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Does Presence Of RBC In Urine Indicate Urethritis?

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Posted on Tue, 25 Oct 2016
Question: Can u have urethritis with microscopic blood but no pus.
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil (44 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes one can have RBC in urine without pus

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .
Presence of RBC in urine may be from
1) Inflammation of urethral mucus membrane
2) Inflammation of bladder (Cystitis)
3) Slight oozing from superficial,veins on the surface of Enlarged Prostate .

Pus cells are detected microscopic examination of urine whenever there is severe bacterial infection any where in Urinary Tract from kidney ,ureter or bladder.

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions , I shall be happy to help you .
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.

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Does Presence Of RBC In Urine Indicate Urethritis?

Brief Answer: Yes one can have RBC in urine without pus Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for query . Presence of RBC in urine may be from 1) Inflammation of urethral mucus membrane 2) Inflammation of bladder (Cystitis) 3) Slight oozing from superficial,veins on the surface of Enlarged Prostate . Pus cells are detected microscopic examination of urine whenever there is severe bacterial infection any where in Urinary Tract from kidney ,ureter or bladder. Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions , I shall be happy to help you . Thanks and Regards. Dr.Patil.