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Pus cells 8-10 per HPF how to cure it. Is it normal. What is the normal ratio of pus cells in urine of a baby girl of 5 yrs age. Is it dangerous condition or normal.
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The normal range of pus cells in the urine is 0-5. Since the report suggests pus cells of 8-10 and bacteria is present, it is suggestive of urinary tract infection(UTI). Ideally you should send the urine for culture so that the most sensitive antibiotics can be used. The child would require a high intake of oral fluids. A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection from microbes. These are organisms that are too small to be seen without a microscope. Most UTIs are caused by bacteria, but some are caused by fungi and in rare cases by viruses. UTIs are among the most common infections in humans. A UTI can happen anywhere in your urinary tract. Your urinary tract is made up of your kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Most UTIs only involve the urethra and bladder, in the lower tract. However, UTIs can involve the ureters and kidneys, in the upper tract. Although upper tract UTIs are more rare than lower tract UTIs, they’re also usually more severe. These following steps will help: - Drink plenty of water, Aim to drink 3.5 liters of water per day - Drink cranberry juice which will help against certain microbes from attaching. - Do not hold urine in for too long and the urge to void comes you should void it at the earliest. - Maintain a high level of personal hygiene. If condition persists or worsens visit the nearest ER at the earliest.
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Never diagnose urinary infection only based on pus cells in urine.. always get the culture done from a good lab. Any kind of fever can have few pus cells in urine. Once urine infection is confirmed , it should be evaluated thoroughly as if left untreated or partially treated it may lead to kidney failure in later life. Meet the nearest Pediatric Nephrologist
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It is suggestive of Urine infection. It's not dangerous. If your child is suffering from fever, frequent urination or pain or burning during urination, stomach pain, nausea or vomiting, she may have to be treated with antibiotics. Also ensure that she drinks plenty of fluids throughout the day, which will help relieve her of the infection and also prevent future recurrences
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