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A member asked about a 47-year-old female:

My mother age 48 urine report: albumin +ve , epithelial cell 1-2/hpf, plus cell:1-2/hpf, rbc:10-12/hpf, ph-6........is condition for kidney biopsy test?

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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Not cessarily: The urinalysis should be repeated first, if microscopic hematuria( blood in urine) persist, a sonogram or cat scan may be needed to for further evaluation, kidney stone can cause blood in urine, may need to a see a urologist for further evaluation if urinalysis remain abnormal.
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