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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Hematuria: If you have had blood on more than one occasion then this needs further work up. Do you have family history of kidney disease ? Best to see a kidney d... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Sure: If you are having any vaginal bleeding it can show up in a clean catch urine specimen. A tampon may help. You could also have a catheterized specima... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Hematuria: Since he has no other symptoms he may have benign hematuria. If his father had a similar problem it would be called familial benign hematuria, and as ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Needs follow-up: Microscopic hematuria unassociated with proteinuria needs further follow-up. Persistent microscopic hematuria over 18 months warrants kidney biopsy.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Follow it up: RBC's can break up before they are seen. It would be a shame to miss bladder or kidney cancer
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get seen: Could be kidney stone,trauma,,kidney infection,bleeding disorder,bladder infection, multiple causes of kidney or bladder disease as well as cancer.Mos... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is in the best position to do that. Having ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 14 years experience
UTI?: Sounds like you might have a urinary tract infection. Check with your doc for the rest of the results and the plan for treatment if needed. Have a g... Read More
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
0-2 RBCs /hpf with microscopic exam is within normal limit and positive by dipstick test for small occult blood is commonly observed due to chemical r... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
UA: It means you have +1 blood in your urine and the Normal value should be "Negative" so have the hematuria evaluated and worked up by the Doc. Best wis... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Anderson
45 years experience
Depends: 5.0 urine ph probably not an issue. Trace occult blood should be investigated and explained.
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