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From a Urinalysis test, a high protein count, with high (ish) numbers of squamous cells and UA hyaline casts were found. My urine has cloudy and odor.

From a Urinalysis test, a high protein count, with high (ish) numbers of squamous cells and UA hyaline casts were found. My urine has cloudy and odor.

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, squamous cells suggest contamination of urine with vaginal material and a fresh specimen should be examined. Cloudy urine that is odorous suggests an infection. Please consult your doctor for clarification. ...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 does ths means, ua turbid, protein 3+, RBC 6-8, epithelial many, bact moderate, mucus thread mod, hyaline casts 2-4. I have only one kidney. Help.

What does ths means, ua turbid, protein 3+, RBC 6-8, epithelial many, bact moderate, mucus thread mod, hyaline casts 2-4. I have only one kidney. Help.

Something seriously: Wrong here. Infection or kidney failure are possible. Get to a doctor immediately before you get permanent damage to your remaining kidney. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned? Gfr >60, vita d 17 low, ua protien 1+, urobilinogen positive h, red cells 4 h, hyaline casts 1, bacteria rare, mucus occ. Thk u

Should I be concerned? Gfr >60, vita d 17 low, ua protien 1+, urobilinogen positive h, red cells 4 h, hyaline casts 1, bacteria rare, mucus occ. Thk u

See your doctor: I would be concerned. You are spilling protein in the urine and have hyline casts which suggests damage to renal tubules. See a dr asap! ...Read more

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Had UA, WBC 2-4, rbc8-10, hyaline cast4-6, fine granular cast1-3, protein 2+. No pain during urination. Creatinine 1point higher than normal. Help.?

Had UA, WBC 2-4, rbc8-10, hyaline cast4-6, fine granular cast1-3, protein 2+. No pain during urination. Creatinine 1point higher than normal. Help.?

Here are some. ..: The finding of 8-10 RBCs is significant and should be correlated with your current clinical scenario leading to testing urine so to decide how far the evaluation is needed. As to "1point higher than normal", it's unclear for making a specific comment. So, work closely with existing Doc for better pertinence and saving time and resource. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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What are normal levels of hemoglobin, bacteria, leukocytes, and epithelia cells? Do these effect a hyaline cast?

What are normal levels of hemoglobin, bacteria, leukocytes, and epithelia cells? Do these effect a hyaline cast?

Unclear question: Are you asking for normal levels of these items in urine?
If so, consult this site for information:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/tests-procedures/urinalysis/basics/definition/PRC-20020390 ...Read more

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Abnormal urine epithelial cell large number of urine bacteria hyaline cast high & mixed flora of 3 oraganisms. What does this mean?

Abnormal urine epithelial cell large number of urine bacteria hyaline cast high & mixed flora of 3 oraganisms. What does this mean?

Contaminated specime: The urine was clearly not collected using a clean midstream catch and is contaminated with vaginal secretions. A UTI with more than a single organism is a rarity and would have to be further evaluated by experts. Disregard these results, they mean nothing. ...Read more

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Abnormal urine epithelial cell large number of urine bacteria hyaline cast high & mixed flora of 3 oraganisms. What does this mean? How do I treat it?

Abnormal urine epithelial cell large number of urine bacteria hyaline cast high & mixed flora of 3 oraganisms. What does this mean? How do I treat it?

Ti is probably: Not a good urine specimen and is contaminated (not a clean catch) with the large amount of epithelial cells and multiple organisms. You need a better quality specimen to be tested. ...Read more

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I had kidney stones is past, now in my urine test how's hyaline cast 0-5*, what is that?

I had kidney stones is past, now in my urine test how's hyaline cast 0-5*, what is that?

Likely normal: Hyaline cases are the most common casts seen in the urine and when found alone, usually mean normal and only indicate that the patient may have had somewhat concentrated (e.g. Not drinking enough water) urine at the time it was collected. ...Read more

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F/23yr old. I have had 2 blood&urine tests (3 mnths apart)both w/ abnormal protein, wbc, & hyaline casts. 1st protein 2+, 2nd was 1+. Egrf, creatine, b

F/23yr old. I have had 2 blood&urine tests (3 mnths apart)both w/ abnormal protein, wbc, & hyaline casts. 1st protein 2+, 2nd was 1+. Egrf, creatine, b

Proteinuria: You have proteinuria (p), that can lead to other cardiovascular problems. Patients with p have more strokes, mi's and renal failure than those without it. You can take ace-i, arb's and calcium channnel blockers like Diltiazem to reduce both BP and p. You will need to have a 24 hour urine collected to measure your kidney function and quantify how much p/day you have. See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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I had a specled ana come back from the lab, also Squam Epithel, Hyaline Casts, Urobilinogen was lowand Leukocytes =1in urine. AUTOIMMUNE testing?

I had a specled ana come back from the lab, also Squam Epithel, Hyaline Casts, Urobilinogen was lowand Leukocytes =1in urine. AUTOIMMUNE testing?

Rheumatologist: These urinalysis findings are nonspecific and don't denote any kidney disease. The ANA findings are also nondiagnostic and a titer would be more meaningful. A rheumatologist would be best qualified to evaluate your symptoms and recommend any further testing depending on his or her assessment. ...Read more

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Urine test : protein (1+), trace of blood, few bacteria, hyaline cast/lpf (0-1), mucus rare. RBC/hpf 3-4, WBC/hpf 4-6, should I be worried?

Urine test : protein (1+), trace of blood, few bacteria, hyaline cast/lpf (0-1), mucus rare. RBC/hpf 3-4, WBC/hpf 4-6, should I be worried?

No: Even if this is not a contaminated sample, if you have no symptoms you are close enough to the reference range to consider yourself healthy. ...Read more

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Is a vitamin d deficiency a confirmation for early CKD in you have proteinuria? Along with hyaline casts &wbc in urine?

Is a vitamin d deficiency a confirmation for early CKD in you have proteinuria? Along with hyaline casts &wbc in urine?

Yes they: Suggest CKD along with elevated creatinine and low GFR lower than 90. God bless u! http://www. Renal. Org/whatwedo/informationresources/ckdeguide/ckdstages. Aspx. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urinalysis shows WBC casts?

What is the definition or description of: urinalysis shows WBC casts?

Kidney infection: Cast indicate that the problem is of renal orgin and typically seen in pyelonephritis, or glomerular dysfunction. ...Read more

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Wbc cast in urinalysis was 5 and the range should be less than 0. What does that mean? 28 yr female

Wbc cast in urinalysis was 5 and the range should be less than 0. What does that mean? 28 yr female

Inflam/infection: Wbc casts in urine (clustering/clumping of white blood cells) often suggest some inflammatory process from your kidneys and/or bladder. Simple urinary tract infections can also do that...Check with your doc who ordered it... ...Read more

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How abnormal are these lab urinalysis result? S 25 Blood, 15 Leuks, 8-10 WBC/hpf, 5-10 RBC/hpf, 15-20 Epithelial Cells/hpf, & 'Much' Amorphous Casts/hpf

How abnormal are these lab urinalysis result? S 25 Blood, 15 Leuks, 8-10 WBC/hpf, 5-10 RBC/hpf, 15-20 Epithelial Cells/hpf, & 'Much' Amorphous Casts/hpf

Well...: These are ABNORMAL...
You should see your Dr. As soon as possible especially if you have symptoms of a urinary infection, such as pain with urination, fever, back pain... ...Read more

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When a urinalysis and urine culture is performed do they always do a microscopic exam of the urine sample to check for casts?

Depends: Microscopic examination of urine is usually triggered by the findings of dipstick examination. If the dipstick examination does not show abnormality a microscopic examination is not usually done. Not all casts are necessarily abnormal. ...Read more

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