A 29-year-old female asked:
29 yr female- did blood and urine analysis on 05/23/2013. the result revealed the following: in urine: blood- 2+ rbc 17hpf pls explain?
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Dr. Robert Kwokanswered
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Red blood cells seen: That just means some red blood cells were seen in the urine sample. The patient then has to talk with the doctor to figure out where the blood cells came from. Sometimes they are from a menstrual period. If that's the case, repeating the urine test a couple of times on days during her cycles when there is no vaginal bleeding should show urine without red blood cells.
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