The Colony, TX
A 30-year-old female asked:

On my recent urinalysis for pelvic pain it cam back with a rbc count of 49 and trace amounts of protein. should i be conceened? appt with dr in am.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Wanda Bedinghaus
Holistic Medicine 52 years experience
Yes, see your Dr.: You have blood in your urine so it may indicate an infection. Be sure to get an appropriate diagnosis. If there is infection, ask for a urine culture. Followup after treatment to be sure your urinalysis returns to normal...That means no blood, white blood cells or protein.
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Dr. Wendy Askew
26 years experience
Not yet: Lots of blood in the urine can be from kidney stones, a bladder infection, an inflammatory condition called interstitial cystitis, or from other more serious conditions (which i don't suspect) but could include cancers of the bladder or kidney. Other kidney conditions can cause blood in urine but don't usually cause pain. Based on your symptoms a uti, stone or interstitial cystitis seems likely.
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Last updated Jul 3, 2013


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