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What Is Hematuria
IgA Nephropathy: Jack: IgA nephropathy is inflammation of kidneys where immunoglobulin IgA deposits in the renal system - patients experience hematuria - blood in urine. The cause is unknown. The kidneys function well however, in some people there is progression to worsening disease. A kidney specialist must oversee care. Sometimes, IgA nephropathy can be is assoc. with rheumatic disease like Ank. Spondylitis. ...Read more
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
Urine test or UA: Test to demonstrate presence or absence of Sugar (?Diabetes): Protein (? Kidney disease; Bile (?Liver problem) Red blood & white blood cells (Bladder or kidney infection, kidney disease or tumor etc;.): Bacteria (?Infection), Ketones (?Nutrition) pH (?Acidity or alkalinity of urine) Specific Gravity (?Urine Concentrated or Dilute) ...Read more
Kidney infection: Pyelonephritis is infection usually bacterial of the kidney. If not treated thoroughly can permanently scar the kidney. Sometimes multiple foci are in the kidney .Children with vesicoureteral reflux, reflux from bladder to kidney, can have problems with episodes of pyelonephritis.However 50% of pyelonephritis is not associated with reflux. Many untreated episodes of pyelo cause of hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Locater term: "itis" is a word ending that means inflammation. The glomerulus and nephron are the part of the kidney were the blood is cleaned, the good stuff is retrieved and the waste is channeled off to the junk outlet. Put it together as a word , it just means a process where this area is inflamed.It does not imply cause, but often appears alongside words that do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood in the semen.: Hematospermia is the appearance of blood in the ejaculate. While it is usually alarming to patients, the cause is almost always benign. The initial evaluation consists of a history, physical examination, and urinalysis. Those who have symptoms of urethritis should be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Often the cause is not apparent, but the condition resolves spontaneously. ...Read more
Infection from urine: Urosepsis is a urinary tract infection that has entered the bloodstream. Although it does not technically have to enter the bloodstream, this is what usually causes sepsis. Sepsis is a response to infections that can cause a rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, high or low temp, and high or low white blood cell count. It can also cause low blood pressure. Iv antibiotics are usually needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Group of illnesses: Glomeruli are the little filters in the kidneys and -itis means inflammation. Since bacteria have nothing to grow on in the delicate little filters, the glomerulonephritis family results from immune injury. They range from trivial non-diseases to devastating processes that will ruin a kidney in a few days. Good luck. ...Read more
Inflammation: Glomerulus is the functioning unit of the kidney. Blood passes through the glomerulus and water with electrolytes /some protein is filtered through the glomerulus into the kidney tubules where it undergoes various processes , eventually forming the final product- urine. "itis" means inflammation.Glomerulonephritis means- inflammation of the glomerulus - many causes - infection, autoimmune, cancer. ...Read more
An office procedure.: Cystoscopy is a procedure where a small cystoscope, about the width of a pencil, is placed into the bladder through the urethra. It is used by doctors to visualize the lining of the bladder, looking for anatomic abnormalities, stones, inflammation, and tumors. If performed in the clinic, no general anesthesia is used, only a local numbing gel. ...Read more
A term denotes...: ... a dilation of ureter from various causes, which may be congenital, but more often to be acquired from ureteal obstruction by ureteral stone. More? Ask your urologist or contact me at www.Healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more
Tubulinterst nephrit: An inflammatory disease of the interstitial of the kidneys. Treated by finding out the cause in some cases. Would do a wikipedia on it for more details. ...Read more
Benign tumor: This is a fairly common benign tumor. If the imaging specialist is certain of the diagnosis, it's perhaps best left alone. If you have more than one, or other signs, it's suggestive of tuberous sclerosis, a highly variable genetic illness. A big one may respond to some recently-devised medical management. ...Read more
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