cloudy urine

cloud·y u·rine

urine with a cloudy appearance, usually due to pus, crystals, bacteria, blood, or free fat globules.
Synonym(s): nebulous urine
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A 53-year-old male was referred to our department in February 2015 with intermittent, but recently aggravated cloudy urine.
Loss of white blood cells in the urine (pyuria) contributes to the development of cloudy urine and the presence of leukocyte esterase on urinalysis (dipstick) testing.
Other symptoms can include strong smelling or cloudy urine, lower back pain and flu-like or feverish feelings.
The following clinical symptoms were recorded: frequent urination, painful urination, cloudy urine, blood in urine, pain in pelvic area, flank pain, pain in low back, and fever.
Additionally, in some cases, an elevated serum WBC and two or more of the following signs/symptoms may be present: pain or burning in the region of the bladder, urethra, or flank; fever or chills; malaise; offensive urine odor; change in color or character of urine, including cloudy urine or increased sediment; hematuria; bladder spasms/leakage; catheter obstruction; increased weakness or spasticity; change in mental status; or bacteremia.
There are often no symptoms but suffers may experience swelling and bloody or cloudy urine.
On August 30, 1994, he went to the emergency room at Good Samaritan Hospital, complaining of nausea, cloudy urine, and an ulcer on his lower back.
Although cloudy urine had been discovered long before, Bright unified the stories of kidney disease, dropsy (generalized edema), and albuminuria.
Cloudy urine can be a sign of bladder or kidney infection.
Several weeks post-treatment, he presented to the emergency department with cloudy urine and dysuria.
White/cloudy: The most common cause of white, cloudy urine is phosphaturia, a benign condition where excess phosphate crystals form in urine.