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What does WBC mean on a urine test

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 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.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaspreet Singh
Urology 18 years experience
Maybe nothing: You should be evaluated for tuberculosis since you are in the Middle East. But I would recommend obtaining a Catheterized urine specimen. Most of the ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jim Trione
Emergency Medicine 23 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 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Byars
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Normal: The WBC and rbc are referring to the number of white blood cells and red blood cells seen in a range of microscopic fields of sampled by the lab techn... Read More
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Abnormal urine: This result is most likely a sign of infection. Seek medical attention for possible infection that may require antibiotics.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faysal Saab
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 9 years experience
Do not worry: Those numbers are very low and likely are not significant. If you are having symptoms with your urination, let your doctor know to ask if he suspects ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
UA: It means what it sounds like...you have some red and white blood cells as well as epithelial cells and bacteria and yeast. Most likely, you have a Ur... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Delage
Family Medicine 32 years experience
UA: These findings are not diagnostic of anything, a Urinalysis is usually done for urinary complaints, the few findings you related do not indicate an in... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
These mean nothing: Only a very high absolutely monocyte count is of any concern if you feel well, and low WBC is of concern if and only if lymphs or neuts are way-way lo... Read More

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