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White Blood Cell In Urine Sediment
Lab data: Without a full medical history and physical exam cannot possibly theorize about what this may be. It certainly indicates a need for further investigation and should not be ignored. Good luck. ...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
WBCs in urine: WBC's in the urine are commonly associated with infection or inflammation of the urinary tract. Urine infection (UTI), kidney infection (pyelonephritis), and kindey stones are common causes. Inflammation of the bladder wall (cystitis) is also common. Less common causes are things like nephrotic syndromes and allergic interstitial nephritis. ...Read more
I have slightly high white blood cell count and very high levels of protiens in my urine. What does this mean?
If bag for babies urine sample was contaminated can high level of white blood cell test be false?Also second bag for culture make test false neg?
No bags!!: If there is a significant concern for a urine infection in a baby, a bag specimen should never be used. It's akin to pooping on an area before a culture is collected instead of a nice sterile clean sight. The baby should be catheterized with a tiny feeding tube or small cath tube and a truly clean specimen obtained. So many false positives from dirty specimens and then unclear results. ...Read more
White blood cell is 1+ and red is 2+ i did both urine and blood test and my blood sugar is high what should I do.?
See Dr. for workup.: You could have a number of things going on here. High sugar in urine and blood point to a diabetes issue with renal impairment, while white cells mean a possible imfection. Red blood cells could indicate kidney issues. So the best course is to go to your doctor and get a complte work-up with more tests to see what is going on whether it is a kidney issue, infection, diabetes, or something else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does high white blood cell but no nitrites in urine mean? My urine culture came back clean but have high white blood cell count.
Can steroid abuse cause high white blood cell count and protein in your urine ? My white blood cell count is 15
Maybe but...: Our first concern is to rule out a serious infection (is your peripheral smear abnormal? Are the white cells primitive / angry-looking? Do you have symptoms?) and real kidney disease (how much protein, is it mostly albumin?) i hope you'll reconsider anabolic steroid use (if it's this kind of steroid); every guy i know who's tried this has regretted it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Toddler had high white blood cell count in urine after fever of 102.5 for 5 days but no bacteria grew on culture. What could cause this ?
Urine test showed white blood cells in urine but no infection. Blood test showed low white blood cell count. Any correlation?
No: They do not correlate.Get a more detailed answer ›
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