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Rare For Mucous Ua
Occ epithelial occ mucus rare WBC rare RBC trace leukocytes. Is this ok for urine?! i've been having small signs of kidney problems?
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
Urine check-up revealed Albumin Present Trace, Pus cells Occasional, Epithelial cells Occasion. Is this cause for concern? Thank you.
Had a urinalysis with microscopic exam: Leukocytes Ester: Moderate, Bacteria, urine: OCC, Epethelial Cells, urine: Rare. What does it mean?
600mg boric acid vaginal passerines for suspected thrush. Are blood tinged serous discharge & blood-like mucus expected side effects?
Yes: Yes, for the first few days. If lasting longer , it may mean boric acid too strong for you. ...Read more
Had DRE / prostate exam and within 5 to 10 mins later had urinalysis. Test positive for WBC. Can DRE cause WBC in urine in this case?
5 weeks of loose stool following 2 days of mild diarrhea. Stool sample positive for shinga toxin but no e-coli o157 actually detected in sample. Why?
What are most common reasons statistically for bloody urine in 60 y.O. Male. Urine cx neg. No pain. Normal bun/cr. No exposure to toxins/env. Hazards.
R/o CA bladder: Very important question. 40% of patients who have gross hematuria whether painless or with discomfort have urologic pathology present. The aua guidelines suggest a ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis with and without IV contrast, flexible cystoscopy and urine for cytology. If all above the evaluations are normal then most likely prostatic in origin. ...Read more
What can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.
Trauma, infection: Or hormones. Intermittent catheterization or indwelling catheters can induce squamous metaplasia, hpv, which is a std as well as other stds can cause it. Estrogen pretreated men undergoing gender change have urethral metaplasia. Can be associated with bladder and urethral cancers. Sometimes harmless and of no known cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney pain, urine positive for leukocytes (10+ tests in 6 months), antibiotics no help, catheter sample neg. Could it be just contaminated samples?
Talk to your doctor: I'm sorry you've had so much difficulty and so young. It is wise to question. Yes contaminated samples can have +wbcs. There are other possibilities for 'sterile pyuria' other than contaminated samples... Cystitis, interstilial nephritis, tb, and the list goes on. If you are repeatedly symptomatic and have repeated abnormal urine sample with negative cultures it might be time for a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would simple abdominal xray show inflamed kidneys? Xray normal, urine analysis showed few non squamous epithelial, mucous, & rare bacteria? Meaning?
Ua shows neg. Leukocytes. Only 1 white blood cell and bacteria is rare. Positive for nitrites. Would cranberry juice cure this or do I need antibiotic?
Ua: Without symptoms a culture would have to be done to determine if there was bacteria. Cystitis is a clinical diagnosis with typical symptoms that is better treated with a culture and sensitivity. Nitrites are less important without symptoms, red or white cells in the urine and < 3 cells per hpf is normal range. Often times a catheterised urine specimen is needed. ...Read more
Is a UA finding, in a male, of 10 - 15 WBC PHF (culture neg and NO Squam Epithel cells) and trace keystones cause for concern? Cause?
My urine test results are urine micro pus cells 25-30, epithelial cells 20-25.My doc have given antibiotic without having culture test done.Is it ok?
Not at all: That is not right. The first thing would be to repeat the urinalysis since there were skin cells, ie, contamination, on the collection. These skin cells could have been the source of the wbcs. Also, how would he know if the antibiotic would properly treat this infection if there was no culture to base it upon. Pls repeat the test. ...Read more
Normal to still find blood in urine (non hemolysis, dipsticks) 8 days after stopping antibiotics (for a possible cystitis, no infection diagnosed)?
No: Its never normal to have blood in your urine. However, sometimes it can be contaminant from period blood. The best thing to do is to repeat it down the road. If you have persistent microscopic blood in your urine, this needs to be worked up. It can be caused by kidney stones, bladder polyps or, more rarely, even bladder cancer. Best wishes! ...Read more
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
Can tuberculosis cause microscopic hematuria? I have cough for more than 3 weeks and microscopic hematuria
If normal morphology for red cells can a renal cause be eliminated for a microscopic hematuria in urine?ct scan normal no infection.
See a Urologist: CT with contrast is good to find small renal masses. Really tiny ones not on CTs can still cause hematuria, but are often not clinically significant, at least not yet. A follow up CT sometime may be considered. Blood may be from the ureter or bladder,requiring CT/U/S or poss. MRI. Blood can come from diffuse renal disease, esp. if there is also protein in the urine. CT may not see this. ...Read more
Is Post void residual urine 55ml normal for 28 yrs old male. Can it result in recurrent uti? Can epididymitis cause this condition?
Here are some...: A residual urine at 55 ml is slightly higher than its normal for one at 28, but the questions on if PVR is detected by catheter or ultrasound, if done right after "normal" voiding without waiting too long with an overdistended bladder, & if technically done correctly. Even done as suggested, one should correlate the value with clinical profile and voiding pattern so to decide its validity for you. ...Read more
Are these bad results in my urine test or no?
URINE EPITHELIAL CELLS-None seen
BACTERIA IN URINE-Few
Not really: In a normal urine, there shouldn't be any epithelial cells. Trauma or infection can cause them to be present. Few bacteria are not necessarily a bad sign. There is a condition called asymptomatic bactiuria (which just means bacteria in the urine without there being an infection). I'm not very concerned about the mucus. This should all be correlated with your symptoms of course. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aeromonas found in stool. no gastro symptoms but fatigue/malaise for a year. autoimmune conditions ruled out. blood counts fine. treatment needed?
No.: Not all Aeromonas species are pathogens. Aeromonas has been isolated from the stool of asymptomatic individuals. Even if it does result in diarrheal disease, it is usually self-limited requiring only supportive care, such as fluid repletion. The only instances in which antibiotics are required include severe diarrhea or diarrhea in an immunosuppressed patient. Your fatigue/malaise is unrelated. ...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