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A 40-year-old male asked about a 40-year-old female:

My wife has a bladder infection and her urine comes out with blood. what is the course of infection? this infection has happened a few times.

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 21 years experience
See urologist: Never assume blood in the urine is just uti. She needs a cystoscopy and kidney imaging to figure out where blood is coming from.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Hopefully infection: Blood in urine needs cystoscopy by urologist in case she has more than an infection specially if she's a smoker. Most common causes of utis before menopause are sex or constipation. She should empty her bladder after sex, if sex related utis continue her dr might prescribe Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) capsule to be taken after sex. Constipation should respond to diet & laxatives. No thong panties. Shower not bathe.

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