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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   why pus cells in urine
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how many pus cells are there in the urine
User :   3 to 5
User :   why does they occure
Doctor :   3 to 5 per high power field ?
Doctor :  
3 to 5 /HPF ?
User :   it is not mention on the report
User :   I had adoration 3 week ago, is this the reason for pus cell
Doctor :   presence of 3 to 5 pus cells is normal

User :   but i have a pain in the lower abdoman
Doctor :   if it is more than 5 pus cells with symptoms than it is considered as uti
User :   i was four month pragnent
Doctor :  
do you have pain while passing urine?
User :   no
Doctor :   in this case urine culture is necessary
User :   How it will cure , and i have just checked out my report. pus cell are HPF
Doctor :   was urine culture and sensitivity test done?
User :   i had the culture test three month age, and i want to ask one thing
User :   Is the safe having physical intimate with my husband in this stage after the 3 week of abortion
Doctor :  
since there is suspicion of possible infection it is better to use preventive methods like use of condom
User :   some time we do anal sex, is this safe in this situtation ?
Doctor :   it is not safe in this situation
User :   why ? can you expain,
User :   explain
Doctor :  
first of all anal sex is not hygienic at all and it is not advisable
Doctor :   most of the urinary tract infection is because of fecal contamination
Doctor :  
and in the present situation anal sex will open up gates for infection for bladder as well as uterus
User :   What is the reason for having the pus cell & what is fecal contamination,
Doctor :  
i already said 3 to 5 pus cells are normal
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and more than that it indicates infection
User :   if they increase then what is the reason behind this,
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User :   for how much time it is not adviceable to have phycial intimation after the abortion
Doctor :   2 to 4 weeks

User :   till now we don't have the vaginal sex
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User :   is this safe after 4 weeks
Doctor :  
if the infection is not there
Doctor :   Hi
User :   ok.
User :   and we use condom while having the anal sex, is this still not safe
Doctor :   Condoms helps in protecting the sexually transmitted disease, but
Doctor :  
if there is a failure either by means of tear or condom slippage, there are high chances of transmission of the infection as \
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compared to
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vaginal sex.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   ok... and what sort of infection cause if we do anal sex.. we usaly don't do this.
User :   related to vaginal
Doctor :  
The exact infections which can occur can only be diagnosed only after a culture test.
Doctor :  
It is usually the enterococcus/Ecoli that cause the infections.
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Apart from these if your partner has been infected by those organisms that are sexually transmitted such as HIV, HPV, Syphillis,
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You are at risk of contacting these infections too.\
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   as we are not having a veginal sex since 3 week. still are the chance for having blader infection and all
User :   Yes we followd,
User :   we are HIV NEGATIVE
Doctor :  
The most common mode of bladder infection is via sexual intercourse.
Doctor :  
It include all the types of sexual practise, that is'
Doctor :  
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Apart from these
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Bladder infections can be secondary to
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personal hygeine, a systemic viral infections
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and rarely it can occur due to a infective focci from other organ.
User :   we will have to wait for sexual intercourese till the infection will be cured,.
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   what is focci
Doctor :  
It is in the best interest of your partner.
Doctor :  
The last option may not be applicable in your case.
User :   can it be transmitted to my husband ( pus cell )
Doctor :  
You must be in the hospital bed if this was possibility.
User :   sorry i dnt understand
Doctor :   If you indulge in sexual intercourse now during the time of infection, there are possibility that you can be transmitting the infection.
Doctor :   The last mode of transmission of infection
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will occur if there is an sepsis.
User :   what is sepsis
Doctor :   Sepsis in simple terms means there infective organism is in the blood.
Doctor :  
This can spread to all the organs including the bladder.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
It is associated with high grade fever
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breathing difficulties,
User :   we dnt hav any above prob
Doctor :  
reduced pulse rate and BP.
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hence it is a potentially dangerous situation.
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That is why I had mentioned you will be in the hospital bed probably in the ICU
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If you were to be having this condition.
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