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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Need bacterial: culture and sensitivity testing from a clean mid- stream urine collection.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure that: I understand everything you are describing here. Did the doctor diagnose some form of urinary track infection.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: Urine doens't usually contain any harmless bacteria. Urine on skin is harmless.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience Family Medicine
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

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