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White blood cells found in urine sample, waiting for urine cultures to come back. What does this mean?

Ask the Dr. A few WBC is normal. You neglected to include enough information for any answer. How many WBC? Symptoms? Other findings in urine? Without the answers to these questions the result of the culture is useless. There are varieties of urinary infections. For simple cystitis in a young, sexually active woman, a culture is not indicated. For an elderly woman with no symptoms the culture is useless. Read more...

I have white blood cells in my urine sample, and they said it's not an urinary tract infection, what else could it be?

Genital infection? Women often have elevated WBC in urine because of contamination of the sample with genital fluids. WBC are common in vaginal fluids, for example, often (but not always) because of infections like yeast and STDs. Also, symptoms of yeast and STDs often are similar to UTI. If you are sexually active and not tested recently for gonorrhea and chlamydia, make sure your doctor knows and get tested. Read more...

White blood cells and low pH in my urine sample after being diagnosised with an UTI an finished Taking ciprofloxacin for a week. What could I have?

Urine infection. Bladder infections in some women can be very stubbord especially if you have "interstitial" infection . See a urologist with special expertise in GYN/UROLOGY Hope this helps Dr Z. Read more...