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Is is true that after 5 yrs from radiation therapy for prostate it's normal to test positive for blood in urine. 2 drs tole that?

Is is true that after 5 yrs from radiation therapy for prostate it's normal to test positive for blood in urine. 2 drs tole that?

Yes.: One of the side effects of external beam radiation (ebrt) for prostate cancer is radiation cystitis, or bladder inflammation years after initial treatment. This can present as mild to severe bleeding in the urinary tract. This bleeding should not be ignored, however, and should be evaluated to make sure there is not another cause for bleeding. Seek evaluation from a urologist. ...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


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What are the treatments for Blood in urine?

What are the treatments for Blood in urine?

... as follows: ...: The sequence of care should be reaching best possible diagnosis before delivering most reasonable care, How to handle the related things for good care for blood in urine? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html & http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Besides, perusing lists on Facts of Life - 1, 2, & 3 by clicking the BUTTON on left of HOME of www.ForMeFirst.com. ...Read more

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Moderate blood in urine, no bacteria found, is there treatment?

Moderate blood in urine, no bacteria found, is there treatment?

Get evaluation: Blood in urine is usually not from routine infection. Stones, tuberculosis and multisystem diseases need to be considered. Insist on an answer from your physician or obtain second opinion. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood in urine and antibiotic treatment for?

What to do if I have blood in urine and antibiotic treatment for?

Blood in urine: If this is the first episode and you are just starting the antibiotic- my recommendation is to continue antibiotic and follow up with you doctor. If you have had blood in the urine multiple times despites antibiotics- you should see a urologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood in urine, what is the antibiotic treatment for?

What to do if I have blood in urine, what is the antibiotic treatment for?

Blood in urine: Blood in urine may be due to infection or other inflammatory conditions of kidney system. Infection needs to be confirmed with a bacterial culture. If it is positive, another tests is done additionally which indicates what antibiotic would treat that bacteria and wich antibiotis wouldnt be affective. Your doctor then can make the right call after checking the report or an educated guess without it ...Read more

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I am a kidney stone patient.I taking treatment for that.Now suddenly i got pain in kidney and got blood in urine?

I am a kidney stone patient.I taking treatment for that.Now suddenly i got pain in kidney and got blood in urine?

Stone passing again: Sounds like you are probably passing another stone. Not at all uncommon. Likely there are multiple stones in the kidneys and when one passes into the urinary collecting system you will experience the same symptoms. Contact your physician to make sure there are no other issues. ...Read more

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Having UTI on and off for over a year , just finished a six week antibiotic treatment, and there's still blood in urine. now dealing with hemorrhoids?

Culture: If you just finished six weeks of treatment and still have blood in the urine you should look for an alternative diagnosis . However , first get a urine culture as you may have a resistant bug. ...Read more

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In vasculitis treatment, what is treatment with Cellcept intended to improve? (ie joint/muscle pain, GI issues, lessen blood in urine, petechia etc)

In vasculitis treatment, what is treatment with Cellcept intended to improve? (ie joint/muscle pain, GI issues, lessen blood in urine, petechia etc)

Cellcept : Is given as an immunosuppressive, it's mainly given post transplant, kidney, heart, etc..to help prevent rejection of the transplanted organ by the active immune system of the recepient. Its use in other autoimmune conditions as vasculitis is along the same principle: suppress the active immune system so it won't attack its own, (self) tissues, hence all the symptoms would improve, best wishes ...Read more

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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.?

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.?

Post Cysto Blood: It is not uncommon to see blood after a cystoscopy. This should resolve within 4-7 days. If persistent or related to burning, contact your urologist for evaluation for a post-cysto UTI. ...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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Blood in urine after stopping half way to aim better. Could the forceful stop have cause the bleeding?

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

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Blood in urine after 3 weeks of my kidney removal?

Blood in urine after 3 weeks of my kidney removal?

Need more info: Not enough info for a clear answer. Was a catheter used post op? Do you have symptoms of infection. Was there cancer of the kidney? Ureter? Bladder? Was it a partial kidney removal? You need to follow up with your urologist. ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine after intestinal surgery?

What causes blood in urine after intestinal surgery?

the catheter: Typical therapy for a surgical patient is a foley catheter inserted into the bladder. This can cause minor trauma with blood in the urine. It should resolve in a day or two. If not then investigation is required. ...Read more

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How long is blood in urine after period?

Till end of period: Blood in urine after period needs to be checked out. Uti is most likely cause for a woman of your age. But presence of a kidney stone or tumor may need to be investigated. Good luck. ...Read more

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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 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 : 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

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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


Gamma Rays (Definition)

This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more