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My hubbie has blood and clumps in his urine. He is on a blood thiner, should he call?

My hubbie has blood and clumps in his urine. He is on a blood thiner, should he call?

Yes: How urgent it is to call depends on how much bleeding. If it is a lot of bleeding, call your doctor and discuss stopping blood thinners and see a urologist. Bleeding can be due to structural defects or infection. However, depending on your condition, there may be a low or high risk with stopping blood thinners. ...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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Painless blood in stool, whitish clumps in urine and pungent urine. (i don't really know how pungent smell is but my urine smells different lately.)?

Painless blood in stool, whitish clumps in urine and pungent urine. (i don't really know how pungent smell is but my urine smells different lately.)?

See a doctor...: Rectal bleeding can be a sign of potentially serious problems. Your urinary symptoms sound like a possible uti. See your doctor about both these asap. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause blood in stool/white clumps and foul smelling in urine?

Can dehydration cause blood in stool/white clumps and foul smelling in urine?

No, see Dr: Sounds like two issues present--blood in stool (=not normal) and urinary tract infection (=not normal). See your dr / urgent care / er for evaluation and treatment. If may be dehyrated as well (=not normal), you can fix w/extra fluids. ...Read more

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When I pee there are brown clumps in my urine. I have pcos and have been spotting for 2 months now. Can this just be old blood or more serious?

When I pee there are brown clumps in my urine. I have pcos and have been spotting for 2 months now. Can this just be old blood or more serious?

Spotting: Spotting for 2 months at age 19 is not a good thing. Not a major issue but certainly needs attention from your primary doctor.

Hope all goes well - I anticipate it will. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I have blood in my urine?

Get it checked out: Blood in the urine can be a sign of a serious problem. If you are not having symptoms it can wait a few days until you get a doctor's appointment, but if you are having lightheadedness or chest pains then you should visit the er. ...Read more

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What is blood in the urine?

What is blood in the urine?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine is called hematuria. It can be visible or microscopic. It cannot be considered normal without an evaluation be a urologist. Possibilities include cancer, infection, stone, enlarged prostate, urinary blockage and others. Given the complexity inherent with this medical sign and severity of some of the possibilities please bring this to the attention of your doctor. ...Read more

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After urine I clean out blood?

After urine I clean out blood?

Hematuria: Do you also notice change in urine color from yellow to pink, coca or tea color? If the color is not changed then it is the lesion in that area that you wipe ; get blood. If you have bloody urine, it is a serious problem. It is coming from kidney, ureter or bladder. Make sure it is not from vagina. See urologist and also read red urine-http://doctorrajput. Com thanks. ...Read more

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Why is there blood in my urine?

Why is there blood in my urine?

Hematuria: There are multiple causes of Hematuria: malignancy, pyelonephritis, Kidney stones, radiation, cystitits. You should see your primary care physician to figure out the cause. ...Read more

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What causes blood in your urine?

What causes blood in your urine?

Infection, tumor, etc: Most common cause is a bladder infection, usually associated with symtoms of urinary frequency, buring on urination, foul smelling urine &? Pain. Can be a sign of cancerin urinary tract anywhere from kidney -> bladder, prostate or urethra, kidney disease such as glomerulonephritis, kidney stone, blood vessel abnormality, or medications. Microscopic blood from all of above + interstuitial cystitis. ...Read more

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What causes blood in your urine?

What causes blood in your urine?

Many causes: There are many causes to blood in urine. My usual workup includes kidney ultrasound, urinalysis, analysis of urine for protein. If all of these are nonrevealing, cystoscopy can be performed also. I do recommend that you see your physcician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Information and blood in the urine?

Information and blood in the urine?

Reddish vs red drops: How it looks makes a difference here. The best way to get information is to give details to provider and get urine studies. Typically blood in the urine is associated with a bladder infection. There are other causes from common contamination (like during a period) to unusual conditions mentioned by the other doctors answering this. The only way to know if there is a problem, what to do = see a doc. ...Read more

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Wondering why is blood in my urine?

Wondering why is blood in my urine?

Get evaluated.: Blood in the urine, or hematuria, in the absence of infection, is abnormal and should be worked up. First, a urinary infection must be ruled out. Red cells are common in this setting. If there is no infection, further evaluation is needed to find the source. Work with your doctor to make sure you find a cause, or rule out the more worrisome ones. ...Read more

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What could cause blood in my urine?

What could cause blood in my urine?

Bright red? Cystitis: If u have symptoms of burning on urination & frequency of urination. Bright red with no other symptoms could be a small vascular malformation (like vascular nevus) of kidney. Brown urine with proteinuria suggests kidney disease. Unusual for kidney or bladder tumor at your age. Microscopic hematuria could be caused by a kidney stone. Microscopic hematuria often benign. Needs work-up &? Cystoscopy. ...Read more

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Why is there often blood in my urine?

Why is there often blood in my urine?

Blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What does urine with blood look like?

What does urine with blood look like?

Somewhat as expected: To the naked eye, if there is only the slightest trace of blood in urine, the urine grossly may appear normal color. If there is profuse bleeding, it could appear like pure blood. Often, as you may suspect it can be somewhere in between with color based on a small amount of blood that modifies/darkens color. Depends on if whole blood or only certain blood elements entering urine as well. ...Read more

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Traces of blood in d urine means what?

Traces of blood in d urine means what?

Trace blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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How can I identify blood in the urine?

How can I identify blood in the urine?

Several ways.: Blood in the urine can be visible, imparting pink to dark red color to the urine. Very small amounts may be invisible and testing need to be performed. In the clinic, hematuria can be detected by urine dipstick, which would reveal small, moderate, or large blood. A lab test called a microscopic urinalysis would show more than 3 red cells per high power field. ...Read more

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What's blood in the urine without pain?

What's blood in the urine without pain?

Infection, stone, tumo: You have blood in the urine without any pain, you need to see your doctor asap, you will need blood and urine test, a cat scan of your kidneys to find the cause and treated right away as if not treated intime it may get worse
the possibilities are you may have a kidney stone, kidney infection, glomerular disease like glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney disease and tumors including cancer. ...Read more

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Why would blood be in my urine? Female)

Why would blood be in my urine? Female)

Many causes: It could be vaginal blood (very common) from menstruation, cervical bleeding, etc. If truly hematuria, then think urinary tract infection, kidney stone, std, etc. Regardless, it should be checked out and evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes blood in the urine no pain?

What causes blood in the urine no pain?

Painless hematuria.: A number of kidney problems can cause blood in urine without pain: glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, kidney tumors, vascular malformations and occusionally a large non-obstructing kidney stone. Benign and malignant tumors rare vascular malformations of bladder can cause painless hematuria. Bleeding disorders (ie hemophilia, von willebrands)plus anticoagulant medications & drug side effects. ...Read more

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What causes blood in the urine and pain?

What causes blood in the urine and pain?

Painful hematuria: Obstructing kidney or ureteral stones, pyelonephritis, mechanical blockage, trauma & tumors kidney. Bladder infections, interstitial cystitis, prostatitis & occasional drug side effects. ...Read more

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What is the causes of blood in the urine?

What is the causes of blood in the urine?

Many, usually benign: Bladder infection (hemorrhagic cystitis), kidney or bladder stone, interstitial cystitis, glomerulonephritis (type of kidney disease), bleeding blood vessel abnormality, malignancies (eg cancer) of bladder, kidney, prostate or urethra or can be benign microscopic hematuria (sometimes familial). But rule of thumb is that it signifies possible cancer unless proven to the contrary. ...Read more

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Describe reasons for blood in the urine?

Describe reasons for blood in the urine?

See below: Any type of injury or disease to the kidneys or lower genitourinary tract will usually result in blood in the urine. ...Read more

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My friends urine is blood. What she'll do?

Needs 2C aphysician: Could be a uti, kidney stone, nephritis or a tumor amonst other less common things. In any case needs to see adr. ...Read more

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I have blood in my urine. Please advise.?

I have blood in my urine. Please advise.?

Depends: If you have symptoms of a kidney stone, flank pain then you would need a ct scan w/o contrast, if you are on your period and have no symptoms, recheck a ua in 1-2 mos ...Read more

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What does your urine leu 2+ blood + means?

What does your urine leu 2+ blood + means?

? infection: Leukocytes are white blood cells which are seen with bladder infections. Blood cell can also be seen with infection. Are you having symptoms of infection i.e. urgency, burning, frequency of urination? There can be other cause of those therefore you need to be seen to determine what is the cause and get treatment. ...Read more