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WBC in a urinalysis is 68 - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
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User :   yes
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   i was wondering what it means if your wbc in a urinalysis is 68
Doctor :   WBC are the White Blood cells , play a defense role against infection , there presence in urine in more number indicates possibility of infection
User :   the normal level is 0-5
Doctor :   yes,
User :   should i be concerned with it that hi
Doctor :   Next test advised in you is Urine culture and sensitivity test to see which bacteria has infected and what treatment has to be put
Doctor :   yes, its an infection and you have to be put on antibiotics
User :   is it just a uti
Doctor :   yes,
User :   why would the er be telling me i need to come in tonight for further tests
Doctor :   may be to ask for urine culture test
Doctor :   but morning sample is preferred
User :   my urine culture showed wbc 68,
Doctor :   no , urine culture tests shows which bacteria has infected
User :   they said that is abnormally high and indication for possibly something worse
Doctor :   its urine microscopy which shws WBSc
User :   my low back is swollen
User :   my bp is high
Doctor :   worse is infection
Doctor :   yes, when infection reaches kidney , changes in BP can be expecxted
User :   i have zero symptoms for a uti, no burning, no frequent urination, nothing except very fowl odor.
Doctor :   how about fever ?
Doctor :   DO you have fever ?
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