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What does clear substance in urine indicate?

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Posted on Tue, 2 Sep 2014 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: Yes I've been having this clear substance in my urine for a while. I had a urinalysis and it said a trace of mucus. What does this mean? I have it everyday is that normal?
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Normal

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Hi,

I have gone through your query.
Trace of mucus in urinalysis is normal. Mucus is produced from the lining of urinary tract and helps in preventing any infections. But the mucus production increases if there is associated infection like urinary tract infection.

Since your urinalysis report is otherwise normal, there is no need to worry.

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