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Blood Chunks In Urine
Get checked up: Blood in the urine means something serious going on in your kidney or in your urinary bladder. Please go see your docotr who should check your urine and confirm that there is blood or blood cells in the urine in which case you will need further testing and a visit with an urologist may be warranted. ...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
2wks ago started gross blood while urinating,then cloudy urine,now cloudy w/white chunks N small string like.Foul smell.NO PAIN/BURNING.No freq urge.
UTI: You probably have a urinary tract infection (UTI), which is an infection in the bladder. Would get a UA (urine analysis), and a urine culture. Both of these tests are done routinely at any medical facility or doctor's office. The culture will show if you need antibiotics and which one is appropriate. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a UTI after a urine sample, taken one dose Cipro and Pyridium. I am urinating chunks of bloddy tissue. Is this normal with UTI?
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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