Tagged: post-strep

ASO Titer Explained

Previously we presented what is ASO titer meaning, and what to do when ASO titer go positive in blood results, this is to list the normal ASO titer and abnormal ASO titres that require more investigations, medical action and treatment. Previous Elevated ASOT meaning Basically: ASO is a medical term for “antistreptolysin O”, antistreptolysin O is a medical term for “ASO antibody” or “ASO Ab”, which is a weapon released against foreign attacks by a substance called “streptolysin O”, streptolysin O is a bacterial toxin breaks blood cells and causes hydrolysis of your blood, complications of high ASO titers include kidney...

Why Blood in Urine of children?

What would cause blood in urine in a child and a teenager? Bloody urine starts from simple injury due to hitting their organs until cancers and severe illness. let’s explain the degree of severity in various cases, thus you can get a clue to know what’s going with your kid. Be sure that your kid didn’t get one of the common causes of the bloody urine due to physical reasons: Hitting urethra, Hitting testis cause blood urination with pain. Hits penis. Accidents or fall on back. Holding urine for long time Tight clothes. Dehydration due to low water intake or...