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What Do 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 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
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
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
I have 80% crenated red blood cells in urine. Is this means it is a renal source or it also be from bladder. Micro hematuria for more than 6 yrs?
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
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
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
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
In urine analysis, hemoglobin --- trace, red blood cells --- occasional, becteria --- few, calcium oxalate cryst --- +2. What does they mean?
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.?
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
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
Getting Pus cells and Red blood cells in urine sample 02-04/HPF and some times Ca Oxalate 01-0/HPF constantly from 5 years? What does this show
Healthy 32 yro woman, white/red blood cells in urine, only symptom low back pn. Plain xray looks clear. Doc says uti, but no burning when urinating?
I'm 5 weeks postpartum with high leukocytes but no nitrates or red blood cells in urine. Minor irritation when urinating, no other symptoms. Any ideas?
Do a urine culture: There might be an infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
1+ occult blood and 4-10 red blood cells in my urine what could be the cause? Don't know what else to add
Red cells in urine: You have microhematuria, it can have multitude of causes and medical guidelines require that you have a workup. ...Read more