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If my cbc, stool culture & urinalysis comes back negative does that mean I have no urinary tract infection?

If my cbc, stool culture & urinalysis comes back negative does that mean I have no urinary tract infection?

No: Urinalysis (ua) is a 2 part test that uses a "dipstick" test and also microscopic examination of the urine. Ua results can suggest a urinary tract infection (uti), but the most specific test is a urine culture (ucx) test. This test takes 48 hours to get a final result. The best way to diagnose a UTI is to interpret the results from both ua and ucx. ...Read more

Complete Blood Count (Definition)

Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more


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Wbc in urine 92/ul then 18/ul after 1 day. Will creatinine of 159 umol/l normalize after urinary tract infection has been treated?

Wbc in urine 92/ul then 18/ul after 1 day. Will creatinine of 159 umol/l normalize after urinary tract infection has been treated?

Should: In some adults, recurrent utis may cause scarring in the kidneys, which over time can lead to renal hypertension and eventual kidney failure. Recurrent urinary tract infections, even in the kidney, almost never lead to progressive kidney damage in otherwise healthy women. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with pid. Cbc, WBC count and ESR blood tests are normal. Does thismean I do nit have pid? Can PID be misdiagnosed and with what?

Diagnosed with pid. Cbc, WBC count and ESR blood tests are normal.  Does thismean I do nit have pid?  Can PID be misdiagnosed and with what?

PID: You're talking about pelvic inflammatory disease, i hope. This is a local process and that may not necessarily reflect in cbc. Pids can co-exists with normal cbcs. Were you misdiagnosed with it or not, i cannot tell as more history and physical exam is needed. ...Read more

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My daughter 4 had a fever--urine results state she has small amount of hemoglobian and Lactose positive gram negative bacilli? urinary tract infection

My daughter 4 had a fever--urine results state she has small amount of hemoglobian and Lactose positive gram negative bacilli? urinary tract infection

Incomplete data: To properly label a 4 yo as a UTI you would need a clean catch or catheterized urine, and growth of 50,000 colonies/unit on a properly plated culture media. Just having pee with a germ in it doesn't qualify. The common squat pee collected in some offices is part vaginal wash out and will contain skin contaminant germs. This might or might not be a UTI. ...Read more

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Doctor is still waiting for the results of the swab and blood. What are the odds I have a urinary tract infection?

Doctor is still waiting for the results of the swab and blood. What are the odds I have a urinary tract infection?

UTI: Sorry to hear about your problem. Given the information you sent all I can say is that the chances are not zero. I specialize in this and here for next 2hours. Lets talk. ...Read more

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How can peritonitis result from urinary tract infection?

How can peritonitis result from urinary tract infection?

Not Sure It Can???: Peritonitis is inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity which typically occurs following the rupture of an internal organ (appendicitis, perf'd ulcer, diverticulitis, etc). Utis can ascend into the kidney, causing pyelonephritis, and even spread throughout the bloodstream causing urosepsis. In the absence of (traumatic) rupture of the bladder or rare infections (tb), peritonitis rare. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the symptoms of a urinary tract infection to disappear?

How long does it take for the symptoms of a urinary tract infection to disappear?

36 -72 hours: Provided bacteria causing UTI are sensitive to the antibiotic prescribed. Hence advice to have a urine culture done when UTI is diagnosed to insure that you are on the correct antibiotic. Symptoms can persists for weeks or months if not on or on wrong antibiotic. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a urinary tract infection and what are some good home remedies?

What are the symptoms of a urinary tract infection and what are some good home remedies?

Burning, frequency,: Urgency, bloody or cloudy urine are symptoms of bladder infection. If you develop flank pain or fever, it is a potentially serious kidney infection. Once an infection is established, you need to take antibiotics instead of home remedies. See a doctor for urine tests and proper antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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I think i might have a urinary tract infection, but i don't always feel the symptoms. There's time when i feel fine, and other times I have them.

You need symptoms.: A UTI is a clinical diagnosis . Otherwise, it's not an infection. A person can have asymptomatic bacteruria or else a pyuria ( white blood cells in the urine), otherwise, it's nit a infection. This is an important distinction since you do not need any antibiotics for asymptomatic bacteriura or pyuria. Excessive antibiotic use will eventually lead to antibiotic resistance. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more