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False Negative Uti Test
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
Cont back pain, peeing a lot, weird tingles in legs/feet, higher bbt, craving steak, insomnia..I had a false UTI & negative urine pregnancy test. Help?
I have heard of people saying that their UTI gave them a false negative on their home pregnancy tests, can this happen?
Very unlikely: A UTI does not change your HCG levels. ...Read more
Uti: There are no reliable home tests to truly diagnose a urinary tract infection. It takes a clean catch urinary specimen to be cultured in a laboratory and growth of significant colonies of bacteria to confirm the presence of an infection. Dipsticks alone aren't capable of determining colony counts as they may only detect the presence of nitrites, white blood cells and bacteria which is inconclusive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other reasons: Make sure your repeat urine culture is negative. IF this is negative, then you should be concerned over other possibilities. Occasionally chlamydia may also cause urinary symptoms, and this should be checked for. This would need to be done at the Dr's office. Also the bladder lining may just be hypersensitive after the URI--cranberry juice in small amounts(2-3oz at bedtime--is effective ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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