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Okay, so this is my millionth post in the forum I'm sure however I like to document this painfully long journey...
In April time I was diagnosed with my first 'UTI' (culture negative for bacteria) then a month later I was diagnosed with my second 'UTI' (culture negative for bacteria again) also had another culture done that was negative for bacteria when I had leukocytes in urine. So, that's three negative cultures. I can understand one being maybe false negative but three? Seems like it's not just a one off.
So, after experiencing abnormal bleeding and some lower abdominal pain (slightly off topic but may be linked) I had a scan and have been diagnosed with a bicornuate uterus and polyps (possible polycystic ovaries but don't think so) on my ovaries.
For the past three months I have been constantly experiencing floating objects (like flaky bits of toilet paper) in my urine every few days and when this occurs, I test positive for leukocytes. But I can go to the toilet straight after and have a negative urinalysis. I also have been experiencing alkaline and cloudy urine once in a while. I have photos of the flakes in my urine if anyone can relate I can email.. bit gross maybe, sorry!
Anyway, I saw a nurse today and she told me that when she tests people's urine and it tests positive for leukocytes she asks whether the sample should be sent for analysis (she wasn't medically trained so I think she was referring to sending it onto a GP or something) and they always say no unless it has anything else positive (nitrates, blood etc) and she says that she tests her urine and it tests positive for leukocytes sometimes and she is always fine. This reassured me, and may reassure others going through the same thing as me. However, I just want to know what's happening with my body!!!!
If anyone has any ideas go ahead. Apologies for the long post! (Btw I am a 19 year old female)
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