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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Blood In The Urine In A 6 Year Old

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17 year old boy with blood in stool?

17 year old boy with blood in stool?

Various things: Bright red blood can be an anal fissure. Blood mixed throughout stool warrants a visit to the doctor. Bloody loose stool could be salmonella or similar bacterial infection. Can also indicate a polyp. If persists more than a day or two see the doctor...And if accompanied by fever or intense cramping see doctor. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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8 year old boy has blood in urine?

8 year old boy has blood in urine?

Time to seek help: Needs to get in today or tomorrow & be evaluated. Blood color in the urine can be from many things, but a minimum of a visit & some testing will be needed to sort it out. ...Read more

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What restores urine flow in a 45 yr old male?

What restores urine flow in a 45 yr old male?

Alpha blocker: Alpha blocker medications relax the muscles around the prostate allowing the urine to flow normally. Finasteride or similar medications can help shrink the prostate tissue to improve urinary flow. This assumes that the bladder is functioning normally and that the problem with urine flow is obstruction secondary to an enlarged prostate. A visit with your doctor can help. ...Read more

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15 year old female with tonsillitis for 1 week now has black worms in urine ?

15 year old female with tonsillitis for 1 week now has black worms in urine ?

See doctor: Usually after 1 week of tonsillectomy there may be bleeding from operated area in throat,.But black worms in urine do you mean it as blood clots ,.Better consult your doctor or go to E.R.andget your urine checked up and get treated . ...Read more

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46 yr old woman, blood in stool?

46 yr old woman, blood in stool?

See your doc: Maybe hemorrhoids, but 48 is close enough to 50 for "screening colonoscopy"- look for polyps-precancerous growths, in people with no symptoms (e.g. Bleeding, pain change in bowel habit), normal physical (no blood in stool, no lumps, tenderness), normal labs (no anemia). Colonoscopy to evaluate a symptom, e.g. Blood in stool is not screening. It is part of a diagnostic evaluation. Get colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Why would a 70 year old man have trace of blood in ejaculate?

Why would a 70 year old man have trace of blood in ejaculate?

Usually not serious: There are many things can cause blood to leak into the urethra. Cancer is rare but a man with blood in the ejaculate should be checked for this. Infection is also possible but usually other symptoms would be present. If the person is on some sort of blood thinner this would make bleeding more likely but the blood thinner should not be stopped without consulting their health care provider. ...Read more

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My 9 yr old has slightly elevated leukocytes in urine and blood, with small micro blood in urine also. various symptoms for years, should I worry?

My 9 yr old has slightly elevated leukocytes in urine and blood, with small micro blood in urine also.  various symptoms for years, should I worry?

Urinary findings: A few red and white blood cells in a prepubertal girl's urine usually is indicative of poor hygiene and poor wiping technique leading to peri-urethral irritation and thus the findings in the urine. So no, I wouldn't worry about those findings. However, you mention various symptoms for years - these may be worth worrying about if they are affecting her lifestyle and thus would need investigation. ...Read more

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Why is there blood in my 6 year old daughters poo?

.: For a 6 year old to have blood in stool. Many reasons. Most common is constipation with fissure. This will be with painful, hard stool with blood coated on stool. Make sure she is putting in weight and not allergic to any food. ...Read more

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Normal protein level in urine for a 27 year old female?

Normal protein level in urine for a 27 year old female?

Limited Protein: The urine should not contain much if any protein. The kidney's job is to filter out those toxins that need excretion while keeping the important protein in the blood. Protein loss in the urine can be assess with a dipstick urine test. If elevated, a confirmatory 24 hour urine will measure more accurately how much protein is lost. Less than 30 mg of microalbumin/24 hrs is considered ok. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics lower blood pressure in a seventy year old male?

Can antibiotics lower blood pressure in a seventy year old male?

NO: Antibiotics are medications used to fight bacterial infections and are very specific to the bacteria they are trying to treat. Anti-hypertensives, or blood pressure medications, are the class of medications used to treat blood pressure. There are many different classes of BP meds and several choices within each class. Modern treatment is very effective at controlling blood pressure at any age! ...Read more

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My 8 yr. Old son has blood in his urinary tract but is asymptomatic no pert. Hx.

My 8 yr. Old son has blood in his urinary tract but is asymptomatic no pert. Hx.

Your : Your son needs to see his doctor right away. Blood in the urine could be a sign of infection, kidney stones, or even bladder or kidney abnormalities. I know you stated he is asymptomatic, but hematuria (blood in urine) in an 8 year old warrants investigation. All the best. ...Read more

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What causes male urine incontenence in a 58 yr. Old?

What causes male urine incontenence in a 58 yr. Old?

Many causes: Assuming this is late onset urinary incontinence. Urinary tract infection, enlarged prostate, overflow incontinence from urinary retention, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, spinal problems such a pinched nerve, spinal tumor ; some medications can all cause incontinence. ...Read more

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Are night sweats in a 21 yr old man normal?

Are night sweats in a 21 yr old man normal?

How severe?: Drenching sweats (the kind that force you to change your sheets or pajamas) are never normal. Getting a little sweaty at night isn't something to worry about. ...Read more

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I'm a 22 yr old female with traces of protein in my urine, will it get worse in the future?

I'm a 22 yr old female with traces of protein in my urine, will it get worse in the future?

Possibly: Protein loss in the urine is not normal. Depending on the condition, it can go any way (stay the same, decrease or increase). See a kidney doctor to run some tests to find out the cause. This will allow better clues as to whether it will get worse. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 150/85 normal in a 57 year old man?

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Is a blood pressure of 150/85 normal in a 57 year old man?

It is borderline: Ideal blood pressure would be under 120/80, and borderline would be 120-140/ 80-90. BP is v sensitive to activity and stress and yours should be followed and repeated after sitting quietly for 10 minutes. If you are suffering from back pain that would make it go up a bit, and the caffeine also. Cutting back salt and caffeine, relaxation, pain control and moderate walking will likely help. ...Read more

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Is a ballotable kidney in a 20 year old male with frothy urine a concern?

Is a ballotable kidney in a 20 year old male with frothy urine a concern?

Not necessarily: Frothy urine often has no clinical significance and it's possible to palpate normal kidneys. All that's needed to exclude pathology is to have a normal ultrasound of the kidneys and a urinalysis with microscopic exam of the urine showing no abnormalities. ...Read more

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Had colonoscopy in 2002, was fine. Had one recently, microscopic blood in stool, can you get coloncancer within 10 yrs? 64 yr old female.

Had colonoscopy in 2002, was fine. Had one recently, microscopic blood in stool, can you get coloncancer within 10 yrs? 64 yr old female.

Absolutely...: There are several biologic pathways by which cells grow into cancer--this is particularly true with colon cancer. "interval colon cancers" are defined as presenting relatively soon after a negative colonoscopy exam. This phenomenon is well-defined & well-recognized in the medical literature, distinct from missed or regrowing lesions, & accepted as inevitable despite current screening strategies. ...Read more

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Blood In Urine (Definition)

Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more