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alpha strep in urine

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Glassman
26 years experience Urology
No: Alpha hemolytic strep is usually a contaminant.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
14 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See below : We usually do not treat positive urine cultures unless the person has urinary symptoms such as burning while urinating, urinating much more than often ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
29 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Need more data: Are you looking for systemic mast cell disease and have values for11 beta-prostaglandin f2 Alpha in urine (i am unsure from your post). If this is th ... Read More
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Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
I can't tell: Each lab has different "normal" values. Look on the lab results page. Beside each result there should be a range of normal values. See if your result ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Group b strep: nothing to worry, as long as it was not found in the blood stream, it is problematic to pregnant women and babies and people who have immunodeficiency
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Bacteriuria: Asymptomatic bacteriuria basically means there is a non-harmful bacteria in your urine. Many females have a healthy amount of bacteria which lives in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Extremely rare: You will need to receive antibiotics in labor to prevent the baby from getting the bacteria. Doing this has drastically reduced the incidence of grou ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Testing can vary: Beta strep is more likely found at the vaginal opening or anus, than the cervix.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Possibly: But it does not matter. It is non toxic.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Normal... no: See your PCP for diagnosis and treatment. Do not let it go and turn into a more serious infection.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Both not good: Both need to be treated.

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