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What does it mean if during the 14th week of pregnancy, pus cells 6 to 7, epithelial cells 2 to 3 in urine stool examination?

What does it mean if during the 14th week of pregnancy, pus cells 6 to 7, epithelial cells 2 to 3 in urine stool examination?

Evaluation for UTI: If you are pregnant, you should be under the care of an obstetrician to safeguard your and your baby's health. The findings you described warrant ascertaining if you have urinary tract infection and you should discuss it with the doctor who ordered the test. ...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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Presence of pus cells and epithilial cells in urine during pregnancy?

Presence of pus cells and epithilial cells in urine during pregnancy?

Urine culture?: If those are the only findings then these items are not relevant. These are cellular findings when the urine is examined under a microscope. If abnormalities are seen then urine may be sent for a culture to determine if there is an infection or not. ...Read more

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I have 0-2/hpe pus cell and epithelial cell 0-3/hpe in urine test. What does this mean?

I have 0-2/hpe pus cell and epithelial cell 0-3/hpe in urine test. What does this mean?

Try again: It is always important to cleanse properly prior to obtaining the urine sample. Also, this type of result can be seen in the first void of the day. To verify this was accurate you should repeat the test making sure to cleanse properly and give a second (or subsequent) void of the day. ...Read more

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There are 1-2 pus cells and 3-4 epithelial cell in my urine what does it means is it normal or not?

There are 1-2 pus cells and 3-4 epithelial cell in my urine what does it means is it normal or not?

Urinalysis: If you do not have symptoms these types and numbers of cells are within the normal range ...Read more

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I have pus cell is 0-2/hpf and epithelial cells 1-2/hpf in urine test and also found few bacteria? What is this

I have pus cell is 0-2/hpf and epithelial cells 1-2/hpf in urine test and also found few bacteria? What is this

Essentially normal: A urine sample is 'allowed' to have up to 5 pus or WBCs per high power field (hpf). Epithelial cells are just skin cells, so you're allowed to have some of those too. Bacteria are often present in the environment and may have gotten picked up here in your urine sample. (After all, it's food for them). I would try to correlate this lab report with whatever symptoms you may or may not have. See doc ...Read more

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My 4 yr son urinalysis shows hazy, sp gravity 1.02 & many amorphous urates, 0-5 epithelial cells, ph 6 else all normal and negative. First urine morni?

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My 4 yr son urinalysis shows hazy, sp gravity 1.02 & many amorphous urates, 0-5 epithelial cells, ph 6 else all normal and negative. First urine morni?

Hazy urine analysis: Now, set up an appointment with your son's pediatrician, if you don't have one, to review the results. Hard to do a diagnosis without seeing your son, in person, and all the lab results. ...Read more

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I am having pus cells 25 leu/ul and epithelial cells 1-2 HPF my doctor has advised me to take Solicept 5mg. I am experiencing mild leakage of urine.

UTI?: Solicept (solifenacin) is a drug for overactive bladder, a common explanation for urine leakage in women. However, elevated white blood cells (pus cells, leukocytes) in urine suggests urinary tract infection. Probably your doctor has checked you for UTI, but check back wtih her if any uncertainty about it. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you please interupt this : turbid urine, epithelial cells- high, mucus -few, calcium oxalate crystals -few, amorphous crystals -many, and uric. ..

Can you please interupt this : turbid urine, epithelial cells- high, mucus -few, calcium oxalate crystals -few, amorphous crystals -many, and uric. ..

Normal urinalysis: All these findings are normal in urine, especially if it was not a good "clean catch" specimen. Nothing to worry about, in particular no evidence of infection. ...Read more

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I have 1-3 hpf pus cells in my urine. I'm a female 25 years old. I'm also experiencing lower back pain. Few amorphous and epithelial cells and moderat?

I have 1-3 hpf pus cells in my urine. I'm a female 25 years old. I'm also experiencing lower back pain. Few amorphous and epithelial cells and moderat?

Urine culture: Your doctor may want to consider a urine culture to determine if there is an infection present. Low back pain is a very complex issue with a very long list of possible causes. Consider a follow up visit to go through the history and exam in detail ...Read more

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Hi, I have cervix erosion. In urine analysis RBC - 2-3 WBC 2-3 epithelial cells 6-8. Is it normal?

Hi, I have cervix erosion. In urine analysis RBC - 2-3 WBC 2-3 epithelial cells 6-8. Is it normal?

Yes, by number...: These findings of urinalysis could be acceptably normal for you, but always wise to correlate with individual clinical profile. More on possible UTI or hematuria? Go to http://formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html & http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html. Best wish to health.... ...Read more

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I have urinalysis test results with cloudy urine, mucus present, wbc >30 WBC Esterase +3 epithelial cells non renal >10 I don’t have any UTI symptom?

I have urinalysis test results with cloudy urine, mucus present, wbc >30 WBC Esterase +3 epithelial cells non renal >10 I don’t have any UTI symptom?

Why was UA done?: 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, a person can have urinary infection and not have symptoms. Please discuss the results with the doctor who ordered the test.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Is white cells in urine during pregnancy serious?

Is white cells in urine during pregnancy serious?

Urinary infection...: White cells in the urine can indicate you have a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs are treated more aggressively during pregnancy because in pregnant woman the infection can infect the blood and cause sepsis more easily compared to non-pregnant women. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Are cell phones safe to use a lot during pregnancy? Like can I put it in my pockets? Are microwaves safe during pregnancy as well?

Are cell phones safe to use a lot during pregnancy? Like can I put it in my pockets? Are microwaves safe during pregnancy as well?

Yes, yes, yes: What is safe during pregnancy is probably the most studied medical question...and recommendations are very conservative. The questions of cell phones & microwaves being safe during pregnancy has been well studied, & you can rest assured that you need not worry. I'm sure you appreciate ALL risk can not be removed from life...you would have to stay in bed all day! Good wishes; have a healthy baby! ...Read more

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Question about pregnancy. Do you get more or just bigger fat cells during a pregnancy?

Question about pregnancy. Do you get more or just bigger fat cells during a pregnancy?

More if: My recollection of med school listed 3 times in life when you add fat cells; early infancy, puberty & pregnancy. Existing fat cells can always enlarge, but the hormonal flux of these periods seems to play a big role in adding cells. ...Read more

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Will the body fight off a sickle cell trait during pregnancy?

Will the body fight off a sickle cell trait during pregnancy?

No: Sickle cell trait is a genetic variant that is either passed on or it is not. If it is passed on the body will not fight it. ...Read more

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Is a woman with sc blood genotype a sickle cell carrier or patient. And what is the health implication of this especially during pregnancy?

Is a woman with sc blood genotype a sickle cell carrier or patient. And what is the health implication of this especially during pregnancy?

Hgb SC: Is a sickle cell syndrome but the genetics are different. A woman with HGB sc will pass either a HGB s gene, or a HGB c gene to her child. It is important to know what kind of HGB the father has-he should have a hemoglobin electrophoresis to find out how the child might be affected. Pregnancy complications are rare, but the baby can have a low weight, and rarely there are complications for the mom. ...Read more

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Epithelial cells in urine and have been having kidney pain. What is going on?

Epithelial cells in urine and have been having kidney pain. What is going on?

Try again: Epi's almost always are a marker of a contaminated specimen--it picked up skin cells along the stream. Need a good clean catch, and are looking for bacteria, white blood cells, nitrite, leukocyte esterase, and WBC casts for classic pyelonephritis (kidney infection). If ua clean other than red blood cells, might be a kidney stone. See a doctor for testing. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have squamous epithelial cells in urine?

What does it mean when you have squamous epithelial cells in urine?

Not worrisome: Squamous cells in urine could be contamination from genitalia's squamous epithelium mucosa or from trigone area of urinary bladder (female). Not worrisome. We are talking about benign squamous cells. ...Read more

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How to figure out the normal range of epithelial cells in urine?

How to figure out the normal range of epithelial cells in urine?

What type?: There are a number of different types of epithelial cells that may be present in the urine. Squamous cells indicate contamination with skin or vaginal contents. None of the other epithelial cells are not normally present in urine. ...Read more

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Results from urine sample show really high leucocytes and epithelial cells in urine. Also high erythrocytes. What could this be? No bacteria present.

Results from urine sample show really high leucocytes and epithelial cells in urine. Also high erythrocytes. What could this be? No bacteria present.

Might still be a UTI: Gram +ve organisms tike staphloccus, stretococcus, & enterococcus are all nitrite negative & thus urine dipstick can show as -ve for bacteria, yet you can still have a UTI, Urine needs 2B cultured to rule out a UTI in presence of so many leucocytes, Another explanation could be Mixture of introital smegma + some menstrual flow. Very rarely & unlikely TB, unless exposed. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more