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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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Stool exam result of a 1 yr & 9 mos old baby: RBC 2-3/hpf. Pus cells 8-10/hpf. Could you please help interpret? Many many thanks in advance

Stool exam result of a 1 yr & 9 mos old baby: RBC 2-3/hpf. Pus cells 8-10/hpf. Could you please help interpret? Many many thanks in advance

Bacterial culture: Make sure to obtain a stool (bacterial culure) and stool specimen for ova and parasites. Consult your physican. ...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...

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...

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

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My grandchild, 3month old. Her stool analysis shows cyst e.H ++, pus cells 3 -5hpf, bacteria+.Child had frothy motion for aweek?

My grandchild, 3month old. Her stool analysis shows cyst e.H ++, pus cells 3 -5hpf, bacteria+.Child had frothy motion for aweek?

Probably infection: I'm not clear what your results are based on your question. (cyst eh++ is not typical notation for stool results).
If she has white blood cells, and unusual stools, she has either an infection or some type of inflammation, or both.
She should follow up with her doctor on the results. ...Read more

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4 month old baby with pus cell 25-30/hpf, red blodd cell 2-3/hpf and epithiliel cell 2-3/hpf with semi liquid stool. What could be the reason?

4 month old baby with pus cell 25-30/hpf, red blodd cell 2-3/hpf and epithiliel cell 2-3/hpf with semi liquid stool. What could be the reason?

Incomplete question: This site can provide valuable incite for many issues if you use it properly. When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review. You have not indicated what specimin was used to provide these results. We do not have access to any previous question or data you use to sign up. ...Read more

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My 4 month baby stool test result shown Pus cell 5-10/H.P.F and RBC 1-2/H.P.F.Do I need to worry and probiotic can be cure? Is that serious condition?

My 4 month baby stool test result shown Pus cell 5-10/H.P.F and RBC 1-2/H.P.F.Do I need to worry and probiotic can be cure? Is that serious condition?

Is baby sick: It depends on why the stool test was done and how the baby is. In general, pus (WBC cells), also known as fecal leukocytes are an indication of infection. Is the baby having diarrhea or bloody stools? If so, a stool culture is usually indicated and what bugs are found determine if antibiotics are needed. Certain bugs don't need treatment. Generally NO, probiotics won't treat infection. ...Read more

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Dear Sir, My 35 day old Baby crying heavily. In Stools report, PUS cells is 10-15/H.P.F. also Fatty acids positive. She pass urine & stools 15+ time?

Dear Sir, My 35 day old Baby crying heavily. In Stools report, PUS cells is 10-15/H.P.F. also Fatty acids positive. She pass urine & stools 15+ time?

Mgt: She should be seen by your pediatrician. Provide breast feeds every two to three hours, check her temperature. She may need additional work up to ensure there is no infection. Does she have a cough or vomiting? Was she born full term? ...Read more

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Hi My 3 month EBF baby has loose motions for last 14 days. Now its green loose watery/seedy stools. Stool test - 8-10/hpf pus cells reducing substance +, started "taxim o"Bbay is gainig weight n active. Plz tell me if he has ny other serious condition or

Hi My 3 month EBF baby has loose motions for last 14 days. Now its green loose watery/seedy stools. Stool test - 8-10/hpf pus cells reducing substance +, started "taxim o"Bbay is gainig weight n active. Plz tell me if he has ny other serious condition or

Probably not: The presence of reducing substances and pus cells in small concentrations doesn't necessarily indicate infection, but it seems your doctor prescribed Taxin O just in case. EBF babies typically have soft stools that may also appear "seedy" & range from yellow to green in color. Iron supplements can make the stool darker. Since your baby is active & growing, most like s'he is fine. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of pus cells in stool?

What are the common causes of pus cells in stool?

Colitis: Pus cells or fecal white blood cells or leukocytes indicate inflammatory process in the bowel. Broadly there are two main causes; infectious and noninfectious. Infectious causes are primarily bacteria such as e. Coli, salmonella, campylobacter, listeria, c. Difficile, shigella. Noninfectious most common causes are crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis but can include ischemia. www. Thefooddoc. Com. ...Read more

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I am 24 yrs old male, my stool analysis have the pH value alkaline pH8.0, and it have 1-3 pus cells, are these values in the normal range?

I am 24 yrs old male, my stool analysis have the pH value alkaline pH8.0, and it have 1-3 pus cells, are these values in the normal range?

Normal, irrelevant: Despite advice you can find on line, "stool analysis" is not recommended except specific tests for particular problems in people with symptoms or otherwise at high risk for certain digestive or intestinal disorders. In a healthy person without symptoms, these findings are meaningless. See your doctor if you have symptoms like unexplained diarrhea, abdominal pain, etc. Otherwise no worries. ...Read more

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Pus cells and RBC IN STOOL TEST my dauter?

Could be many things: Overall having white blood cells (pus) and red blood cells in a stool test suggest some sort of inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. But it doesn't specify why this the case. It could be related to an infection, or from an autoimmune process (like ulcerative colitis) or from low blood flow to the intestinal tract. ...Read more

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My Daughter is 7 months old. Stool report shows Pus cells at 2-3 hpf. Is this normal?

Laboratory tests: Every lab has their standards for a range of normal but WBC shouldn't be in our stool ...Read more

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I am 70 years old. During stool test, the abnormality reported is acidic and pus cells 1-2. What should I conclude and do.

I am 70 years old. During stool test, the abnormality reported is acidic and pus cells 1-2. What should I conclude and do.

May be nothing: If you do not have any symptoms, it may be best to ignore the report.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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My 2y old had amoeba 2 months ago. Stool analysis was done to check if it is gone& 3-5 pus cells, undigested food were found. Does he still have amoeba?

Amoebic dysentery: Did they check for amoeba/parasites on this stool sample? I assume they did. If there was no evidence of amoebiasis, then it's probably gone. The inflammation in the gut can take a longer time to go away however. If your child is still having diarrhea, I recommend you talk with your doctor about how to help the intestines recover from the recent infection. ...Read more

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My daughter is 4 month old. She has mucus in her stool, pH acidic, pus cell 11-20. color is greenish. Problem exist from birth. How to treat it?

My daughter is 4 month old. She has mucus in her stool, pH acidic, pus cell 11-20. color is greenish. Problem exist from birth. How to treat it?

? malabsorbtion: Greenish stool is probably from bile. I would love to see her growth chart to see how she has been growing. If she has not been growing she might need a work up for a malabsorbtion disorder. Need more information. ...Read more

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Hi I am 30 yrs female. In yearly health checkup, occult blood identified in my stool. Pus cells 2-4, rbc 3-5. What the result means? What I have to do?

Hi I am 30 yrs female. In yearly health checkup, occult blood identified in my stool. Pus cells 2-4, rbc 3-5. What the result means? What I have to do?

See GI: Any time a person has "Blood in their stool" it requires further evaluation to diagnose the cause. A "Gastroenterologist" is the Dr. You should follow-up with and they can discuss the other findings as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pus cells in stool report 0-2 HPF - seems normal. Loose motions for 10 days after meals with slight pain. What can be the cause? What tests can I do?

Pus cells in stool report 0-2 HPF - seems normal. Loose motions for 10 days after meals with slight pain. What can be the cause? What tests can I do?

Cause of diarrhea: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), ; duration. The "cure" depends on diagnosis. ...Read more

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My daughter is 3 months old. For the last 2 weeks she is having loose motion. Her stool test show 2-3 pus cells. Plz advise?

My daughter is 3 months old. For the last 2 weeks she is having loose motion. Her stool test show 2-3 pus cells. Plz advise?

Need other info:: 1. What is she feeding? 2. what was her weight gain from birth to 2 weeks ago, and what was it in the last 2 weeks? 3. How many loose motions a day? Color? 4. Vomiting? Activity level? Fever? Any other concerns?

Short version: a baby that continues to gain weight properly, and is acting well, while having loose motions, rarely has any real problem. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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