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protein blood and lucokzides in urine

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ceara1 Sun 20-Jul-14 11:35:14

Hey the past week iv been having pains just below my ribs getting worse after i eat so last night i went to my out of hours gp and he said my urine was full of protein blood and lucoksides(sorry about the spelling) he prescibed me antibiotics but im just worried what could it mean that these are showing in my urine iv also just had a baby 3 weeks ago

Kundry Sun 20-Jul-14 11:52:19

It means you have an infection in your urine. Don't worry they are very common, especially when you've just had a baby. Your GP has given you the right treatment and the antibiotics should clear it up.

ceara1 Sun 20-Jul-14 11:57:04

Ok thanks

cardamomginger Sun 20-Jul-14 15:13:07

Yup. Infection. Did gp send a sample off for culture? Should really have done this. If not, don't panic as the abx you are on may clear it. But if you still have symptoms after finishing the course, or they come back go to gp again and insist that this time they do send a sample off.

cardamomginger Sun 20-Jul-14 15:14:14

Lucocites are white blood cells BTW. These fight infection, so if your urine contains them, you have an infection.

susiedaisy Sun 20-Jul-14 15:17:46

Yep it's a water infection, antibiotics should do the trick. Congratulations on the your new babythanks

ceara1 Mon 21-Jul-14 21:22:20

Tanks all so much was at my own gp today and there sending a sample of to the lab smile

cardamomginger Mon 21-Jul-14 21:40:01

Great. Hope you feel better soon.

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