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White dust like particles floating in urine, took medication for a previous UTI. What could this be ?

I am 32 yr old female who has noticed white dust like particles floating in my urine. About a month ago I had a uti and received antibiotics which cleared up the lower back pain and stinky urine. I think the urine still smells a bit. I also think the particles were there from before but am not sure. What could this be? I live on a boat and have to walk to use the bathroom, so I don't go instantly after I need to. Should I be running to the bathroom right away?
Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have Chronic UTI.

Since you are living on boat it is not possible for you to get your Urine culture done to find out the organisms causing this infection and to take appropriate antibiotics as per sensitivity report.

The white particles in the urine are due to shedding off of mucosal lining of the bladder due to infection.
Please take broad spectrum antibiotics if available on boat and ensure to drink more water to keep your urine dilute.
Get urine culture done whenever you get chance to be on sea shore for 4-5 days ,Consult qualified health personnel and take antibiotic as per culture report.
Answered: Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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