Doctor insights on:
Blood In Sperm But Not Urine
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
Is it normal to show no white blood cells in a urine test when showing high levels of nitrates in urine test?
When you have high levels of nitrates in urine test but show no white blood cells in the urine test what does this mean?
No: This does not necessarily affect conceiving, but can be a sign of a serious problem that should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more
Blood Clot and Blood in Urine and pain in Penis, High Bubbles in Urine after cystoscopy Male? How to heal? Is it normal?
Heal: No it is not normal but surely your doctor has described everything to you and helped you start improving from your symptoms. If the doctor has not treated as you would like, have a friend refer you to a different doctor. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
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?
See comment: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uremia and fertility: Many gu diseases cause reduced semen quality & infertility (infec'n, varicocele, renal failure) a recent study compared semen of uremic pts w/nonuremic fertile & infertile males. The sperm motility, survival rate, sperm density, and normal sperm morphology rate were found to be signi?cantly lower in uremic patients. Some failed to produce semen and some no sperm at all. May reverse w/transplant! ...Read more
What could cause glucose in urine when not diabetic, not pregnant, no kidney problems, and normal urinalysis since that test?
It can be you: Renal glycosuria can happen whenever the kidney tubules get dinged a bit -- anything from trivial ibuprofen toxicity to deadly Wilson's disease -- producing a "Fanconi" glycosuria. And some people just don't reabsorb glucose well and often / always have glycosuria which is a non-problem. There are also lab errors. ...Read more
Why HIV antibody test using blood for detection not semen since someone may have undetectable viral load in blood but detectable in semen ?
Ketones can be : Concentrated in the urine any time you go for a significant period of time fasting. The concentration depends upon your state of hydration and amount of urine production. Some people spill glucose into the urine without elevated blood sugar due to genetic defects. Most don't spill until glucose greater than 189-200. ...Read more