A member asked:

I got elevated erithrocytes level in macroscopic urine test (50/ul) but negative results for protein, bacteria, etc. is that considered okay?

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Dr. Martin Raff answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Erythrocytes, or red blood cells, should not be present in your urine. Something is causing bleeding but this could be anything from a clotting defect, infection, tumor, tuberculosis, and so on. You need to be seen by a urologist and thoroughly evaluated.

Answered Mar 6, 2013

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