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My 4 month's baby stool test report having pus cells 6-10. Is it abnormal??

My 4 month's baby stool test report having pus cells 6-10. Is it abnormal??

Suggests infection: Fecal leukocytes are not normally present in stool in healthy individuals, and if 6-10 is considered moderately elevated and suggest inflammation from infection, usually a bacterial infection such as Salmonella or Shigella or potentially Ameba. Viruses or allergy cause less reaction. Leukocytes in stool can also be associated with inflammatory bowel disease, but this is unlikely in an infant. ...Read more

Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more


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What is the normal range of rbcs and pus cells in stool analysis of 1 month baby ??

What is the normal range of rbcs and pus cells in stool analysis of 1 month baby ??

None: Normally there should be no red or white cells in the stool of a 1 month old baby. All the best sorting this out. ...Read more

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My baby is 6 months old in his stool analysis RBCS is 8-10 and pus cells is over 100?

My baby is 6 months old in his stool analysis RBCS is 8-10 and pus cells is over 100?

Stool cx: The stool culture should cook x 48 hrs-72 hrs. If bacteria is growing, the pedi MD can treat accordingly. If it is just a broken capillary and mucus, just hydration and fluids are needed. Welcome, I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher, for any future virtual appts needed. ...Read more

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Hi, My baby is 3 years and 7 months old. I got her stool exam result. It shows mucus present and Pus cells 5-7 HPF. Please let know what does thes...

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My baby is 3 years and 7 months old. I got her stool exam result. It shows mucus present and Pus cells 5-7 HPF. Please let know what does thes...

Mucus and pus: Mucus and pus in the stool is non specific. Did the doctor also order stool culture and stool for ova and parasites? Is your child having diarrhea and/or abdominal pain? Is the doctor concerned about malabsorption, such as lactose intolerance or celiac disease. Does your child have anal fissures? If there are other tests please resubmit question. ...Read more

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My baby is 5 Months old and have loose motion. I Checked her stool and the result is RBC in stool is 0-2/ hpf; pus cells in stool is 1-2/hpf?

My baby is 5 Months old and have loose motion. I Checked her stool and the result is RBC in stool is 0-2/ hpf; pus cells in stool is 1-2/hpf?

Send culture: Red and white blood cells in the stool is not considered normal. Evaluation for inflammatory or infectious / parasitic causes should take place. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more