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Doctor insights on: Blood In Urine 5 Year Old Not Infection

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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


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Can an infection cause blood in urine?

Can an infection cause blood in urine?

Yes: Cystitis (bladder infection) can cause blood in the urine. There are other reasons for blood in the urine so this is a symptom that needs to be reported to your physician. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blood in urine, but not infection. How is this possible?

I'm having symptoms of blood in urine, but not infection. How is this possible?

Blood in urine: Blood in urine is called hematuria. If you can see it, it is macroscopic hematuria meaning larger amount of blood than if u had microscopic hematuria. If infection has been ruled out by proper culture, which can not be assumed always, other causes of inflammation like growth, stones, drugs and other renal diseases need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Went to Dr and said I pulled something in my back, checked urine for infection, said there was blood in urine and no sign of infection what could it b?

Went to Dr and said I pulled something in my back, checked urine for infection, said there was blood in urine and no sign of infection what could it b?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine can be caused by trauma (running long distances as an example), tuberculosis, tumors, kidney disease like glomerulonephritis, etc. This needs further evaluation if not due to infection. Good luck. ...Read more

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Reasons for trace amount of blood in urine without infection?

Reasons for trace amount of blood in urine without infection?

There Are Many: You need to see your doctor or a nephrologist who can take an accurate history, perform a through physical exam, and do a few simple tests to narrow the possibilities, . ...Read more

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Does hemolyzed blood in urine mean infection?

Does hemolyzed blood in urine mean infection?

See below: Blood in the urine can indicate an infection but can mean other things as well what it does mean is there is a site in the urinary tract that is bleeding and that means you need to see a physician to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What does small traces of blood in urine without an infection mean?

What does small traces of blood in urine without an infection mean?

Blood in urine: If only a trace amount of blood (without any protein in urine), the most likely possibilities include kidney stones or crystals in the urine, recent heavy exercise, thin basement membrane nephropathy, or IgA nephropathy. The latter 2 are detected with a kidney biopsy, but in the absence of protein in the urine most nephrologists would not pursue one. Also need to consider a kidney or bladder mass. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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Blood In Urine (Definition)

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 ...Read more


Dr. Chad Levitt
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more