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What does a lot of blood in urine mean?

What does a lot of blood in urine mean?

Time to see urology: This is serious. It can be infection, stone, cancer or many other things but it needs to be checked out. In a 24 year old woman it's probably infection but you need to be cultured and treated. ...Read more

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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SEVERE UTI-like symptoms for 2 yrs. Gyno: UTIs, STDs, STIs, & infections test neg. A lot of blood in urine. Urologist said everything is normal. How?!

SEVERE UTI-like symptoms for 2 yrs. Gyno: UTIs, STDs, STIs, & infections test neg. A lot of blood in urine. Urologist said everything is normal. How?!

Seek a second input: Hematuria is not normal. Your symptoms suggest the probability of a stone and or passing a stone. Would suggest getting an imaging if not done. Further more a full urine test would help. A bladder stone can cause UTI like symptoms. In rare cases interstitial cystitis can present like this but rare. Getting a kidney doctor to work up is the next best step. Best of luck hope you feel better. ...Read more

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I had left back pain radiating to my groin that was severe for 45 min. Later i had lots of blood in urine which is getting less and less.

I had left back pain radiating to my groin that was severe for 45 min. Later i had lots of blood in urine which is getting less and less.

Kidney stone: This a classic story of a kidney stone. A kidney stone scan will be done to document whether the stone is still in the urinary tract and whether it is passable. Strain your urine to capture any stones so they can be analyzed. If no stone is passed a urologist should be consulted. ...Read more

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Lifting something heavy, felt excruciating pain and then swelling in left testicle, could hardly walk up/down stairs and lots of blood in urine?

Lifting something heavy, felt excruciating pain and then swelling in left testicle,  could hardly walk up/down stairs and lots of blood in urine?

Heavy lifting: You need to go to the ER to check for a hernia and to make sure you are not having renal colic. Apply ice to the area and drink lots of water but you need to be seen for this right away if it is that acute. Feel better soon ...Read more

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3rd UTI in a month + lots of blood in urine (sometimes macro, sometimes microscopic). Bladder ultrasound came back normal. Should i see a urologist?

3rd UTI in a month + lots of blood in urine (sometimes macro, sometimes microscopic). Bladder ultrasound came back normal. Should i see a urologist?

See below: Is kidney ultrasound normal? Frank blood is not common with uti. Did you really have an infection, or was it asssumed? Sometimes bleeding from the kidney called gomerulonephritis can present like your case see a nephrologist. ...Read more

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Yesterday came down with uti iv got app with doc 2mrw arvo but in severe pain lots of blood in urine drank plenty water/Urals I need pain relief?

Yesterday came down with uti iv got app with doc 2mrw arvo but in severe pain lots of blood in urine drank plenty water/Urals I need pain relief?

Here are some...: I'm sorry to say the specifics and relevance in this Q are unclear and the writing style is much ran-on, resulting in poor clarity of the points of question; so, I don't know how to answer your Q to meet your need. Would you please rewrite the Q so either I or more my colleagues may answer to help to the point. ...Read more

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Just came from hosp- bad flank pain a lot of blood in urine. All my kidney stones still in kidney, no infection in urine & bw came back ok. What could this be? I have to fu with urologist.

Just came from hosp- bad flank pain a lot of blood in urine.  All my kidney stones still in kidney, no infection in urine & bw came back ok. What could this be?  I have to fu with urologist.

Kidney stones: The stones are likely causing damage to the kidneys or urinary tract, resulting in blood in the urine. If you were discharged from the hospital with an outpatient f/u with urology, likely the stones are not causing any significant obstruction. See the urologist on consultation. ...Read more

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My mom is 81 and incontinent has had 2 strokes in the past year.. Urine.. Had lots of blood in urine been taking antibiotics seeing oncologist tomor n?

My mom is 81 and incontinent has had 2 strokes in the past year.. Urine.. Had lots of blood in urine been taking antibiotics seeing oncologist tomor n?

Hard to say: Her doctor must be suspicious about something either in her bladder area or this may be from the reproductive tract as well. ...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


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Urinary Bleeding (Definition)

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