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Houma, LA
A 17-year-old male asked:

What's it mean if i have trace leukocytes in urinalysis but no uti symptoms. micro analysis showed bacteria were "rare"?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Don't worry: Ignore it. If you have no symptoms of infection and you're a man, it can be due to anything from jalepino peppers to a stray underwear thread; it's your physician's call to search for trichomonas or chlamydia. If you're a lady, it can be contamination from nearby.
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Last updated Jan 22, 2013

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