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Asymptomatic bacteriuria

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Bacteriuria: Term refers to bacteria in the urinary tract and urine that does not cause symptoms. Normally the urinary tract is sterile and the urine is sterile.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Urine analysis: Just ua. Sometimes urine culture may be done.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Painless UTI...: Asymptomatic means without symptoms: no pain, no discoloration, no fever, no nausea, no abdominal pain--essentially no physical clue of an infection. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omega Edwards
18 years experience in Infectious Disease
Don't treat: Don't have your urine analized if you are not having symptoms. Treating asymptomatic bacteruria can lead to bacteria figuring out how to resist being ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Hypothyroidism : Unfortunately the number one cause of this common condition is unknown. This is often thought of as the most common medical diagnosis in american med ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: This is explained in my prior answer on this topic, but the summary is that if the hyponatremia occurs slowly, it , ay be entirely a symptomatic, and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fletcher Derrick
62 years experience in Urology
No: Both men and women will have rare bacteria in a simple voided specimen . In the absence of other bladder sx usually has no significance. If the pt h ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Prostatitis: Staph species can cause prostatitis but they are rare. If you are having symptoms consistent with prostate infection and your urine is positive for S ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney stone or gyn: There are several causes- common ones are kidney stones , gynecological causes.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
For a time: The classic form of endocarditis is a bacterial infection of the lining of the heart. If the organism has low virulence, then the early stages of end ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: The degree of sensitivity and specificity to feel and the personal immune coping ability dictate how the patients with documented bacteriuria may feel ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Usually yes: Gonorrhea and chlamydia infect the urethra, the tube where the urine and semen come out. An infected man gets discharge from the urethra and also a bu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many: Asymptomatic hypothyroidism is a condition in which the person has abnormal thyroid levels indicating an underactive thyroid but no symptoms. The cau ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: Asymptomatic infection would not have any symptoms. You may consult this site for information on this subject. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-con ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Significant: Urosepsis is the most common significant infection in the elderly. It arises from silent urinary tract infections.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Contaminant: Infection is when pathogens (bacteria for example) invade your tissues. This almost always produces signs which include redness, swelling, warmth and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Unlikely...: bladder cancer at your age. prostate inflammation more likely. urine analysis, and cytology (cellular analysis, as in a Pap test) could check. furthe ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: More than 100 reasons can be listed for microhematuria, i.e., >3 RBCs / HPF, and the odd from urinary malignancy is low at around 3 % in thorough w ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
18 years experience in Infectious Disease
Uti: urine culture results would be important to know. Multiple antibiotics maybe useless if bacteria shows resistance. Blood in urine maybe a problem, but ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rayson
28 years experience in Pathology
Sarcoidosis: The bacteria you mentioned all benign skin contaminant and not because most likely of the noncaseating granuloma. Noncaseating granuloma skin happenin ... Read More
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Dr. David Miller
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Possibly: Depending on the type of malformation, it could be correctable with surgical reconstruction, stent placement or other methods. Discuss this with your ... Read More

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