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My wife is 51 and very healthy non smoker . She has had extreme fatigue , blood in urine, localized left flank pain. Ct scan was neg for kidney stones?

My wife is 51 and very healthy non smoker . She has had extreme fatigue , blood in urine, localized left flank pain. Ct scan was neg for kidney stones?

Infection or tumor: The most likely reason is infection of the kidney...Your doctor will check the urine and prescribe antibiotics. A less likely reason is a tumor in the kidney or nearby. This may need a urologists help. It could still be a kidney stone that was not seen on the ct, which also needs a urologists help. ...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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Right flank pain with blood in urine cat scan?

Right flank pain with blood in urine  cat  scan?

Yes: If you have right flank pain and you have blood in the urine- you should have some evaluation done. In addition to the urine and blood test, a ct scan of the pelvic is one of the tests that you should have- to find out the explanation of your symptoms. There are different things that can give you symptoms like that including infection, kidney stones, mass etc. ...Read more

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Flank pain, both sides. Scans show small cysts on each. No burning or blood in urine & i'm a bit of a couch potato. More likely muscular or mental?

Flank pain, both sides. Scans show small cysts on each. No burning or blood in urine & i'm a bit of a couch potato. More likely muscular or mental?

Pain: In patients without signs of urolithiasis, or signs of kidney infection, a likely cause of bilateral back and flank pain would be of musculoskeletal origin. Renal cysts generally do not cause pain unless they become very large. ...Read more

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I have only 1 kidney which is enlarged w/ recent flank pain & blood in urine. Kidney failure runs in family. What do you think this is & how serious?

I have only 1 kidney which is enlarged w/ recent flank pain & blood in urine. Kidney failure runs in family. What do you think this is & how serious?

See doctor: Should consult physician. Hematuria and flank pain can be from stones, infection, and tumor. Various blood tests and imaging tests may have to be performed. Having only one kidney, the function of this kidney needs to be preserved. ...Read more

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Whole abdominal, flank pain . Blood in urine akso have cirrhosis any ideas?

Whole abdominal, flank pain . Blood in urine akso have cirrhosis any ideas?

Kidney stone?: Blood in the urine is never normal until proven to be otherwise. See a doctor now, and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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Months of left side/flank pain & 2 neg cts. Then sudden blood in urine/clots, & bladder spasms. diangosis pyelonephritis. Can this explain pain for months?

Partially: Very possible that a low grade infection caused the initial symptoms, then became full blown pyelonephritis , which requires initial IV antibiotics and long term treatment (at lest 3-4 weeks). Then need urologic evaluation to look for anatomic abnormalities for stones, masses, etc. That may be contributing. ...Read more

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Blood in urine, pain in flank. No burning, frequency. Bladder polyps or kidney stones?

Blood in urine, pain in flank. No burning, frequency. Bladder polyps or kidney stones?

Needs investigation: There are other causes of blood in urine, in addition to the ones you mentioned. It is a serious issue needs investigation. See this site and discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/blood-in-urine/ds01013. ...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


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