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A 24-year-old female asked:

C section done almost two weeks ago had fever n cold chills went to dr she said was a bladder infection is it normal to have visible dark blood in urine with a bladder infection? bottom of back really hurts can it be something else? please help

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
UTI & Blood: A urinary tract infection (UTI) can cause blood in the urine. More importantly, the infection can ascend to the kidneys causing back pain and a more serious progression of the infection if untreated. Hopefully, your infection has been treated with antibiotics.
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