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Moderate bacteria in urine

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Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Probably not: Typical care for pregnancy includes a urine culture in early pregnancy. If that was negative and you have no symptoms, I wouldnt' treat at this point... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Possible infection: Typically when females provide a urine sample even when they clean themselves carefully, some bacteria from the skin will fall into cup and cause the ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Need bacterial: culture and sensitivity testing from a clean mid- stream urine collection.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Bacteria in urine: It may mean you have a urinary infection or the urine sat around for some time before it was examined. A urine culture would be more definitive for an... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Bacteria: The first possibility is that it is a "dirty sample" meaning that bacterial contamination took place and it was not a clean catch urine. In the event ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No risk, no worry: Urine doens't usually contain any harmless bacteria. Urine on skin is harmless.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Inaccurate: Too dilute urine may not provide accurate results and not just for bacteria. A usual specimen for urine analysis is the first voided sample in the mor... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Atypical bacteria?: Mycoplasma, ureaplasma, and chlamydia are examples of bacterial infections of urine that are not visible on urine exams and do not grow on conventiona... Read More
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Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Over active bladder: Bladder spasm, incomplete bladder emptying or overactive bladder can cause the sensation of constantly needing to empty your bladder. See your doctor ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Urine odor: Urine is often odorless. There are some diseases like diabetes that may create odors in the urine and some bacteria that grow in standing urine may pr... Read More

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