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On urine test results, urine hemoglobin=trace-intact, urine microscopic = indicated, wbc/hpf=0-3, rbc/hpf=0-3. What do these results & terms mean?

On urine test results, urine hemoglobin=trace-intact, urine microscopic = indicated, wbc/hpf=0-3, rbc/hpf=0-3. What do these results & terms mean?

Normal: The WBC and rbc are referring to the number of white blood cells and red blood cells seen in a range of microscopic fields of sampled by the lab technician. The number of these cells (0 to 3) for both types of cell is within the normal limits expected. These normal, scattered red cells are enough to cause a trace of hemoglobin on the chemistry test. So these are all normal results. ...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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Can semen skew the results of a pap smear?

Can semen skew the results of a pap smear?

No: Though it would not be good idea to show up for your pap smear examination within 24 hours of sex. If you must, use a condom. ...Read more

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Cystitis came back after no bacteria showed in urine culture. Gp ordered urine & blood tests + ultrasound. What are they looking for?

Cystitis came back after no bacteria showed in urine culture. Gp ordered urine & blood tests + ultrasound. What are they looking for?

Reason : Your doctor is likely concerned about the reoccurence. He was to make sure you have normal urinary anatomy with no stones or tumors or abcess. ...Read more

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Do i need treatment if my ua shows some trace of leukocytes , 1+ bacteria, clarity of urine hazy and urine culture negative staphylococu?

Do i need treatment if my ua shows some trace of leukocytes , 1+ bacteria, clarity of urine hazy and urine culture negative staphylococu?

CYSTITIS: Cystitis is a clinical diagnosis meaning you tell the doctor you have it by telling him about symptoms. In rare occasions there are no symptoms and treatment is still indicated. ...Read more

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When a urinalysis and urine culture is performed do they always do a microscopic exam of the urine sample to check for casts?

When a urinalysis and urine culture is performed do they always do a microscopic exam of the urine sample to check for casts?

Depends: Microscopic examination of urine is usually triggered by the findings of dipstick examination. If the dipstick examination does not show abnormality a microscopic examination is not usually done. Not all casts are necessarily abnormal. ...Read more

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In urine analysis microscopy is "nad" means ejsy?

In urine analysis microscopy is "nad" means ejsy?

Unclear question: What is ejsy? Urine microscopy may not be done if screening test results do not show an abnormality. Nad usually means, "no abnormality detected". ...Read more

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The chemical examination of my urine sample says positive albumin and the microscopical examination says many sperms, what does this mean?

The chemical examination of my urine sample says positive albumin and the microscopical examination says many sperms, what does this mean?

Get evaluated.: The presence of sperms on microscopic analysis of the urine is not necessarily abnormal, & can occur if you gave your sample after recent ejaculation. If you are experiencing problems with ejaculation, get evaluated. More importantly, the presence of Albumin in the urine may be abnormal. Usually, the kidneys prevent such proteins from entering the urine. Followup with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What's the significance of a cloudy urine specimen?

What's the significance of a cloudy urine specimen?

Not much: While it could be infection (UTI) it could just be debri or phosphates. If you're not having any other symptoms probably no issue. www.peedoc.com. ...Read more

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Went for a microscopic urinalysis results - mucus present and urine culture- organisms recovered in low numbers. What do these mean? Infection?

Went for a microscopic urinalysis results - mucus present and urine culture- organisms recovered in low numbers. What do these mean? Infection?

Unlikely: Urine screening tests also look for other markers of infection like nitrite and leukocyte enzymes. If those were negative and urine culture had low number of bacteria, it is not likely to be infection. ...Read more

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My urine test results shows presence of erythrocytes (4+) and leukocytes (3+). What could it mean?

My urine test results shows presence of erythrocytes (4+) and leukocytes (3+). What could it mean?

More then one: Possibility. Most likely you have a urinary infection and should see your doctor for a prescription. Kidney stones can also cause blood and leukocytes in urine. In a women it is important to avoid contamination of urine with vaginal fluids that may contain blood. ...Read more

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Dr. Found white blood cells in urine under microscope. Dip and culture tests normal. Neg for infection or bac. Ct scan was normal. No stones. ?

Dr. Found white blood cells in urine under microscope. Dip and culture tests normal. Neg for infection or bac.
Ct scan was normal. No stones. ?

Several causes: Ok..White cells in your urine indicates your kidneys/ureters or bladder is inflamed. All inflammation does not necessarily mean bacterial infection. Viruses can cause this too. Now..A ct scan. A ct scan will only show "stones" if they are calcium or mineral based. Cholesterol stones will not show up like this. Interstitial cystitis can also be present exactly as you've described. ...Read more

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Dipstick hematuria, normal RBC under micro analysis. Negative cytology and negative Renal and Bladder ultrasound. I am still worried.

Dipstick hematuria, normal RBC under micro analysis. Negative cytology and negative Renal and Bladder ultrasound.  I am still worried.

Continue workup : Hematuria is sign of a disease. Next steps : skin evaluation, eye exam, careful microscopic view of urine to see if protein present, blood + coagulation studies, serology / anti-bodies. Continue this work with your doctors to learn an answer... sending my best ...Read more

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Can a simple urine analysis, urine culture or semen analysis report detects HIV infections/bacteria or stds?

Can a simple urine analysis, urine culture or semen analysis report detects HIV infections/bacteria or stds?

Std: All std diseases including hiv, can be easily diagnosed by blood test or a urethral swab. Urine or semen analysis are not recommended to screen for std's. ...Read more

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Did blood work and urine sample for woman physical exam. Everything came back normal except for "hemoglobin 1+" in urine sample. What could this mean?

Did blood work and urine sample for woman physical exam. Everything came back normal except for "hemoglobin 1+" in urine sample. What could this mean?

Possibilities...: This means there was a small amount of microscopic blood in the urine sample. One of the most common reasons for a female is having your menses at the time the sample was obtained. Another common reason is if a catheter was inserted to obtain the sample. If neither of these explains it, it might be best to repeat the urine test and pursue further tests if the blood is still present. ...Read more

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"had a pap smear in conjunction with an HPV test. Lab returned pap test negative for malignancy. Does result include HPV results?

"had a pap smear in conjunction with an HPV test. Lab returned pap test negative for malignancy. Does result include HPV results?

No.: The "negative for malignancy" refers to the pap. The high-risk hpv test in conjunction with is would be reported as positive or negative. Check with your doctor's office to get that result. The good news for you is that with your normal pap results if your hpv test is negative you can safely extend pap smear screening to up to 5 years. Annual exams are still advised. ...Read more

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Cytology (Definition)

Is the study of cells, where they came from, how they work, how ...Read more