Ketone bodies

What is Ketone bodies?

Ketone bodies are water soluble biochemicals produced in liver by breaking down fatty acid in liver, during low food intake.

Questions and answers on "Ketone bodies"

My kid's urine test report says, Ketone bodies as possitive ++. Can you please let me know what it means? Also, my kid's blood report says, WBC...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Ketone in urine may occur in acute illness

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX

Blood report of your kid shows increased total WBC count...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Hi,
I am in 33rd week of my pregnancy. Recently my obst asked me to get my urine routine and blood sugar done. Blood sugar has fasting of 81 and...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
pregnancy is a state of facilitated fasting

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,welcome to healthcare magic.I understand your concern.
Iam...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

My pcp sent me to the ER on Friday. The test they ran were inconclusive so they are just treating symptoms. Do any the attached results suggest...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Almost all reports are normal.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Thania

I have gone through your reports in detail.
Only abnormal findings are...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on  Ketone bodies

doctor1 MD

please intepret my 8 months old baby s urine full report. colour;pale yellow, appearance- slightly turbid, S.G.(Refractometer)=1028, ph-6,...

doctor1 MD

smely nite sweats like vinegar

doctor1 MD

My 5 years old son is in complaint of having SGOT and SGPT more than 1800 U/L resulting Jaundice . Plz tell me what is the stage of his disease and...

doctor1 MD

Hi , my 5years child was suffering from fever and dehydration in the summer. He is frequently urinating and very little. Early morning at 8 am we...

doctor1 MD

Hi i am 34 years old; and my urine test shows the below:
Color deep yellow
Appearance Normal
PH 8.0
Sp Gravity 1,018
protein Trace
Glucose Nil...

doctor1 MD

hi doctor ...my wife is a pregnant 4 weeks and in her urinanlys fasting : glucose :abssent acetone : present ketone bodies : prsent i just wanna...

doctor1 MD

Hi my don is five years old he has present large ketones in his urine he does look sick or complain but I'm worried about the ketone part he has...

Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Procedures
Related Medical Topics