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Infant with difficulty in urination. Pus cells and albumin in urine. Is this normal?

my daughter is 8 n half months old...for the past 15 days she is having problems in passing urine...i guess its paining becoz of which she is crying....we have done a R/E and M/E of urine in which pus cell cont is 4-6 /hpf , epithilial cell cont is 3-4/hpf and albumin is found in it normal? what should be the pus cell and epithilial cell count??
Asked On : Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

Crying and paining while passing urine is due to passing concentrated urine, or any redness in local area, or due to urinary infection.

Look and examine in genital area for any redness or inflammation suggestive of local infections like fungal.

Give plenty of oral fluids to increase her urine output.

Presence of pus cells of 4 - 6/HPF is suggestive of probable urine infection, but urine culture to be done to see the presence of infection.

Therefore consult the Pediatrician for the examination and for investigations.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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