Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
180 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Is the presence of WBC and ketones in urine harmful?

Hi there, I am 27, 5tf 7in and weigh 9st. I recently had a urine sample as I've been feeling unwell, was sick, had uspet stomach and pain in lower back. the initial tests showed that there was white blood cells and ketones but no protein. they've sent it off for further testing. is the white blood cells and ketones serious? thanks.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Medical Topics
General Surgeon 's  Response
Respected user , Hi

Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* This seems in relation wtih urinary infection .

* Recommended to take urine culture , fasting blood sugar , complete
blood counts and serum creatinine , acetone level .

Hope this will help you for sure .
Regards .
I find this answer helpful
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]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

I m 30 weeks pregnant but mearsuring at 33 weeks. Went to the doctor and they said they have found Ketones in my urine ? I ??m not gestational...

Recent questions on  Urinalysis

doctor1 MD

hello! doc. my son is 24 months old and in mid of Oct 2010 we found that his urine was red with no pain, but frequent urination and that also in...

doctor1 MD

Hi m f 22.... i missed my period gor more than 10 days took pregnancy urine test the result was negative then i took transvaginal scan there were...

doctor1 MD

I ve been under a great deal of stress lately and have been urinating quite frequently (10+ times a day), and have noticed that over half the time...

doctor1 MD

hi doctor..My brother (6 years old ) did a urine analysis at the morning in which the results show everything normal except RBC [8-10] with...

doctor1 MD

I am a 39 year male and I am urinating every 30 minutes to 1 hour. I don't have any pain or discoloration. Just concerned at how often im going I'd...

doctor1 MD

Had a urinalysis done Friday. WBC present, mucus present, bacteria none, leucocytes 6-10. Culture was then done and came back 10,000-50,000 cfu/ml...

doctor1 MD

I am having urinary irritation and also having discharge of white color substance