UTI symptoms in women

Urinary tract infection abbreviated as UTI is an infectious condition of the the urinary tract. The urinary tract comprises of ureters, bladder, kidneys as well as urethra. Infection caused to these organs is said to be urinary tract infection. The ...

Leukocytes in Urine-What does it mean?

Leukocyte is a term associated with white blood cells, those which are responsible for fighting off infection and clearing them from the body. Leukocytes can be broken down into two types, those that stain under microscopic examination, exhibiting ...

Ketones in Urine-Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

  First off, what are ketones? Ketones are by-products of fat and muscle metabolism. This occurs when the body does not have enough glucose stores, which are converted from carbohydrates to use as cellular energy. When these levels are ...

Bubbles in Urine-Is it normal?

Ever looked into the toilet bowl after urinating only to discover that your urine has frothed up and bubbled? Back in the ages of the Roman Empire, after voiding into a chamber pot, the characteristics of a person’s urine were examined and ...

Bilirubin in Urine

First of all, what exactly is bilirubin? Bilirubin is the byproduct of red blood cells, specifically hemoglobin. When no longer useful to the body or the cells become damaged, the liver or spleen breaks down the portions of the hemoglobin of ...

White Blood Cells in Urine – Causes, Treatment

There may be occasions where your physician or health care provider orders a routine examination called a urinalysis. You are instructed on how to clean your genitals, and then urinate into a sterile container. The sample you produce is whisked ...

Pus Cells in Urine

Pus in urine is a sure fire indication of an infection. Pus is a substance with a whitish or slightly green or yellow color and relatively thick like glue. Pus contains dead skin cells, bacteria and white blood cells. The presence of pus signifies ...
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