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Scanty Pus In Vaginal Swab
Unclear: Those words are unclear in their current context and can not be interpreted. ...Read more
My vaginal swab test shows numerous pus cells and numerous squamose epithelial sells. What does it mean?
I had my vaginal swab and the result says Pus cell- 2-5/hpf Epithelial cell- 10-15/hpf Do I have any infection or is it within normal range. Thank?
It is borderline: Normal range.Get a more detailed answer ›
How did I get Many gram - positive bacilli & PUS CELLS : Few in my vaginal swab test lately? I make sure I'm clean & shower 3 times daily but no douch
Normal residents: The most common residents of the vagina are staphylococci and streptococci which are both Gram positive bacteria. White blood cells (pus cells) also reside in the vagina normally doing the job of keeping the vagina free of disease producing bacteria. (pathogens). This has nothing to do with your cleanliness. If you are itching or have a malodorous discharge then infection treatment is needed. ...Read more
Just got my High vaginal swab results. PUS Cells are 8-10/HPF and RBC 0-2/HPF. Epithelial cells marked ++. Is this normal?
Infection: This appears to be an infection. Let your physician who ordered the test to determine the treatment ...Read more
My vaginal swab test shows 12-14 pus cells. Is it normal range?? They took the swab from my vaginal labia. I have open episiotomy wound at 14 weeks pp
It is still infected: Your episiotomy is apparently still infected and has not healed with 12 to 14 white blood cells present. ...Read more
Hi, My vaginal swab shows occasiinal pus cells and occasiinal squamose epithelial cells, the rest all negative. Is it a normal vaginal flora or shall I be worried about those epithelial cells that are occasional? I have to specify that 3y ago I had
High vaginal swab result: scanty leucocytes & gram positive cocci, numerous gram positive bacilli, moderate epithelial cells. Result shows infection?
Not likely: Bacteria are part of the contents of the vaginal barrel. When infection is present due to bacteria there are usually large numbers of leucocytes and few epithelial cells. All told, however, test results are not always accurate, and best to discuss this with the doctor who ordered this to begin with. ...Read more
Gonorrhea: Yes that's how we typically diagnose GC. ...Read more
Pls help im confused! My wife did high vaginal swab c/s is it because she take pipolar disorder medicine?
STI: I don't see why there could be a connection between medications for bipolar disorder and vaginal infections. Most of the time vaginal swabs are done to detect gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, and bacterial vaginosis, which are sexually transmitted infections, or candida vaginitis. ...Read more
I had a vaginal swab that showed haemophilus influenzae. I this dangerous? Can it cause menegistis ans can I pass it to my children?
Normal flora: Hemophilus influenzae is a little unusual to be isolated from a vaginal swab, but this organism is part of our normal bacterial population, primarily found in the upper respiratory tract. Like all bacteria, it has the potential to create infection under the right circumstances, but this is not common without some predisposition. ...Read more
Infection: Vaginal swabs are used to take part of the secretion or discharge in the vagina and allow it to be grown in culture. Yeast is one of the infectious agents that can cause an infection in the vagina (there are many others). This is one of the most common causes of infection, and candida is the most common species. There are many effective treatments for a "yeast" infection. ...Read more
I had high vaginal swab test and says minimal candida species. Do I need to takd medication? What it means?
Enteroccocus isolated in vaginal swab. Vancomycin resistant but in a location where its not available. What can be used? Is it pid?
Is discharge after a vaginal swab normal? I have been havin discharge ever since the swab was done. Could the speculum infect me with something?
Vaginal swab: A positive swab test could mean that you have a bacterial infection or that you have a viral infection with something like human papilloma virus. Check with your dr. To see what is meant by a positive swab test. ...Read more
It can't.: Vaginal swabs are used to determine presence of infection. Only the patient can tell us how many partners they have had. ...Read more
I had high vaginal swab test result is minimal candida species. Do I need to take medicines? What does it mean? Thanks
Yes you need: Treatment otherwise you'll be passing the infection to your partner. Take care! ...Read more
Hi I was wondering if I have oral gonorrhoea and performed oral sex and had intercourse would vaginal swab be positive? For gonorrhoea
Get tested: If you know you have oral gonorrhea then the best choice is to not have sex at all until you are treated to help keep you and your partner safe. If you are unsure then asked to be tested orally and vaginally. One could be positive in one area and negative in another if that is what you are asking ...Read more
I had a vaginal swab that showed "heavy growth of Strep Group F with normal urogenital flora" would you know how this is caused? and prevention
Doc do we need to specify infection name (eg trichomons, chaldmya) when giving vaginal swab test? Or we will get the result as what infection we having??
In the past we use to try to culture vaginal infections. The results were not very accurate. Now we have DNA and RNA testing which is highly specific and sensitive.
NuSwab is one of those tests which looks for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Bacterial Vaginosis, Trichomonas Vaginalis and Yeast. ...Read more
Hi there I have been told upon results of vaginal swab that I have a heavy growth of staph Aureous. I have no concerning symptoms should I be worried?
Yes is Possible:
If you are using an antibiotic, that is sensitive to the bacterial infection you are treating. Than the swab if cultured may not grow the bacteria
so either the culture should be taken before starting the antibiotics or after the antibiotic has been stopped for few days fo bacteria to grow on the culture
only the bacteria which show resistance to clindamycine will grow on the culture. ...Read more
Group b strep (gbs) is one of many bacteria that live on most people's body. When it lives on or around the vaginal area, a newborn baby has a higher risk of getting in or on the body.
Unfortunately, gbs can be deadly to a newborn. Please talk to your doctor about what you can do to reduce this risk. ...Read more
Vaginal swab result direct smear: no trichomonas gram stain : epithelial cells positive cocci and positive bacilli. Is it normal?
I had an appt thursday and had a vaginal swab done. I got a call today to book an appt but not until the 24. Does this mean I tested positive stds?
Not necessarily: If there was a positive result, most likely a course of treatment would be instituted right away. More likely your doctor wants to review things in person and perhaps do some counseling with you. It never hurts to call your doctor to see if you can get confirmation of results in the interim however. ...Read more