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For what reason are there no white blood cells in urine with urinary tract infection?

Unlikely to be the. Case. Only the extreme case of a person with profound leukopenia may one not see white blood cells in urine with urinary tract infection. White cells may not be seen if the urine was not preserved properly and the WBC disintegrated. Read more...

I have white blood cells in my urine does it mean I have a infection yet?

How many. Up to maybe 5 white cells in the urine is normal. If there are more in a woman, the first concern is contamination from the vagina. Your physician is the one who needs to decide whether and how to treat a possible urinary tract infection, especially considering your symptoms and signs and whether you have proteinuria to correlate with the white cells. Read more...

If there are white blood cells in the urine, does that mean I have an infection or something else?

Could be. Pyuria or elevated wbcs in urine can mean infection, inflammation or stones. Infections can be in the urine, prostate, epididymis or elsewhere. This should be more fully evaluated with a urine culture and a visit to a urologist. Read more...
Inflammation. Though infections typically demonstrate white blood cells (wbc's) in the urine (also known as pyuria) , pyuria is also seen in other situations such as irritation from a urinary catheter, or in excessive wbc's in the blood such in leukemias. For uti's, pyuria is accompanied by other symptoms such as pain on urination, increased frequency and urinary hesitation. Read more...

What can cause white blood cells in my urine without an infection?

Many reasons. Here is a great article: "http://www.just-health.net/White-Blood-Cells-In-Urine.html" Some causes might be cystitis, Interstitial Cystitis, Kidney Stones, Urinary System Obstruction, excess exercise, some medications, cancer & some blood disorders. Read more...