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what do red blood cells in urine mean

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
35 years experience Pain Management
#1= infection, #2 =?: Obviously you've had a urinalysis. The next step would to go over this with your M.D. The question is what caused the infection, and is it secondary t ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Blood Cells in urine: This simply suggests that you have some blood cells in urine. It is called hematuria and depending upon the amount of blood cells, your urine may be d ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Blood in urine: Blood is not normally in urine. If there is blood (rbcs and wbcs) in the urine and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some wa ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
24 years experience Family Medicine
Cells in urine: White blood cells in your urine can be a sign of infection. Your white blood cells are responsible for fighting infections in the body. Red blood cell ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
See nephrologist: Repeat urinalysis x 3 times-different time of the day. Must see a kidney specialist. Renal scan is an easy test to rule out many causes. Drink filt ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Maybe not UTI: red cells in the urine , can be from trauma, kidney disease or disease of the urinary tract. They do not often appear in UTIs without White blood cel ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually renal: Usually renal source see Nephrologist for diagnose and treatment
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Infection: When there are both alot of rbc's and wbc's in the urine it usually indicates a bacterial infection either cystitis, prostatitis, urethritis or pyelon ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
RBCs: If there are red blood cells and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, fla ... Read More

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