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Can UTI culture tests see if your kidneys are alright?

Can UTI culture tests see if your kidneys are alright?

Urine culture: A urine culture is only helpful in ruling out urinary tract infection. Other kidney problems require different testing. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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


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What tests needed to diagnose kidney infection? Will it detect through urine analysis?

What tests needed to diagnose kidney infection? Will it detect through urine analysis?

Pyelonephritis: Kidney infections are usually heralded with fever, flank pain of significant severity, rapid pulse and respirations and can be a medical emergency. If you are talking, however, about a simple UTI this is usually manifest by increased frequency of urination and pain on urination and possibly pain over the bladder. Urinalysis is often helpful, but most important is history and physical exam. ...Read more

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How to check if somebody nas candida? Blood test? Urine?

How to check if somebody nas candida? Blood test? Urine?

Doctor exam: Candida occurs normally on the skin and mouth and GI tract , women's genital tract. Exam by an md is needed along with tests occasionally candida causes a life threatening infection in the bloodstream, in postoperative and critically i'll patients with complex illnesses diagnosis of candida is made by md or blood tests, chronic candida syndrome had not been scientifically proven. ...Read more

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Will smoking pot while nursing hurt my baby? Will the doctor test my baby at her checkups and take her if she test positive?

Will smoking pot while nursing hurt my baby? Will the doctor test my baby at her checkups and take her if she test positive?

Yes: Because of her small body surface area, she'll absorb more thc than an adult, especially since she's both passively smoking it & getting it through breast milk. Her development & her safety are both harmfully impacted when you & she are stoned; legally, it's considered child endangerment. If she suffers accidental injury or death, drug screening will be done in an er. ...Read more

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Would urine culture & sensitivity test at first antenatal appointment show chlamydia ect?Midwife didn't give me a pap test but took blood and urine.

Would urine culture & sensitivity test at first antenatal appointment show chlamydia ect?Midwife didn't give me a pap test but took blood and urine.

Maybe: Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis or other STDs can only be detected if you look for them. Specialized lab material & personnel time is required. The routine prenatal urinalysis or culture looks for regular germs. Urine could be used to detect chlamydia & gonorrhea if they submit it for the extra testing. The blood could be screened for evidence of several germs (syphilis, herpes) ...Read more

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33 weeks pregnant urine sample possible uti, is it safe for baby to take prescribed antibiotics before sample confirmed of uti?

33 weeks pregnant urine sample possible uti, is it safe for baby to take prescribed antibiotics before sample confirmed of uti?

Clinical diagnosis: It sounds like your doctor made a clinical judgment based on the information available at the time of your visit. We often do this when the symptoms match the findings on physical examination or office testing. If we will feel there is enough information available to make a reasonable medical decision then we move forward with treatment prior to waiting on confirmatory testing ...Read more

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Blood tests negative, feeling baby kick, how can I determine my pregnancy using other blood tests. Fibroids make them not see anything on ultrasound.

Unlikely scenario: Fetal movements are not usually detectable to the mother until at least 16 weeks. By this time, no amount of fibroids should obscure the fetus. In general, even an early gestational sac should be visible by ultrasound in the setting of most fibroids. The blood test used for pregnancy is very sensitive and accurate. False negative tests are extremely rare. Discuss with your ob. ...Read more

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Will an untreated UTI harm your newborn baby?

Will an untreated UTI harm your newborn baby?

If the UTI: is in the baby, yes it can be very harmful! If in you, not harmful. ...Read more

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I have suspected hyperthyroidism due to general routine blood tests. What further tests will my doctor carry out to confirm this?

I have suspected hyperthyroidism due to general routine blood tests. What further tests will my doctor carry out to confirm this?

Hyperthyroidism: Blood test are accurate to identify the height level of thyroid hormone level but we need to find the etiology of this. You can request for an ultrasound and nuclear scan of thyroid next. ...Read more

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Would midwife check urine for chlamydia/gonorrhoea if they didn't give you a pap test at antenatal booking?

Would midwife check urine for chlamydia/gonorrhoea if they didn't give you a pap test at antenatal booking?

Hard to say: The routine screenings common to various clinics or providers vary.In some, these are done as part of every exam, in others, it may only be done if requested. It would be reasonable to call in and ask if it was done, and schedule another visit if you feel the need for the testing. ...Read more

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My doc refused to do urinary PCR to check for scrotal tb, he insists mantoux test is accurate enough. Is mantoux test reaaly that sensitive?

My doc refused to do urinary PCR to check for scrotal tb, he insists mantoux test is accurate enough. Is mantoux test reaaly that sensitive?

Why?: Like me, your doctor probably wonders why on earth you think you have scrotal tb. A mantoux test is a good test for determining whether you harbor the TB bacillus. If it's negative, you should probably look for another explanation for whatever is bothering your scrotum. ...Read more

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What blood tests will dr do to detect cmv?

What blood tests will dr do to detect cmv?

Antibody tests: Can be done - igm for acute infection and igg for prior exposure. We use an antigenemia assay for monitoring in our bmt patients. Many centers use a pcr assay. ...Read more

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My doctor ordered a urine cytology test due to hematuria. He ordered it done on 24 hr urine sample. Lab says not 24hr test. Who's right?

My doctor ordered a urine cytology test due to hematuria. He ordered it done on 24 hr urine sample.  Lab says not 24hr test.  Who's right?

Usually: Urine cytology is a one time test, where you send a sample immediately to the cytology/pathology lab without having to collect 24 hours worth of urine. ...Read more

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What tests would an urgent care doctor do if he suspected a kidney infection (x-ray, ct, just blood and urine?

What tests would an urgent care doctor do if he suspected a kidney infection (x-ray, ct, just blood and urine?

Depends on symptoms: A very mild infection could be treated by testing urine only. To determine if the patient is sicker, has a kidney stone or swelling in the kidney, blood tests, ultrasound or cat scan may be added. ...Read more

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Can vaginitis give you urgency to urine? They did find some bacteria in my urine culture. I'm taking medication, but still feel need to urine.

Can vaginitis give you urgency to urine? They did find some bacteria in my urine culture. I'm taking medication, but still feel need to urine.

Yes: It is possible that you have a bladder infection and a vaginal infection. And yes, a vaginal infection can cause symptoms of frequency and burning. Also, the antibiotics for the UTI will increase the chance of a vaginal yeast infection. Consider treating with a vaginal yeast cream at the same time. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more