Urine Analysis

Urinalysis is the laboratory test of the urine that helps the doctor detect problems that show up in the urine. It can identify health conditions like urinary tract infection, diabetes, and kidney disease. The urine sample is evaluated by visual exam, dipstick test, and microscopic examination.

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My 7 year old daughter has repeated urine infections. How to clear it out?

Query: Hello doctor, My 7-year-old daughter has a urine infection. We have done a urine culture as well as regular analysis and found that there is an infection. She has had this problem for a long time. She has a bad habit of holding her urine for a long time until she can hold it no more. She also faces ...  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer a few questions- 1. From what age did she start having UTIs (urinary tract infections)? 2. How often does she get UTIs? 3. Does she have a fever now? 4. How is the general condition? Once this episode resolves, in my suggestion, she needs an ultrasound K...  Read Full »

I see a white or yellow odorless discharge. Is this normal before a period?

Query: Hi doctor,My period is due sometime this week, and I am seeing a white/ yellow discharge odorless. Is this normal? For sure, I am not pregnant because the last time I had sex was over three months ago, and I got my period every month after that. What can this be? Should I be worried, or is this norm...  Read Full »

Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms are suggestive of PID (pelvic inflammatory disease), which is quite common in sexually active women. It is advisable to have a USG (ultrasound) abdomen scan to rule out any other possibilities. Did you have any history of fever or any itching-like sens...  Read Full »

How many pus cells and RBCs can be present in urine in normal conditions?

Query: Hi doctor,My mother, 63 years old, is currently on the following medications: Tablet Eltroxin 50 for hypothyroid, tablet Olmezest 40, BP staying within 130 / 80 mm Hg, pulse 70 beats per minute most of the time, tablet Gemcal Plus daily, and tablet Lumia 60K once in a month for osteoarthritis of kne...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Most of the reports are within normal limits (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). Minor variations can occur with normal time. Urine can have 5-6 (red blood cells) RBCs and 4-6 pus cells which is normal. Previous urine cultu...  Read Full »

Why did I see blood in my urine even after taking antibiotics?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 48-year-old woman. Recently, I found blood in my urine, for which I had taken antibiotics. However, after a few days, there was blood noticed again. So, my urologist suggested a CT scan with a dye and cystoscopy. The test reports were normal. However, I have high blood pressure...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. Is the blood in urine gross hematuria or microscopic hematuria? Gross hematuria means the visible red color in the urine. Also, are there any other symptoms while urination? Since how many days are you having sympt...  Read Full »

Is blood in my urine due to excessive masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 64-year-old male. Since a long time, I masturbate daily, sometimes even more than once a day. Post masturbation, I started getting blood in my urine occasionally. Over the last two to three weeks, I have noticed more blood in the urine. Also, my frequency of urination has increa...  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you taking blood thinners? Do you smoke or drink? I suggest you get the following tests done: Urine routine analysis. Ultrasound KUB (Kidneys, Ureter, and Bladder). PSA (Prostate-specific antigen). Kindly revert with the test results. Thank you.   Read Full »

Combur 9 test showed blood in my urine. Do I have blood in my urine?

Query: Hi doctor, I did a urine test three months ago, and my doctor told me I had little traces of blood in my urine and should take the test three months later. So I bought a Combur 9 test and did it at home. I did the test three times and had the same results. So my question is, do I have blood in my ur...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and sorry for the discomfort. I saw the files you have attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). In the strip of RBC (red blood cells) that is erythrocytes, there is a color change roughly corresponding to 1+ in the color...  Read Full »

I got an ultrasound abdomen along with blood and urine tests. Can you diagnose?

Query: Hello doctor, I just wanted to ask for your diagnosis regarding my ultrasound, blood, and urine results. I have attached my results. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com I have seen the files you attached (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). 1. Hematology report: Normal RBC (red blood cell), Hb (hemoglobin), and WBC (white blood cell) count. The neutrophil count is elevated. However total WBC count is within rang...  Read Full »

What do sudden frequent urination and flank pain indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from frequent urination for the last two days and slight pain in the left side abdomen. The urine test found 10-15 hpf RBC and the USG report came back normal. What does this mean?  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you smoke? At 33 years, the combination of recent onset of frequent urination with flank pain and urine analysis showing RBC (red blood cells) indicates the most likely passage of the small ureteric stone. If USG comes persistently normal with same picture r...  Read Full »

I am worried about the repeated stomach pain even during urination for a month. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am in my early twenties and I am having frequent stomach ache for a month.The pain is either on the upper right side of my belly or the top center of my belly just below the chest. It occurs frequently during the day and even at night. It causes chills when I have the sensation of going ...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Pain in this specific part of the abdomen is related to either liver or stomach. It can be seen in a liver abscess (due to eating unwashed or unhygienic food). It can also be due to fatty liver.Apart from the liver, it can also arise due to acid peptic disease. However, ...  Read Full »

Why am I suffering from cloudy urine for a month?

Query: Hi doctor, For the last one month, I have been suffering from cloudy urine. It is intermittent and does not happen every day. But, when I am urinating I can visually see my urine changing color to milky white. It happens nearly always at the end of my urine stream. Why?  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cloudy urine could be too many causes like phosphaturia (phosphorus in urine), pyuria (pus in urine), chyluria (chyle in urine), stone disease, etc. The exact content that is causing cloudiness should be identified and treatment given accordingly. Do urine routine, u...  Read Full »

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