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Hematuria in 34 year old cumadin patient. urine tests shows no cancer cells. ct shows calcification in the bladder wall. why would be blood in urine?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arold Augustin
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Hematuria : You will probably need a cystoscopy to definitely exclude a bladder tumor or a polyp. Only then would your hematuria be a mystery?
Dr. Teresa Menendez Hood
Cardiology 37 years experience
What is the inr ?: Make sure there is no pathology that is serious in the bladder. Make sure you do not have a bladder infection. Sometimes that comes with taking coumadin (warfarin). Make sure you are having the inr check on Coumadin (warfarin) done. Should be 2-3 in most cases.
Dr. Tashfeen Ekram
Radiology 13 years experience
Bladder Calc.: Bladder calcifications can be caused by a variety of disease including schistosomiasis, bladder cancer, encrustation cystitis, and drug induced cystitis, and even tuberculosis. In order to make a definitive diagnosis, one would need a cystoscope.

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