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What to do if I am 18 I had some symptoms of a UTI I went to the doctor and he sent me to do a blood and urine test what exactly is he looking for ?

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Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine
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In brief: Infection

He's looking for any evidence of infection- whether in your urine or in your blood.
This way, he will be able to tailor a treatment to your specifications. This may be seen as white blood cells in your urine, bacteria grown out of your urine, leukocyte esterase or nitrites in your urine, or an elevated white blood count in your blood.

In brief: Infection

He's looking for any evidence of infection- whether in your urine or in your blood.
This way, he will be able to tailor a treatment to your specifications. This may be seen as white blood cells in your urine, bacteria grown out of your urine, leukocyte esterase or nitrites in your urine, or an elevated white blood count in your blood.
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