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Skin Contamination In Urine
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
More info needed.: Why was the culture done? was the person having any symptoms? Answer to your question will depend on whether or not the person was having urinary or systemic complain. MRSA in urine could be significant, or a contaminant depending on the clinical presentation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burning with urination, tender testis&its veins something swelling in scrotum. E.Coli is found in urine culture& pus cells in urine and semen 10-15 hpf?
Prostate also : Sounds like you already are being treated if you know that it is a e coli infections prob also a prostate infection and should improve with proper antibiotics. ...Read more
HIGHLY unlikely.: It is highly unlikely that someone would acquire an HIV infection from urine via intact skin. If the urine contained visible blood and the skin had an open wound, then there might be a small but real chance of infection. If the urine was not bloody and the skin did not have an open wound, then the chances of infection are immeasurably small. ...Read more
Can microscopic blood in urine form a pink ring around around the urine stain once the urine dries?
Here are some...: Microhematuria (RBCs seen under microscope) will not stain clothes as noticed after drying. The phenomenon most likely represents the stain of concentrated urine (like Sp Gr >1.015). Nonetheless, do not worry for now but do urinalysis from properly collected fresh urine and see what it may be. To do health-related things right, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Unpleasant feeling in urethra. Sti checks via pcr negative. semen sample positive enterococcus faecalis. not found in urine Can this cause urethritis?
Unlikely. : Urine is produced in the kidneys, travels down to the bladder in one direction, then out the urethra. Certain foods or medications that are ingested can impart odor to the urine, and a bladder infection can cause foul smelling urine, but bathing in a fluid will not enter the urinary system. ...Read more
How long would HIV infected semen live in the water of a toilet bowl that's been mixed with urine and feces? And the toilet is flushed frequently?
It doesn't: It doesn't. Period. End of worry. Why would anyone ask this question? It is extremely bizarre. Please clarify if you do not understand how impossible this scenario is for risk of infection. ...Read more
Gross hematuria : Gross hematuria (visible blood in the urine) along with flank pain in a 50-year-old male can have more than one cause. Infection along the the urogenital system & kidney stones are the most common. Other things such as malignancy and a ruptured cyst are also possible. A red urine may not always be blood & "urethra pain" may not be urethra pain. A doctor should be consulted for these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hematuria: RBC in the urine could be either from the kidneys or the bladder(cystitis). Endothelial damage in the kidney can result in both hematuria and proteinuria. Protein content should be quanitifed to better understand its pathology,(Nephriti/Nephrotic). RBC's in the urine can accompany protein in the urine if the kidneys are injured. Protein will not be detected as a direct result of RBC in the urine ...Read more
E. coli: A significant source of e. Coli is feces. Especially in women, with the short length of the urethra ; the closeness of the anus to the urethra, a urinary tract infection can be due to e. Coli infection from the person's very own e. Coli. While it is possible that e. Coli could come from another source like a toilet, it probably is not present in large enough amt or enough contact to be the source. ...Read more
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