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Urine Culture Negative
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
Frequent urination with little coming out. Urge to go. No pain. Urine culture negative. What could be wrong?
Need more info: Have you had UTI in the past, have you had stones in your urinary tract, are you having any other symptoms, are you well hydrated. If this keeps up you might want to see a urologist. But give this a little time. Drink large amounts of liquid and see if that does not solve the problem. ...Read more
Urine culture negative. Frequent urination. Urge to go. Little urine coming out. Need to excrete more but cannot. No pain.?
Here are some. ..: Be checked out timely to see if you're able to empty bladder or to hold the urine - bladder stability, besides confirming UTI. To do so, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, and progress of all the related symptoms to Doc for analysis + physical exam + possible tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx... ...Read more
Urine burning: This is hard. May indicate prostate infection or chronic prostatis ...Read more
Several things: It's time to see a urologist for evaluation. You likely will need a cystoscopic exam. ...Read more
Daughter had bacteria in urine hasn't gone away 14 days of sulfameth trimeth still hasn't gone away urine culture negative any ideas on why?
I had a UTI 2 weeks ago, treated it with Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg BID for 7 days. Urine culture negative afterwards. Now I have burning sensation where my ovaries are?
UTI symptoms, urine culture negative, Blood test: WBC 13.4, absolute neutrophils 9.8. UTI or something else?
WBC 45/hpf in urine. No symptoms, urine culture negative, kidney function tests normal, normal ultrasound. Why is it high?
5 year old with frequent urination and accidents x 4 days. No pain, no fever. Urine culture negative. Sugar also tested in urine and was ok. What could cause frequent urination with negative urinalysis?
Frequent urination: In a child with negative bacterial culture is often related to anxiety or other emotional reasons. It can also be seen with stool holding and constipation, or related to chemical irritation from food dyes or viral infection. Sometimes medications such as albuterol can cause temporary bladder specificity. ...Read more
White blood cells in urine but urine culture negative. But still have lot of pain while urinating for a 7 yr old male?
Variable causes: If uncircumcised, a trapping of debris under the foreskin can trigger sensitivity or pain. If circ'd, a narrowed outlet may be the issue, with symptoms of a dribble or wild spray with voiding, all should have a strong stream. A visit to a urologist may be worthwhile. ...Read more
2 weeks painful urge to urinate. No burning, No discharge, irritated penis tip, cannot control urine. Dribbling. Urine culture negative. Hiv, hepB, syp (-ve)?
What causes prostatitis? All std tests negative. Mycoplasma and ureaplasma tests negative. Urine culture negative. 6 woks cipro (ciprofloxacin) not cured Contagious?
Prostatitis: Only 30% of the cases are due to infection. The rest have no known cause and no known cure. Sometimes drugs that reduce prostate size or those that reduce the symptoms help. See your urologist. ...Read more
Do I need treatment if my ua shows some trace of leukocytes, 1+ bacteria, clarity of urine hazy and urine culture negative staphylococu?
CYSTITIS: Cystitis is a clinical diagnosis meaning you tell the doctor you have it by telling him about symptoms. In rare occasions there are no symptoms and treatment is still indicated. ...Read more
Urine culture negative, still have back pain (kidney area), frequent urination & constant bladder pressure, suffer hypertension and BP is also raised?
See doctor...: If u-culture from properly collected urine at not taking antibiotics, the report is correct. And backache at "kidney area" has been frequently misinterpreted as kidney infection. Frequent voiding and constant bladder pressure need to be evaluated for bladder function, lifestyle including eating and drinking, and possible pid, etc. But related with high bp.? See dr. To piece all things together... ...Read more
Frequent urination. Abdominal pain. Urine culture negative. Back of tongue yellow w/ bumps. What could this be?
Frequency: Do you have any other history of chronic medical conditions or take medications? Assuming you are otherwise perfectly healthy, I am suspicious of the negative urine culture and would repeat it as your sx are highly suggestive of UTI. Yellow tongue may be bacterial glossitis, or liver/gallbladder disease which would include skin and eye yellowing as well. ...Read more
Hello! I did a urine test and epithelial cells level in the urine was beyond the normal range. However, urine culture was negative. What could it be?
Nothing. It: Probably wasn't a good clean catch specimen. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Disregarding the wonderful side effect profile of a drug, you should stop using Replens now; then, wait and see if the described symptoms are tolerable to you and you're getting better slowly but surely day by day. If not resolved as wished and expected, see Doc timely for evaluation, confirmation, and counseling for the future. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: The real bacterial infection in the prostate is not common although many men have been told they have prostatitis.In fact, more than 80% of prostatitis is non-bacterial. With these in mind, you would be more able to ask and talk with Doc in a more sensible way so to deduce more reasonable Rx / care. To take a glimpse, to http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Chronic_prostatitis/chronic_pelvic_pain_syndrome ...Read more
Why do I still have nitrates and leukocytes on my urine dipstick when the urine culture is negative?
Many reasons: There are many possible reasons why a urine culture is negative but the nitrates and leukocytes are positive. 1. If your taking antibiotics then that would prevent growth of the urine culture. 2. The leukocytes and nitrates do not represent an actual bacterial infection but other viral, chemical, or environmental reasons for a positive result 3. Dipstick test or urine culture tests are false. ...Read more
I need help! How do I know if I have another prostate infection even if my urine culture was negative?
Here are some...: Known to us, most of patients labelled with prostatitis are not related with bacterial infection and their urinalysis may be normal so the urine culture is (-). Largely, detailed history and physical exam are the keys to suspect "prostatitis". How to get to the core of puzzle and confusion has not to be hard by following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...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?
What can cause constant need to urinate (24h a day), small amounts of urine, weak stream and incontinence? Urine culture is negative. No pain. Thanks
Need further work up: Despite a negative urine culture you can still have an infection. Other causes include stones, masses, bladder infection, urethral infection, vaginal infection, prolapse, overactive bladder, urethral spasms, neurologic disorders, back disorders, pelvic masses....See a gynecologist, urogynecologist, or urologist ...Read more
Pus Cells 01-02, RBC 02-04, Ca-Oxalite 01-02/HPF. Urine Culture Test negative. What does this mean? Urologist is unable to find cause of my UTI....
What UTI?: This is a normal urinalysis.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had UA, bacteria many. Had urine culture, results negative in 3days. No burning, snd difficulty in urine.1st nd Last protected sex was 4yrs ago. Help?
Tiny sample of urine is spread on a bacterial growth culture medium, e.G agar & placed in an incubator to grow. Positive urine cultures demonstrate colonies of bacteria which can then be identified. Such colonies can then be recultured in presence of various antibiotics to identify to which the isolated organism is sensitive. ...Read more