urination?

Urinary tract infection causes dysconfort by giving the urge to urinate even with empty bladder. The one time I had the symptoms (blood in urine, urge to urinate again), I forced myself into drinking ...
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Testing pH levels through urine or saliva

I am attempting to discover the role of pH in contributing to my mysteriously fluctuating chronic symptoms, including small and large intestine problems (apparent Candida, SIBO, etc.), male ...
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Why does urine analysis require “fresh” urine?

What are the reasons behind the need to have urine at morning just after waked up or at least three hours after latest urination? [Italian source]
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Will gout finally make patella thinner and thinner if uric acid level has kept being high for long periods?

My uric acid level has been high and hasn't been able to return back to below normal point for several years. Since two years ago, my knees have been suffering a lot, which makes me limp. MRI shows ...
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What does it mean if my urine test is positive for ketones, hemoglobin, and leukocytes?

What would be some of the reasons/explanations as to why one's urine test would test positive for ketones, hemoglobin, and leukocytes? I'm not even sure what ketones and leukocytes are. Thanks.
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Urine for Mouthwash

I have heard of people using urine as a mouthwash. There are a lot of claims that it helps to cure a variety of dental problems, such as gum inflammation. So far, I can only find anecdotal evidence. ...