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Causes Of Granular Casts
My cytology found a rare urothelial cell fragment and rare granular casts. My urologist and nephrologist say nothing is wrong. Should i still worry?
Got my labs back today and my findings are somewhat abnormal and was wondering if there's a reason to be alarmed. here are the reults
urine wbc 10-20
urine rbc 5-10
Amorph sediment 2+
Granular casts occasional
Repeat urinalysis?: The epithelial cells, mixed bacteria, and mucus alls suggest the urine was contamined with vulvar or vaginal secretions, probably not a "clean catch" midstream specimen. However, the WBC and casts could be significant. Discuss with your doctor; s/he may request a repeat test. ...Read more
Yes.: When a doctor casts you, it is generally to keep your muscles from pulling at a bone as it heals. If you remove the cast, and your foot moves, the bone pieces may shift, and it may allow the bone to heal in a crooked position. You should keep your cast on as long as your doctor advises you to. ...Read more
Movement: Fractures can move/shift in a cast for many reasons, but the most common reason is that the swelling has gone down. This causes the limb to be "smaller" in the cast, which allows too much room to move around. For this reason, casts are often changed every 2-3 weeks until the fracture has healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter cannot straighten her arms.. She falls and then the doctor cast her arm but there is no fracture what would be the cause?
Congenital or post-: Traumatic conditons in the elbow can lead to contracture ( joint stiffness). Review of xrays can sometimes reveal subtle changes in the bone structure that may not be apparent. Tho in a 2-4 year old nurse maids elbow is common, which has negative xrays, some sublte fractures may also have negative xrfays. The person to ask is the treating doctor who placed the casts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 24 m, i had midfoot fracture 2 months back, i had tight elastic cast to my foot fr 5 wks, after that suddenly i got sciatica.Does tight cast caused?
Possibly: Sciatica typically is pain originating in the spine or buttock region and radiating down the leg. Typically if the pain you describe is around the cast in the foot then it could be the cast was too tight and caused a local compression of nerves in the foot. If the pain radiates all the way up the leg, then it could be that altered walking pattern could have aggravated a spine issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal to still have pain once a cast has been placed(ankle)?Just began.I've decreased activity cause of pain.Should I call dr. To get more pain meds?
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