Peeing in the shower is one of those things a lot of people have done at some point but may be reluctant to admit. It makes such perfect sense on a practical level, though! You also may have heard that urine is sterile, so you can pee on yourself with abandon and still technically be clean. Here, experts weigh in on this pressing question. Your pee is mostly water, according to the Mayo Clinic. However, it can contain a bunch of other stuff, too, Stephanie Kielb, M. That includes urea a waste product that forms when your body breaks down proteins , urochrome a pigment that gives pee its color , creatinine a waste product that forms with the normal breakdown of muscle , and ammonia a compound that can give your pee a really strong smell when it gets too concentrated. Kielb says. Together as a fluid, these various components travel from your kidneys through two thin tubes called ureters and into your bladder, according to the U.
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Blood in the urine, known as hematuria hee-ma-TUR-ee-uh , is fairly common and, in most cases, not serious. The urinary tract is made up of two kidneys, two ureters, one bladder, and one urethra. Kidneys are fist-sized organs in the back that are shaped like kidney beans.
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All kids get a fever from time to time. A fever itself usually causes no harm and can actually be a good thing — it's often a sign that the body is fighting an infection. But when your child wakes in the middle of the night flushed, hot, and sweaty, it's easy to be unsure of what to do next. Should you get out the thermometer? Call the doctor?
What's with the ads? Yes, it is little boy pee and not pet pee. Dogs tend to do it in the middle of the room and little boys keep to corners and holes. Plus he confessed. Is this just my son 5 or is this a stage. Please tell me it's a stage and let me know when they grow out of it.