A 36-year-old female asked:
My 10 year old sons urinalysis showed +1 occult blood. is this something serious? what could be the cause?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
Concerning: Needs pediatric urology if no history or infection or trauma, with care and recovery with pediatrician.
Several serious causes exist.
Blood in urine is always abnormal.
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Last updated Mar 1, 2016
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