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A 51-year-old female asked:

reasons why a small amount of blood could be in a urine sample?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Hemturia: Hi, do u c the blood or urine test showed red blood cell in the urine? Multiple causes including trauma, infection, cancer, kidney disease, kidney stone, if this persists then more work up needs to be done.
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks for the thank u note, if u don't see the blood then u have microscopic hematuria, I think it's best to start with a Urine Micro and also Chem panel and kidney ultrasound, if these are normal then a cystoscopy or CT-urogram could be the next step, also make sure ur pelvic exam is uptodate,
Oct 25, 2014

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Please tell me what can it be blood on my urine sample?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Many possibilities: We want to rule out tumors and stones. If there's no other evidence of illness, you may simply be one of the 1% of folks who just leaks a little blood into the urine without it being a problem. You may have thin-GBM non-disease or some unknown issue. If everything else checks out normal, stop worrying.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Can anyone tell me what could blood on my urine sample indicate?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Many possibilities: We want to rule out tumors and stones. If there's no other evidence of illness, you may simply be one of the 1% of folks who just leaks a little blood into the urine without it being a problem. You may have thin-GBM non-disease or some unknown issue. If everything else checks out normal, stop worrying.

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