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Can Doctor Detect White Cells In Urine Test
I had a urine test and my doctor said I had an abnormal red cell count but I needed to redo it. I feel fine, is there any point in redoing it?
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
My urine test results are urine micro pus cells 25-30, epithelial cells 20-25.My doc have given antibiotic without having culture test done. Is it ok?
Not at all: That is not right. The first thing would be to repeat the urinalysis since there were skin cells, ie, contamination, on the collection. These skin cells could have been the source of the wbcs. Also, how would he know if the antibiotic would properly treat this infection if there was no culture to base it upon. Pls repeat the test. ...Read more
My mothers urine test shows 40-45/hpf WBC & 20-25/hpf epithelial cells. She has swollen legs. What is wrong doctor
UTI, stone or other: Need to know remainder of history, symptoms, is rest of urinalysis normal etc. ...Read more
Hello doc, I had a urine test, and it came out I had yeast cells, please what drug do I use to treat it? I have 3 pimple on my penis over 2 months now
During your period, it would be difficult to collect urine without contamination with menstrual discharge.
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Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
If a male masturbates before giving a urine test sample, can doctor detect that the man has masturbated?
5 days late. Doctor did a urine test and came back negative. Been having creamy white discharges with no odor. What's wrong?
What do you advise if I sent a urine test to my doctor because I thought I had a mild bladder infectio, the doc wants me to go back?
Follow advice: There are many reasons why physicians call patients to return for follow up after an abnormal test, and the appointments should always be scheduled as requested. ...Read more
I recently had a urine test done. My RBC came back high of 61. My doc wants me to come back in for another test. Should I be concerned?
I have long stringy mucus from my vaginal area and not sure why. Did an evaluation a few months ago and urine test but my doc said its nothing!?
Blood work all normal but urine showed bilirubin at a + Doctors not concerned though this is the second urine test on it as both tested positive.
How long will Suboxone show up in my urine test. I only have 4 mg left and I go to the doctor on wed@ 6 pm if I take the 4mg now will it still show up?
Tested positive on leukocytes in my urine with Azo urine test, but at the doctors the culture came back negative. But I don't understand how my urine?
Urine WBC, UTI, STD?: The Azo urine leukocytes (WBC) test gives a clue about urinary tract infection, but that's all. WBCs can appear in the urine from vulva or vaginal fluids if not a good "clean catch" specimen. Discuss with doctor if you have typical UTI symptoms (urgency, burning). If not, retest and don't worry if leukocytes normal. STDs also can cause urine WBC with negative culture, so get checked if at risk. ...Read more
UT testing: This really depends on the practice. The majority of Pain doctors do both in office and outside Lab testing for confirmation. PAin doctors do very strict and sophisticated testing. The outside labs use GCMS which is very accurate. ...Read more
Drug screen: Most likely it will if they are testing for thc. Marijuana often times will linger and test positive for 30days. It's important to know what your doctors policy is on marijuana. Some doctors are fine with it, but most doctors don't want patients to be on narcotics medications and marijuana. ...Read more
Many things:: Kidney disease by presence of protein, cells &/or casts, urinary tract infection, blood found in utis kidney stones or urinary tract cancer, diabetes, urinary acidity & urine specific gravity demonstrating ability to concentrate or dilute urine, bilirubin elevated with jaundice or liver disease and presence of ketones ketones which demonstrate starvation. ...Read more
I am taking adderal, 20mg xr. I don't not take it on weekends. I was asked to take urine test at doctors and am afraid it won't show up?
Tell doctor: Whether it shows up depends on when you last took your medicine, and when you provide your urine for the drug test. Tell the doctor how you've been taking your adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). If other drugs also show up that are of concern, that's a different issue. ...Read more
No: A routine urine before surgery would check for normal kidney function, diabetes and infection and, depending on the type of surgery, a pregnancy test may be done as well. Plan b is a drug containing progesterone hormones similar to your naturally occurring hormone, but taken as a bolus, it interferes with ovulation and helps to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more
What can cause your urine to have a strong odor, I have taken urine test at my doctor and nothing comes up.
What if it's a weird thin line. But every other ten pregancy tests. And same with a doc urine test was Negitive.
None of my meds showed up in toxasure urine test doc won't fill ansiety or pain meds that I have been on 20 years what do I do?
See another doc: Urine drug tests are designed to detect ONLY those drugs the test is made to test. They do not detect all meds, substances, drugs, etc. If you feel your anxiety and pain issues are not adequately treated, my try another doctor. Find someone who will do more than prescribe meds to treat/control symptoms but rather work with you to get to root cause of your anxiety/pain issues and heal them. ...Read more
What does it mean when my doctor wants another urine test after my standard second test two week after getting treated for Chymdia?
I lost 3-4kg in the past month and don't know why. Blood and urine test didn't find anything wrong but doc won't take this seriously. Should I worry?
My daughter has tookher urine test a while ago and the doctors called me back and told me I have to make my daughter retake the urine test why she's 12?
Hard to say: There are a number of reasons for recall. The most common would be a mild abnormality that needs to be confirmed or excluded. ...Read more
Method selection: The method chosen (breath, blood, urine, etc.) depends on the substance being measured, how it reacts with the body (metabolites, etc.) the performance and availability of the test. Some substances are more easily detected by breath tests (e.g. alcohol, ammonia) while others may be concentrated in urine (most drugs of abuse.) ...Read more
I am prescribed 0.25 xanax (alprazolam) and my doctor had me to do a urine test, it did not show up, why?
Either you missed: Doses or there was lab error (unlikely). Do you take the drug every day? It should have showed up. ...Read more
I went to the doctor after I had unprotected sex two weeks earlier. The urine test showed negative, could it be wrong?
Could be.....: Test could always be wrong, but not likely. Should be positive by now. Could always repeat with home test kit. ...Read more
If I have urinary trace infection, what's gonna happen next? Medicine? My doc said to take another urine test, but haven't done that yet.
You need to have a urinalysis and urine culture to find out the bacteria causing the infection. Most of UTIs are caused by EColi
In healthy people many mild infections will cure spontaneously without antibiotics
But those with symptoms of pain and frequency with/without blood in urine and those with frequent recurrences need to be treated with appropriate antibiotics ...Read more
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