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Bacteria In Urine While Pregnant
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Urine bacteria: If the urine was collected correctly, bacteria in the urine is a sign of a urinary tract infection (uti). Urine is sterile and if there are bacteria in it, you will need to have a culture sent off to find out what antibiotic can kill the bacterium that is causing your uti. ...Read more
Bacteria: The first possibility is that it is a "dirty sample" meaning that bacterial contamination took place and it was not a clean catch urine. In the event that it was clean, the presence of bacteria along with other markers, symptoms, and so forth would give a better picture. The presence of wbcs, leukocyte esterase, and nitrites are common in urinary tract infections. So more info is needed. ...Read more
Symptoms?: No symptoms, this is within normal limits. ...Read more
Atypical bacteria?: Mycoplasma, ureaplasma, and chlamydia are examples of bacterial infections of urine that are not visible on urine exams and do not grow on conventional cultures. They are called atypical bacteria collectively. If Azithromycin course, that normally works, does not help, you may need a urologist eval since a cystoscope can visualize if ulcers or other abnormalities are present inside the bladder. ...Read more
UTI?: Your question isn't entirely clear, but it sounds like your girlfriend has a urinary tract infection. UTI in women sometimes is triggered by sex, but it's not an STD -- i.e. she didn't catch the infection from you. Sex sometimes massages a woman's natural bacteria into the urethra (urinary opening). Your GF should discuss this with her doctor if you remain concerned or uncertain. ...Read more
What does it mean when urinalysis says small blood and small bacteria in urine - without symptoms?
Normal: If around your period your urinalysis is normal. If this is not the case would recommend hydrating better and repeat in few weeks. ...Read more
Daughter had bacteria in urine hasn't gone away 14 days of sulfameth trimeth still hasn't gone away urine culture negative any ideas on why?
I went for a urinalysis but I drank a lot and my urine was almost clear colored. Will the test be accurate as to bacteria in urine? Or too diluted?
My urine has an extremely high level of wbcs and blood in it. Urine cultures show no bacteria in urine. What can cause wbcs, blood, but no bacteria?
What were your symptoms? Why was a urine test done? Negative culture means no bacteria, but it depends on how it was cultured...Tuberculosis needs special culture...Sometimes a foreign body like stone a polup may shed wbc, s ; rbc, s, yet culture can be negative! ;i
in medicine the most important part in tne diagnosis in the history. ...Read more
I went to Dr then to ER and ER said I have bacteria in urine neutrophils is high and lymphs is low my blood is moderate what is that?
Not sure that: I understand everything you are describing here. Did the doctor diagnose some form of urinary track infection. ...Read more
Daughter had bacteria in urine but urine culture cam back negative was sent out to find exact bacteria but came back negative why is that?
Bacteruria: Unless they put a tube up into her and catheterized her to get the urine sample, bacteria form the skin and genital area can get into the urine sample. This is especially true in little girls where there are lots of nooks and crannies where skin bacteria can hide. They may see these bacteria when look at the urine under microscope, but they don't grow in culture in just skin source bacteria. ...Read more
UTI or urethritis: Sounds like a urinary tract or urethral infection. See a doctor and get treated. ...Read more
Are these bad results in my urine test or no? URINE EPITHELIAL CELLS-None seen Mucus, UA-Present BACTERIA IN URINE-Few
Not really: In a normal urine, there shouldn't be any epithelial cells. Trauma or infection can cause them to be present. Few bacteria are not necessarily a bad sign. There is a condition called asymptomatic bactiuria (which just means bacteria in the urine without there being an infection). I'm not very concerned about the mucus. This should all be correlated with your symptoms of course. ...Read more
Staph bacteria in urine, small amount, doc said he isn't worried about it but I am. How do you get that n your bladder?
35 weeks pregnant and BP 160/80 (under nicardia retard 10mg), traces of albumin and Few bacteria in urine. Will it affect my baby and me negativity?
I am a male my female partner has bacteria in urine or vaginosis. For me the male will ciproflaxin treat me. My penis is shriveled and foreskin snug?
Something is wrong: Vaginosis causes an odor like stinky fish, but it does not affect the male partner. The typical treatment is metronidazole. Bacteria in urine should be treated if she has symptoms. If you have issues with your penis, see a urologist. Your problem, if you really have one, is not related to your partners'. You may need a dr for flank pain. ...Read more
Creatinine level 2.56 to 1.59 after completing amoxicillin against md advice (no bacteria in Urine but wbc and rbc). Any possible explanation?
Yes: You are in kidney failure. That is why your serum creatinine is so elevated. You do not have any bacteria in your urine and that is why your doc said don't bother taking an antibiotic against a nonexistent infection. On the other hand, your kidneys have begun to fail. If you haven't been introduced to a good nephrologist yet get a good intro soon. You will be spending time with him soon. ...Read more
What can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.
Trauma, infection: Or hormones. Intermittent catheterization or indwelling catheters can induce squamous metaplasia, hpv, which is a std as well as other STDs can cause it. Estrogen pretreated men undergoing gender change have urethral metaplasia. Can be associated with bladder and urethral cancers. Sometimes harmless and of no known cause. ...Read more
Right flank pain, trouble urinating, no bacteria in urine and no STDs or stones prescribed cipro (ciprofloxacin) for prostatitis after ten days can't pee again. Male?
You need a Doctor: You need a thorough exam and workup. Call you doctor immediately. This could be very serious. ...Read more
What can cause white blood cells and bacteria in urine. And having diarrhea with the pain in lower right absomen?
The most common: ..cause of white blood cells in urine is a urinary tract infection (UTI). Bacteria in urine may also, but not always, be from infection. UTI's need to be treated promptly to prevent complications. The diarrhea and abdominal pain concern me. Appendicitis and pelvic infections come to mind. Please get prompt medical care. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Small blood and Small Bacteria in urine seen, would this indicate a cancer? No symptoms. Post menstrual - does not have period anymore
Unlikely: Cancer in the urinary or reproductive system can present as blood in the urine but there are many other things that at your age are much more likely and can cause bleeding too. Just make sure your doc follows up on this and if necessary sends you to an urologist. Wish you the best. ...Read more
I had Urinalyses test two weeks ago and it showed RBC, Mucus and Bacteria in Urine I have pain and discomfort in my lower Abdomen and frequent Urination?
See urologist: You need to get examined ASAP. At your age, one needs to consider prostate or bladder cancer as well (especially you are or were a smoker). ...Read more
Could hormone problems cause high blood pressure and excessive urination for 2 months? No bacteria in urine. Feel like peeing right after using toilet
You have acute urethral syndrome. Please read the following from the National Institutes of Health: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC1503818/? page=2
Please pay special attention to the last 2 paragraphs (page 4) which discusses treatment. ...Read more
Have moderate bacteria in urine test but rest is all (_ve) e.g the RBC, leukocyte, protein or nitrate. Need for urine culture & antibiotic? 6months preg.
I have white and red blood cells in urine and high white count in CBC but no bacteria in urine culture. Swollen lymph nodes in neck. Tire easily?
Check type WBC: You need to see the type of white blood cells You cold have mono or Epstein Barr virus It gives you elevated lymphocytes and swollen glands. Sometimes you can have blood in your urine. Get the other blood tests done to check for mono or other viral infections. You also could have strep with elevated WBC with neutrophils along with swollen glands. See your PCP for more testing ...Read more
UTI vs STD: Urine is supposed to be sterile. And peeing/voiding is supposed to be painless. How do you know you have a little bacteria in your urine? Why were you checked? Most common cause of bacteria in urine is a urinary tract infection (UTI) either simple bladder infection or more complicated & serious kidney infection. Sexually transmitted diseases can also make your urine appear dirty. See your doc ...Read more
Possibly: Sex toys are best regarded as a potential source of germs and should be cleaned regularly with this in mind. Depending on where and how the toy is used you can traumatize the sensitive pee hole and introduce germs into that tube that can find their way to your bladder. It is prudent to empty your bladder after any play session to reduce that risk. ...Read more
Bacteria usually originate from the bowel, vagina, or skin as normal flora of the host.
Gram-positive organisms can include
staphylococcus saprophyticus (causative organism in 5% to 15% of utis) and
enterococcus faecalis it means urinary infection related to gram positive organism. ...Read more
No: It would prevent them from multiplying but it won't kill them ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more