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A 30-year-old female asked:

is there anything besides uti's that cause a high leukocyte count in urine?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Pyuria: Pyuria or high WBC in the urine can occur from a variety of conditions, some are related to stones or crystals, some from inflammation of the bladder wal and some from urinary tract infections. A urologist can help you.

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