Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
199 Doctors are Online

Pregnant, in third trimester, urinalysis showed protein trace, RBC, pus and epithelial cells. Worrisome?

hi i am 23 years old and currently 36weeks pregnant.. i just got my urinalysis result today.. MACROSCOPIC COLOR - yellow TRANSPARENCY - hazy REACTION - 6.0 SPECIFIC GRAVITY - 1.010 GLUCOSE - negative PROTEIN - trace MICROSCOPIC RBC - 5-8 PUS CELLS - 0-2 EPIT HELIAL CELL - few is there something wrong with that result? thanks!
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jun 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  299
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
OBGYN 's  Response
Having 5-8 pus cells in urine is worrisome, it means infection which is not yet symptomatic. since this infection can lead to complications esp during delivery, get a urine culture done and take antibiotic accordingly. Protein trace is a normal finding during pregnancy.
Answered: Sat, 30 Jun 2012
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor