What causes presence of WBC and RBC in urine?
You have UTI
Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have been posted for surgery of Joint Replacement and your routine urine test revealed presence of WBC and RBC in urine suggesting mild UTI..
This is normal to have mild UTI in females at this age and can be overcomed by taking appropriate antibiotics for q aweek,
Please get your routine urine test and urine culture done to find out the organisms causing this infection and antibiotics to which they are sensitive to.
Please take broad spectrum antibiotics like Cefiexime along with urinary antiseptic like Nitrofurantoin twice daily and urine alkaliser thrice daily.Later on switch on to appropriate antibiotics as per culture report.
Get the prescription of medicines from your family Physician.
Ensure to drink more water.To keep your urine dilute.
After taking an antibiotics for a week Operating Surgeon mostly will not hesitate to go ahead with surgery .
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.
Taking medicine will help to eradictate infection .
Thanks for follow up.Taking Nitrofurantoin will eradicate infection,
Repeat your urine test and culture after completion of taking medicines .
It will be definitely normal and you will not to worry about postponement of surgery that has been planned on 5th August.
Thanks and Regards.
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