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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Abnormalities in Urine / Lupus / Sjogren`s
My Urine test came out abnormal. There is a large amount of Bilirubin, Bacteria, some Calcium Oxalate and many Amorphous Urate Crystals. Combine these findings with my difficulty in urinating, and the positive ANA hi Titer Homogeneous Pattern. Am I looking at stage one of Kindney or Liver Malfunction. Would a sulfer based antibiotic clear this up or should I start Prednisone again.
These test results are not suggestive of activation of lupus in kidneys. You should seek opinion from your Doctor about the medicines for your current situation.
Ram Raj Singh, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati