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Urinary Disorders

Presence of pus, bacteria yeast in urine

08/07/2008

Question:

The test result: RBC 0-2/HPF, Pus 8-10/HPF, epith cell ++, Bacteria Yeast Present, Albumin Trace.

Do I have a serious problem? Doctor says drink plenty of water, but I want to know what does the result imply? Should I take some antibiotic?

Answer:

You may have a bladder infection and a urine culture is the only way to tell for sure. If the culture is positive and you have symptoms, your doctor would most likely place you on antibiotics.

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Response by:

Donald R Bodner, MD Donald R Bodner, MD
Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University