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Have vaginal itching, abdominal pain, urine test shows leucocyte esterase positive. What does it indicate?

hi i just had my urine routine test.. some days before i has having itching in vagina .. so i thought to go for it.. also in my lower abdomen on right side if i press it.. i experience pain, i am married female 26 years old... my test says leucocyte esterase is positive pus cells 5-7 WBC/HPF epithelial cells ++ in fair numbers wht does it indicate please guide ?
Asked On : Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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Welcome to HCM,

Leucocyte esterase is marker of urinary tract infection.

As your urine contains 5-7 WBC/HPF and epithilial cells in fair number, leucocyte esterase positive result indicates urinary tract infection.

Your vaginal itching seems to be due to vaginal infection.

Tenderness in right side of lower abdomen can be due to PID.

You should consult your Gynecologist for examination and treatment.

Thanks for trusting Healthcaremagic and posting your query.

Hope you found my response to your query informative and helpful.

With good wishes,

Dr.Chandra Shekhar Sharma
Answered: Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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