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Brush Prairie, WA
A 26-year-old female asked about a 47-year-old female:

Went urgent care for bladder infection dr sent to er for cat scan lot blood in urine sample. er dr say it uti, should scan still be done?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Hematuria: Blood in the urine may be due to UTI, but suspect the CT was done to rule out an obvious stone or other obstruction to the urine flow. Sometimes may also be due to TB or to cancer, so that if it does not clear up with treatment of the UTI you may need further evaluation. Hope this helps and hope you are better soon.
Last updated May 23, 2022

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