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High levels of white blood cells in urine. What could that mean?

High levels of white blood cells in urine. What could that mean?

Pyuria: White blood cells in urine usually are there because of an infection in the urinary tract. However, they can also be there in large numbers in a female when there is a vaginal infection or when she is having her period (always see red cells also in this situation). My best advice is to see your doctor and have a urine culture done to see what is going on. ...Read more

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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Stabbing pains in right side of abdomen, into side. Sore to touch the skin, urine test has white blood cells, antibotics not working?

Stabbing pains in right side of abdomen, into side. Sore to touch the skin, urine test has white blood cells, antibotics not working?

Allodynia: If the skin is sore to touch then it's not likely a urinary problem. Sometimes shingles can present this way. Is there any rash? Talk to your doctor about this possibility and that the antibiotics aren't helping. ...Read more

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My blood test showed high (only just within normal range) nucleated red blood cells should I worry? Went with chest, back and stomach pain.

My blood test showed high (only just within normal range) nucleated red blood cells should I worry? Went with chest, back and stomach pain.

No worry: If rest of the test results were normal, a few nucleated red cells is not a reason to worry.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have blood in my urine and stomach pain. What does that mean?

I have blood in my urine and stomach pain. What does that mean?

See a urologist.: Hematuria, i.e. Blood in your urine, may be a sign of infection, stones, or a tumor.
You need to see a urologist who can obtain the appropriate tests and provide treatment. ...Read more

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Child has lower stomach pain. Hurts to move and touch. Urine dip said high white blood count and culture had no growth what could be wrong?

Child has lower stomach pain. Hurts to move and touch. Urine dip said high white blood count and culture had no growth what could be wrong?

Sounds like: Eosinophilic inflammation of bowel. How many eosinophils in blood? . I recently found that this is due to faulty oxidation in brain (sounds strange?) because this kind of inflammation is guided by a reflex mechanism via the vagus nerve that runs from the brain to the bowel and known as the "inflammatory reflex" I advise seeking local help. ...Read more

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What would cause blood in urine and stool with severe back and stomach pain?

What would cause blood in urine and stool with severe back and stomach pain?

If you are: Seeing red blood in both urine and stool, you need to get checked for a bleeding or clotting disorder. There are many causes, some of them serious, so get checked out really soon. ...Read more

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I have externalhemmorroid but it's better now. But I have upper-mid stomach pain, blood in the stool or anus sometimes, warm watery stool, warn urine.

I have externalhemmorroid but it's better now. But I have upper-mid stomach pain, blood in the stool or anus sometimes, warm watery stool, warn urine.

You need evaluation: Your symptom complex is unusual. My advice is to see a physician or surgeon who can obtain a full examination and images of your abdomen and do a competent rectal and pelvic exam. ...Read more

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My vagina hurts, where you urinate, extremely, horribly bad. I have seen blood in my urine. I have had bad back and stomach pain for the past few days. My urine smells like corn flake cereal. What's wrong with me?

My vagina hurts, where you urinate, extremely, horribly bad. I have seen blood in my urine. I have had bad back and stomach pain for the past few days. My urine smells like corn flake cereal. What's wrong with me?

Urinary symptoms: It is best to see your primary care doctor or gynecologist or to go to the emergency room if pain persists and you develop a fever. More information can help assess whether this is perhaps a urinary tract infection by a simple urinalysis and your gynecologist can perform a pelvic exam as well. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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6 yr old son has been complaining 4 2 weeks with stomach pain. Hsptl did xray, blood, urine. Said he just lookd bkd up. He's went poop 3x'sbut still hurt?

6 yr old son has been complaining 4 2 weeks with stomach pain. Hsptl did xray, blood, urine. Said he just lookd bkd up. He's went poop 3x'sbut still hurt?

May need more: Kids with slow transit constipation often need an enema and or other method to remove more of the fecal mass. I would consult with your doc and see if further evaluation by pedi GI or a developmental pediatrician could help him long term. ...Read more

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99.2 a 99.3 fever 3 days - ear temp, irritable, blood & urine normal (no elevated WBC), severe stomach pain resolved with probiotic. What's wrong with me??

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are still nonspecific but could be due to a viral intestinal infection especially if diarrhea develops. Rest, take in adequate room temperature fluids, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and eat a light diet. If fever persists or abdominal pain especially with associated tenderness, chills develop, get reevaluated. ...Read more

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Got out the hospital tues went in sat. For bad stomach pain while I was there started passing blood when pooped. They said my WBC 21, 000 its back dow?

Got out the hospital tues went in sat. For bad stomach pain while I was there started passing blood when pooped. They said my WBC 21, 000 its back dow?

Cause?: You should have an answer as to why your were bleeding and why you have leukocytosis prior to discharge. If you are not certain then you should call back to the institution and or the doctor to get this info. If you are still bleeding then you need to check back with them and let them know that you are not better. ...Read more

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Blood work done in the ER due to stomach pain everything was normal (WBC 4.8) except total protein was high, 8.3 (range 6.3-8.2) Should I be worried?

Blood work done in the ER due to stomach pain everything was normal (WBC 4.8) except total protein was high, 8.3 (range 6.3-8.2) Should I be worried?

No: The range is just an average of many individuals protein level You are just slightly high and probably next time it would be in range. Do not worry but you probably do not need extra protein supplementation. Continue to monitor your labs but for now do not worry ...Read more

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What is the cause of white blood cells in urine?

What is the cause of white blood cells in urine?

Usually infection: Urinary infection is commonest cause of white blood cells in urine. Non-infectious causes include drug reaction, and crystals in urine. ...Read more

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High levels of white blood cells in urine. What could that mean?

Pyuria: White blood cells in urine usually are there because of an infection in the urinary tract. However, they can also be there in large numbers in a female when there is a vaginal infection or when she is having her period (always see red cells also in this situation). My best advice is to see your doctor and have a urine culture done to see what is going on. ...Read more

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White blood cells in urine but urine culture negative. But still have lot of pain while urinating for a 7 yr old male?

White blood cells in urine but urine culture negative. But still have lot of pain while urinating for a 7 yr old male?

Variable causes: If uncircumcised, a trapping of debris under the foreskin can trigger sensitivity or pain. If circ'd, a narrowed outlet may be the issue, with symptoms of a dribble or wild spray with voiding, all should have a strong stream. A visit to a urologist may be worthwhile. ...Read more

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Can you see white blood cells in urine?

Yes and no: As single cells, the naked eye would not be able to see individual white blood cells. So if there is just a small amount you could not rely on just looking at urine and know with certainty. However, in large groups as pus, white blood cells and other materials can be seen in this way. So large amounts would be more obvious, just like looking at pus around a wound. ...Read more

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What does white blood cells in urine mean?

What does white blood cells in urine mean?

Leukocytes = WBCs: White blood cells in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. ...Read more

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What are reasons for white blood cells in urine?

What are reasons for white blood cells in urine?

Infection: White cells (leucocytes) are the bodies way to fight infection. White cells in the urine are due to infection somewhere in the urinary tract. The infection could be in the urethra, bladder or kidney. In males the sexual delivery system could also be infected. Hopefully the specimen containing the white cells was collected properly and if so it could be analyzed for bacterial growth. ...Read more

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Doctor found white blood cells in urine. No pain. What could this be?

White cells in urine: The white cells could represent an early urine infection. A urine culture can be performed to detect infection. Other causes of white cells usually relate to inflammation of the bladder, urethra, or kidney. Further testing by your physician will help to determine the cause. ...Read more

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For what reason are there no white blood cells in urine with urinary tract infection?

For what reason are there no white blood cells in urine with urinary tract infection?

Unlikely to be the: Case. Only the extreme case of a person with profound leukopenia may one not see white blood cells in urine with urinary tract infection. White cells may not be seen if the urine was not preserved properly and the WBC disintegrated. ...Read more

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Please explain what does white blood cells in urine mean?

Please explain what does white blood cells in urine mean?

White cells in urine: WBC's in urine mean inflammation anywhere in the urine collecting system, starting from the outer part of genitals all the way up to the kidneys. Usualy infection is the frequest cause, but other causes of inflammation like stones, dehydration may cause white cells to show in urine. Get your urine retested after hydration fo further treatmetn options. ...Read more

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Does white blood cells in urine mean herpes?

Does white blood cells in urine mean herpes?

Leukocytes = WBCs: White blood cells in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. The presence of wbcs would definitely not be specific for determining if one had herpes virus. ...Read more

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Are urinary casts and white blood cells in urine the same thing?

Are urinary casts and white blood cells in urine the same thing?

UA FINDINGS: No. White blood cells are leukocytes, also known as neutrophils, and these appear in infection (UTI), and in allergic attack on kidney. Casts are microscopic cylinders of protein, fatty acids, and cellular debris, most commonly. Casts can form from leukoctes that clump as cylinders in the nepron tubules, and casts can form from RBCS, too. Each has a pathologic meaning. ...Read more

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Can STDs cause white blood cells in urine?

Can STDs cause white blood cells in urine?

White blood cells: Unlikely to be due to std if present in urine, but in women their presence in urine may be due to contamination by vaginal secretions, depending upon how the urine was collected. Generally, if truly in urine suggests uti. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there are red blood cells and white blood cells in urine?

What does it mean when there are red blood cells and white blood cells in urine?

Infection: When there are both alot of rbc's and wbc's in the urine it usually indicates a bacterial infection either cystitis, prostatitis, urethritis or pyelonephritis. ...Read more

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No appetite, weight loss, white blood cells in urine but no signs of UTI. What's wrong??

No appetite, weight loss, white blood cells in urine but no signs of UTI. What's wrong??

Still likely a UTI: You could still have a urinary tract infection (without the most common symptoms of dysuria/pain/frequency/.....), but you should also be examined for more serious conditions such as a renal inflammation (glomerulonephritis/pyelonephritis/....), or a subclinical infection (tuberculosis of the urinary tract can present as "sterile" pyuria). ...Read more

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Epithelial cells and mucus present in urine, normal red blood cells and white blood cells in urine. No symptoms, possible causes?

Epithelial cells and mucus present in urine, normal red blood cells and white blood cells in urine. No symptoms, possible causes?

Need more info: How many red cells and how many white cells? Who asked for the test and why? Lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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Low grade fever, white blood cells in urine, fatigue, headaches, depression, get ill alot?

Low grade fever, white blood cells in urine, fatigue, headaches, depression, get ill alot?

2 things going on: Possibilities are you could have bladder infection vs interstial cystitis (inflammation) and flu like illness with fatigue and head aches at sam time. ...Read more

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Could I have a UTI even though I have no symptoms? I have very few white blood cells in urine.

Yes: The symptoms associated with a UTI can vary widely, from frequency, to urgency, to dysuria, hesitancy, retention, nausea, fever and chills, etc. A urinary tract infection can also be asymptomatic. ...Read more

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Red and white blood cells in urine. Docs not worried - decided it was endometriosis (without further tests). Should I seek 2nd opinion?

DEFINITELY!: Red and white blood cells in urine could mean possible bladder infection; urine culture can confirm this. Endometriosis can only be diagnosed by a biopsy or direct visualization (can't biopsy something that you can't see so visualization is required) via laparoscopy. Start with a urine culture; if negative and there is suspicion for endometriosis, see a gynecologist. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Meaning of a lot of white blood cells in the urine?

Meaning of a lot of white blood cells in the urine?

Infection: A lot of white cells in the urine usually means an infection. The infection could be in the urine - a bladder infection - or the cells could be coming from the vagina - which would mean a cervical or vaginal infection. With a bladder infection there is pain with voiding and voiding frequently. With a vaginal infection - itch, irritation, discharge or odor, and often pain. Check and treat this. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more