A 34-year-old female asked:
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i've just had my urine dipped and it showed blood, nitrates and protein. it's now been sent to the labs and i'm on antibiotics. what could be wrong? ty

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Suspected UTI: Sounds like suspected urinary tract infection. Need to follow the test results with your doctor.
Answered on Sep 30, 2020
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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood in urine: Blood in urine is serious. It can be from uti. You are on antibiotic, so the lab report would not be helpful. Plus leuk. Esterase& bacteria are negativeother possibilities include stone, stricture or cancer. Please see http://doctorrajput.Com/redurine. Thanks.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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