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Blood In Urine After Foley Catheter Removal
My husband had Office-based transurethral microwave thermotherapy, 4 days ago. He still has catheter, there's still some blood in urine. He also has?
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
How long after kidney stone removal w/ laser, should it take to pass resididual fragments. Much sharp stinging in penis - stent in- blood in urine?
Is it common to have brown merky urine with bloody streak three days after a Foley catheter is placed?
See below: Common? No. Possible? Yes. If this does not resolve after a few days, or if it gets worse and you get additional symptoms, go see your doctor to make sure you don't have an infection. ...Read more
I have to always wear a urethral foley catheter so I don't leak urine everywhere. If I don't I can't control my bladder?
See urologist: There are better options in the long term, including medication and possibly surgery. You will have to be evaluated by a urologist who will measure bladder pressures and do imaging studies to find the cause. Catheters tend to give recurrent infections and do not address the cause, only the symptom. ...Read more
The lab says the sample from my newly inserted Foley catheter is contaminated despite all my efforts. How do I get my urine sample processed?
Optimal collection: The best sample of urine is that which is collected at the time the Foley catheter is placed. However, if you have had an indweling catheter for some time, your bladder may be colonized with bacteria and the culture may always grow bacteria despite not having a true infection. ...Read more
Is it safe/necessart to put Foley catheter in someone with >100, 000 klebsiella in urine culture if they can use bedpan or beside commode? 92 yo
Had flex. Cysto. Done. Clear result. No blood in urine after cysto. But, 2 days after cysto., bloody urine which cleared soon. Was it due to cysto.?
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
Kidney stone: Please have your doctor check you for a kidney stone. ...Read more
Blood in urine after stopping half way to aim better. Could the forceful stop have cause the bleeding?
Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is never a normal finding. It could come from a uti, bleeding from the bladder (b) or the kidneys. I would first get a urine culture, it is normal the next step is a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the structure of the kidneys and to see if there are kidney stones or a tumor present. If of these negative, you need to see a urologist to look at your urinary bladder. ...Read more
I'm having pain on the lower left side of abdomen and quite a bit of blood in urine after I pee still feel the need to go again?
Blood in urine after drinking heavily I ternationaly. I rarely drink beer an I drank far more than I have in years two days in a row. What to do?
Pain in my side for an hour then two small glass like specks on toilet paper after peeing. Later a small streak of blood in urine after peeing. Ideas?
Blood in urine after sexual intercourse in a male. My boyfriend and I have been having intercourse for about 2 months now and the past few times he has had blood in his urine afterwards. He has stated there has been clots but no pain like a UTI would brin
Blood in urine could occur as a result of trauma or a medical condition. Throughout the genitilia, there are many areas and blood vessels that could be broken, leading to blood in the urine or semen.
Items that could cause trauma and blood in the urine could be aggressive sex or masterbation, interrupted sex, kidney stones, prostatitis or a procedural biopsy on the testicles/kidney/bladder.
Medical conditions that can cause blood in the urine include: side effects of blood thinners, stds such as chlamydia/genital herpes/warts, prostate cancer or bladder cancer.
Since this is an ongoing condition for your boyfriend, it is suggested that he see his doctor to determine what the cause is. If there is an infection or trauma going on, it is important to get it assessed. ...Read more
Blood in urine after bowel movement. Had rad. Prosect. 6 1/2 weeks ago. Passed 2 blood clots today. Any need for conern?
? related to Asperin: Stop Aspirin, See MD for workup of bleeding problem and possible referral to gerontologist and urologist ...Read more
Usually doesn't: Blood should not show up after Foley catheter insertion but sometimes it does. This is usually due to the trauma of placing the catheter in which the catheter rubs up against the urethra causing irritiation. It should resolve quickly. If not, it may need to be evaluated. ...Read more
Blood +1: If there 1+ blood it is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. Labs use a convention with a scale: 0, trace, +1 to +4 for blood and other substances. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more
Blood in urine: If there is blood in the urine and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more
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
Evaluation: Any portion of the urinary output tract can bleed. This can be due to trauma, infection, vascular tumors, malignancies or stones. Unless you are in pain or cannot easily urinate, you can make a quick appointment with your urologist. If the symptoms are severe or the urine is full of blood, go to an er. ...Read more
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
Foley catheters are usually manufactured from latex rubber. They are used to drain urine from either male or female bladders. The catheter will often be placed into the bladder and kept in place by inflating a balloon at the most distal end of the catheter. Urine then drains through a hole down the middle of the catheter ...Read more
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