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Got oral sex 1/14, on 1/23 noticed urinary retention. On 1/27, MD thought I had prostatitis (UA with 16PMN/HPF, cult-) & began cipro. No change. STD?

Got oral sex 1/14, on 1/23 noticed urinary retention. On 1/27, MD thought I had prostatitis (UA with 16PMN/HPF, cult-) & began cipro. No change.  STD?

No STD see urologist: Unless there is a suprising coincidence, you asked about this a few days ago. No STD is a likely cuase of urinary retention or prostatitis. It's just a coincidence with the oral sex. Also, most prostatitis is not due to infection. Cipro and other antibiotics often are tried but usually don't help much. Keep working with your doctor, or see a urologist if not yet done. ...Read more

Ua (Definition)

A ua is a urinalysis, or chemical and microscopic analysis of the urine. The standard urinalysis is performed with a dipstick test for ph, blood, protein, sugar, and ketones. In addition, a urinalysis usually includes a microscope examination to identify if the urine contains cells, "casts" (structures that indicate a problem originating in the kidney) or crystals (such as ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: urinalysis, complete w/microscopic?

What is the definition or description of: urinalysis, complete w/microscopic?

Full evaluation: Urine analysis usually is a chemical evaluation of the composition of the urine. When "microscopic" is added, it means that a sediment (spun down portion of the urine) is examined for cells and crystals or other substances. You usually see this when there is an abnormality of the urinalysis by itself. ...Read more

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What is urinalysis?

What is urinalysis?

Urine test or UA: Test to demonstrate presence or absence of Sugar (?Diabetes): Protein (? Kidney disease; Bile (?Liver problem) Red blood & white blood cells (Bladder or kidney infection, kidney disease or tumor etc;.): Bacteria (?Infection), Ketones (?Nutrition) pH (?Acidity or alkalinity of urine) Specific Gravity (?Urine Concentrated or Dilute) ...Read more

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What is a urinalysis?

Routine lab test: We'll look for blood, protein, glucose and some other things. If there's a concern, we'll look at the urine under the microscope. It's worth doing yearly. ...Read more

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What can a urinalysis tell you?

What can a urinalysis tell you?

ALOT: A urine analysis (ua) can show: state of hydration (spec grav), kidney disease (protein), diabetes (sugar/ketones) , stone/tumor (blood), liver disease (bilirubin), infection (white cells/nitrite). Also seen under the microscope are casts, crystals, bacteria, yeast. Separate tests check pregnancy (HCG) and drug screen. Remember to do ua as a 'clean catch' wipe area, urinate, catch urine, finish. ...Read more

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How to interpret my urinalysis?

How to interpret my urinalysis?

Leave it to Lab: Laboratory technical personnel undergo extensive training to interpret results of lab tests and you should leave the task to these professionals. ...Read more

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Urinalysis looks for drugs, right?

No, not exactly: Illegal or surreptitious use of drugs can be determined from a urine or blood sample. However, a urinalysis is meant to test for abnormalities of the kidney and bladder - e.g. Infection, medical kidney disease, bleeding, diabetic control, etc. The urine drug test is a completely different assay altogether even if it uses the same type of sample. ...Read more

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How to figure out my urinalysis results?

Call your doctor: The doctor that ordered the urinalysis will have a report. You can request a copy of your results from them. ...Read more

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How do you perform a midstream urinalysis?

Mid-void: When you start to void, let that go into the toilet. After you've voided some, stop, put the cup in place, and provide a sample. There is no magic amount to void before you put the cup in place, just make sure you have enough urine left to submit for sampling. ...Read more

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What could my urinalysis test results mean?

What could my urinalysis test results mean?

Your Doctor: can tell you the results and interpret them for you. This article is a good source of basic info: http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/URINE/URINE.html ...Read more

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How can I interpret this urinalysis report?

Urinalysis interp: Any test result is best interpreted with knowledge of why the test was ordered, what the patient symptoms or background was, etc. Many urine tests are "screening" tests for common issues- infection, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, etc. but these all change depending on the age, sex, and background of the patient ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urinalysis?

Routine test on urin: It is a routine test on urine which tests for concentration of urine with specific gravity, screening for glucose, protein, blood, nitrites which is a screening test for infection.And microscopic exam for white blood cells and red blood cells. ...Read more

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What could cause my urinalysis to have an abnormal ph?

Insufficient info: What was the pH of your urine? Urine is normally acidic. Depending on a person's diet or medication it may be alkaline. ...Read more

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What does Amphorous sediment present in urinalysis mean?

What does Amphorous sediment present in urinalysis mean?

Amorphous: Amorphous sediment in the urine can mean crystals and other solutes appear due to acidic or basic urine. Usually its not significant of any disease. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can interpret this urinalysis report?

Here are...: Urinalysis from properly collected fresh urine can tell: possible UTI if (+) for wbcs and bacteria, possible kidney damage if (+) for significant protein, possible stone or tumor... If (+) for significant rbcs, etc. But their significance has to be correlated with individual clinical pictures and other related test result. For details, ask doc timely. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have Aurates = Many in urinalysis?

What does it mean when you have Aurates = Many in urinalysis?

Usually, not ...: The presence of urate crystals in urinalysis usually means nothing important for average healthy persons, reflecting the degree of dehydration, the absorption and metabolism of purine which may vary and be affected by drugs, diets, diseases like diabetes, kidney failure, obesity, etc. In sum, it is commonly seen in urinalysis and usually not meaningful. More? Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Is urinalysis with reflect to microscopic test a clean catch?

Clean catch: Clean catch in the setting of urinalysis refers to "catching" the urine mid-stream, or stopping midway, collecting a sample, then finishing the urination. This helps reduce the skin contamination when looking for a bladder infections. ...Read more