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Rare wbc urine

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
No problem: If you have less than 5 WBC in urine it is accepted as normal and so is rare wbcs in the urine.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Urine tests: Often urine tests are contaminated by the bacteria and cells from around the vaginal area which can result in those type of findings. Unless you are... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Yes, unless: You have symptoms, these values seem ok. Ask you doctor if your blood tests include kidney function, such as bun, creatinine, and gfr, just to make s... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Within normal limits: Your urine results are within normal limits. If you do not have any symptoms, there is no need for on-going monitoring more often than your regular ye... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
How do you feel?: The urine test contains some abnormal findings but does not show a typical picture of urinary tract infection. How you feel is more important. Try to... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jim Trione
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
RBC = blood: Just means that during the urine screen by the lab there were a lot of red blood cells (rbc's, the ones that carry oxygen) in the sample. Many times ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
May be infection: 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
A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Numerous WBC in urin: You may have a UTI or vaginitis ( UTI more likely with lots of cells).Are you having burning with urination? Would f/u with doctor you may need antibi... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry 20 years experience
White blood cells: Leukocyte is the fancy term for white blood cell. Leukocyturia is the term for white blood cells in the urine.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
HIV: Wbcs can be present in the urine for many different reasons, most commonly simple utis. It is not a sign of hiv. If you think you may have been expose... Read More
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