What does it mean when you have yeast in your urine?
Yeast cells or parasites (such as the parasite that causes trichomoniasis) can mean an infection of the urinary tract.
The presence of squamous cells may mean that the sample is not as pure as it needs to be.
These cells do not mean there is a medical problem, but your doctor may ask that you give another urine sample..
Can a urine test detect yeast?
A laboratory will test the urine for certain bacteria to diagnose the condition. A yeast infection will be diagnosed after taking a swab of the affected area. A laboratory will test the swab for the Candida fungus.
Do you treat Candida in urine?
Because of its safety, achievement of high concentrations in the urine, and availability in both an oral and intravenous formulation, fluconazole is preferred for the treatment of Candida UTIs.
How do you treat a fungal infection in the urinary tract?
Urinary stents and Foley catheters should be removed (if possible). For symptomatic cystitis, treatment is with fluconazole 200 mg orally once a day. For pyelonephritis, fluconazole 200 to 400 mg orally once a day is preferred. Therapy in both cases should be for 2 weeks.