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Urinary bleeding due to self cathing. What should I do now?

Urinary bleeding due to self cathing. What should I do now?

Gel: It is probably due to the trauma caused by the catheter. You should use lubricant which should help with this. You should also make sure you are not developing infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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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


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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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Urinary bleeding due to self cathing. What should I do now?

Gel: It is probably due to the trauma caused by the catheter. You should use lubricant which should help with this. You should also make sure you are not developing infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Urinary bleeding and pain self cathing. What should I do? Vaseline?

Urinary bleeding and pain self cathing. What should I do? Vaseline?

Need evaluation: You may have an infection from the catheter.You need to get evaluation with a docto. ...Read more

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Living with Urinary Incontinence (Checklist)

Find a good urologist for proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment
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Find out the type and cause of your UI and educate yourself
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Manage your intake of fluids; don't consume too much or too little
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Avoid caffeine and alcohol
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Has anyone had urinary bleeding in the bag after c-section? Why?

Has anyone had urinary bleeding in the bag after c-section? Why?

Yes: During a c-section there is some tugging and stretching of the abdominal and pelvic tissues to make room for the baby to deliver. Sometimes, the bladder is mildly traumatized in this process and small traumatized blog vessels can cause blood in the urine. Unless there is an actual bladder injury this condition usually clears up in the first 12-24 hours following the surgery. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Could bleeding in bottom cause blood in urine?

Could bleeding in bottom cause blood in urine?

Hemorrhoids: Blood in the urine is usually due to a urinary tract infection (UTI) or kidney stone, both of which usually cause pain. Blood in the toilet, noticed after voiding, is sometimes related to hemorrhoids, anal fissures or vaginal bleeding, all common after recent childbirth. A urine specimen obtained by cather will help detect or rule out the source of the bleeding. ...Read more

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Blood in urine after stopping half way to aim better. Could the forceful stop have cause the bleeding?

Blood in urine after stopping half way to aim better. Could the forceful stop have cause the bleeding?

Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is never a normal finding. It could come from a uti, bleeding from the bladder (b) or the kidneys. I would first get a urine culture, it is normal the next step is a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the structure of the kidneys and to see if there are kidney stones or a tumor present. If of these negative, you need to see a urologist to look at your urinary bladder. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor your blood pressure at home
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See your doctor regularly and work with him/her to control your blood pressure
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Take your medication as instructed without fail
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Can bleeding ulcers cause blood in urine?

Can bleeding ulcers cause blood in urine?

Ulcers in bladders: Ulcers can happen anywhere- including your bladder. If you have bleeding ulcers in the bladder-yes- you can have blood in urine. But, if you mean bleeding ulcers in the stomach- the answer is no. Normally, there is no connection between stomach and urinary tract. Blood in the urine can be caused by different things like infection, stone, trauma, infestation, malignancy etc. Go to see md ...Read more

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Can herpes symptoms include anal bleeding, blood in urine?

Can herpes symptoms include anal bleeding, blood in urine?

Unusual unless,: Rectal involvement? It occurs with anal sex. In this case you could have rectal pain and bleeding. A more common cause for anal bleeding is hemorrhoids. Blood in urine, in herpes ifection, is also an unusual occurrence unless you have obvious substantial urethral involvement. You need a medical examination by your primary care doc who may need to refer you to a urologist. ...Read more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Pain in kidney, blood in urine, constant pain, kidney bleeding, stinging urine, what could this be?

Pain in kidney, blood in urine, constant pain, kidney bleeding, stinging urine, what could this be?

Kidney stone: This sounds like you have a kidney stone. In addition, you could also have a kidney infection. Even if that's not the case, you are at increased risk of infection. I recommend you go to your family doctor, clinic, or er very soon to start treatment and have the stone size evaluated. If it's too big, you may need lithotripsy to break up the stone so you can pass it. ...Read more

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Any connection between bleeding hemorrhoids and trace of blood in urine?

Any connection between bleeding hemorrhoids and trace of blood in urine?

Depends on Gender: If you are a man, almost impossible. If you are a woman, a tiny drop of blood from your anus could contaminate a urine sample taken to look for blood. To be sure that this doesn't happen, consider coving your anus with a small wad of toilet paper after carefully cleansing your bottom, vagina, and then the urethra (urine opening). Good luck! ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

Get a heme test of stool
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Make dietary changes
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Take a stool softener
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See your doctor
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I had a partial hysterectomy over a year ago. The last two times I've had se it was painful and had bleeding. Tonight dry blood in urine. Cancer?

I had a partial hysterectomy over a year ago. The last two times I've had se it was painful and had bleeding. Tonight dry blood in urine. Cancer?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. It is unlikely to be cancer, but it still warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
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Have your medications adjusted if needed
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Look for symptoms of lightheadedness and fatigue
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I may have a UTI but I'm not sure. I may have also conceived. I am about 7dpo and I have dark brown blood in urine + bachaches. Implantation bleeding?

I may have a UTI but I'm not sure. I may have also conceived. I am about 7dpo and I have dark brown blood in urine + bachaches. Implantation bleeding?

Pregnancy test: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy considering your age please see your doctor to discuss birth control options. If you are trying to get pregnant take a prenatal vitamin ...Read more

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total hysterectomy with unilateral oophorectomy on July 3. Pain with urination, blood in urine with neg culture. Bleeding red blood. Normal?

total hysterectomy with unilateral oophorectomy on July 3. Pain with urination, blood in urine with neg culture. Bleeding red blood. Normal?

Here are some. ..: If what you have felt since the surgery has not gradually improved as usually expected within 2 months after surgery despite no UTI as cultured, you would need a cystoscopy to make sure of no inadvertent surgical injury to bladder, though not common but possible. So, contact your surgeon timely for detail. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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Suspected UTI with blood in urine and breakthrough bleeding. Previous history of PID. Could I have PID again? STI test negative.

Suspected UTI with blood in urine and breakthrough bleeding. Previous history of PID. Could I have PID again? STI test negative.

Hematuria: It is not clear as to whether the blood in your urine is actually from vaginal contamination of the specimen. It is always possible that you could have a STD, since if you are having unprotected sex this is always a risk. Do not know what test was negative, but would advise you to see a doctor, provide a full detailed history and be re-examined, diagnosed and treated if necessary. ...Read more

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Before mum 78 passed away from cancer. She had urine leaking. The dr gave her dappers. She found blood in urine. Heavy bleeding 3 weeks she passed away.

Before mum 78 passed away from cancer. She had urine leaking. The dr gave her dappers. She found blood in urine. Heavy bleeding 3 weeks she passed away.

I understand: You've come here asking what it was like for her at the end. I'm sorry you could not be with her, but I want to reassure you that cancer patients for whom heavy bleeding is the final event are fortunate -- there is neither great fear, nor great discomfort, nor a great sense of helplessness as often occurs in others. She must have been a special mom to bring you to ask. Thank you for visiting. ...Read more

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What is going on with me? I'm a 35 year old woman. Lots of pain in tailbone area acompanied by urinary infection and minor bleeding.

What is going on with me? I'm a 35 year old woman. Lots of pain in tailbone area acompanied by urinary infection and minor bleeding.

You may have bladder: Orthopedic problems rarely relate to urinary bladder problems. However, rarely, bladder tumors invade bone in the coccyx, or "tailbone." you need x-rays and probably an MRI to evaluate. ...Read more

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Will urinary tract infections cause bleeding into the urine?

Will urinary tract infections cause bleeding into the urine?

Some do: Some strains of bacteria are more frequently associated with blood in the urine (hematuria) just as some post-menopausal women are more liely to have hematuria associated with cystitis or utis than pre-menopausal women. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), urinary ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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