i have had a UTI for two weeks now and on sunday i went to the hopspital because i was in a lot of pain. they took a urine sample and said they were sending it off for further testing. it contained blood leukocytes and ketones in the urine sample. what does all this mean?
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replied July 14th, 2009
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It means you have a bladder infection. The blood and leukocytes (white blood cells)indicate irritation of the bladder itself, and possibly the ureters/kidneys. The presence of ketones could suggest that the infection has progressed to your ureters or kidneys. Further questions should be directed to your doctor, who can better help you understand your test results.
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