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Blood And Clumps In Urine
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 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
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.)?
Daughter on period while Urinating clump of blood came out and not sure if from period or urine but it was painless should I be worried?
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 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
Hazy urine positve for bacteria mucous and white blood clumps and triple the amount of squamous epithelial what does this mean with flank pain?
Urologist needed: See a urologist to DX your problem. ...Read more
Soft brownish fleshy tissue clump in urine. Measures 5x2.5mm. Have had symptoms of uti on and off since June with periods of no symptoms. Been to doc 3 times for urine test and negative. History- 3or4 blood/bacteria finding samples since 2010?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
? 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
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