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trace of occult blood in urine

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
RBCs in Urine: These are qualitative terms where trace is a few red blood cells (rbcs) and 1+ is few more rbcs assuming of course that the urine has been screened fo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Blood in urine: If there are no rbc's in your urinalysis it is probably of no significance.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Microscopic Hematuri: Occult blood in urine means the blood is not visible with naked eye and is only seen in high field device like microscope as red blood cells.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Needs attention: It is not normal to have even a trace blood in the urine , it could simple infection, or early kidney damage, or early sign of a tumor need to see y ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Urine infection: I would say urine infection is most likely, but that us not the only thing that can cause what you are describing. See your doctor and get this checke ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not from ovarian cys: Ovarin cyst does not cause trace of blood in urine.Have yourself checked with urinalysis and culture as you may have an infection.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Trace blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, fla ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Significant protein in the urine suggests inflammation or damage to the kidneys. Have the issue evaluated.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
Various things : This needs attention could be kidney stones or problems along your urinary tract from kidney to bladder to even testicles. I suggest seeing your docto ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Blood in urine: Multiple things cause blood in urine. Most common is a urinary tract infection. However anything affecting the kidneys (stones, inflammation, glomer ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection, stone, or: The most common cause of blood in urine is a bladder infection. It may also be a sign of kidney stones. Rarely, if the blood is persistent in your u ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Red blood cells.: This is the same as red blood cells in urine. This should be confirmed by a microscopic look at the urine. Could be coming from anywhere from the k ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
There Are Many: You need to see your doctor or a nephrologist who can take an accurate history, perform a through physical exam, and do a few simple tests to narrow t ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Check it out.: Many causes. Could be a simple infection of the bladder, a kidney stone, polyps in the bladder, bleeding from the urethra or vaginal entrance. If it i ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Blood in urine is acute urinary tract infection, tuberculosis or malignancy until proven otherwise. There are other less frequent causes, but Azithro ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Red blood cell in urine indicates a leak from damaged blood vessels of any caliber, which may result from any forms of inflammations from bacterial, ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: There is more than one way to test for occult blood in stool. See this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/colorectal-cancer/fecal-occult ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeast: Assuming yeast is vulvar or vaginal, then yes. But, have this checked.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
57 years experience Urology
Yes: The traces of blood in the urine is not un -common. Particularly near the period and after the period visually stops. Endometrial shedding is a gradua ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to find its cause. First have a urine culture to see if you have a uti. If not, see a urologist (u) for an evaluat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Anderson
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: 5.0 urine ph probably not an issue. Trace occult blood should be investigated and explained.

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