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i noticed blood in my urine after being hit with a baseball. i do not feel any lumps. should i still report this to my doctor?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Yes, yes and yes: Blood in the urine is never normal and after trauma should be evaluated right away. I would consider an immediate call to your doctor or a trip to the emergency department as appropriate.
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Nephrology and Dialysis 27 years experience
Yes: This trauma should be evaluated. It may be damage to the kidney or the bladder and collecting system.

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