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Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Possible infection: Leukocytes can mean infection; protein in the urine is not normal - see your internist for a urinalysis, culture and full evaluation. ...Read more

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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 exactly does it mean if blood, protein, and leukocytes are present in urine?

What exactly does it mean if blood, protein, and leukocytes are present in urine?

Several issues: Blood (hamturia) and leukocytes (wbc's in the urine) are common signs of a uti, and you should be evaluated and possibly treated with antibiotics. Protein could be a sign of high blood pressure, posible diabetes, or a simple finding of early kidney disease. Have yourself examined and treated as necesary and then get a follow-up urine as part of the process. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had a UTI and a urine test found blood, protein and leukocytes should I be worried?

Had a UTI and a urine test found blood, protein  and leukocytes should I be worried?

Probably: If your urine showed protein, blood and leukocytes, it is highly suspicious for infection, although, the most sensitive of the measurements is the presence of nitrites. A culture may help in confirmation of the infection. ...Read more

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What exactly does blood & protein in urine mean when kidney test says normal?

What exactly does blood & protein in urine mean when kidney test says normal?

Blood and protein: Blood (b) in your urine( u) is an abnormal finding. Protein (p) in your urine is abnormal when it is > 80 mg/day. Your lab work may be normal when b and p first appear in your u. Do a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance and protein and have a renal ultrasound (us). If the us doesn't show any bleeding site, have cystoscopy. If you have > 1 gram of protein/day, you may need a kidney biopsy. ...Read more

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What could cause a female, 60 years, to have moderate, sharp lower pelvic pain? Urine is clear, no blood, protein, sugar in it, pH 6.5.

What could cause a female, 60 years, to have moderate, sharp lower pelvic pain?  Urine is clear, no blood, protein, sugar in it, pH 6.5.

Pelvic pain: There are lots of reasons for acute pelvic pain in a woman in the menopause. Since it is not a urinary tract infection, you need to be worked up for ovarian cyst, irritable bowel, kidney stone and many other things. ...Read more

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I've been seeing blood in my urine since last sept. No infec. Doc said was ok. Know I have large amount of blood & protein in urine. What know?

I've been seeing blood in my urine since last sept.  No infec. Doc said was ok. Know I have large amount of blood & protein in urine. What know?

Kidney stones: There are many causes for this disorder and it can affect any part of your urinary tract. A kidney stone may not cause pain, but can cause blood in the urine and persistent urge to urinate. Imaging test (ct) will support or deny the diagnosis. Rec.: see a nephrologist asap. It is very rare for kidney stones to cause kidney failure, but cases were reported in the past. ...Read more

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I have continued blood, protein and sometimes leukocytes in my urine over the last 4 months. 50% of my urine cultures come back normal though. ?

I have continued blood, protein and sometimes leukocytes in my urine over the last 4 months. 50% of my urine cultures come back normal though. ?

Get checked: Persistent blood should be explained. You need to see a urologist to have them do further tests such as cystoscopy to examine in more detail. ...Read more

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Burning urination.Trace blood/protein in U/A. Negative culture. Urine was in bladder for 3 hrs before sample. Was that long enough for accurate test?

Burning urination.Trace blood/protein in U/A.  Negative culture. Urine was in bladder for 3 hrs before sample. Was that long enough for accurate test?

Get urine rechecked: With trace blood in urine, would make sure that a microscopic analysis was done to prove that there was truly blood in the urine as dipstick testing can produce false positives at times. If micro exam not done, repeat urinalysis with this. Also, would get urine tested for T mycoplasma/ureaplasma organisms as this can cause urinary discomfort as well. ...Read more

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I have constant blood , protein and nitrates in urine after being septic from polyneufritus and acute uti. What could possibly be the cause?

I have constant blood , protein and nitrates in urine after being septic from polyneufritus and acute uti.  What could possibly be the cause?

Pylonephritis...: Blood, protein and nitrates persistent in the urine under any circumstances is concerning. Following acute infections, it is of even more concern. Please visit your fp, internist, or a nephrologist. Barring this your local er. If the infection is cleared, then damage or other causes effecting the kidney may be ongoing. You may have continued infection. See a doc now. ...Read more

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I have undiagnosed illness last 6mth. Urine consistently high wbc, blood & protein. Bad flank pain. Would anything cause this except urinary issue?

I have undiagnosed illness last 6mth. Urine consistently high wbc, blood & protein. Bad flank pain. Would anything cause this except urinary issue?

UTI or Kidney stones: Most likely due to urinary tract infection or kidney stones. Other possibilities are any condition related to other organs in the pelvic area. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more