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According to my lab results, my urine was cloudy, nitrite

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According to my lab results, my urine was cloudy, nitrite was positive, leukocyte esterase was 1+, white blood cells 5-9 and bacteria was 4+. My doctor reported to me everything is normal. These results were also true a year ago. I am asymptomatic for UTI, but I don't understand how this is "normal".
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 1 year ago.

This is definitely not normal. These results are consistent with a UTI. Did the doctor send a formal urine culture?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not that I'm aware of. These lab results were due to routine "wellness" check up.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello? Are we done here?
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 1 year ago.

Ok. Well you definitely need to see your doctor to do a formal urine culture to help prescribe the correct antibiotics to clear the infection. If your doctor think this test is normal, you definitely need to find a new doctor to help you treat this. Hope this helps.