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Do i need treatment if my ua shows some trace of leukocytes , 1+ bacteria, clarity of urine hazy and urine culture negative staphylococu?

Do i need treatment if my ua shows some trace of leukocytes , 1+ bacteria, clarity of urine hazy and urine culture negative staphylococu?

CYSTITIS: Cystitis is a clinical diagnosis meaning you tell the doctor you have it by telling him about symptoms. In rare occasions there are no symptoms and treatment is still indicated. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

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


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Why would I still have nitrate and leukocytes present in my urine dipstick result after antibiotic treatment ?

Why would I still have nitrate and leukocytes present in my urine dipstick result after antibiotic treatment ?

Not cured.: These may be indicators that the infection has not been "cured, " which is more likely if your practitioner "emperically" gave you an anitbiotic, without obtaining a urine culture and sensitivity test. If you are symptomatic, you should see your doctor, particularly if this study was not done. ...Read more

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My friend has a urine test having WBC 3-6 and RBC 0-1. what does this mean? how to get this cured or what is the treatment for this?

Infection: There are other components to the urine analysis its likely this is a simple bladder infection an a round of antibiotics will cure this. I suspect that there was a culture done as well at some point. This result is not something to worry a lot about. ...Read more

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I have high fever (101) and the doctor diagnosed me with UTI. The urine test reveals there are WBC and RBC. What should be my line of treatment?Care?

I have high fever (101) and the doctor diagnosed me with UTI. The urine test reveals there are WBC and RBC. 
What should be my line of treatment?Care?

Kidney infection: Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) generally causes fever, chills and very significant flank pain. One generally feels "sick". Bladder infection (cystitis) rarely causes systemic symptoms. Discomfort in the pelvic area and irritative voiding symptoms are typical. It typically is a "localized" infection limited to the bladder. Generally, pyelonephritis requires several weeks of oral antibiotics ...Read more

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What does having a trace of leukocyte esterase urine mean?

What does having a trace of leukocyte esterase urine mean?

Usually normal: Leukocyte esterase released by lysed neutrophils and macrophages is a surrogate marker of the presence of white blood cells (WBCs). Leukocyte esterase suggests that there are white blood cells in the urine. Trace means few WBC produced small amount of leucocyte esterase ...Read more

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Why would someone need a leukocyte esterase urine dipstick test?

Urinary infection: Leukocyte esterase is a surrogate marker for the presence of white blood cells in the urine and usually indicates urinary infection. ...Read more

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Is there anything besides uti's that cause a high leukocyte count in urine?

Pyuria: Pyuria or high WBC in the urine can occur from a variety of conditions, some are related to stones or crystals, some from inflammation of the bladder wal and some from urinary tract infections. A urologist can help you. ...Read more

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