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Can staphylococcus haemolyticus cause prostatitis?
All major std negative. Urine culture shows staphylococcus haemolyticus. Prostatitis?
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
See below: If you do not have symptoms of uti, don't worry. ...Read more
Urine dipstick: Usually not accurate enough!Get a more detailed answer ›
10yr old burn&itch vaginal/anal, no pain urinating.vaginal swab=mod gram+cocci.many gram+bacilli,few neg grm bacilli,isol flora. high leukocytes urine?
Urine culture came back, protein urine +1, WBC urine 10-15, Bacteria Urine +1. On antibiotic for a UTI. Are these normal results just for a UTI?
Urine Culture Results
50,000-100,000 CFU/mL Staphylococcus coagulase negative not S.saprophyticus
10,000-50,000 CFU/mL Multiple organisms
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the colony count, the dominant organism and multiple organism all suggest that this is not real urinary infection. The organisms are likely to be skin contaminants. ...Read more
Urobilinogen Qualitative Urine 2.0mg/dL, Leukocytes Esterase Urine 75 WBC/uL, WBC Urine 11-25/HPF, RBC Urine 2-5/HPF. What does all this mean?
Unpleasant feeling in urethra. Sti checks via pcr negative. semen sample positive enterococcus faecalis. not found in urine Can this cause urethritis?
See below : We usually do not treat positive urine cultures unless the person has urinary symptoms such as burning while urinating, urinating much more than often, or bloody urine...The main exception when we do treat positive urine cultures regardless of symptoms is in pregnant women. Anyways you should definitely check with your doctor. ...Read more
More info needed.: Why was the culture done? was the person having any symptoms? Answer to your question will depend on whether or not the person was having urinary or systemic complain. MRSA in urine could be significant, or a contaminant depending on the clinical presentation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a urinalysis done and it showed urine glucose of 250 urine urobilingen 4.000 urine RBC 30 urine albumin 100.000 positive for nitrates % mod leuk?
Not necessarily: It is a common organism such as e. Coli. The bug by itself isn't dangerous unless it is a drug resistant strain, but you would likely see that in someone who had recurrent utis, indwelling urinary catheters, etc. Some people also harbor bacteria in their urine and do not necessarily have a UTI (called asymptomatic bacteruria). ...Read more
Normal ranges: The urinalysis report should contain a normal reference range for each item tested. If there are any tests that fall out of that range, it will be flagged as abnormal. As far as a urine culture is concerned, if the specimen was collected correctly, any bacteria found would be considered abnormal and should probably be treated, especially if you have symptoms of a urinary tract infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine; moderate WBC, no nitrites, culture <50k multiple non-uropathogenic gram positive bacteria. No symptoms. Possible contamination? Antibiotics??
Contaminant: Infection is when pathogens (bacteria for example) invade your tissues. This almost always produces signs which include redness, swelling, warmth and pain. In the absence of symptoms this is a contaminant or a colonization of your urinary tract. Note: Do not test urine without a good reason.... ...Read more
Random sample: urine protein 31mg/l urine albumin 5.00mg/l urine creatinine 3.894mmol/l urine albumin creatinine:ratio 1.3mg/mmol is this normal?
Is this a test?: Slight variation in the reports from different laboratories does exist. So, please refer to the attached normal range for interpretation. I'm sure there is such information for you to reconcile. If any doubt, talk and confirm with the attending doctor. Best ... ...Read more
CFU: If it were a catheterized sample it could be the cause of symptoms and be treated. Especially if nothing else grew. ...Read more
Urine culture came back: 50, 000-100, 000 cfu/ml of enterococcus species can someone explain exactly what this means and what sort of bacteria this is?
See answer: A urine culture/sensitivity (c/s) is used to identify the specific bacteria causing a UTI and the antibiotics the bacteria is sensitive/resistant to. Urine c/s is deemed positive if shows bacterial count of >1, 000 colonies/ml of a typical urinary tract organism. The large intestine and the perineal area serve as reservoir for pathogenic bacteria. E.Coli accounts for >70% of uti; enterococcus 5-10%. ...Read more
3 times in 6mnths enterococcus faecalis found in semen clean urine but some burning do I have chronic bacterial prostatitis or something esle?
Here are some....: The care for the described profile will depend on local and systemic related symptoms, and why you had semen culture for. If being free of symptoms, it could be reasonable to just leave it alone with no active treatment. Conversely, treating it with long-term use of antibiotics could be considered. More? To articles in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.html & http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. ...Read more
Enterococcus sp 80.000 found in urine with slight back pain but no burning or pain on urination. Why is that? Is enterococcus common in infection?
E Coli in urine: 28 F MS notes: Enterococcus sp 80.000 found in urine with slight back pain but no burning or pain on urination. Why is that? Is enterococcus common in infection? ANS: either you have an E Coli UTI or you did not collect a clean catch urine spec. Very common cause of UTI. If no Sx would recheck with good clean catch urine before Rx. Esp if not previous UTIs. ...Read more
I was told I have entercoccus faecalis in my urine. I took clindamycin for a week prior. Could that have caused it?
No: Clindamycin is an antibiotic. It does not cause infection, except as a complication of treatment, and then usually clostridium difficile colitis. Enterococcus faecalis in urine is often a contaminant but would need far more information to give you further advice. Are you symptomatic? What did urinalysis show? Not due to clindamycin. ...Read more
How does entercoccus faecalis make you feel in urine. Previous to diagnosis i've had skin rash, vaginal burn and anal itch. Rash doesn't stay.
You might: You might have burning.Get a more detailed answer ›
Urine culture detected enterococcus and pseudomanas. Antibiotics dont work. These bacteries can get transmitted to my wife with sexual ways?
Unlikely: Uncommon for a man your age to have a complicated urinary tract infection. This may be from a condition called prostatitis. You had stated cystitis glandularis which can be seen with urinary tract infections. It is an inflammatory response in the bladder. Please see your urologist or primary care physician to further diagnose and treat your condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello, my girlfriend was diagnosed with enterococcus spp 10.000 after 7 day antibiotic treatment of ecoli in urine , what kind of treatment she needs?
More details needed: So she initially had a UTI that was shown to have e. Coli in the culture and was treated for the e. Coli UTI for 7 days? At what point exactly was she then diagnosed with the enterococcus in her urine? Was this after the 7 day course of antibiotics or was this in addition to the original culture that showed e. Coli? We usually treat enterococcus UTI with Nitrofurantoin if not already tried. ...Read more
After 1 month antibiotics treatment of enterococcus found in semen, pelvic discomfort/pain symptoms persist. Prostate u/s shows size of 15ml. Urine & semen culture clear of bacteria. What's next?
A Bacteria: Enterococcus is a genus of gram positive bacteria with multiple species. The bacteria generally live commensally in our intestines. However, there are certain strains that have become resistant to many antibiotics and can cause serious illness and need treatment by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more
Genitourinary tract: Enterococcus is found commonly is stool - and for some reason now it is turning up in a semen culture. This could mean one of two things: a) the culture was contaminated or b) if you have symptoms relating to the GU tract, you could have prostatitis. Since male GU infections can take quite some time to treat properly, you'll need an ID doctor and/or a urologist to help. ...Read more
Is there a specific type of semen culture that provides quantitative results about enterococcus, in order to see medication effectiveness?
Go see your doctor: You shouldn't have enterococcus in your semen so however diagnosis was made, you can ask your doctor to repeat it to prove that you're cured. Typically, we identify bacterial organism via culture & sensitivity. That tells us what antibiotics the organism is sensitive to. If you can finish appropriate antibiotics as directed by sensitivities, then usually no need for test of cure. ...Read more
Enterococcus: Enterococcus is a bacteria that lives in the intestines of many animals, including humans. It feeds on whatever nutritive pieces are left after digestive processes up to that point. Most importantly, it's anaerobic -- living without oxygen. Staphylococcus aureus (in your additional info) is a different bug. Here's an older article about enterococcus: http://tinyurl.Com/ph6b2n4. ...Read more
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