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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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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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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 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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Pus cells and RBC IN STOOL TEST my dauter?

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 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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