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Pus In Sputum
Maybe infection: White blood cell in the urine is usually a sign of urinary tract infection, especially if there are symptoms such as urinary frequency, dysuria ( pain during urinating); however, certain medication may cause white cell to show in the urine ( paracetamol), . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fever and urine in orange color -pus cells are 8-10/Hpf and epithelial cells are 6-7/Hpf in complete urine examination.
See answer: Your urinalysis may be indicative of either a urinary tract infection or normal vaginal contamination. The presence of only leukocytes (WBCs) in the urine has a poor predictive (<45%) probability for UTI and has resulted in unnecessary administration of antibiotics to one third to one half of treated patients. A urine culture is recommended and is the gold standard for the diagnosis of a UTI. ...Read more
What the tuberculosis bacteria show in blood culture (fever investigation) blood collect in normal body temperature.
Tb: Tb will usually not be detected on regular blood cultures, but if you have active pulmonary tb, then chest X-ray would be the first step ...Read more
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
See below: Sputum specimens are generally obtained when a patient coughs up a specimen. This sputum is briefly in the mouth which is full of various usual flora bacteria. The sputum specimen usually grows some of these oral flora on culture. When patients are receiving antibiotics or if sputum is obtained directly from the bronchi via transtracheal aspirate or bronchoscopy the sputum can be sterile. ...Read more
Burning with urination, tender testis&its veins something swelling in scrotum. E.Coli is found in urine culture& pus cells in urine and semen 10-15 hpf?
Prostate also : Sounds like you already are being treated if you know that it is a e coli infections prob also a prostate infection and should improve with proper antibiotics. ...Read more
Nasal endoscopy culture positive for staph aureus with no white cells. ENT saw pus in sinuses. Could I have a bacterial infection without white cells?
Gram stain sputum- presence of few epithelial cells, moderate number of pus cells,few gram positive cocci in chain observed in smear
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Sputum gram stain: Sputum gram stain testing is not done nearly as often as it once was, since we now know it usually isn't very helpful in diagnosis. The white blood cells (pus cells) suggest infection like bronchitis or pneumonia -- but it's usually possible to judge this just by appearance of the sputum (e.g., yellow or green mucus). Gram pos cocci could be entirely normal bacteria. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Blood vessel rupture: Blood in sputum or hemoptysis in the setting of bronchiectasis is due to rupture of tiny blood vessels along the surface of the diseased bronchial tubes. Normally the amount of bleeding is minor but can be significant and require emergent care. Other causes of hemoptysis include infections, cancers and vascular diseases. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Post-nasal drip, gastrointestinal reflux, smoking creating brochitis, occupational exposure to pollutants, or living in an area where environmental pollutants are high. If you don't smoke, suggest you see a primary care doctor who may refer you, if necessary, to a pulmonary specialist. ...Read more
Seminal fluid result: microscopy: few gram +ve cocci seen. Few pus cells seen. Cultures: moderate growth of skin/commensal flora. Is it infection.
What does these results indicate in a urine test: occasional red blood cells and pus cells. Few epithelial cells seen. Colour light yellow. Clear. Ph6.5. Protein, nitrate, sugar, bile pigment, casts, crystals, organisms NIL. Pain while urinating.
Throat infection orjust sick Persistent cough. Not pain in throat but in bronchial area in lungs. Ear pain. Threw up. Lots of mucus. No fever. What is?
Viral illness: Hydrate yourself well . Treat the symptoms with OTC medications. Rest , take a lot of vitamin C and Zinc , hydrate more .use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen to treat body ache, headache , or low grade fever. Not better or start having chills or high fever see your PCP or go to urgent care ...Read more
I have white and red blood cells in urine and high white count in CBC but no bacteria in urine culture. Swollen lymph nodes in neck. Tire easily ?
Check type WBC: You need to see the type of white blood cells You cold have mono or Epstein Barr virus It gives you elevated lymphocytes and swollen glands. Sometimes you can have blood in your urine. Get the other blood tests done to check for mono or other viral infections. You also could have strep with elevated WBC with neutrophils along with swollen glands. See your PCP for more testing ...Read more