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occult blood (2+ ) and trace of leukocyte ester are in my urinalysis . what do i need to do ? thank you

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
See a doctor.: If you have urinary symptoms (burning when urinating, fever, chills, urinating too frequently, change in color of urine), then I would suggest using HealthTap Prime right away as 2+ blood and LE can indicate a urinary tract infection. If you have no symptoms, talk to the doctor who ordered the urinalysis. You may need to repeat it. Persistent blood in urine warrants visit to Urologist to investig
Dr. Jana Tomsky corvalan
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Any symptoms? : Female after menopause have frequently UTI ( urinary tract infection) without symptoms or it may be bacterial contamination form skin. These are typical markers of possible infection but in absence of symptoms - best to do urinalysis and urine culture to determine bacteria. if no bacteria detected and trade of blood persists - consult urologist . Drink plenty of fluids and keep good hygiene.

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