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Been told I have chronic uti biofilm infection. Urine under microscope shows pyuria as 6. Is this right?

Been told I have chronic uti biofilm infection. Urine under microscope shows pyuria as 6. Is this right?

Yes: The infection you describe often has a completely NEGATIVE or NORMAL urinalysis...and pyuria may or may not be present!

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Urine (Definition)

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


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I get infrequent blood spotting every month before my period with a week or 2, I did a urine sample test and the result is sterile pyuria, what's this?

I get infrequent blood spotting every month before my period with a week or 2, I did a urine sample test and the result is sterile pyuria, what's this?

Sterile pyuria: Means presence of white cells in the urine in the absence of bacterial infection on culture. It could be due to kidney disease, autoimmune or systemic illness, tb, medication side effect etc. Infrequent spotting could be from hormonal imbalance, ovarian, thyroid or adrenal problems. Take care! . http://en. M.wikipedia. Org/wiki/pyuria. ...Read more

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10mth constant mod/severe flank/side/abdo pain. Urine sterile-pyuria/blood/protein. Seen nephrologist & urologist & gynaecologist- no diagnosis. Help?

10mth constant mod/severe flank/side/abdo pain. Urine sterile-pyuria/blood/protein. Seen nephrologist & urologist & gynaecologist- no diagnosis. Help?

Endometriosis?: Endometriosis can cause pain in the abdomen and pelvis. It seems that you likely had a thorough work up if you saw both a urologist and a nephrologist. Without a physical exam and your complete history it's difficult to diagnose, but pain syndromes should be considered. Maybe get a 2nd opinion from another gynecologist? ...Read more

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I am 55 female. Urine report shows pus cell- 6-8/HPF, R.C.B'S- 1-2/HPF, EPITHELIAL CELLS 8-10/HPF. Is tht normal?

I am 55 female. Urine report shows pus cell- 6-8/HPF, R.C.B'S- 1-2/HPF, EPITHELIAL CELLS 8-10/HPF. Is tht normal?

Contaminated urine: If the urine was collected using good cleaning prior to urination, then it is not normal. If a woman does not use a good clean catch technique then the urine can be contaminated from surrounding secretions. There being more epithelial cells than blood cells indicates that this was most likely a contaminated urine specimen. The urine test should be repeated using good clean catch technique. ...Read more

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I am 47 years old woman. In my urine report there are pus cells 2-3/hdf and Epithellial cells 8-10/hdf. What does it mean? I am having UT infection?

I am 47 years old woman. In my urine report there are pus cells 2-3/hdf and Epithellial cells 8-10/hdf. What does it mean? I am having UT infection?

Not necessarily: Do you have symptoms of burning, pain during urination? Do you have frequency of urination, bladder pressure? If the answer in no, then most likely, you do not have UTI. Why was the urine exam done? ...Read more

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I have 1-3 hpf pus cells in my urine. I'm a female 25 years old. I'm also experiencing lower back pain. Few amorphous and epithelial cells and moderat?

I have 1-3 hpf pus cells in my urine. I'm a female 25 years old. I'm also experiencing lower back pain. Few amorphous and epithelial cells and moderat?

Urine culture: Your doctor may want to consider a urine culture to determine if there is an infection present. Low back pain is a very complex issue with a very long list of possible causes. Consider a follow up visit to go through the history and exam in detail ...Read more

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Female; pus cells 11-13, epithelial 7-9 urine albumin + is this related to std? Symptoms:frequent urination; lower back (left side)pain Pls answer

Female; pus cells 11-13, epithelial 7-9 urine albumin + is this related to std? Symptoms:frequent urination; lower back (left side)pain Pls answer

UTI: These finding are consistent with a urinary tract infection. I suggest a urine culture and antibiotic therapy from your treating physician. If you are having unprotected sexual intercourse get tested for STD exposure. Think-CONDOMS plus spermicidal foam, jelly, sponges, ovules, BC pills or IUD. Only latex/vinyl condoms will protect you against HIV. ...Read more

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What are pus cells in urine?

What are pus cells in urine?

WBC in urine.: White blood cells in the urine could indicate infection or inflammation within the bladder and/or kidneys. ...Read more

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Pus cells in urine means?

Pus cells in urine means?

Here are some. ..: Pus cells are degenerated white blood cells and its presence denotes inflammation inside urinary tracts does exist usually resulting from bacterial UTI, STD-related urethritis, stone, tumors, foreign body, physical related event including surgery & instrumentation, etc. But, careless urine collection may lead to significant contamination so to show pus cells but commonly along with squamous cells. ...Read more

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What does 30 to 40 percent pus cells in urine mean?

What does 30 to 40 percent pus cells in urine mean?

Pus: Pus is composed of decayed material and largely white blood cells. 30-40% is a relatively large amount. This suggests that there has been an inflammatory reaction or immune response. If other lab findings support it this could represent an infection or other condition that needs treatment. Be sure to talk with your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for numerous pus cells in urine? How can they be cured?

What are the reasons for numerous pus cells in urine? How can they be cured?

Pus cells in: Urine means infection in the urinary tract. In males, it can be from urethritis (gc or chlamydia most likely), prostatitis, bladder infection, or kidney infection. You need accurate diagnosis and proper treatment, or you can get acutely ill or develop life long problems. Get medical help immediately. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pus cells in urine and what medicine should be taken?

Here are some...: Having pus cells (WBCs) in urine called pyuria suggests the presence of inflammation in urinary tract by various causes like UTI, stone, tumor, etc. Or of contamination from improperly collected urine, especially in females or in men with long foreskin with inflammation. To know more about voiding disorders, go to peruse articles in http://formefirst. Com/TroublingVoiding-Men. Html & others... ...Read more

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Getting pus cells in urine sample 02-04/HPF constantly from 5 years? What does this show

Getting pus cells in urine sample 02-04/HPF constantly from 5 years? What does this show

White cells in urine: Persistent white cells in the urine can indicate chronic prostate infection, particularly if this is the only finding and there are no other symptoms ...Read more

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I have pus cells in urine and pain in the legs due to it, is it normal?

I have pus cells in urine and pain in the legs due to it, is it normal?

It's not normal: If you have white blood cell in urine you need to do a urine culture and start antibiotics. Your doctor will choose the right antibiotics according to the culture result. Drink lots of water and cranberry juice. ...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