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Red Blood Cell Casts In Urine
Maybe: It depends on why you have the red cells in your urine whether or not you need to worry.It can be normal microscopic hematuria, a sign of a urinary tract infection, a sign of a kidney stone, or even a sign of a urinary tract tumor. It is less likely to be a sign of a problem with the pregnancy.Your OB will be able to tell you more based on your history and lab findings.Best wishes 2 u and the baby ...Read more
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
Can you tell me how glomerular filtration affect or influence blood volume, urine production, red blood cell production?
Basic physiology: Increased GFR means more urine, all other things being equal which they never are; if I drink a glass of water, GFR goes up some for a while and the urine's gone. Blood volume affects pressure at the glomerulus in various ways, and water lost in the blood becomes urine, reducing blood volume. Kidneys make erythropoietin stimulating red cell production by GFR-unrelated mechanisms. ...Read more
Im having a urine test the result of red blood cell is 1-3 normal is 0-1 hpf,and my pus cell WBC is 4-6 normal is 0-2 hpf what it is mean?
Do not worry: Those numbers are very low and likely are not significant. If you are having symptoms with your urination, let your doctor know to ask if he suspects an infection, but with those numbers it would be unlikely. Those numbers can also be affected by dehydration, so make sure you drink plenty of water daily. Also I see you take ibuprofen, make sure you are not over-dosing as this can cause bleeding. ...Read more
Hi, I had a bruise on my left knee last month(October) due to a fall. It turned blue black. And just this week, the mark resurfaced. In my previous urine test on September, the microscopy test showed high levels of red blood cell (no menstruation) Do both
White blood cell is 1+ and red is 2+ i did both urine and blood test and my blood sugar is high what should I do.?
See Dr. for workup.: You could have a number of things going on here. High sugar in urine and blood point to a diabetes issue with renal impairment, while white cells mean a possible imfection. Red blood cells could indicate kidney issues. So the best course is to go to your doctor and get a complte work-up with more tests to see what is going on whether it is a kidney issue, infection, diabetes, or something else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got may unrinalysis and the result are this pus cell 2-4/HPF, red blood cell 1-2/HPF, epithelial cell : occasioal , amorphous phosphates : many,?
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