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Blood And White Blood Cells In Urine
Pyuria: White blood cells in urine usually are there because of an infection in the urinary tract. However, they can also be there in large numbers in a female when there is a vaginal infection or when she is having her period (always see red cells also in this situation). My best advice is to see your doctor and have a urine culture done to see what is going on. ...Read more
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
I have just been told I have low thiroid could this be the reason for blood and white blood cells in urine and me being anemic ?
My daughter was tested for UTI came back as no UTI but has a little blood and white blood cells in her urine what is going on?
Epithelial cells and mucus present in urine, normal red blood cells and white blood cells in urine .No symptoms , possible causes ?
Need more info: How many red cells and how many white cells? Who asked for the test and why? Lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more
They have found blood and white blood cells in my urine but nothing will grow in the lab could it be bladder cancer urineating is very painful and very frequient. Have already taken 7 rounds of antibotics
I am anaemic, i also have white blood cells and blood in my urine, i generally feel unwell and have no energy, should I be worried about this?
Yes.: These symptoms are concerning and need explanation. ...Read more
Infection: White cells (leucocytes) are the bodies way to fight infection. White cells in the urine are due to infection somewhere in the urinary tract. The infection could be in the urethra, bladder or kidney. In males the sexual delivery system could also be infected. Hopefully the specimen containing the white cells was collected properly and if so it could be analyzed for bacterial growth. ...Read more
Ask your doctor: Can be a sign of infection so see your doctor and get checked. ...Read more