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A 23-year-old female asked:

my urine test said my wbcs were 3-5 and my rbcs were too many too count, what does that mean?

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Dr. Jim Trione
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
RBC = blood: Just means that during the urine screen by the lab there were a lot of red blood cells (rbc's, the ones that carry oxygen) in the sample. Many times it can be a contaminant during menses or can mean blood from higher up like bladder or kidney.

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