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I am concerned that on occasion I get slightly cloudy urine,

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I am concerned that on occasion I get slightly cloudy urine, it does not smell and seems normal in volume. You might say go and see your doctor, but I am so worried about this and have convinced myself that I have renal failure which is probably exaggerating the issue or at least I hope so, can you advise what the symptoms of renal failure are and offer any advice. I am on estrodil and no other drugs
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
Welcome to justanswer.com and thank you for your question.
I am going to assist you with your question. First I need a little more information-

How long has this been going on for?
Do you have history of urinary tract infections?
Any symptoms like-burning, frequency of urination?
Are you having any vaginal itching or burning?

Kind Regards,
Dr. Robert



Customer: replied 2 years ago.

about 4 months


some frequency but better now I'm on the estrodil, no burning like urinary symptoms


No vaginal itching or burning

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

not sure if you recived the information I sent so here it is again


about 4 months


no history of urine infections


no symptoms except a bit of frequency but this is better since use of estriol


no vaginal itching or burning


 


 

Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 2 years ago.
Dear Customer, Thanks for providing quick additional information.
I can understand your concern.

Well, cloudy urine could be due to high concentration of urine because of dehydration. This is one of the most common cause for cloudy urine.
Other common reasons are-

As you don't have any other associated symptoms, So this problem is more likely to only be a need for greater hydration. You should take plenty of water and take cranberry juice.

Cloudy urine can be normal.

There is no reason, to take stress for serious issue like renal failure. Some of the common symptoms with such renal failure are-

-A metallic taste in the mouth or ammonia breath
-Nausea and vomiting
-Loss of appetite
-Itchiness (pruritis)
-Fatigue
-Shortness of breath
-Weakness
-Mental confusion
-Blood in the urine
-Urine that is foamy or bubbly.

You can get a urine test done, it would put your mind at rest.
Please don't take stress. You don't suffer from any such serious issue.

Please let me know how I can be of further assistance.
My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back, I am happy to address follow-up questions.





Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Many thanks


I will drink more and take the cranberry juice hopefully my cloudy urine is 'normal' I don't have any of the symptoms except a few bubbles in my urine so hopefully I'm ok

Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 2 years ago.
Dear Customer,

Yes, I am sure, that none of your symptoms are related with serious issue. Please stop worrying.
Good luck and Take care.

If I have answered your questions, please remember to provide a positive rating so that I am credited for assisting you.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back, I am happy to address follow-up questions.


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