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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Here are some...: The causes for blood in urine may mount to >100, but can be grouped in 5 categories: infection/ inflammation, urinary stones, urinary obstruction, new growth - benign or malignant, & chronic silent kidney disease. For more details, go to http://www.formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful insights on how to deal with it and work closely with Doc timely... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Teenage son-visible blood in his urine. Abnormal Urinalysis Results: 7/14 - RBC urine 418 out of 0-5; 7/16 - RBC/HPF 6-10,Small bacteria, Small Hemoglobin; What these mean? Sonar tomorrow.
May be nothing: Around 1 person in 100 has a modest amount of blood in the urine over the lifetime. When tumors and stones are ruled out and there's no other medical cause of bleeding, this is best simply noted and ignored. The trace of bacteria are contaminants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello i have a question ive notice white tiny crystal like particles in my urine ive haf urinalysis donr but the results are fine is ?
Mucus threads: These are common and are not a problem if everything else is normal. ...Read more
Is 1+ result for urine occult blood on urinalysis serious? My RBC was 0-2 which is normal so does that mean it's nothing to worry about even tho 1+?
I have had frequent urination for 8 months had a urine culture and a urinalysis both negative. What other tests determine the cause of this problem?
My pcp today said my results were normal from my urinalysis & 24hr urine collection. How did numbers go normal from 2007, my GFR used to be around 58?
Time to talk: Frankly with your dr. Estimating the GFR in clinically healthy people based on spot bloodwork (not urine) is a fad that many pathologists and nephrologists consider unscientific and unfortunate. (the correction "because black people are more muscular" is one sign of subscience.) well-muscled men end up as kidney cases when they're really not. Urinalysis isn't even used for gfr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When a urinalysis and urine culture is performed do they always do a microscopic exam of the urine sample to check for casts?
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