What does white blood cells in urine mean?

Leukocytes = WBCs. White blood cells in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this.

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Please explain what does white blood cells in urine mean?

White cells in urine. WBC's in urine mean inflammation anywhere in the urine collecting system, starting from the outer part of genitals all the way up to the kidneys. Usualy infection is the frequest cause, but other causes of inflammation like stones, dehydration may cause white cells to show in urine. Get your urine retested after hydration fo further treatmetn options. Read more...

What does it mean if there are white blood cells in my urine?

White blood cells. White blood cells are not normally found in the urine. Leukocytes/wbcs indicate that inflammatory/infectious process is occurring, especially if rbcs are not present to support the idea of whole blood in the urine. Lab findings must be taken in a clinical context; we need to know what symptoms, issues, or other info available if any to help evaluate. Read more...

What can it mean having white blood cells in your urine and how should I deal?

White cells in Urine. White cells in urine mean inflammation some where in the urinary system. Most commonly it is due to infection, starting from the outer genital area all the way upto the kidneys. Besides infection, other causes of inflammation like stones, anywhere in the urinary system can also cause WBC's in urine. The best thing is to repeat the test after good hydration and persue it with your treating doctor. Read more...

What could white blood cells in my blood and two weeks later in my urine mean?

Possible UTI. White blood cells are not common in the urine unless there is a kidney or bladder infection. You should have another urine test to determine whether bacteria is the cause of your White blood cells in the urine. 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...