It alleges Russian intelligence officials have compromising personal information on Trump, including the event described above. One million people tweeting "urine is sterile" at me is exactly how I was hoping today would go. The popular myth reportedly has roots in s research on urinary tract infections , and even then, scientists only believed that urine was sterile if it came from people without UTIs, according to Science News. A study, however, suggests that all urine has some level of bacteria.
Confirmed: Urine Is Not Sterile
Urine is not sterile, and neither is the rest of you | Science News
Urine is a liquid by-product of metabolism in humans and in many animals. Urine flows from the kidneys through the ureters to the urinary bladder. Urination results in urine being excreted from the body through the urethra. The cellular metabolism generates many by-products which are rich in nitrogen and must be cleared from the bloodstream , such as urea , uric acid , and creatinine. These by-products are expelled from the body during urination, which is the primary method for excreting water-soluble chemicals from the body.
Is urine sterile?
Your urine contains many chemicals. Sometimes these chemicals form solids, called crystals. A crystals in urine test looks at the amount, size, and type of crystals in your urine. It's normal to have a few small urine crystals.
According to the Internet, the first thing you want to do is pee on your wound. After all, the common wisdom holds, urine is sterile. Urine is not sterile, even before it comes out of you and gets contaminated by your skin.