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In a urininalysis, complete, what does RBC 4-10 (abn:a) that is in bold mean? The report also had occult blood 1+ (abn: a) there are no other symptoms to report other than extreme tiredness, which can be explained by work, stressors and possibly menopa

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Dr. Robert Andrews
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Both

Both mean the same thing: that there is a small amount of blood in your urine.
This can be due to urinary tract infection, kidney stones, contamination of the sample by menstrual blood, or--in a worst-case scenario--a tumor. If there is no sign of infection (they will probably check for bacteria), then your doctor will probably order some additional tests to look for stones. If there are none, he or she may get a ct scan with xray dye to be sure there is no evidence of a tumor.

In brief: Both

Both mean the same thing: that there is a small amount of blood in your urine.
This can be due to urinary tract infection, kidney stones, contamination of the sample by menstrual blood, or--in a worst-case scenario--a tumor. If there is no sign of infection (they will probably check for bacteria), then your doctor will probably order some additional tests to look for stones. If there are none, he or she may get a ct scan with xray dye to be sure there is no evidence of a tumor.
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