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If my WBC esterase was reported as trace and then abnormal

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If my WBC esterase was reported as "trace" and then "abnormal" as well as my WBC as "abnormal.." what could that mean. I have hashimotos, and in the same test had an 8.5 tsh (though the test a month before that I was 1.3)<br/>MY GLUCOSE SERUM - was "HIGH" at 101<br/>my HEMOGLOBIN A1C - 5.7 and "HIGH" <br/>Tests taken as part of blood and urnine analysis....

These tests indicate that you have a Urinary Tract Infection.

WBC esterase is a urine test which is used to detect the presence of leukocytes in urine which indicate UTI.

The high serum glucose and high A1C indicate that you are having diabetes - just the initial phase.

Usually such initial diabetes can be treated with diet control, but you may also need medicines for this.

The diabetes has predisposed you to UTI.

You now need to consult a doctor for this. You can consult a Primary Care Physician or a Family Physician.

You need to see a doctor ASAP because you need to be treated for these two conditions - UTI and Diabetes. You should discuss about them with your doctor.

Till you get to the doctor, you should take plenty of fluids for the UTI. You must also reduce your sugar consumption and also consumption of other carbohydrates for the diabetes.

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