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Recently blood in urine whilst passing kidney stones is this normal?

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Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie answered

Specializes in Gynecology

Absolutely: The very fact that the "stone" scraping along on the inner aspect of the ureter (the tube from the kidney to the bladder) causes pain also means that it can be abrasive enough to the inside of the ureter to cause bleeding as well. Indeed, bleeding is a very common occurrence during the passage of a kidney stone.

Answered 5/17/2019



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