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What does moderate leukocytes mean in urine

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Urinalysis: Cloudy urine and urine containing white blood cells(leukocytes) don't necessarily signify a urinary tract infection. The white cells may be contaminan... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
UTI?: You may have a urinary tract infection. Stop self testing and contact your doctor's office for a professional urinalysis and perhaps urine culture.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Test results: Your doctor should be embarrassed for not telling you what all these results mean. Call him/her again - if no help find a better doctor!
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Discuss results: The Dr who ordered the test needs to provide feedback to you in a way that clarifies the impact on your Dx and Tx options. It should make sense to you... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Pyuria: Pus in the urine . May represent a uti
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Usually normal: Leukocyte esterase released by lysed neutrophils and macrophages is a surrogate marker of the presence of white blood cells (WBCs). Leukocyte esterase... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Generally: yes it does. BUT... while it certainly means some wbc's in urine, this may or may not be worth treating. Certainly if there are symptoms or a lot of w... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Uncertain findings: The issue is whether you have any urinary symptoms at this time? If not, it is likely unimportant. If you do, you may receive an empiric abx treatme... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renee Russell
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Bacteria: It means you have bacteria in your urine sample. It could mean a UTI, but it also could just be a contaminant, like cells from your skin. If it was ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
Urologic Oncology 26 years experience
Not necessarily: Voided (vs. catheterized) urine specimens in women are potentially subject to contamination. Urine culture is the definitive method of determining the... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Does not add up: 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

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