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A 48-year-old male asked:

What can cause mucous in urine? had 3 utis a few months ago, resolved with cipro (ciprofloxacin). latest culture negative. had cystoscopy, seemed to be normal. ideas?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sabry Mansour
Urology 24 years experience
Urethra: It could be from "urethritis" if the bladder was normal. Any inflammation of the urinary tract can cause mucus in the urine called "PYURIA". If the culture is negative and you are otherwise healthy and have no other or ongoing symptoms then it is likely something to monitor and I would not worry. If there are symptoms, you may need additional antibiotic therapy, including regimens for urethritis.
Dr. Mike Siroky
Specializes in Urology
Sounds like: you have had a complete and appropriate work up - mucus in urine may be normal or may indicate inflammation. You should address this to the physician who did your work up to see if tests for other infections may be needed.
Last updated Jul 20, 2018


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