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What does crenated & dysmorphic red blood cells in urine mean?

What does crenated & dysmorphic red blood cells in urine mean?

Blood Cells in urine: This simply suggests that you have some blood cells in urine. It is called hematuria and depending upon the amount of blood cells, your urine may be dark yellow, amber or red or darker. Based upn % of these cells in urine, associated symptoms, and other laboratory assessment, your doctor may determine the significance of these cells, as they may. Not necessaraily mean kidney disease. Keep hydrated! ...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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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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Found 55count protien and 3 red blood cells in urine what does this mean?

Found 55count protien and 3 red blood cells in urine what does this mean?

See nephrologist: Repeat urinalysis x 3 times-different time of the day.
Must see a kidney specialist.
Renal scan is an easy test to rule out many causes.
Drink filtered water-8-10 glasses/day
need to find the cause of proteinuria. ...Read more

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If red blood cells in urine sample are higher then normal [68.20 ] ; remaining urine test was normal; does this mean I had UTI or some thing eles?

If red blood cells in urine sample are higher then normal [68.20 ] ; remaining urine test was normal; does this mean I had UTI or some thing eles?

Maybe not UTI: Red cells in the urine, can be from trauma, kidney disease or disease of the urinary tract. They do not often appear in UTIs without White blood cells. I suggest that you have the test repeated and discuss the results with your physician. The most common cause is contamination of the urine with menstrual blood ...Read more

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

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

Infection: When there are both alot of rbc's and wbc's in the urine it usually indicates a bacterial infection either cystitis, prostatitis, urethritis or pyelonephritis. ...Read more

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

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

RBCs: If there are red blood cells 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 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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If ones urine analysis has red blood cells (per hpf.) as 0/1, pus cells (per hpf.) as 3/1 and epethelial cells as 7/1 what does it mean?

If ones urine analysis has red blood cells (per hpf.) as 0/1, pus cells (per hpf.) as 3/1 and epethelial cells as 7/1 what does it mean?

Urine analysis: There are many things that come together to diagnose a uti. The epithelial cell suggest a poor catch and contamination. Without voiding symptoms1 red cell and 3 white cells can be normal. >3 rbc/hpf in 2/3 specimines is the definition of microscopic hematuria and should be worked up with a urologist. Especially in a smoker. ...Read more

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What this mean when have red blood cells in my urine as I was told from my family doctor. It's this risk?

What this mean when have red blood cells in my urine as I was told from my family doctor. It's this risk?

Hematuria: This could be contamination from vaginitis. lack of estrogen in 53 y/o female causes this vaginitis. You should see a urologist who will obtain a sample of urine by strait catheter to prevent contaminations and the sample of urine will be cultured and examined. If the hematuria persist then further investigations will be needed ...Read more

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In urine analysis, hemoglobin --- trace, red blood cells --- occasional, becteria --- few, calcium oxalate cryst --- +2. What does they mean?

In urine analysis, hemoglobin --- trace, red blood cells --- occasional, becteria --- few, calcium oxalate cryst --- +2. What does they mean?

Crystalluria: Concerning the crystals and the blood, this can be due to poor water intake and a predisposition to develop crystals and kidney stones. For bacteria, sometomes it is a simple contamination other times it is urine infection (but usually you have other signs and symptoms). ...Read more

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Went to dr, I have to see radiology and urology, what does it mean to have blood in urine, elevated red blood cells. But no pain when urinanating.?

Went to dr, I have to see radiology and urology, what does it mean to have blood in urine, elevated red blood cells. But no pain when urinanating.?

Many things: However, when there is painless hematuria (blood in urine) a malignancy needs to be ruled out. If you have elevated red blood cells, could either be reactionary or pathologic. Another reason to keep your doctor appointments. Hope this helps. ...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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I have constant pain by my kidney and also have both white, & red blood cells in urine. What could be the cause?

I have constant pain by my kidney and also have both white, & red blood cells in urine. What could be the cause?

#1= infection, #2 =?: Obviously you've had a urinalysis. The next step would to go over this with your M.D. The question is what caused the infection, and is it secondary to other problems such as kidney stones, some other inflammatory process (of which there are many). Autoimmune diseases, reactions to medications are all possible. ...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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Epithelial cells and mucus present in urine, normal red blood cells and white blood cells in urine. No symptoms, possible causes?

Epithelial cells and mucus present in urine, normal red blood cells and white blood cells in urine. No symptoms, possible causes?

Need more info: How many red cells and how many white cells? Who asked for the test and why? Lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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What makes red blood cells go into your urine?

What makes red blood cells go into your urine?

Nephritis, stones, CA: Nephritis is inflammation of the filtering units.
Stones could cause bleed due to scratching the tissues.
Cancer also could bleed.
Also, urine infection sometimes causes blood in urine. ...Read more

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What does positive red blood cells in the urine?

See doctor: Hematuria can be cause from several problems including infection, kidney stones, kidney issues as well as bladder problems. It requires follow up to find out the causes. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I eat to remove red blood cells from urine?

Please tell me what can I eat to remove red blood cells from urine?

Wrong approach: You need to find why you have red cells in your urine. Magic foods aren't the answer to this or to most other health issues. You'll get a workup looking for stones, tumors and perhaps other health problems. About 1% of folks have thin GBM non-disease or some other cause of harmless blood in the urine. Don't try to treat this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can I add to remove red blood cells from urine?

Need diagnosis: RBCs in the urine in essence is bleeding somewhere in the kidney, ureter, bladder, or elsewhere in the genitourinary tract. Causes range from kidney stones to bladder infection to inflammation of the kidney to various tumors. Persistent blood in the urine no explained by an obvious cause like bladder infection needs evaluation to find the cause. ...Read more

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What causes red blood cells to come in urine?

Many causes: Bladder or kidney infection, kidney or bladder stone; interstitial cystitis; various kidney diseases (usually associated with protein in urine); cancer of bladder, kidney, prostste or urethra; benign microscoic hematuria. Should always be checked out. ...Read more

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What if u have squamous epithellal in urine 5h and red blood cells 11-30?

What if u have squamous epithellal in urine 5h and red blood cells 11-30?

RBC: Blood in your urine can be normal or abnormal depending on the circumstances. I would suggest you see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis. Good Luck ...Read more

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I m having red blood cells 5-7 hpf and pus cells 10 -12 hpf in my urine what's the reason?

I m having red blood cells 5-7 hpf and pus cells 10 -12 hpf in my urine what's the reason?

These: FINDINGS in a male generally indicate a mild infection in your urethra (urethritis) or prostate gland (prostatitis) and you should have a urine culture, in person exam and possible treatment!

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have red blood cells, blood and protein in my urine, pain under ribs what causes this please, ?

I have red blood cells, blood and protein in my urine, pain under ribs what causes this please, ?

See ur Dr right: Away. Your symptoms suggest infection and/or inflammation of ur kidneys. Take care! Http://www. Kidney. Org/atoz/content/glomerul. Cfm. ...Read more

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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