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High levels of white blood cells in urine. What could that mean?

High levels of white blood cells in urine. What could that mean?

Pyuria: White blood cells in urine usually are there because of an infection in the urinary tract. However, they can also be there in large numbers in a female when there is a vaginal infection or when she is having her period (always see red cells also in this situation). My best advice is to see your doctor and have a urine culture done to see what is going on. ...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 when you have blood in your urine?

What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

Many Possibilities: Blood in the urine could be due to infection, trauma to kidneys or bladder, kidney stones, or possibly tumor or renal disease. I would recommend follow up with your healthcare provider for any blood in your urine. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

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What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

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 more

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What does it mean when you are finding blood in your urine?

What does it mean when you are finding blood in your urine?

See a doctor: There are many causes for blood in your urine, including prostrate and bladder issues. Please go and see your doctor and have some tests done. ...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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What exactly does it mean when you have blood in your urine but urinalysis shows no infection?

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What exactly does it mean when you have blood in your urine but urinalysis shows no infection?

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 more

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Traces of blood in d urine means what?

Traces of blood in d urine means what?

Trace blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood 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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Faint blood in the urine what does it mean?

Faint blood in the urine what does it mean?

Various things: Bladder cancer or kidney cancer must be ruled out. If blood is visible, then there is a 25% chance of cancer being present. Once ruled out, bleeding could be an infection, stone, trauma, or abnormal blood vessels. ...Read more

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Urine test says blood 25 Ery/uL what does that mean?

Urine test says blood 25 Ery/uL what does that mean?

Microscopic hematuria: It means there are red blood cells in the urine. This is not normal, and needs to be evaluated. MAke sure to follow up with the doctor that ordered the test. If this was done at an urgent care setting, see a primary care doctor and bring the results. You need to be properly evaluated. Ask if a referral to a urologist is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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