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Where is the blood coming from if i have moderate microscopic hematuira on every ua but no rbc &otherwise normal ua except trace ketones. have lupus,?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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In females: may be related to menstrual cycle; however in lupus you will need specific testing and a renal ultrasound as well as a 24 hour hrs analysis. This can often be a normal variant and the trace ketones suggests inadequate hydration. Try to consume 8-10 8 oz glasses of fluid daily.

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