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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: Your child may have phimosis. See a pediatric urologist for possible circumcision.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Ask the Dr: A few WBC is normal. You neglected to include enough information for any answer. How many WBC? Symptoms? Other findings in urine? Without the answers ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Work up: Will be needed. You experience dysuria or burning after urination and your dipstick was abnormal. Back pain is also of concern and imaging should subs ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Uretheritis: Inflammation or infection of urethra can cause symptoms that mimic UTI. Usually urine cs is negative. Topic an antibiotic cream helps with the symptom ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
WBC in Urine: This is not normal and may indicate infection.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Pus cells are degenerated white blood cells and its presence denotes inflammation inside urinary tracts does exist usually resulting from bacterial UT ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
White blood cells: The presence of wbcs in these areas suggests the presence of inflammation, but not necessarily the cause.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: How many red cells and how many white cells? Who asked for the test and why? Lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
White blood cells: Unlikely to be due to std if present in urine, but in women their presence in urine may be due to contamination by vaginal secretions, depending upon ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Urine culture ? : If those are the only findings then these items are not relevant. These are cellular findings when the urine is examined under a microscope. If abnorm ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: This is either UTI or vaginal secretions contaminating the urine specimen. Talk to your doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There should be no relationship between urine wbc's and your low serum WBC count, good luck.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Ebv infection/mononucleosis does not cause pyuria.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Your urinalysis may be indicative of either a urinary tract infection or normal vaginal contamination. The presence of only leukocytes (WBCs) in the u ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Significant protein in the urine suggests inflammation or damage to the kidneys. Have the issue evaluated.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Hematuria: You need further evaluation. Red cells can be due to stones, TB, cancer, trauma, kidney diseases like glomerulonephritis. Go and be seen by a nephrolo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Pyuria: White blood cells in urine usually are there because of an infection in the urinary tract. However, they can also be there in large numbers in a fema ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Hematuria can be cause from several problems including infection, kidney stones, kidney issues as well as bladder problems.It requires follow up to fi ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
This is a normal Uri: This urine test is normal. But if your symptoms of pain during urination or increased frequent urination persist, then you should go back to your doct ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Yes and no: As single cells, the naked eye would not be able to see individual white blood cells. So if there is just a small amount you could not rely on just lo ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Normally none: Normally there are no red blood cells in a urine sample. Women having their montly period tend to get blood contamination in urine easily. Otherwise w ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
UA FINDINGS: No. White blood cells are leukocytes, also known as neutrophils, and these appear in infection (UTI) , and in allergic attack on kidney. Casts are m ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lab data: Without a full medical history and physical exam cannot possibly theorize about what this may be. It certainly indicates a need for further investiga ... Read More
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