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A 40-year-old male asked:

Bladder fills quickly no burning or anything.i am male.had urinalyses done and results came back fine,but it said bacteria was few.all std results were negative too.i do drink a lot of coffee and hold my urine all night.is a few bacteria normal or no?

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Dr. Juan Cucalon
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Normal: Having a few bacteria in a urine test is perfectly normal. They come from the distal uretra. If you have other symptoms like burning sensation or frequent urination you may need a culture to really rule out infection
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