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A 32-year-old female asked:

seen urologist tues. blood in urine, abnormal ketones, specific gravity, and bilirubin. wasn't treated. still having symptoms. should i go to the er?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Yes/see Dr. first.: It's a good idea to get treatment urgently for this. You have blood in your urine, which can mean trauma, malignancy, infection, or something else. Your ketone reading can indicate diabetes, even an acute diabetic episode, and bilirubin can mean liver or gallbladder involvement, or destruction of red blood cells. You need more tests so see your doctor and arrange to go to the er/hospital asap.

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Last updated Oct 7, 2020

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