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Why do we need to repeat urinalysis?

Have we noticed that many times we go to the hospital to see a doctor, as long as the medical problems doctors will let us do urine test, but why?Today tell you why do we need to repeat urinalysis?

Why do we need to repeat urinalysis?

The physiological function of the kidney is mainly to produce urine and excrete excess water and metabolites in the body. Therefore, urinalysis is the most commonly used assessment of renal disease check. Urinalysis is used to diagnose and treat urological diseases.

Primary (or secondary) glomerular disease, tubulointerstitial disease, urinary tract inflammation, etc., there will be urine abnormalities. For example, glomerulonephritis onset with proteinuria, hematuria; tubulointerstitial disease also has a small amount of proteinuria; urinary tract infection in addition to urinary frequency, urgency, dysuria symptoms, have leukocyturia.

Some secondary renal diseases such as diabetic nephropathy, lupus nephropathy, drug-related nephropathy and hereditary nephropathy are often diagnosed and differentiated by urine tests. Urinary tract disease may be normal early examination, with the progress of the disease alone, there will be abnormal urinalysis.

After patients receive treatment, the corresponding indicators of the disease improvement urinalysis will be improved, urine test is necessary for regular follow-up of patients with kidney disease. In addition, due to the need for drugs such as antibiotics, contrast agents often cause kidney damage, so we should check the urine before and after medication and observe the changes in favor of drug monitoring. Therefore, repeated urine tests are necessary.

Now everyone doubts resolved? I hope the presentation will be helpful to all. If you have other kidney problems can browse other pages, you can also give us a message, Tongshantang Hospital of traditional Chinese medicine kidney disease experts will give you the most professional and effective treatment or advice.

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