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Question: White Flakes in Urine @ 13 1/2 wks

 alnalle - Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:13 pm

Hi! I'm 13 1/2 wks pregnant. For the past couple of weeks, I've had very small white flakes in my urine. The last prenatal visit I had (yesterday) said that there were traces of protein in my urine, could that cause this? I've also had one previous miscarriage. But I've had absolutely no cramping or bleeding or flank pain of any sort this time, so I don't think that's what's going on this time. ???????!!!!!
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Nov 11, 2008 10:04 pm

User avatar Hello,
This does not sound like anything to be worried about. Urine contains various bits of white blood cells and other exudate, varying with diet and fluid intake. I doubt it has anything to do with your pregnancy and following your recent visit with your doctor, it is probably not a urinary tract infection. It sounds like normal variation to me.

Best wishes.

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