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Doctor insights on: Urogenital Neoplasms In Children

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What is normal mixed urogenital bacteria?

What is normal mixed urogenital bacteria?

Bacteria: Bacteria are seldom seen in mixed populations as the cause of urinary tract infection. There are multiple bacteria that can reside on the tissues of the female genitalia, and this is what they may be referring to in order to distinguish them from bacteria known to be capable of producing human infection. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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How could urogenital bacteria get into urine?

How could urogenital bacteria get into urine?

If real, from skin: Most likely contamination from the skin, especially if your urinalysis has epithelial cells. If your urinalysis does not have epithelial cells, or if yo have symptoms such as burning when you urinate or the need to urinate more often, then this may truly reflect a urinary tracy infection from these bacteria having ascended your urethra via your skin. ...Read more

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Urine culture states mixed urogenital flora 50,000 – 100,000 colony forming units per mL. What does this means?

Urine culture states mixed urogenital flora 50,000 – 100,000 colony forming units per mL.  What does this means?

Contaminated : Probably a specimen contaminated with bacteria in the vagina. Should be repeated, as there is no useful information there. Ask how to obtain a "clean catch" specimen. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What do these results mean... Urine Culture, Routine (LC) ... Mixed Urogenital Flora 10,000-25,000 colony forming units per ML?

What do these results mean... Urine Culture, Routine (LC) ... Mixed Urogenital Flora 10,000-25,000 colony forming units per ML?

Urine Culture: You have "normal" bacteria which are not though to cause a disease (like a UTI) that grew from the culture. We have bacteria all over our body including the urological and genital areas that normally grow there. If you disagree and feel like you have a UTI, you can get the test repeated or look for other causes. ...Read more

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I have untreated diverticulitis, and urogenital problems due to 3rd/4th degree episiotomies. No insurance, can I use fiber in the meantime?

I have untreated diverticulitis, and urogenital problems due to 3rd/4th degree episiotomies. No insurance, can I use fiber in the meantime?

Generally yes: Increasing your fiber and water intake is very appropriate with diverticulosis/itis. Not knowing what your other urogenital problems are I am not sure how to answer in relation to those issues. ...Read more

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Doctor said culture was neg. My actual results said >100000 colony forming units/ml of mixed urogenital flora. Still, have symptoms-what do I do?

Doctor said culture was neg.  My actual results said >100000 colony forming units/ml of mixed urogenital flora.  Still, have symptoms-what do I do?

Get cath urine: Generally mixed flora like that indicates contamination. A cath specimen should be done and if still shows bacteria then would treat with antibiotics. If cath symptoms are neg and you still have urinary symptoms then need to see a urologist for possible direct bladder examination (cystoscope). ...Read more

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Urine culture said I had 3 or more colony's that had >10,000cfu/ml mixture of normal urogenital microbiota none prominent. What does this mean?

Urine culture said I had 3 or more colony's that had >10,000cfu/ml mixture of normal urogenital microbiota none prominent. What does this mean?

Contamination: Sounds like this was most likely due to contamination of the urine sample (not a clean catch). The bacteria that grew were normal bacteria that live on the skin in and around the urethra rather than pathogenic bacteria that would cause a urinary tract infection. If you are having symptoms of a urinary tract infection (painful urination, increased urgency or frequency) follow up with your dr. ...Read more

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My urogenital issues still unresolved from 4 years. Problems started after severe typhoid. Urologist are unable to identify the cause. Solution?

My urogenital issues still unresolved from 4 years. Problems started after severe typhoid. Urologist are unable to identify the cause. Solution?

See GI: Typhus infects the GI tract. Although you may be having urinary symptoms I would be suspicious of a problem with your lower colon. Especially if you have already seen a Urologist. ...Read more

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Other than a cystoscopy, which I had done a few months ago, what tests could reveal an urogenital fistula?

Other than a cystoscopy, which I had done a few months ago, what tests could reveal an urogenital fistula?

History first...and: Dr.'s alertness with good history wraises suspecting urogenital fistula. Typical hx — passing air and / or fecal material + intractable UTI in patients with bowel diverticulosis, cancer, etc. So, record the feature and degree of symptoms with detailed sequence of events, bring those to see doc timely.

Meanwhile, practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession will help anyone. ...Read more

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Suggests contamination with urogenital or skin flora. >100,000 CFU/ml Lactobacillus species. 20,000 CFU/ml mixed gram positive flora. What's it mean?

Suggests contamination with urogenital or skin flora. 
>100,000 CFU/ml Lactobacillus species.
20,000 CFU/ml mixed gram positive flora. 
What's it mean?

Means contaminated: Urine specimen from the surrounding area around urethra (opening where the urine comes out from). You may want to repeat the test, if your doctor still wants that, get a clean catch specimen, which entails cleansing the area first, passing some urine, then obtain a midstream urine sample, follow the lab instructions for that, best wishes ...Read more

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How deep do I have to put the swab on an urogenital swab test for a STI check? Doctor said just the tip, is that true?

How deep do I have to put the swab on an urogenital swab test for a STI check? Doctor said just the tip, is that true?

STD testing: Swab testing of the urethral lining can find certain difficult to prove infections. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are such stds and cannot be identified by blood or urine.
The swab portion should be inserted completely, gently twisted a little. The entire swab is then immediately removed and placed in the preservative in the tube. ...Read more

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Leukocytes in urine. Urine culture mixed urogenital flora 10,000-25,000. Frequent urination. Did not respond to antibiotic. What does this mean?

Leukocytes in urine. Urine culture mixed urogenital flora 10,000-25,000. Frequent urination. Did not respond to antibiotic. What does this mean?

Mixed flora: Hi Ashley. If you have "mixed flora" in the urine — even with leukocytes (or white cells) — it may mean that the specimen was not a "clean catch" specimen. There are other signs in the test to help determine this. If a urinary tract infection (UTI) is still a consideration, a repeat urine test and culture could be considered. ...Read more

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URINE CLEAN CATCH 8,000 CFU/ML GR. B BETA HEMOLYTIC STREP <10,000 CFU/ML MIXED UROGENITAL FLORA Doc did not give abx for this. What does it mean?

URINE CLEAN CATCH 8,000 CFU/ML GR. B BETA HEMOLYTIC STREP
<10,000 CFU/ML MIXED UROGENITAL FLORA
Doc did not give abx for this. What does it mean?

No infection.: Strep often colonlizes the genital tract without causing infection; it doesn't require treatment when found in the urine or on a genital swab unless you're pregnant. Mixed flora means the urine sample you gave was contaminated with bacteria from your genital skin/hair and doesn't indicate infection. If you are having painful urination, frequency, or urgency, get re-tested. ...Read more

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I suffer from UTI'S and I am on Vagifem pessaries as doctor thinks it is urogenital atrophy. Would Redbush tea be safe and affect estrogen adversely.

I suffer from UTI'S and I am on Vagifem pessaries as doctor thinks it is urogenital atrophy. Would Redbush tea be safe and affect estrogen adversely.

Recurrent UTIs: Tea is not likely to affect you adversely or provide benefit. Recurrent UTIs should be investigated. A urine culture should be done each time testing the bacteria and its sensitivity to antibiotics. Vaginal atrophy can contribute to UTIs and the Estrogen therapy may help ...Read more

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"Hello Doctor! I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital?"

"Hello Doctor! I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital?"

No effect: Hi. Vitamin D has no effect on erectile performance. It also has no urogenital side effects. It is good for you nevertheless, and most people who work indoors in the daytime should be taking it. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hello Doctor! I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital?

Hello Doctor! 
I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? 
If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital?

Vit D: Adequate levels of Vitamin D are important for many health benefits. Your body naturally makes Vitamin D when you are exposed to sunlight. If you live in an area that is usually cloudy, you may need extra vitamin D. That said, it does not directly affect erectile function. Too much Vitamin D can cause illness. Too little can increase cardiovascular disease risk which can affect ED ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: neoplasm?

What is the definition or description of: neoplasm?

Neoplasm: A neoplasm is a mass-produced by the abnormal growth of tissue. Neoplasms can be benign or malignant. Both types of neoplasms can be serious depending on where they are located. Benign neoplasms in a confined space (such as the brain in the skull) can produce serious consequences. Obviously malignant neoplasms can also be very serious. ...Read more

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How many people have spindle cell neoplasm?

How many people have spindle cell neoplasm?

It is not rare: Spindle neoplasms are often labeled sarcomas which are an uncommon class of cancers, yet they make up about 10, 000 to 12, 000 cases in the us per year. ...Read more

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What agents inhibit the growth of neoplasm?

What agents inhibit the growth of neoplasm?

Many.: Malignant tumors can be treated with any number of chemotherapy agents including doxorubicin, cytoxan, taxol, taxotere, 5fu, vincristine, vinblastine, bleomycin, methotrexate, Gemzar and Navelbine (vinorelbine) and Cisplatin to name a few. Which agents are used depends upon the type of tumor being treated. Other modalities can also have an effect on tumors- radiation therapy, hyperthermia, cryosurgery, etc. ...Read more

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What does skin neoplasm of uncertain behavior mean?

What does skin neoplasm of uncertain behavior mean?

Unpredictable: This means the doctor is not able to predict what it is(other than saying it is a cancer) so he/she can not predict its future behavior. ...Read more

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Neoplasm of lymphoid tissue, what is the medical term?

Neoplasm of lymphoid tissue, what is the medical term?

Lymphomas/Leukemias: Lymphomas like Hodgkin's/Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma OR some Leukemia of lymphoid cell lines like CLL(chr lymphocytic leukemia], ALL/acute lymphoblastic leukemia etc ...Read more

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I have a question about a neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin.

I have a question about a neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin.

Unclear question: Tell us more about what actually you have noticed or been told?. Where all is your tumor located? Is it more than one spot? How about tests of your body...do these show tumor anywhere other than in the skin?.... Such details will help us to guide you further. What did your doctor suggest you to do next? ...Read more

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Is hurtle cell neoplasm defined as cancer?

Is hurtle cell neoplasm defined as cancer?

Not necessary: Hurtel cell neoplasm can be adenoma (not cancer) or carcinoma (cancer). There is not much difference between the two in regard to age, sex, or history of head and neck radiation. However, hurtle cell carcinoma (cancer) tends to be larger (4.0 +/- 0.4 cm) compared with hurtle cell adenoma (2.4 +/- 0.2 cm). ...Read more

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What is intraductual papillary mucinous neoplasm.

Terminology: A tumor that is confined to the ducts of the organ and is making mucus. Such neoplasms are not cancers in the traditional sense, but may exist with cancer and may be precancerous. ...Read more