A 35-year-old female asked:
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i have high wbc/leukocytes in urine, but no nitrites. i have been taking cyprobay 500 mg 2x a day for 1 week. i have a lower back discomfort.

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Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
Urine culture: Urine culture is needed to confirm if the antibiotic is the correct choice. It is also possible you may have a kidney stone. Kidney ultrasound may be of benefit
Answered on Sep 30, 2015

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