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Asymptomatic Bacteriuria In Children
If pregnant...: The one caveat to dr. Edwards' fine answer is for pregnant ladies. If you are pregnant, then you should treat asymptomatic bactiuria as many women will progress to a full-blown bladder infection, possibly ascending to the kidneys. This is very serious when pregnant so we treat all bactiuria in pregnant ladies. ...Read more
WBC/HPF25-50, RVC/HPF2-5 Urine Epithelial Cells 1+No squamous epithelial cells 1+ Squamous epithelial urine bacteria 2+ urine moucose 1+ whatdoesitmean?
Your urinalysis shows 25-50 White Blood Cells per High Power Field. The other values are either normal or just a little abnormal. This is very likely a urine infection. Do you have any symptoms? You probably need antibiotics.
Try to get a urine culture first. Your primary doctor can prescribe.
Consult me on Health Tap if you want to discuss more.
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Abnormal urine epithelial cell large number of urine bacteria hyaline cast high & mixed flora of 3 oraganisms. What does this mean?
Abnormal urine epithelial cell large number of urine bacteria hyaline cast high & mixed flora of 3 oraganisms. What does this mean? How do I treat it?
Urinalysis results have three "flagged" areas: Urine Occult Blood - Trace; Urine RBC 4-6/HPF; and Urine Bacteria - Moderate. Cause for concern?
Test results showed few urine bacteria is this bad? The doctor prescribed me some medicine to take but I had this infection since last year when pregnant
Get urine culture: Bacteria in the urine can come from the skin. It is best to get a culture and identify the bacteria. That is good to tell whether it is from skin or the urinary tract. That also tells the doctor which antibiotic would work best. On your own you can take cranberry extract or pyridium (phenazopyridine). ...Read more
Bloating, bubbles in urine (bacteria) pain in my Lower left abdomen, yellowish vaginal discharge, missed period, nausea, weight loss- uti or colon?
Here are some. ..: The degree of sensitivity and specificity to feel and the personal immune coping ability dictate how the patients with documented bacteriuria may feel themselfves. This condition tends to happen in some elderlies. For individual details, ask the tending doc timely. Best wishes. .. ...Read more
For a time: The classic form of endocarditis is a bacterial infection of the lining of the heart. If the organism has low virulence, then the early stages of endocarditis can be entirely asymptomatic. Typically, over time, though, we believe that the infection worsens, eventually causing symptoms and signs. Fever, heart failure, new murmur, embolism are all potential signs and symptoms. ...Read more
Yes indeed: Most HPV infections are asymptomatic and are easily transmitted. The large majority of new genital HPV infections come from partners without symptoms. You cannot tell by looking whether a partner might have HPV; assume ALL partners have it. If you haven't been vaccinated, talk do your doctor about it. The vaccine prevents infection with 9 of the most troublesome types of HPV. Good luck! ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Lifetime in many cases.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please clarify: I am an HIV doctor and I have no idea where this question comes from or what context you are speaking of. First, are you HIV positive? Second, if you are HIV positive why are you not on medications? I know of no ethical doctor that would leave you untreated symptomatic or not. ...Read more
Brugada Syndrome: Absolutely! The person could die suddenly from an abnormal heart rhythm. I strongly recoomend that you read about this at:http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/brugada-syndrome/ds01142; and if you have ever fainted unexpectedly, had a really funny heart sensation, or have had anyone in your family die from an unexpected "heart attack" see your doctor and get checked out right away. ...Read more
If abnormal tests in panel like ANA speckled at 40 did I ever have a disorder if asymptomatic at 60?
If you have an asymptomatic illness, does that mean your immune system isn't fighting the illness off?
I have asymptomatic wenckebach type 1. When I feel my pulse I feel it stop then start. Is that normal?
Yes it is normal: This type of heart block is not a serious or life threatening problem. It will be very typical to have skipped beats in this rhythm. I would suggest a 24 hour monitor of your heart rhythm to make sure there is no evidence of any other type of heart block or rhythm disturbance. Your primary doctor can easily order this test. ...Read more
I have asymptomatic wenckebach. Can this restrict me doing things like going on aeroplanes and rollercoasters?
Get info from your cardiologist.
Carry with you- wallet size as a " just in case" you ever get an EKG somewhere!