A 38-year-old female asked:
have lupus. moderate microscopic hematuria x months though no rbc in urine, trace ketones in urine,otherwise normal ua. total bilirubin 1.6. thoughts?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered
48 years experience Pathology
Hemolysis: Lupus is sometimes associated with red cell hemolysis. You may be having this phenomenon. Hemolysis can explain blood in urine and elevated bilirubin. However, you need to discuss the matte with your doctor.
Answered on Jun 29, 2016
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