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Pyelonephritis Urinalysis Wbc Casts
Rbc and WBC casts in urine. Right flank pain. No fever. Pyelonephritis diagnosis but dr told me he wasn't sure that maybe something more going on. Ideas?
This is serious: A nephrologist or pathologist needs to look at the urine to confirm the presence of red cell casts. If they are indeed present, you have glomerulonephritis of some sort. Since you state that you have systemic lupus, this is the obvious first consideration, and the presumptive (and likely) diagnosis is lupus glomerulonephritis. A nephrology referral is in order now. ...Read more
A ua is a urinalysis, or chemical and microscopic analysis of the urine. The standard urinalysis is performed with a dipstick test for ph, blood, protein, sugar, and ketones. In addition, a urinalysis usually includes a microscope examination to identify if the urine contains cells, "casts" (structures that indicate a problem originating in the kidney) or crystals (such as ...Read more
How abnormal are these lab urinalysis result?s 25 Blood, 15 Leuks, 8-10 WBC/hpf, 5-10 RBC/hpf, 15-20 Epithelial Cells/hpf,& 'Much' Amorphous Casts/hpf
Wbc cast in urinalysis was 5 and the range should be less than 0. What does that mean?28 yr female
Wbc, rbc: White and perhaps red blood cells.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pyelonephritis, infected kidneys and urinalysis indicated traces of protein. Are these worrying signs?
Make sure goes away: Typically with a pyelonephritis some protein is spilled into the urine because the tubules that are infected lose function and are unable to resorb protein spilled into the urine. Make sure the urine protein is gone after you complete your therapy. Obviously make sure that your symptoms of the kidney infection (aka pyelonephritis) goes away. ...Read more
Have low back more of cramp nagging pain like the ones when starting labor + headache, on and off for a week.Urinalysis normal.Is it pyelonephritis?
6 mos old with three day fever of 104, WBC 24000, all else normal. Urinalysis normal but dr still thinks its kidney infection. Possible? If not, what?
Wind/wound/water: In med school we were taught to look at the lungs/a wound/or the urine for the source of unexplained fever.In a 6mo girl i would consider a uti, less so for a boy but possible. The urine might be clear to initial look, but should show growth of any germ within 24 hrs.Stress can increase the WBC count & some viruses can produce high fevers for days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7 mos old had fever 104, WBC 25000, normal urinalysis but positive urine culture. Is this likely a kidney infection? Did this cause kidney scarring?
Maybe: The pediatrician seeing this 7 m.O. Baby knows best. Depending on the organism cultured and the manner in which the culture was obtained, this may be pyelonephritis, but could also be systemic infection with bacteria in the blood creating urinary tract infection secondarily. The nature of the organism, duration of the infection and the manner in which it was treated will determine damages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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