Why is there stuff floating in my urine?
Urinary tract infection.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common causes of white particles in the urine.
Usually bacteria (and, less commonly, certain fungi, parasites, and viruses) can cause an infection somewhere in the urinary tract..
Is it normal to have debris in your urine?
Causes. The sediment you see in urine can be made up of a variety of substances, including sloughing of tissue (debris), crystals, casts, small stones, or cells. Depending on the type of sediment, the cause may vary considerably. The most common cause of sediment in the urine is a urinary tract infection.
What is deposits in urine?
The most common deposits were red blood cells (RBC) (17%), pus cells (PC) (13%), calcium oxalate monohydrate (COM) crystals (7%), calcium oxalate dihydrate (COD) crystals (11%), uric acid crystals (2%), amorphous phosphates (1%), epithelial cells (13%) and sperms (7%).
What should not be found in urine?
Sugar (glucose, not usually found in urine) Nitrite (not usually found in urine) Ketone (a metabolic product, not usually found in urine) Bilirubin (breakdown product of hemoglobin, not usually found in urine)
What shows up in a urine test?
Urine drug testing may screen for multiple substances, including amphetamines, methamphetamines, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, marijuana, cocaine, opiates, PCP, methadone, nicotine, and alcohol.
Is sediment in urine bad?
It could also be a sign of dehydration or a UTI. When pregnant, it’s important not to let a UTI go untreated. If you notice cloudy urine or sediment in your urine, stay hydrated, drink fluids, and call your doctor.