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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Abnormal urinalysis: Leukocytes, nitrates and bacteria in urine with dysuria will indicate urinary infection and usually treated with antibiotics.

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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Need the report: We need the complete urine test report for us to answer your question.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Contamination: When multiple different types of bacteria are present in urine culture it usually means that the specimen got contaminated with material in the genita ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Nothing: 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Brown urine: The usual cause of brown urine is bile in the urine caused by blockage in the bile ducts in the liver, gall bladder,and common bile duct by stones or ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possibly proteinuria: Suggest you get a simple urinalysis to check for protein in your urine.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience in Pathology
Bence-Jones Protien: Detection of Bence Jones protein may be suggestive of multiple myeloma or Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. The proteins are immunoglobulin light chain ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria: Have a 24 hour urine collection to see the amount of protein in the urine and to assess your kidney function. I would also do a renal ultrasound to as ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Urine results: Leukocytes/white blood cells indicate that inflammatory/infectious process is occurring, especially if rbcs are not present to support the idea of who ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Blood and protein: Blood (b) in your urine( u) is an abnormal finding. Protein (p) in your urine is abnormal when it is > 80 mg/day. Your lab work may be normal when b a ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Blood in the urine: Hematuria, Marco. "Ery" is "erythrocytes". If this is new, you'll probably get a workup to be sure you don't have a stone or a tumor. Many people have ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Hematuria: or blood cells in your urine may be related to infection, STD, trauma or kidney issues. I suggest a repeat urine analysis and culture.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Few WBC's: A few or trace amount of white blood cells.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience in General Surgery
Nothing!: The white blood cells in your urine could have come from your bladder, but could have also come off your vagina, skin, or other areas when you urinate ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
You may have an: infection with a nitrate producing bacteria. What were the rest of the urinalysis results?
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Urinary incontinence: Means you have a problem with urinary control. May be due to problems with urinary sphincters, urethra or bladder. Could be either an anatomic or a ne ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
RBCs: If there are red blood cells and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, fla ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Pus: Pus is composed of decayed material and largely white blood cells. Hpf stands for high powered field and is an area measurement under the microscope f ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
Indicates chronic co: Most common diseases where ESR is elevatedare pulmonary tuberculosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Trace = small amount: The term trace in urinalysis means a small amount. In technical terms, for example, protein trace in urine is the equivalent of about 10 mg/100 ml is ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Urine results: Leukocytes/white blood cells indicate that inflammatory/infectious process is occurring, especially if rbcs are not present to support the idea of who ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
More info please: There are so many things that we investigate through blood and urine samples that it is not possible to answer your question without more specific det ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
UTI: It means a large amount of white blood cells which indicate infection.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Leukocytes = WBCs: White blood cells in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Without more information, in terms of other ur ... Read More

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