A 42-year-old female asked:
I have interstitial cystitis and lupus. UA lately has been showing moderate blood in urine but no RBC. Do I just assume it's from the IC?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jeffrey Miller answered
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes,most likely: advise check on urine protein , IC and SLE can go together. IC not assocoated with kidney damage but lupus ca. Strongly suggest 24 hour urine protein determination.
Answered on Jun 26, 2016
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