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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Quality control...: The test performed was successful in passing quality control checks that were done at the same as the patient's specimen. Therefore, the patient's r ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
36 years experience Gynecology
Indirect urine tests: A urinalysis (ua) test for things in the urine. There are markers that are found with bladder infections, but can also be present for other reasons. ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Lots of reasons: Neither test is perfect. If you took any medication over the counter to reduce UTI symptoms before the dipstick, the medication will give a false posi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
You need: a lab request by a Health Professional...a HealthTap Prime consultation (virtual) may be helpful ...you need to have a session with a physician licens ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Consult doctor: Some commercial laboratories, e.g., LabCorp and Quest may provide the service without a prescription. However, what will you do with the results. If y ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Many bacteria...: When urine is sent to a microbiology lab, the staff inoculate plates of growth media and evaluates all of bacteria that appear. The lab will identif ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Cloudy urine: Certainly urine can look cloudy or 'foggy' at times. Sometimes it's just concentrated - salts or 'sediment' as we say. At other times, your body is fi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Lab data: Lab values (these are meaningless) cannot be assessed without knowing the clinical context for which they were ordered. The figures you quote do not ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
17 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Most of the time (99.9%) appendicitis is 24-48 hours before it gets so bad that patients feel the need to see a doctor. If it's been 5 days and you l ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Too dry: Drink more fluids.--non carbonated
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Cipro is not recommended while pregnant. Best test for a urinary infection is to do a urinalysis with a urine culture. To check if you are pregnant you can do a pregnancy test. It could be a urine test, or a blood test which would be more sensitive.: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not recommended while pregnant. Best test for a urinary infection is to do a urinalysis with a urine culture. To check if y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
24 years experience Family Medicine
Possible cystitis : You should follow up with your doctor. You may have a UTI or another type of infection or inflammation such as interstitial cystitis. If you are sti ... Read More
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