Chyluria

What is Chyluria?

Chyluria, also called chylous urine, is a medical condition involving the presence of chyle in the urine stream, which results in urine appearing milky white. It is a condition that is more prevalent among people of Africa and the Indian subcontinent.

Chyluria appearance is irregular and intermittent.It may last several days, weeks or even months. There are several factors that trigger Chyluria recurrence.

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I have bruising over my kidneys, milky urine, and lime green poop, what could cause this? and my kidneys are swollen.

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It is a very unusual presentation. Milky urine could be because of urinary tract infection...

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I have had cloudy urine on and off since November. Dipstick tests have been positive for blood, but both micro blood labs I have done are negative...

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cloudy urine

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I see you could get the sample analysed.

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My mother 69Y is having urinary infection.
Microbiology report -- organism grown--- No growth after 48 hrsof incubation. Please suggest what to do?...

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GIVE HER ANTIBIOTICS; FOLLOW AS ADVISED

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I have bruising over my kidneys, milky urine, and lime green poop, what could cause this? and my kidneys are swollen.

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