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I had blood work done red blood cells white blood cells and platelets were all low also hemocrit among others does this indicate leukemia?

I had blood work done red blood cells white blood cells and platelets were all low also hemocrit among others does this indicate leukemia?

Maybe: At your age, leukemia usually shows a high white count. However, anemia is ALWAYS serious and worth investigating. WBC and platelets values only somewhat out of range are less worrisome. I'm betting we find something treatable. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

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


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My daughter had a urine done recently due to UTI symptoms it showed 93 WBC 1198 red blood cells no nitrates cultures grew ecoli possible causes?

My daughter had a urine done recently due to UTI symptoms it showed 93 WBC 1198 red blood cells no nitrates cultures grew ecoli possible causes?

See below: The most common cause of utis is e. Coli. The e. Coli comes from the intestinal tract. Some times girls wipe the wrong way. Also, children, do not always have nitrates in their urine, when they have a uti. ...Read more

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White blood cells in urine but urine culture negative..But still have lot of pain while urinating for a 7 yr old male?

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

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What does it mean to have white and red blood cells in urine?

What does it mean to have white and red blood cells in urine?

Blood in urine: Blood is not normally in urine. If there is blood (rbcs and wbcs) in the urine and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What woukd cause my 7 year old daughter to always have white and red blood cells in her urine? Dr did labs to check kidneys. They seem fine

What woukd cause my 7 year old daughter to always have white and red blood cells in her urine? Dr did labs to check kidneys. They seem fine

Poor collection: The best urine for study from a 7 yo girl is a free flowing, mid stream, sample collected as they spread their labia and pee like a male. Most squat/pee collected as a dribble can be a vaginal wash out and contain a wide collection of non bladder materials. ...Read more

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Why would there be white and red blood cells in urine without there being an infection? 5 tests have shown white cells in all 5 and red in 2

Why would there be white and red blood cells in urine without there being an infection? 5 tests have shown white cells in all 5 and red in 2

See below: There may be an infection, not a usual one, for example sterile pyuria is one sign of renal tuberculosis. White and red cells in urine may also be due to stones, tumors and trauma to the kidney. Visit this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/urine-test ...Read more

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What does it mean when there are red blood cells in your urine?

What does it mean when there are red blood cells in your urine?

Hematuria: Red blood cells in the urine can indicate many different conditions from a kidney, ureteral or bladder stone to infection to a tumor of the bladder or kidney. Hematuria should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Please explain what it means when there are red blood cells in your urine?

Please explain what it means when there are red blood cells in your urine?

Bleeding site: In the older male the presence of blood cells usually signifies prostatic hyperplasia. Blood can also result from an early mucosal lesion of the bladder that has shed blood cells into the urine. Another cause is the presence of a renal lesion that is releasing blood into the urine. If the process does not resolve cystoscopy is the initial part of the work up . ...Read more

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Is 32 red blood cells in urine high?

Is 32 red blood cells in urine high?

Yes: This is microscopic hematuria. May be of little or no consequence, but, should be worked up. Could be due to kidney stone, uti, interstitial cystitis, kidney disease, urethral stricture, or something more serious like.Bladder or kidney cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Simon Kimm
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Urine Culture (Definition)

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


Dr. Angelica Balingit
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Blood Cells (Definition)

Blood cells are individual cells that are carried by blood to various organs. White blood cells fight infection. Red ...Read more