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A 45-year-old female asked:

What does trace of protein & leukocytes in urine mean? and it was cloudy. doc said not to worry. everything else normal. had to take methylprednisolone 4mg dosepk 4 wks ago for wrist pain. should i follow up w/urine sample? doc didnt say i needed to?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Unless the urine was obtained by catheter or a prepared "clean catch" it often contains such materials that are debris from the outlet. If your doc, who knows how the sample was obtained, was not interested in the findings I doubt it is worthy of any wory or a repeat.
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