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  • Answer: High white blood cell count would mean an infection of some type. The body raises white blood cells to fight infections. If it is along with blood in urine, it would most likely be a urine infection, which can be cured with antibiotics.
  • Answer: A raised white blood cell count can mean you have an infection in the body. A low red blood cell count could mean your bone marrow is not creating enough healthy red blood cells, which can lead to not getting enough oxygen circulating throughout the body.
  • Answer: White blood cells are cells of the immune system defending the body against both infectious disease and foreign materials. If you have a high white blood cell count it means your probably sick or fighting off a virus of some kind.
  • Answer: White blood cells perform a complex function, identifying and attacking invaders of the body. They need genetic information found in the nucleus to be able to do this correctly. Red blood cells perform a very simple function, transporting oxygen. Simply by containing hemoglobin, red blood cells do this automatically, so they do not need genetic information found in the nucleus.
    White blood cells have a complex function, requiring them to identify and attack invaders of the body. They need lots of genetic information to be able to do this. Red blood cells have a very simple function, to transport oxygen, which happens automatically because of the oxygen-binding compound hemoglobin that they contain, so they do not need any genetic information to be able to do that.
    The only purpose that red blood cells have is to carry oxygen via hemoglobin throughout the body. The red blood cells are able to forgo all unnecessary organelles and be more efficient by having most of the cell fill up with hemoglobin while being formed in the bone marrow.
  • Answer: White blood cells are bigger than red clood cells
  • Answer: The cells that would be found in urine that originally came fromthe urethra are transitional epithelial cells. Transitionalepithelial cells consist of several layers of epithelial cells.
  • Answer: Red is not a problem, this simply means you can transport more oxygen around the body. A lot of doping in athletes does just this. You can also increase your red blood count by staying at high altitude.

    White however is symptoms of infections. High count of white blood cells is normally used by medical personnel to check for infections.
  • Answer: A general indication of RBC in urine should not panic you. There is a certain normal level of RBCs (allowable) in urine (microscopic analysis). However, more than usual can indicate kidney damage; if you have done these tests through a doctor, they will have told you whether you need to visit again and what the story is.

    It also could just mean that there is a bladder infection or the person is just getting over one.

    It can happen by contamination of the urine specimen if a female has this and test was done around the time of menstruation.
  • Answer: Yes my dad who had MI about a year ago had bllod in urine afterbeing given plavix. It stopped after a while on its own but thenagian it has just returned yesterday and he has been admitted tohospital as his pulse was 50 so they were afraid of another MI solets hope all is well and maybe it is the plavix as he never hadsuch incidents before.
    He has BPH though.
  • Answer: Because signs of blood in you urine can be a sign of something serious.
  • Answer: In healthy people, a trace of blood in the urine on urinalysis can mean a bladder infection or other urinary tract infection is present or recently was, but when just a trace, it is not a serious concern and if it is from a test ordered by a medical professional, they will contact the patient if there is a concern over the results of the urine test.

    However, if the patient is taking the "blood thinner" Coumadin, even a trace of blood should be getting reported to the physician who prescribed the Coumadin. It can be a sign that the dosage needs to be adjusted. There are many tiny blood vessels in the urinary tract that could bleed from a Coumadin level that is too high and blood in the urine can be an early sign.

Your doctor has found blood and white blood cells in your daughters urine why has he found these?

  • The problem is not blood in the urine itself. Rather blood in the urine is a sign of something. Something that is not right somewhere within the urogenital tract. For men and women. It could be something as simple as a low-grade infection. It might be a bladder or kidney stone, bobbling around causing irritation of the lining and therefore blood. Or it may be an early warning sign of a kideny cancer, ureteral cancer or even a bladder cancer. Could be a urinary tract infection. However take her to a urologist even if your doctor throws antibiotics at the problem or says come back in a few months and will see if the problem still exists. Find a urologist get her to it.

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