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60 yrs Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria urine 2.5 yrs. No protein BP low. Urologist did cystoscopy. Neg. Said common. Do I need to do more? RBC 3.84

60 yrs Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria urine 2.5 yrs. No protein BP low. Urologist did cystoscopy. Neg. Said common. Do I need to do more? RBC 3.84

It can be benign: Some people are prone to have a few RBCs in their urine. As long as your Bladder and Kidney are checked out to be healthy and free from any tumor or growth, then you can ignore it. I would suggest that you get your kidneys checked out with a CT scan of the abdomen to be sure that there is no tumor there. ...Read more

Asymptomatic (Definition)

This is when a given condition is present but it’s not ...Read more


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Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria in urine at least 2yrs. No protein Urologist did cystoscopy. Nothing. Said idiopathic. Causes? Please be specific.

Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria in urine at least 2yrs. No protein Urologist did cystoscopy. Nothing. Said idiopathic. Causes? Please be specific.

Microscopic hematuria: It could be a benign condition, Ig A nephropathy or thin basement membrane disease.
Make sure bp is normal and kidney function is stable.

Other reasons could be other glomerulonephritides, but they usually give rise to protein in the urine. Some people have have kidney cysts or small kidney stones but they also give rise to frank blood in urine. ...Read more

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Doctor found microscopic hematuria incidentally and I am asymptomatic. Healthy, 22 yr old male. This doesn't need to be worked up right?

Doctor found microscopic hematuria incidentally and I am asymptomatic. Healthy, 22 yr old male. This doesn't need to be worked up right?

You're kidding?: This could be something benign like hypercalcuria (too much calcium in your pee), but it could be an early warning for a significant problem that should be treated before you have a permanent problem. Discuss it at length with your doc. ...Read more

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26 f, chronic microscopic hematuria & leukocytes in urine. Asymptomatic. Possible causes other than uti?

26 f, chronic microscopic hematuria & leukocytes in urine. Asymptomatic. Possible causes other than uti?

A long list. ..: Asymptomatic microhematuria may be caused by: infection/inllammation, stones, neoplasms (tumors), & obstruction along the whole urinary tract; and chronic kidney diseases such as various nephropathy by DM, high BP, NSAIDS, certain antibiotics, etc. What to do with them? At least, get one thorough evaluation with CT. IVP + cystoscopy usually and not everyone, then follow up with Doc and cope wit ...Read more

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Asympotmatic microscopic hematuria. 2yrs. Had negative cystoscopy. Can u have kidney stones with no symptoms? How is it treated? Should I b worried?

Asympotmatic microscopic hematuria. 2yrs. Had negative cystoscopy. Can u have kidney stones with no symptoms? How is it treated? Should I b worried?

Possible: You could have small stones or gravel
that you might be passing or you could have a benign condition called Ig A nephropathy which gives rise to some blood and protein in urine without any other symptoms
it might be a good idea to see a kidney doctor to evaluate kidney function to make sure it is normal ...Read more

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What does asymptomatic mean?

What does asymptomatic mean?

No Symptoms: Asptomatic is fancy doctor speak for "you have no symptoms". What use are our degrees if we don't make ourselves sound really smart :). ...Read more

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Child has single asymptomatic bite with black center?

Child has single asymptomatic bite with black center?

Watch it closely and: An itchy painful bug bite with a black center can be looked at by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist to see if it is infected and to decide on treatment. Sometimes, certain spider bites get a black center because the area of skin there is dead from the toxins. An "asymptomatic" bite can usually be treated with the typical otc creams, and oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin antihistamine. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Asymptomatic?

Asymptomatic.: This is when a given condition is present but it’s not causing any noticeable symptoms. ...Read more

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So what is a asymptomatic carrier? What does this mean I truly don't understand.

See answer: That means you have the disease, detectable in your blood or urine, etc., but are lucky to have no symptoms. You still have the disease in your system though, and can transmit it to others. ...Read more

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What is asymptomatic shedding? How do, you know if you are asymptomatic shedding.

Viral Shedding: Shedding means that infectious virus can be found on the surface of your skin at the site you were infected by herpes type one or two. There currently is no test to determine where and if you do shed this infectious virus. ...Read more

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How are asymptomatic chronic stage and symptomatic chronic stage in chaga's disease different?

Having symptoms!: In both the organism is growing and causing damage (often to the heart). Heart failure can be developing without symptoms gradually and symptoms arise at some point of damage. Symptomatic stages are later and with more organ damage being present. That's about it. ...Read more

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What causes an asymptomatic uti?

Here are some. ..: The degree of sensitivity and specificity to feel and the personal immune coping ability dictate how the patients with documented bacteriuria may feel themselfves. This condition tends to happen in some elderlies. For individual details, ask the tending doc timely. Best wishes. .. ...Read more

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Could endocarditis be asymptomatic?

For a time: The classic form of endocarditis is a bacterial infection of the lining of the heart. If the organism has low virulence, then the early stages of endocarditis can be entirely asymptomatic. Typically, over time, though, we believe that the infection worsens, eventually causing symptoms and signs. Fever, heart failure, new murmur, embolism are all potential signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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Asymptomatic hypothyrodism causes?

Hypothyroidism: Unfortunately the number one cause of this common condition is unknown. This is often thought of as the most common medical diagnosis in american medicine. Theories abound as to the cause. Many consider an auto-immune response to a common viral illness leading to this shut down of the thyroid gland. But, genetics also play a major role in this condition. ...Read more

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Causes of asymptomatic hypothyrodism?

Causes of asymptomatic hypothyrodism?

Autoimmunity: Commonest cause of Asymptomatic Hypothyroidism is Hashimotos disease which is an auto immune disorder ...Read more

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Heard chylmadia is asymptomatic. What does that mean?

See below: This means that a person doesn't feel any different, you don't have any symptoms that you would have for it necessarily. Chlamydia is usually a silent disease. Tests are simple to do, treatment can be given by family doctor, gyn, or urologist. ...Read more

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If I have a asymptomatic herpes, should I take medication?

If you are sexually: Active you should take a medication to decrease viral shedding to prevent spread of the herpes which you can do even when you are asymptomatic. ...Read more

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What other work up if u have asymptomatic chronic leukocytosis?

See below: Leukocytosis means elevated white blood cell count. A differential will determine just what type of white blood cell is elevated. That result gives alot of information. Any further evaluation and testing will depend upon the differential. ...Read more

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My son 13 y o since 2010 has thrombocytosis (<600). Asymptomatic what should I do?

Needs follow-up: Moderate thrombocytosis. I.E., platelet count less than 1 million, is very unlikely to cause thrombotic complication in children. ...Read more

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I have asymptomatic wenckebach. Can I go on rollercoasters? I'm scared to but don't want it ruining my life

I have asymptomatic wenckebach. Can I go on rollercoasters? I'm scared to but don't want it ruining my life

How long had it?: Wenckebach is not in and of itself dangerous and excitement should make it less significant. If it is a long-standing condition and there is no reason to believe it is getting worse then you need not worry about it. If you enjoy roller coasters, go ahead and ride. How long have you had this condition? ...Read more

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Hepatitis a could be asymptomatic??

Yes possibly: And also shortlived. Many people who test positive will never ever recall when/if they had symptoms. ...Read more

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In a nutshell, what is asymptomatic bacteriuria?

Bacteriuria: Term refers to bacteria in the urinary tract and urine that does not cause symptoms. Normally the urinary tract is sterile and the urine is sterile. ...Read more

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How to treat asymptomatic uti?

May not be needed: Asymptomatic bacteriuria (colonization of urine with bacteria unassociated with signs/symptoms of infection/uti) occurs in small number of healthy individuals and more often affects the elderly, women moreso than men, and in those who have an indwelling urinary catheter. Generally can be safely observed and not treated with antibiotics unless felt to be at a high risk for infection (e.g. Diabetes). ...Read more