Hair Like Strands In Urine
Posted 03 June 2007 - 07:54 AM
Please advise if you also at one time saw this when you catheterize? It really is bothering me? I dont know how they got in to my bladder. Lucky that I see them. I hope it is not something of a major problem
Posted 04 June 2007 - 10:49 PM
When I worked in the lab at our healt dept. I use to check urines and never saw anything that looked like hair but you can get sediment in your urine which can mean infection or maybe a infection is starting. The sediment appears to look like long strands or just thick pieces and sometimes just thick all thru the urine. What color was it and is the urine dark? If the urine is dark it can make the sediment appear dark. Call your doctor and describe what it looked like if its infection he will probably put you on medication.
Posted 05 June 2007 - 09:27 AM
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Posted 06 June 2007 - 04:12 PM
Hello again paraforGod, I think I know what I am trying to describe to you. It is a thread with knots that I have been urinating. I am one month old since I had cystolithotomy. I just dont know why there are threads that is coming out when I urinate. Is this usual for those who had cystolithotomy? Any response will be appreciated
Posted 06 June 2007 - 08:23 PM
I recently read that early physitians on shipboard would examine a seaman's urine for color and " thready appearance" to diagnose veneral diseases. The remedy for which was injection of mercury into the end of the ' equipment '.
Hopefully that's not an issue here, tho , some infection most likely is. It is definitly worth mentioning to your doctor.
Please excuse the spelling errors above, I seem to have misplaced my dictionary.
Posted 07 June 2007 - 03:46 PM
This happens when semen is passed into the bladder rather than through the urethra, and is quite common for male SCI's.
Retro-grade ejaculation results from damage to the sympathetic innervation of the ejaculatory system and bladder neck. Such a condition may follow spinal cord or cauda equina injury, retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy, radical prostatectomy, or extensive abdominal surgery.
Posted 14 June 2007 - 06:11 AM
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