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Blood And Crystals In Urine
If the male does not have Schistosomiasis, what may cause blood and crystals to be present in urine ?
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
Ua showed i was negative for leukocytes. Negative for white blood cells but positive for nitrites and many crystals in urine. Is this normal?
Clinical symptoms?: It is possible to have a UTI that only shows positivity for nitrites and be negative for wbcs. Studies have shown that when nitrites are positive, a UTI has a strong chance of being present ( = good specificity for the test). Many crystals can be caused by kidney stones or food metabolism issues. ...Read more
Urine pH 5, sp gravity 1.020,protein negative, RBC WBC and epethlial cell occasional,blood trace,uric acid crystAl few,bacteria occasional, what to do
Stop worrying: This is normal. Get a follow up next year or if you have symptoms. ...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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need evaluation: Having any amount of blood in the urine needs to be evaluated by a urologist whether the bleeding is microscopic or can be visibly seen in the urine. There are many causes to having blood in the urine which maybe from benign or malignant causes depending on your age and other risk factors such as smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Concerning!: Don't know your sex or age but in either situation, if you are passing blood per your urethra and then pass urine, you have a problem that needs evaluation. One could have an infections, a tumor (malignant or benign), or some other inflammatory process in the urinary tract. It must be established as to cause. Please see your pcp or a urologist and get examined and some testing. Very important! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I went in for a physical and they said i have small trace of blood in my urine and should i be worried?
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