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Occult Blood 3
It usually: Means that on three separate stool specimens, non visible blood was detected. This needs to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist or colon and rectal surgeon. Do not wait until you see blood. Early detection of the source can save much anxiety, worry and possibly your life. Take it seriously. ...Read more
I have RA and MCTD and my urine test came back positive for ketones and occult blood 3+- could that mean my conditions are affecting my kidneys?
Kidney disease: It could yes. Follow up with your doctor for further testing ...Read more
Occult blood 3+, protein 2+, rbc 20-40, wbc packed, leukocyte esterase 3+, bacteria few, squamous epithelial cells 6-10. All else Norm. What does this mean.
Probable UTI: "All else normal"?? What's left? That's most of the urinalysis. It strongly suggests you have a urinary tract infection. It could be an STD, if at risk, but less likely. Certain non-infectious kidney diseases could cause these things. But UTI is by far the best bet. Discuss with the doctor who ordered the test; probably you need an antibiotic prescription. ...Read more
Urine WBC Esterase 2+ Protein Trace Occult Blood 3+ WBC>30 RBC11-30 Epithelial Cells non renal>10 mucus pres Bacteria few. Have MGUS, Lymphs always high?
R/O UTI: If you have symptoms I would recommend empiric treatment with macrobid pending urine culture and sensitivity. Given underlying MGUS and weakened immune system. Follow up with your doctor for exam and lab testing. Also renal ultrasound/urology consult with cystoscopy may be needed. Increase fluids especially cranberry juice and coconut water ...Read more
21 female, had an occult blood test 3 times and IBD tests which all came back negative, I have BM changes for 10 months doc said im fine. Concerned?
Abn bowels x 10 m: Have they checked for ova, parasites? bacteria like camphylobacter? Yeast overgrowth? celiac disease or gluten sensitivity? Sometimes one is sensitive to soy or other foods, can for that. Also check gallbladder for stones/ dyskinesia with sono and if needed HIDA scan. May also be bacterial overgrowth. Try a multispecies probiotic like Nexabiotic on Amazon f/u w/ GI doc, nutritionist ...Read more
Urinalysis gross exam occult blood abnormal 3+, WBC 6-10 abnormal and RBC 4-10 abnormal, color amber abnormal but clear, what can cause this result?
I have had 2 ua's within the past 2 months. I have had trace protein, 2+ occult blood, rbc 3-10, mucus threads present and few bacteria.
UTI?: Thanks for the information but I do not see a question. Discuss this with Dr. Dong the tests. ...Read more
Had stool test. Occult blood negative Wbc1-3 hpf Rbc 0-1 hpf calprotectin stool test negative CEA 0.43. Below 3.8 is normal What does that mean
Sounds good.: Although it is impossible to definitively analyze lab results without knowing the patient and the results of all the rest of the lab tests, the portion that you have summarized here sound normal. You should get the opinion of the doctor who did the tests for a more definitive analysis, particularly if you're still having problems. Good luck. ...Read more
Fecal occult blood test positive 3 times out of 3, normal colonocospy. Chronic diarrhea. What now?
Blood in stool: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to needs to be explained. A normal colonoscopy does not rule out bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract. An upper endoscopy and /or upper GI series (xray procedure) would be needed to look for bleeding higher than the reach of a colonoscopy. ...Read more
What does WBC Esterase 3+, Occult Blood-Trace, Appearance-Cloudy, Epithelial Cells (non-renal) >10, WBC 11-30, on a routine urinalysis mean?
28 year old female with microscopic hematuria. Rbc 4-10/hpf, ketones trace, 3+ occult blood, >=1.030 specific gravity. What does this mean is itserious?
Urinalysis results have three "flagged" areas: Urine Occult Blood - Trace; Urine RBC 4-6/HPF; and Urine Bacteria - Moderate. Cause for concern?
It indicates: The finding of blood in your stool which may or may not indicate a GI problem. A thorough history and look at other exams and a GI workup is indicated. This may be a false positive result but best to get a proper evaluation rather than ignore a possible early warning sign of a more serious problem. ...Read more
Blood in stool: Its a test that check for blood that we may not see orherwise, small amounts. It usually done after tectal exam, a bit goes on a card, that lights up different color if positive. So, if that's what was done, you may have blood on stool- so you need further work up to determine if anything more serious going on. ...Read more
Occult blood.: Blood that is not visible to the eye, but that can be detected through testing. ...Read more
Every time I have a urinanalysis done, I get either trace or 1+ for occult blood. Latest was "trace-lysed", rbc 1-3. Why?
The term occult blood is usually used for blood in stool. Blood in urine may be a red cells or hemoglobin. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/blood-in-urine/ds01013. ...Read more
Maybe: The fecal occult blood test can be quite sensitive and may show blood in the stool from minor gastritis or esophagitis that is not significant. But, it could also be due to a large polyp or tumor so colonoscopy is always indicated when the fecal occult blood test is positive. Your primary doctor should be arranging this in the near future. ...Read more
FIT or hemoccult?: If you're using the old hemoccult slide, you'll notice its two-sided. Place your specimen on one side, close the lid. Doctor or lab, when developing your specimen, turns the card over, opens the back & applies the developer solution which soaks thru to your specimen. A color change indicates your specimen contains invisible blood. Principle & mechanics differ with FIT (fecal immunochemical test). ...Read more
My occult blood immunochemical test came back positive a41611 less than 50 ng/ml. What does this mean?
Occult blood pos: This means that there was a small amount of blood hidden in the stool sample. You need to consult with your doctor to see if this is significant and whether you need more testing. ...Read more
Which is more common with cancer, occult blood or blood that you can see. Does this change as disease progresses?
Occult: Bleeding from a tumor in the colon or rectum is usually like a dripping faucet; therefore, it often remains hidden to the naked eye. Another critical factor is the location of the tumor in the intestinal tract: the closer the tumor is to the anus, the more likely to actually see blood in the stool. Regardless, occult blood is readily identified with a simple test available otc or at your dr's ofc. ...Read more
My 10 year old's urine shows +1 occult blood. Is this concerning and what could it be? He's had 2 done and shows same results.
I've had 4 ua's that show +1 microscopic occult blood. I'm really scared. Other testing shows normal results. My ph is 5. What could this be?
Within normalcy...: All your findings in UA could be considered as normal. To further delve into the significance of microheamturia, peruse article in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html. Nowadays, many people fall victims to readily availability of information because personal inability to discern and digest what they read. If still in doubt and worry, I can help at www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more