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Dr. Michael Michaels
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Blood In Urine (Overview)

Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and over exertion during exercise.


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What causes hematuria?

What causes  hematuria?

See below: Hematuria is a term applied to blood in the urine, either frank blood or cola coloured urine or microscopic amounts.There are numerous causes, either from bladder or kidneys. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Michaels
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Blood In Urine (Overview)

Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and over exertion during exercise.


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Can hematuria be a very dangerous situation?

Can hematuria be a very dangerous situation?

Yes, it can be ...: Gross hematuria (visible) and microhematuria should incite personal and professional attention and appropriate evaluation. Fact: more than 100 known causes for hematuria, cancerous disease leads the pack for attention. So, seek adequate timely care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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What can cause blood in urine to occur?

What can cause blood in urine to occur?

Infection,tumourSton: Can be due to following reasons 1 infections in bladder or kidneys 2 bladder or kidney stone 3tumours and cancer of bladder or kidneys 4benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostatitis 5kidney disease like glomerulonephritis 6 inherited alpert sybdrome and sickle cell disease 7meds like aspirin, anticoagulants, anti cancer drugs 8 some time strenuous exercise can too blood can be visible or microscopic. ...Read more

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What does it mean blood in urine and stool?

What does it mean blood in urine and stool?

Blood: This issues can be signs of major issues please see your doc for a formal eval. ...Read more

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How to treat blood in urine?

How to treat blood in urine?

Hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to find its cause. First have a urine culture to see if you have a uti. If not, see a urologist (u) for an evaluation. Of the h. The u will order a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the state of your kidneys. If those tests are negative, a cystoscopy, to see the bladder wall, may be needed. If you don't have a uti, see a u to find the cause of it. Good luck. ...Read more

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The doctor said I have moderate blood in urine but didn't treat it?

The doctor said I have moderate blood in urine but didn't treat it?

Get 2nd opinion: Ask why not treated. If no answer, get evaluation by another physician. ...Read more

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I am facing intermittant blood in urine appearing usually at the finish time. Been treated with antibiotics but it bounces back. Enhanced water intake?

I am facing intermittant blood in urine appearing usually at the finish time. Been treated with antibiotics but it bounces back. Enhanced water intake?

BLOOD IN THE URINE: Blood in the urine without urgency, frequency, burning or getting up at night to urinate is not usually the sxs of an infection. It can be something else and should be further investigated by a urologist or nephrologist. ...Read more

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There is blood in urine at about 25% what i'd the reason and the cures?

There is blood in urine at about 25% what i'd the reason and the cures?

Probably not...: The blood shown on test strip is usually called microhematuria, but needs to be comfirmed with microscopic exam. More than 100 reasons can be listed as the causes for microhematuria, such as stone, infection, blockage, tumors, and kidney inflammatory disease. So, microhematuria may last forever and do no harm as long as no evidence of infection and kidney working well... For detail, check with... ...Read more

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I get blood in urine after having an erection. What should I do?

I get blood in urine after having an erection. What should I do?

See a Urologist: Gross blood or blood you can see in urine should be evaluated by a urologist. It may require some urine tests, ct scan imaging and possibly a cystoscopy (or direct look in the bladder with a small scope). Questions to consider: any pain with blood, any associated symptoms, are you a smoker or not, any other voiding (peeing) issues? See your pcp for a referral. ...Read more

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Always had trace blood in urine. Had UTI 6 days ago follow up urine still has large amounts of blood. Blood work good no kidney pain. Bladder cancer?

Always had trace blood in urine. Had UTI 6 days ago follow up urine still has large amounts of blood. Blood work good no kidney pain. Bladder cancer?

Micro hematuria: Microhematuria in a 34 year-old female who has never smoked is not very likely to be due to bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is not really genetic in nature. Despite that, you should have a hematuria workup which would include imaging of your kidneys as well as a cystoscopy and a variety of possible urine studies. ...Read more

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I get a BPH surgery TURP 3 days ago it was successful surgery but there is still blood in urine with bad burn when urinate any risk will I be better?

I get a BPH surgery TURP  3 days ago it was successful surgery but there is still blood in urine with bad burn when urinate any risk will I be better?

Check: Initial part of stream bloody is acceptable 3 days after TURP for BPH.You must be asking for sobody else as you are w8.There is no sush thing as TURP for BPH on a 28 year old.It does not say where you are in the world.Check with the surgeon who did the TUR. ...Read more

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Could THC stay longer in the blood or urine?

Could THC stay longer in the blood or urine?

THC: Single use Marijuana may be found in blood for 12 to 24 hours. Regular Use Marijuana may be found in blood for 2 to 7 days. Single use Marijuana might be detected in urine for 1 to 7 days (or more) and regular marijuana use can be detected in urine for 7 to 100 days (longer periods have been reported though). ...Read more

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What pregnacy test is better blood or urine?

What pregnacy test is better blood or urine?

Urine cheaper : Urine test is cheaper, easy and late compared to blood test. Blood test is early, accurate but usually can be done in a lab and may need doctor's order. ...Read more

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What can they check in a blood and urine test?

What can they check in a blood and urine test?

Urinalysis: Urinalysis checks for urine ph (acidity), concentration, presence of ketones, sugar (evidence of diabetes), blood (range of causes but genitourinary cancer must be ruled out). Protein (evidence of kidney dysfunction), and signs of infection. ...Read more

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Negative blood and urine for pregnacy at age 45?

Negative blood and urine for pregnacy at age 45?

Question: I am very confused. What exactly are you asking? Are you asking is you could be pregnant? ...Read more

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Usually how long can tobacco stay in your blood and urine?

Nicotine: Nicotine from tobacco and also other chemical ingredients get absorbed in to blood stream and processed by liver and kidney. ...Read more

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Negative blood and urine for pregnacy at age 45 can it be primenapause?

Yes: These two test results don't narrow it down too much, but that is a possibility. A more thorough evaluation would include fh and lh levels. ...Read more

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How long after you were dosed with rohypnol will it still show up in your blood or urine?

How long after you were dosed with rohypnol will it still show up in your blood or urine?

Half life: of flunitrazepam/rohypnol is 18-26 hours. We use the term "half life" to get an idea of how long a drug/medication will stay in a person's system. The half life is how long it takes for half of the medication to be metabolized. So you can see some traces of this drug could still be in your system for 2-3 days. Stay well! ...Read more

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Today is my last day of smoking will I passed the cotintine test by blood and urine on next Monday?

Today is my last day of smoking will I passed the cotintine test by blood and urine  on next Monday?

Cutting it close: Cotinine generally stays in urine for 3-4 days, so it may or may not be negative by them. I doubt they are doing blood tests for cotinine, since this is not an accurate weay of detecting it - it is in blood for a very very short period of time. Please quit smoking permanently and stay quit!! Good luck. ...Read more

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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