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Urinalysis Culture And Sensitivity
What to do if Enterococcus faecalis in the bladder, now longtime and cannot be cultured via urinalysis and has moved into the flanks, back of knees and back with extreme muscle weakness? Thank you
Septicemia: If the bacteria has entered your blood stream and is now causing weakness in your muscles you may need IV antibiotics. I would recommend that you see a doctor as soon as possible. You can also performa a virtual consultation with myself or another healthtap doctor using Prime services. ...Read more
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
I took a urine analysis and culture sensitivity CT GT test some of my results are still pending but what bothers me is they showed moderate bacteria?
Did all test urine analysis culture all says no infection but urine burning and tenderness below belly doesn't go I just don't want to take antibioti?
Here are some. ..: Go to seek professional evaluation for more detailing Hx stressing the quality, quantity, & sequence of events of all symptoms and their potentially related discomforts over time to Doc for analysis + physical exams + tests as needed so to define what the underlying causes for your symptoms simulating UTI are for providing timely right Rx / care / counseling for now and future. ...Read more
Urinalysis and culture both came back clean but I am still experiencing symptoms? What could be going on?
Vaginal infection.: Possible vaginal infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Normal ranges: The urinalysis report should contain a normal reference range for each item tested. If there are any tests that fall out of that range, it will be flagged as abnormal. As far as a urine culture is concerned, if the specimen was collected correctly, any bacteria found would be considered abnormal and should probably be treated, especially if you have symptoms of a urinary tract infection. ...Read more
I get a lot of sediment in my urine, pain and sometimes bleeding apx 1x a week then it clears again. Why? Urinalysis, culture were normal when clear.
Why might there be presence of blood to appear on your urinalysis when the urine culture came back negative?
I have been seeing blood when I when I wipe after urination. Urinalysis normal and culture neg. What can this be?
See below: The presence of blood on the tissue paper when wiping after urination usually indicative of either a urological (urethra or bladder) or gynecological (vagina or cervix) source. A normal urinalysis and negative urine culture would "tend" to rule out a urological source. Would recommend you first see a gynecologist for a good visual pelvic exam, STD screening if sexually active, and Pap smear. ...Read more
Off & on burning for year. Several urinalysis & cultures negative. Can IC cause burning only? Can go days & be fine then burn for few days then ok again.
Urethral syndrome?: Some UTIs are limited to the urethra, i.e. not involving the bladder, called urethral syndrome. Urinalysis often is normal, with few or no white blood cells; and urine culture also negative, with fewer bacteria than most UTIs. Other things also could do this, e.g. irritation from vaginal perfumes, spermicide, yeast infection, condom (latex) allergy, and more. Discuss with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Because of this relative insensitivity of dipstick urinalysis, the absence of leukocyte esterase (let) does not rule out urinary tract infection (uti). Similarly, and more common, a positive let on dipstick does not always indicate the presence of a uti. A urine culture should generally be done when symptoms suggest the presence of a UTI regardless of the urinalysis results. ...Read more
If you have been thoroughly tested and found no infections, and not taking meds, it could simply from a condition overactive bladder--your bladder squeezes too much, too often--making you want to pee often even when there isn't much urine.
There are medicines which may help.
Consult your doc.
Good luck. ...Read more
Son's urinalysis was negative yet the urine culture showed that there was an infection. Why was the urinalysis negative?
Contaminant: The culture may have been contaminatedwhat was the organism recovered? ...Read more
If you suspect a UTI, do you still need the urinalysis or can you go straight to a urine culture?
See below: Urinalysis, if normal, would obviate the need for the more expensive culture test. ...Read more
Hwbc & lrbc in a urinalysis and blood? I did have a UTI at the time. My urine culture was normal. Should I be worried?
Incomplete info: All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the position to do that. It would be helpful to look at the actual lab results. Blood in urine is something to be concerned about and you should consult your doctor. ...Read more
I did two urinalysis at different timings, both showed high epithelial cells but urine culture was negative. Is there a possibility of cancer?
Will THC show up on as regular urinalysis with culture for pre op appointment? I ate a pot brownie two days ago. Never consumed marijuana before.
No: Routine urinalysis does not test for drugs. Such testing has to be specially ordered. ...Read more
Urinalysis culture? 10, 000-50, 000 CFU/mL of Mixed nonuropathogenic Gram positive flora. May represent colonizers from external and internal genitalia?
Bacteruria: Why was the sample taken? If you have no symptoms of a UTI such as burning with urination or frequency then don`t worry about it. That small amount of gram positive organisms is likely colonizers of skin and not a real infection. ...Read more
Do you need to perform a urine culture test if your urinalysis is positive for nitrate and bacteria is shown as moderate?
Had a culture and urinalysis done and, results were negative but I still smell a slight ammonia urine smell in my discharge not strong, And had no sex?
Here are some. ..: Clinically, you're okay. As to the smell in urine & vaginal discharge, that is personally unique but normal to reflect the amount of excretion from your rich apocrine glands to interact with the bacteria in genital area as well as the expected presence of ammonia in urine. In fact, exposing urine to air for 30 minutes will surely make urine stinging. So, as long as having normal UA..., it's ok. ...Read more
Can a positive urine culture with group b strep, but normal urinalysis confirm a UTI? Or likely to not be a UTI?
Confirm a UTI: Group B strep is usually a gut bacteria. If there are symptoms such as burning on urination foul-smelling urine for the positive culture it is most likely a urinary tract infection. Urinalysis probably would show a positive leukocyte esterase test. The culture is usually the goal stand it if it is greater than 100, 000 colonies. ...Read more
When a urinalysis and urine culture is performed do they always do a microscopic exam of the urine sample to check for casts?
Urinalysis showed very few white blood cells and negative for everything else. Culture showed enterococcus 80.000 ufc/ml but no pain. Is this serious?
Urinalysis in dr. S office, blood and puss in urine! Had it cultured, no infection! What is going on?
Irritation - ask Dr.: While infection accounts for pus cells in urine 98-99% of the time, it's not the only reason. Bodies typically respond to an irritation of tissues by an inflammatory response manifested by an increase in the blood flow to the area, slight tissue swelling, and an extra white blood cells to combat the irritation. Thus, any cause of inflammation in the urinary system may increase blood cells ; pus. ...Read more
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