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What is the definition or description of: urinalysis shows WBC casts?

What is the definition or description of: urinalysis shows WBC casts?

Kidney infection: Cast indicate that the problem is of renal orgin and typically seen in pyelonephritis, or glomerular dysfunction. ...Read more

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Ua (Definition)

A ua is a urinalysis, or chemical and microscopic analysis of the urine. The standard urinalysis is performed with a dipstick test for ph, blood, protein, sugar, and ketones. In addition, a urinalysis usually includes a microscope examination to identify if the urine contains cells, "casts" (structures that indicate a problem originating in the kidney) or crystals (such as ...Read more


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Wbc cast in urinalysis was 5 and the range should be less than 0. What does that mean?28 yr female

Wbc cast in urinalysis was 5 and the range should be less than 0. What does that mean?28 yr female

Inflam/infection: Wbc casts in urine (clustering/clumping of white blood cells) often suggest some inflammatory process from your kidneys and/or bladder. Simple urinary tract infections can also do that...Check with your doc who ordered it... ...Read more

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I've interstitial cystitis. It has gotten worse with searing pain. Urinalysis revealed elevated nitrates, but no bacteria grew. What could this be?

I've interstitial  cystitis. It has gotten worse with searing pain. Urinalysis revealed elevated nitrates, but no bacteria grew. What could this be?

Treat bladder: Nitites are a sign of infection, i would treat despite the culture. I place patients an a seratonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, like cymbalta, (duloxetine) to help with ascending pain signals. It works well but nitrites mean u likely have n infection, cultures can be wrong. Look it up and inform the doc. ...Read more

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I have interstitial cystitis and lupus. UA lately has been showing moderate blood in urine but no RBC. Do I just assume it's from the IC?

I have interstitial cystitis and lupus. UA lately has been showing moderate blood in urine but no RBC. Do I just assume it's from the IC?

Assume nothing: Do not assume the cause of the bleeding present, rather see your FP or Urology MD for confirmation. The ultimate fate of your kidneys is at risk if you assume and are wrong. ...Read more

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UA showed moderate blood in urine, but neg for RBC.Urine was yellow/clear.Specific gravity was >1.030.Have lupus & interstitial cystitis.Any concern?

UA showed moderate blood in urine, but neg for RBC.Urine was yellow/clear.Specific gravity was >1.030.Have lupus & interstitial cystitis.Any concern?

Okay,...: Your UA is okay with good working ability of kidneys since urine specific gravity is hight at 1.030. More? Ask doctor timely for detail. ...Read more

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What are the ways to treat cystitis? Is is infectious and dangerous if not treated? What are ate symptoms? Pus cells are found in every urine analysis

What are the ways to treat cystitis? Is is infectious and dangerous if not treated? What are ate symptoms? Pus cells are found in every urine analysis

Antibiotics and : Correction of anatomic defects, if any. You have apparently been or are being treated with antibiotics. If the infection persists despite a full course of antibiotics, it would be time to consult a urologist for more investigation. Pus cell can be present in patients with non-infectious cystitis. ...Read more

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Can the meds Azo make high WBC in my urinalysis? My urine culture was negative tho?

Can the meds Azo make high WBC in my urinalysis? My urine culture was negative tho?

Azo: Azo is not an antibiotic. It will relieve your symptoms of uti. Be careful because infection could get worse and you are masking it with the azo. ...Read more

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What does 2-3/hpf of RBC and WBC mean? Is it a bad result in urinalysis? Thank you doc.

What does 2-3/hpf of RBC and WBC mean? Is it a bad result in urinalysis? Thank you doc.

Normal: Unless your physician is concerned, i would not be. This is very common; even riding a bicycle can give you more red and white cells. ...Read more

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My recent urinalysis showed wbc ua2 and rbc ua1 hpf. Does this mean an infection. Everything else tested was normal. ?

My recent urinalysis showed wbc ua2 and rbc ua1 hpf. Does this mean an infection. Everything else tested was normal.  ?

No: It is common for there to be some "debris" in a urine specimen. If no fever or symptoms and the urine showed no bacteria and negative leukocyte esterase and nitrite then no problem. ...Read more

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I'm 37, male, 140 lbs. My CREATININE Level is 124.53 uMOL/L. The normal range is 50-120. In my Urinalysis, protein is negative, WBC is 2-3.

I'm 37, male, 140 lbs. My CREATININE Level is 124.53 uMOL/L. The normal range is 50-120. In my Urinalysis, protein is negative, WBC is 2-3.

Serum levels: to asses renal function your serum levels is more important , need to know what is your problem to answer your question ...Read more

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Urinalysis results: reaction PH 8.0/ leukocytes SMALL 1+ / WBC 2-5/ epithelial cells SOME/ bacteria SOME/ everything else is negative and normal.

Urinalysis results: reaction PH 8.0/ leukocytes SMALL 1+ / WBC 2-5/ epithelial cells SOME/ bacteria SOME/ everything else is negative and normal.

UA results: Minor variations in the components of a urinalysis can occur normally, but no one can safely judge whether an infection is present by reading UA results online The doctor who ordered the test can explain whether the UA results might mean an infection, or whether an infection is unlikely. If the diagnosis was no infection but you continue to feel ill later, a recheck is needed. ...Read more

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What does 1-2 rbc/hpf & 0-1 wbc & 4-6 Epithelial cells in my urinalysis mean? otherthing was negetive & normal. glucose was +1. my fbs was 180.pls hlp

Normal urinalysis: This is a normal finding on a clean catch urine specimen. Epithelial cells mean some skin cells were picked up during urination into the sample container. An accurate urinalysis without any skin or vagina contamination requires a urine specimen obtained by catheterizing the urethra and getting the specimen directly from the bladder. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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Cast (Definition)

Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more