Q. My urine report shows the presence of albumin and RBCs. What is your opinion?

Answered by
Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Oct 30, 2019 and last reviewed on: Nov 06, 2019

Hello doctor,

I have problem in my urine reports.

The report shows:

Albumin: +++.

Sugar: nill.

Pus cells: plenty.

Epithelial cells: plenty.

RBC's: 4-6.

Urine culture: No bacterial growth after 48hrs at 37c.

Please give suggestions.

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Family Physician General Practitioner


Welcome to icliniq.com.

I can understand your concern. You have proteinuria and hematuria. It can be due to urinary tract infection, but that can be ruled out here since you have not passed any pus cells or epithelial cells.

I will recommend you to immediately get a CT KUB (computerized tomography scan of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder) done because you seem to be having an underlying kidney ailment. You also have some hematuria since you are passing RBCs (red blood cells) in the urine. There are diseases such as nephritic syndrome, membranous glomerulonephritis, etc.

It can also be due to some immunological disorders. However, we should rule out kidney ailments first. You should also seek a nephrologist opinion once your CT KUB reports are ready. You should also get your RBS (random blood sugar) levels checked and get an LFT (liver function test) done.

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