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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Education should include the possibility of painless retrograde ejaculation with sexual intercourse, resulting in cloudy urine from semen in the bladder (Vera, 2014).
9 and cloudy urine positive for leukocyte esterase and WBC >50.
However, on further questioning, she reported having had cloudy urine for years.
Other signs often reported include lumbar or abdominal discomfort, depression, anorexia, vomiting, dysuria or stranguria, pollakiuria and cloudy urine.
You've probably heard about the pains and dangers of urinary tract infection (UTI) from friends and colleagues: stinging or painful urination, dark and cloudy urine, as well as an intense urge to pass urine but only little comes out when you do.
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.
Some women are more prone to UTIs than others, and can spend a lifetime suffering from recurrent infections that can cause a persistent urge to urinate, a burning sensation when urinating, cloudy urine, pelvic pain, and signs of blood in the urine.
The clinical features of UTI may include fever, pyuria, and other ''soft'' symptoms and signs such as discomfort over the back or abdomen during urination, onset of incontinence, increased spasticity, autonomic hyperreflexia, malaise, lethargy, or observation of cloudy urine with increased odor14.
UTI symptoms include a persistent urge to urinate, a burning sensation when urinating, cloudy urine, pelvic pain and signs of blood in the urine.
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.