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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meena Khandelwal
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kidney stones: This probably means you probably do not have an infection but still could have stones in any part of the urinary tract. Make sure to drink a lot (>1 g ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Probable bacteruria: Possible to have a UTI without white cells in urine. Nitrite urine test is usually only positive in presence of bacteria. Suggest you get a urine cult ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Probable bacteruria: Possible to have a UTI without white cells in urine. Nitrite urine test is usually only positive in presence of bacteria. Suggest you get a urine cult ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
How do you FEEL?: This bacterium can live normally in the sinus as one of your normal friendly flora. Especially if there's not a lot of bacteria or white cells visible ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Leukocytosis: May mean infection, leukemia, inflammation systemically, high steroid levels. You need to integrate this value with clinical assessment. Cannot be in ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Infection is the most common cause.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hall
28 years experience Hematology
Low iron thalassemia: Small red blood cells, as determined by the MCV is most common in either iron deficiency or thalassemia. Rarer causes include sideroblastic anemia, le ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Infection: Person with low WBC count is susceptible to bacterial infections. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk a ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more info: Very difficult to answer without much more info. What have cell counts been in past? How high is elevation? Are platelets elevated or depressed? W ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Taslimi
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It's normal : Bacteria and white blood cells are normally present in the vagina. Foul- smelling discharge, heavy discharge, or bleeding are not normal.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
White blood cells: White blood cells are not normally found in the urine. Leukocytes/wbcs indicate that inflammatory/infectious process is occurring, especially if rbcs ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not significant: Hematospermia, ; microscopic if semen isn't red. Virtually always benign. Almost never associated with infection, in which case subject would be symto ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
High WBCs and RBCs: If you're talking about high wbcs and rbcs in the urine, this may signal a urinary tract infection. In the blood, i would wonder if the person is dehy ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Leukopenia: A low white cell count is called leukopenia. It can be caused by many different things and needs to be evaluated by a hematologist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Hematuria: Red blood cells in the urine can indicate many different conditions from a kidney, ureteral or bladder stone to infection to a tumor of the bladder or ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadine Yassa
39 years experience Neurology
Not sure about : The question is vague and needs more details.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
White blood cells: The presence of white blood cells suggests inflammation, probably due to infection.
A member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many things: Can be a normal variant, could be a myeloproliferative disorder, could be an infection, however, unlikely if always high. Another thought it could be ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
SOMETHING : Inflammatory, infectious, or blood cancer is ocurring in your body. Depends on how high also.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience Internal Medicine
WBCs in urine: WBC's in the urine are commonly associated with infection or inflammation of the urinary tract. Urine infection (UTI), kidney infection (pyelonephrit ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Blood in urine: Blood is not normally in urine. If there is blood (rbcs and wbcs) in the urine and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some wa ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not clear: Your question did not say whether your white blood cell count was high, low, or normal. A low hemoglobin means you have fewer red blood cells than nor ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
'Polycythemia': Too many red blood cells, or an elevated hemoglobin is 'polycythemia' this can be a bone marrow problem ['polycythemia vera'] , which can sometimes l ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Lots: Of potential answers here. Could be as simple as an infection and associated dehydration. Also could be a myeloproliferative disease.
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