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How to treat Urine Infection which not show pus cells in urine but show RBC 20-30Hpf in urine? and Infection which is Antibiotic Resistant?

How to treat Urine Infection which not show pus cells in urine but show RBC 20-30Hpf in urine?
and Infection which is Antibiotic Resistant?

You need the right: antibiotic for this. Urine culture would show all antibiotic resistances and sensitivities. Have your Dr choose a drug for which the bacteria are sensitive,even if you need a shot or IV. ...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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Our baby has effected klebsiella bacteria. Found from urine culture test. Is that serious?

Our baby has effected klebsiella bacteria. Found from urine culture test. Is that serious?

Common germ: This is not the most common but is a common germ for urinary tract infections. It generally responds to a number of antibiotics. ...Read more

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What blood test tests for staph infection in the blood?

What blood test tests for staph infection in the blood?

Blood Cultures: This is not a common question or situation and am not sure why you would ask. But, there are blood cultures. Staph is usually diagnosed by examination or direct wound culture. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Have moderate bacteria in urine test but rest is all (_ve) e.g the RBC,leukocyte,protein or nitrate.Need for urine culture & antibiotic? 6months preg.

Have moderate bacteria in urine test but rest is all (_ve) e.g the RBC,leukocyte,protein or nitrate.Need for urine culture & antibiotic? 6months preg.

Probably not: Typical care for pregnancy includes a urine culture in early pregnancy. If that was negative and you have no symptoms, I wouldnt' treat at this point. Your obgyn can be more specifically helpful at your next visit. ...Read more

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Does a positive fecal leucocyte test (when negative for all other bacteria, viral, and parasitic targets) ALWAYS indicate IBD?

Does a positive fecal leucocyte test (when negative for all other bacteria, viral, and parasitic targets) ALWAYS indicate IBD?

No.: It always indicates bowel irritation. It would be inflammatory not irritable bowel, or infection. How can they test for ALL infection ? basically needs scoping and biopsy. ...Read more

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E.Coli in urine culture means it is in your bladder? What UTI or diseases can a person get if e.Coli has been diagnosed in urine culture?

Cystitis: A positive urine culture for e coli usually means you have an infection of the lining of the bladder, a cystitis. That is what a "uti" is: a urinary tract infection. This can be serious, as it can spread up the ureters to the kidneys (pyelonephritis) and eventually if not treated cause kidney failure. It can also spread to the blood which can be fatal. See a doctor asap and get treated. ...Read more

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Is > 100, 000 col/ml staph coagulase negative beta lactamase positive in urine culture an infection or skin contamination?

Is > 100, 000 col/ml staph coagulase negative beta lactamase positive in urine culture an infection or skin contamination?

Skin contmaination: Coag negative staph on urine culture is not of pathological significance. Please consult the site below for preparation for specimen collection to avoid contamination. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/urine-culture. ...Read more

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What are the diseases associated to a gram positive bacteria ?

Gram-positive : There are many different gram+ bacteria. These include staphylococci, streptococci, bacillus and clostridial species, corynebacterium, listeria and many others. If you can be more specific rephrase the question and can list some conditions they may cause. ...Read more

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Negative for Maglinant cell,blood stain on cervix,moderate inflammation, bacteria vaginosis,paps result?

 Negative for Maglinant cell,blood stain on cervix,moderate inflammation, bacteria vaginosis,paps result?

Maybe eroded cervix: Existing cervical erosion often result in these findings. Check with your gyn., you may need adequate treatment for that, and than repeat your Pap smear. ...Read more

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Urine culture showed strep viridans 10,000-25,000 bacterial colonies. Mild burning at the end of urination in a female. Should antibiotics be used?

Urine culture showed strep viridans  10,000-25,000 bacterial colonies. Mild burning at the end of urination in a female.  Should antibiotics be used?

Maybe, maybe not: Strep viridans is not a common cause of UTI but is often present in the genital area and easily contaminates voided urine. And real UTI usually has higher numbers. But if careful clean-catch urine specimens show signs of infection (increased WBC without epithelial cells) and had the same culture result, with no other bacteria, a trial of treatment might be warranted. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Would STDs cause white blood cells and bacteria in the urine?

Would STDs cause white blood cells and bacteria in the urine?

Unlikely: This is either UTI or vaginal secretions contaminating the urine specimen. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Vaginal secretion culture detected presence of staphylococcus aureus, it says gram positive coccus are at regular number. Do I have an infection?

Vaginal secretion culture detected presence of staphylococcus aureus, it says gram positive coccus are at regular number. Do I have an infection?

You may: It is likely that you do not have bacterial infection, however that does not rule out other types of infections, e.g., viral or parasitic. Do you have any symptoms? ...Read more

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Saliva test resulted in positive to acinetobacter baumannii and sphingomonas paucimobilis can you suggest any treatment?

Saliva test resulted in positive to acinetobacter baumannii and sphingomonas paucimobilis can you suggest any treatment?

See PCP: We usually do not culture saliva, those organisms are usually hospital acquired organisms and can colonize the mouth during prolonged hospitalization. Hence, they will be cultured from the mouth if tested. However, we treat based on clinical syndrome and would be hard too suggest treatment to you here. ...Read more

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My daughter 4 had a fever--urine results state she has small amount of hemoglobian and Lactose positive gram negative bacilli? urinary tract infection

My daughter 4 had a fever--urine results state she has small amount of hemoglobian and Lactose positive gram negative bacilli? urinary tract infection

Incomplete data: To properly label a 4 yo as a UTI you would need a clean catch or catheterized urine, and growth of 50,000 colonies/unit on a properly plated culture media. Just having pee with a germ in it doesn't qualify. The common squat pee collected in some offices is part vaginal wash out and will contain skin contaminant germs. This might or might not be a UTI. ...Read more

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Urine test lab results show protein and blood in the tribe but no growth. His means its not. Bladder infection. What could the blood and protein be caused by?

Urine test lab results show protein and blood in the tribe but no growth. His means its not. Bladder infection. What could the blood and protein be caused by?

Blood and protein: Your urine analysis findings of blood and protein could be caused by a glomerulonephritis (g). Ssee a nephrologist (n) to collect our urine for 24 hours to see how much proteinuria (p) you have as well as having blood taken to see if you have a cause for it. If you have > 1 gram of p/day, you may need a kidney biopsy to get a diagnosis and a prognosis. See a n for an answer to your query. ...Read more

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What can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.

What  can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.

Trauma, infection: Or hormones. Intermittent catheterization or indwelling catheters can induce squamous metaplasia, hpv, which is a std as well as other stds can cause it. Estrogen pretreated men undergoing gender change have urethral metaplasia. Can be associated with bladder and urethral cancers. Sometimes harmless and of no known cause. ...Read more

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Staphylococcal Infection (Definition)

This is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus - and it often is quite dangerous because the organism, the 'germ' has alot of virulence to it... it's very nasty in other words. You can see an ID doc to find out more about Staph infections, since they are experts in diagnosing and treating ...Read more


Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more