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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 white blood cells in urine mean?

What does white blood cells in urine mean?

Leukocytes = WBCs: White blood cells in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. ...Read more

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Please explain what does white blood cells in urine mean?

Please explain what does white blood cells in urine mean?

White cells in urine: WBC's in urine mean inflammation anywhere in the urine collecting system, starting from the outer part of genitals all the way up to the kidneys. Usualy infection is the frequest cause, but other causes of inflammation like stones, dehydration may cause white cells to show in urine. Get your urine retested after hydration fo further treatmetn options. ...Read more

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What could my urine colour mean?

Urine color: Urine color is affected by the level of your hydration, b vitamins, and eating certain foods like beets. ...Read more

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What does urine PC ratio 3.5:1 mean?

What does urine PC ratio 3.5:1 mean?

Test for proteinuria: Protein to creatinine ratio of 3.5:1 suggests significant proteinuria & certainly needs to be evaluated as can be associated with auto-immune nephritis, kidney damage, hypertension or diabetes. Best evaluated by a nephrologist. ...Read more

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My urine is hot, what does that mean?

My urine is hot, what does that mean?

Possible UTI: Could symptomatically signify a urinary tract infection which can easily be checked. Actual temperature of urine can not differ from your own core temperature. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my urine is hot?

What does it mean if my urine is hot?

Possible UTI: Could symptomatically signify a urinary tract infection which can easily be checked. Actual temperature of urine can not differ from your own core temperature. ...Read more

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What do crystals in childs urine mean?

What do crystals in childs urine mean?

Normal finding: The urine includes the debris discarded by the body and urate crystals are common.There are other occasional crystals like calcium oxylate, but in general you will seee some in the pee. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my urine is foggy?

What does it mean if my urine is foggy?

Can be normal: Foggy urine can be due to normal urinary sediment. Can be from protein in urine. However can also be a sign of infection. Would not be concerned unless you also have any UTI symptoms or ankle swelling. ...Read more

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If my urine is hot, what does that mean?

Possible UTI: Could symptomatically signify a urinary tract infection which can easily be checked. Actual temperature of urine can not differ from your own core temperature. ...Read more