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My doctor called and told me i have blood and crystals in my urine what does this mean? Is it serious i have had kidney stones in the past

My doctor called and told me i have blood and crystals in my urine what does this mean? Is it serious i have had kidney stones in the past

Kidney stones: It may be the blood and crystals are from a recent episode of kidney stones. If there are crystals though and you've had kidney stone before, consider seeing your PCP or a kidney specialist to test if you are at risk for future episodes by checking for certain predisposing conditions. ...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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If the male does not have Schistosomiasis, what may cause blood and crystals to be present in urine ?

If the male does not have Schistosomiasis, what may cause blood and crystals to be present in urine ?

Hematuria: several things can cause blood and crystals, schistosomiasis would be probably the last thing I would think of. Dehydration, over exercise, kidney stones are just a few more common things. An evaluation by a urologist may be helpful for you. ...Read more

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Ua showed i was negative for leukocytes. Negative for white blood cells but positive for nitrites and many crystals in urine. Is this normal?

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

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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