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Had trace leukocytes in urine. (15 or less). Does this mean I have bladder infection?

Had trace leukocytes in urine. (15 or less). Does this mean I have bladder infection?

Possibly: Urine dipsticks and microscopic urinalysis can suggest uti, but the definitive test is a urine culture, which can take 36-72 hours to come back. If you are having symptoms, such as burning urination, frequency, urgency, or urine discoloration, i suggest you see your doctor to have a culture performed. It is not wrong to take antibiotics while you wait for the results if your doctor prescribes it. ...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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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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What does a trace of leukocytes in urine mean?

What does a trace of leukocytes 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. If you are having symptoms or other issues you may want to see your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have trace of leukocytes in urine? I saw my test results and was told I did not have a bladder infection but I feel some symptoms that lead me to believe I do.

Is it normal to have trace of leukocytes in urine? I saw my test results and was told I did not have a bladder infection but I feel some symptoms that lead me to believe I do.

Usually not: Trace leukocytes can be normal. However, if you are having symptoms your doctor needs to send the urine for a culture to make sure there is no infection. Have your urine retested and if it looks negative again ask for a urine culture to be done. ...Read more

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Having extreme weakness and ptosis +ana +adolase bun 23 alkaline phosphate 54 wbc 23.56 myelos 2 segs 92% lymphs 5% aldolase 29 trace of leukocytes in urine any idea what could be wrong?

Having extreme weakness and ptosis
+ana
+adolase
bun 23
alkaline phosphate 54
wbc 23.56
myelos 2
segs 92%
lymphs 5%
aldolase 29
trace of leukocytes in urine
any idea what could be wrong?

Needs visit: Need to see a dr. To review all issues and try to establish a diagnosis and next step. Could be very serious please make an appt with a physician very soon. ...Read more

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I have an enlarged spleen, low ast/sgot, low bun/creatinine, high chlorine level, low lymphocytes, low calcium, and trace of urine leukocyte. Thoughts?

I have an enlarged spleen, low ast/sgot, low bun/creatinine, high chlorine level, low lymphocytes, low calcium, and trace of urine leukocyte. Thoughts?

Any symptoms?: If you do not have any symptoms, there is no point in chasing laboratory results. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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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What does it mean to have a trace of leukocytes in your urine?

What does it mean to have a trace of leukocytes in your urine?

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. If you are having symptoms or other issues you may want to see your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more

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I have traces of leukocytes in my urine do I need to see a doctor?

I have traces of leukocytes in my urine do I need to see a doctor?

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. If you are having symptoms or other issues you may want to see your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more

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What causes trace leukocytes and blood in urine?

What causes trace leukocytes and blood in urine?

Urine infection: I would say urine infection is most likely, but that us not the only thing that can cause what you are describing. See your doctor and get this checked out right away. ...Read more