Mucus in the urine is usually a common finding, as mucus is normally produced throughout the urinary tract to line it and protect it from infection. However, excessive amounts of mucus in the urine or other changes to urine consistency or color can be a sign of a urinary or intestinal abnormality.
The presence of some mucus filaments in the urine is normal and usually does not require treatment. However, if other abnormalities in the urine are noted, or if you have other symptoms, the doctor may recommended medications, depending on the underlying cause of the mucus.
A mild to moderate amount of mucus that appears thin and clear ir a normal finding. Urine tests that detect small amounts of mucus with no other abnormalities also does not require any medical intervention. However, copious amounts of mucus, or mucus that is thick, cloudy or pus-like may be a sign of infection or another condition. If you notice these symptoms, you should consult a gynecologist, urologist or family doctor for assessment and treatment as deemed necessary.
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