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Trace a occult blood

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Runs the gamut...: The fact that it is a trace amount is the best news - just keep an eye on it. The fact that there is blood in your urine may indicate kidney stone, in... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
General Surgery 17 years experience
Blood in stool: its a test that check for blood that we may not see orherwise, small amounts. It usually done after tectal exam, a bit goes on a card, that lights up... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Hematuria: The routine evaluation for hematuria shoul include some type of upper tract imaging (preferably ct scan) and cystoscopy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Anderson
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Depends: 5.0 urine ph probably not an issue. Trace occult blood should be investigated and explained.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Thin GBM: About 1% of healthy folks always have this as a result of a gene that thins the glomerular basement membrane. There's probably other banal causes as w... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Consider repeat: The leukocytes in the absence of more than a trace of protein suggests contamination. A trace of blood can be due to something as simple as riding a b... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
FOBT ?'s: Any positive test for blood in an FOBT test should be evaluated by a GI specialist. Early detection/removal of pre-malignant sites of bleeding can de... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Perhaps. Need blood: Microscopic hematuria (can't see blood but urine tests positive) is seen in multiple conditions. Hypertension (chronic high resting BP) may be the cau... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
See a doctor.: If you have urinary symptoms (burning when urinating, fever, chills, urinating too frequently, change in color of urine), then I would suggest using ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
It means: That altho no visible blood, chemically blood was detected in your urine. This is not usually normal. You may have an infection or a ureteral/kidney s... Read More

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