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Urinalysis Results For Kidney Stones
It serves as a tool: A dipstick ua by itself cannot detect kidney stones; when positive, it serves as an important piece of the puzzle. A microscopic ua may provide more information and cue us in as to what kind of stone may be present. The best way to detect a stone is to catch the stone. Diagnostic imaging is often needed since its a hard fish to catch. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Kidney stone.: Kidney stones up to 5mm in size will predictably pass on their own. Just drink plenty of water so you produce a lot of urine, dilate those ureters and allow the stone to pass. It may hurt while it's on its way out, but it'll pass. Bigger stones will likely get stuck and will cause tremendous pain and will have to be removed by lithotripsy or cystoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and no: Urinalysis can show infection if it contains white blood cells and/or bacteria. It cannot show stones, although it can show crystals or red blood cells. If these are present and you have flank, back, or groin pain, it means that you might have stones. Consult your doctor with your test results. ...Read more
Urine dipstick: Usually not accurate enough!Get a more detailed answer ›
Urine culture came back, protein urine +1, WBC urine 10-15, Bacteria Urine +1. On antibiotic for a UTI. Are these normal results just for a UTI?
Periodic bloating, bladder pressure, leukocytes in urine - no nitrates, normal labs and kidney/ bladder ultrasound. What is this? Gyne/ uro issue?
Urinary leukocytes: I am assuming your urine culture was done and was negative, right? White cells greater per 5 per high power field can be a sign of inflammation or infection. There is culture negative urine with high white cells from such things as urinary TB. Has a vaginal/pelvic exam been done to see if the white cells may come from another source? ...Read more
What is next? Microscopic hematuria. KUB clear, kidney ultrasound clear, urine tests clear, cystoscope clear. Pain in flank. Dr says return 6 months.
Male/42/w/30yrs multiple renal stones(calcium oxalate)why do my recent nonobstructing stones cause hydronephrosis/10outof10 pain/hematuria& no uti?
No but suggests: Urine test in persons with kidney stones usually shows red blood cells under the microscope. However, if the stone is dormant and small it may show nothing. Occasionally, a stone will be accompanied by infection. Then whites cells may show in urine bec of infection not bec of stone. Also persons may have red blood cells in urine bec of different reasons than stones. A doctor will differentiate. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Foamy urine for 4 months.24 hour urine protein 121 mg.Dipstick faint trace albumin.Epididymis 5 mm.Flank pain.Serum creatinine 1.2.Kidney disease?
Infection v. stone: Suggest renal ultrasound and treatment for epidiimytis.Medical workup for albuminuria should be done. ...Read more
Had CT scan to look for kidney stones, do they check gall bladder & appendix also, or only look for kidney stones?
Trace hematuria, and proteinuria on some ua dipstick. Blood work shows normal kidney function. Ct w/contrast, xray kub, and us all normal. Ideas?
Benign glomerular dz: Hematuria and proteinuria suggests a glomerular cause ( kidney filter) since the urologic studies are negative. Kidney biopsy would be diagnostic but makes no sense since risk of progressive renal failure is very low as long as the urine protein is less than 500 mg a day. Diagnosis would include IgA nephropathy, thin basement membrane disease among others. As long as normal function u r ok. ...Read more
Renal sonography: Can accurately identify calcium oxalate stones but not uric acid stones. As far as infection is concerned, ultrasound is not as accurate with pyelonephritis (kidney infection) but is usually not necessary as those symptoms and findings are pretty clear and don't require sonography. ...Read more
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
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