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Urinalysis in dr.S office, blood and puss in urine! had it cultured, no infection! what is going on?

Urinalysis in dr.S office, blood and puss in urine! had it cultured, no infection! what is going on?

Irritation - ask Dr.: While infection accounts for pus cells in urine 98-99% of the time, it's not the only reason. Bodies typically respond to an irritation of tissues by an inflammatory response manifested by an increase in the blood flow to the area, slight tissue swelling, and an extra white blood cells to combat the irritation. Thus, any cause of inflammation in the urinary system may increase blood cells ; pus. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

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


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A puss count of 20 to 40 in urine. What could be some causes?

A puss count of 20 to 40 in urine. What could be some causes?

Inflammation: Pus is composed of decayed material and largely white blood cells. This suggests that there has been an inflammatory reaction or immune response. If other lab findings support it this could represent an infection or other condition that needs treatment. Be sure to talk with your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more

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What does puss in the urine mean?

What does puss in the urine mean?

Pus: Pus is composed of decayed material and largely white blood cells. This suggests that there has been an inflammatory reaction or immune response. If other lab findings support it this could represent an infection or other condition that needs treatment. Be sure to talk with your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more

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My baby has puss cells in urine?

My baby has puss cells in urine?

Uti: Needs to see pediatrician common marker for urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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I have 6-8 rbc and 5-6 puss cells in urine routine sample..what does that mean?

I have 6-8 rbc and 5-6 puss cells in urine routine sample..what does that mean?

Cells in urine: 37 F: I have 6-8 rbc and 5-6 puss cells in urine routine sample..what does that mean? ANS: 1. u have a urinary track infection or 2. it was not a clean catch midstream urine collection and you are having menses. Be certain it is was a good clean urine specimen every time. ...Read more

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When looking for puss cells presence what should I be looking for in urine test report? Will it simply be called puss cells?

"Pus": "Puss" is a kitten. "Pus" is the product of disease. Actually, the "pus cells" sometimes described in urinalysis are usually normal white blood cells. If not greatly elevated, usually they're just on patrol to keep you healthy. Look for WBC perhaps instead. ...Read more

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Pungent pain at the tip of my penis when I pass urine. No puss discharge or unusual redness or other. Going for a week, getting better a little?

Pungent pain at the tip of my penis when I pass urine. No puss discharge  or unusual redness or other.  Going for a week, getting better a little?

Urine test: Sounds like an infection, should have it checked & treated. Urinary tract infections can ascend painlessly to the bladder or kidneys, where it can do considerable harm. Please see your Dr. ...Read more

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Had UTIs & did semen+urine analysis shows puss cells&had antibiotic course then did both analysis & puss cells reduced. Need another analysis again?

Had UTIs & did semen+urine analysis shows puss cells&had antibiotic course then did both analysis & puss cells reduced. Need another analysis again?

YES: there should not be pus cells in your urine or semen. I advise culture of both body fluids and depending on the outcome, appropriate antibiotic therapy. Depends on how many pus cells are present and if this represents some type of systemic infection. ...Read more