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Pus cells in urine and burning sensation during urination

Hello! My grandfather is 74 yrs. old. He s having high fever since 2 3 days. His urine test report shows pus cells count of around 25. From the last month or so he has a burning sensation during urination.
Asked On : Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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Hello and welcome to health care magic!!
He has developed a urinary tract infection i suggest you start him on antibiotics immediately at his age it could lead to complications.let him drink lot of water and fluids.
Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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Hi Dear
I need to know the general health of your grandfather. Is he hypertensive or diabetic etc? if we rule out any serious renal disorder like pyuria then we can simply put him on a course of antibiotics . That will take care of the pus cell in urine. Drink plenty of water and take rest.Good Luck!!!!!!!
Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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No, he's not hypertensive or diabetic. He does have age related weakness and suffer from mild fever every other month normally. He also went for ultrasound and the first report suggested an enlarged prostrate but the latest report (today) showed that prostrate was normal.

His urine test report from February (around 22nd) displayed only 1-2 pus cells. But the latest report (2 days) showed around 25 pus cells.

His legs often swell when he sits cross legged for a long duration. We don't know the cause but it's been happening since a few years.
Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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Hi Ishan
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He needs antibiotics immediately but chosen carefully. No tetracyclines or any group that can be renal toxic. Thats good news kidneys are not affected in Ultrasound. Contact your doctor for therapy.
Good luck!!!!!!
Answered: Wed, 23 Mar 2011
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