Cloudy Urine?

That Weird Guy That Weird Guy
Whats it mean its been like this for a while now... Should I go to the doctor?
02/16/2009
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LikeSunshineDust LikeSunshineDust
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Originally posted by That Weird Guy
Whats it mean its been like this for a while now... Should I go to the doctor?
Do you have any other symptoms? Like does it hurt to urinate? Does your urine smell funky?
Have you had a change in diet lately?
02/16/2009
LikeSunshineDust LikeSunshineDust
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Originally posted by LikeSunshineDust
Do you have any other symptoms? Like does it hurt to urinate? Does your urine smell funky?
Have you had a change in diet lately?
More specifically for diet, increase in eggs, dairy, seeds (legumes, nuts, corn, wheat, etc.), or processed food.
02/16/2009
Dragon Dragon
I did a quick internet search for you. I always like to find out new things.. This site has a good summary. Cloudy Urine: when to worry.

"The most common cause of cloudy urine is completely harmless. Excess phosphate crystals have the ability to build up in your urine. These crystals will then precipitate, making your urine cloudy. This generally happens after eating a large meal. It can also happen after drinking milk, which is high in phosphate. You can test to see if your urine cloudiness is due to phosphates. Simply take a small sample of your urine and drop a bit of acetic acid (vinegar) in to it. If it is phosphates, the urine will become completely clear immediately."

There is a lot more there. It includes other causes - bladder infections and kidney stones. You'd probably actually notice those.

So, my non-professional suggestion. Pee in a cup. Add some vinegar. If it clears it's phosphates. If not, go read a bit more.
02/16/2009
Victoria Victoria
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Originally posted by Dragon
I did a quick internet search for you. I always like to find out new things.. This site has a good summary. Cloudy Urine: when to worry.

"The most common cause of cloudy urine is completely harmless. Excess phosphate crystals have ... More
Great research and suggestion. I'm going to remember this. With kids, who knows if I'll need it Thanks DBD!
02/16/2009
That Weird Guy That Weird Guy
WOW THANKS! I'm going to add vinegar to it and see if its something more than that or if I have a problem. It doesn't smell or hurt its just cloudy.
02/16/2009
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