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A 47-year-old female asked:

Urine test results showed microscopic occult blood 2+. all other results normal. can this be caused by vaginal spotting?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: Unless the specimen was obtained by inserting a catheter, vaginal bleeding will frequently show up in a Urine test.
Last updated Apr 15, 2018

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