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I have had blood in my urine for about 2 weeks now and chunks like the size of a dime?

I have had blood in my urine for about 2 weeks now and chunks like the size of a dime?

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 (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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My husband has blood in his urine and says he is peeing chunks like the size of a dime?

My husband has blood in his urine and says he is peeing chunks like the size of a dime?

See doctor asap: He needs to see a doctor for a full evaluation, urinalysis, and maybe imaging tests right away. This can be a kidney stone, obstruction, clot, irritation, or other more serious conditions. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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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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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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 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