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Large Leukocytes In Urine
UTI, blockage : Leucocytes (wbcs) in urine most commonly suggest kidney or bladder infection bacterial or fungal , urinary blockage congenital or otherwise, not uncommon & benign in pregnancy, following surgical reconstruction, enlargement, repair or repalcement of bladder, urinary retention, catheter or foreign body in bladder, kidney or ureter. Sexual intercourse with subsequent cystitis or urethritis. ...Read more
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
Will yeast infections show leukocytes on a urineanalysis dipstick? I have a 4 year old daughter that constantly has large leukocytes in her urine?
?collection method ?: Most get pee at this age from having a kid pee in a cup.Unfortunately this squat pee is a vaginal washout mixed with pee and this can show leukocytes.I try to get moms to clean the area and get a labia spread (like a boy) pee if possible.If not a catheter specimen will bypass the washout effect.Kids with some stress or fever may show leukocytes in their pee, but it should not be a large amount ...Read more
Usually normal: Leukocyte esterase released by lysed neutrophils and macrophages is a surrogate marker of the presence of white blood cells (WBCs). Leukocyte esterase suggests that there are white blood cells in the urine. Trace means few WBC produced small amount of leucocyte esterase ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stone?: Some bacteria like Proteus associated with Struvite stones produce an enzyme called Urease which increases urine pH and can produce white cells or leukocytes in the urine. This is one possibility. The second is that you are taking a medication that alkalinizes urine. Please review your med list. ...Read more
My Urine routine test has leukocyte estersae present with RBC 2-3, pus cells 8-10 And epithelia cells 3-5. Iam really freaking out. Help. ?
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