positive leukocytes in urine negative nitrates

UA showed I was negative for leukocytes. Negative for white blood cells but positive for nitrites and many crystals in urine. Is this normal?

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Dr. Scott J. Diede
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Clinical symptoms?


It is possible to have a UTI that only shows positivity for nitrites and be negative for WBCs. Studies have shown that when nitrites are positive, a UTI has a strong chance of being present ( = good specificity for the test). Many crystals can be caused by kidney stones or food metabolism issues.
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Is > 100,000 col/ml staph coagulase negative beta lactamase positive in urine culture an infection or skin contamination?

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Skin contmaination


Coag negative Staph on urine culture is not of pathological significance. Please consult the site below for preparation for specimen collection to avoid contamination. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/urine-culture
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Nitrate comes in sub-lingual tablets, spray and patch.

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What can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non Smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. HPV positive.

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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HPV


HPV. Please wear condoms
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Dr. George T. Klauber
Pediatric Urology
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Trauma, infection


or hormones. Intermittent catheterization or indwelling catheters can induce squamous metaplasia, HPV, which is a STD as well as other STDs can cause it. Estrogen pretreated men undergoing gender change have urethral metaplasia. Can be associated with bladder and urethral cancers. Sometimes harmless and of no known cause.
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low c3c and low positive ana nucleolar pattern ena negative no symptoms but had blood and protein in urine but had period retested both in dr office and creatinine and albumon ratio all normal can i take my prilosec or not good just in case kidney issue?

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Dr. Arthur D. Heller
Gastroenterology
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Don't know you; you are not our patient. We can't give you specific advice. Ask your doctor, who does know you, has more details than you have provided, and can monitor you.
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OPK testing is affected by fluid intake, so do not over hydrate and dilute hormone in urine.

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What do positive leukocytes in urine mean?

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Urine results


Leukocytes/white blood cells indicate that inflammatory/infectious process is occurring, especially if RBCs are not present to support the idea of whole blood in the urine. Lab findings must be taken in a clinical context; we would need to know what symptoms, issues, or other info available if any to help evaluate.
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Positive leukocytes in urine what does it mean?

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Urine results


Leukocytes/white blood cells indicate that inflammatory/infectious process is occurring, especially if RBCs are not present to support the idea of whole blood in the urine. Lab findings must be taken in a clinical context; we would need to know what symptoms, issues, or other info available if any to help evaluate.
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Sudden low abdominal pain, blacked out. Urine showed high level of Leukocytes in urine and positive protein but no bacteria. What could this be? Help

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Dr. ROBERT Uyeda
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Leukocytes in urine


depending on their number, usually means an infection in your urinary tract, that is bladder or kidney. You need medical treatment. Get to a doctor.
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Infection, AutoImmune, or any other indicators? WBC 23.56 Segs 92%\21.67 lymphs 5%\1.18 monos 3%\.70 myelos 2 aldolase 26.5 bun 23 alkaline phosphatase 54 leukocytes trace in urine positive ANA

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Internal Medicine
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Autoimmune


Positive Ana is suggestive of autoimmune process although sometimes it is false positive. Elevate white count could be from infection, stress, cancers, steroid use , blood loss or from autoimmune process
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Blood in urine ct scan negative, now what?

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Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Diagnostic Radiology
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Probably cysto


cystoscopy. The complete workup for hematuria includes cystoscopy. CT is good, but a direct look is always better.
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