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Severe lower back pain radiating through sides and sides of belly. Blood in urine early today. Period ended 2 days ago. What could this be?

Severe lower back pain radiating through sides and sides of belly. Blood in urine early today. Period ended 2 days ago. What could this be?

Infection or stone: You likely have a kidney stone, though a urinary tract infection can cause similar symptoms, especially if tracking up from the bladder to the kidney (s). I think you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...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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I have had extreme right flank and back pain for 2 days went to my Dr blood in urine ct scan results a 1.5 stone on left, why is right sidehurtingsobad?

I have had extreme right flank and back pain for 2 days went to my Dr blood in urine ct scan results a 1.5 stone on left, why is right sidehurtingsobad?

Kidney stone pain: F of unknown age and unknown history of renal stones notes; I have had extreme right flank and back pain for 2 days went to my Dr blood in urine ct scan results a 1.5 stone on left, why is right sidehurtingsobad? ANS: CT read on wrong side? Stone on R passed? Some stones cannot be seen on CT-if your stone is one of these kinds U may have R one causing pain. ...Read more

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My girlriend is having lower abdomen pains, pelvic pains and mild blood in urine (red inside toilet)?

My girlriend is having lower abdomen pains, pelvic pains and mild blood in urine (red inside toilet)?

Get a GU eval: There is a long differential diagnosis for this patient. You do not mention if pain is acute or chronic. A urologist would be a good specialist to start assessing your problem. ...Read more

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I've had blood in urine for 2 years with no pain. But now I've been having a lot of pain (cramp like) in my lower abdomen followed by blood in urine.

I've had blood in urine for 2 years with no pain. But now I've been having a lot of pain (cramp like) in my lower abdomen followed by blood in urine.

See urologist: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor or preferably a urologist.
Bleeding in urine for 2 years is too long to wait to see a doctor.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Blood in urine soreness in kidneys 4 month suden dull pain in left &went 2 both &hips &L side abdomen &lower area stopped some perid wk go now agin?

Blood in urine soreness in kidneys 4 month suden dull pain in left &went 2 both &hips &L side abdomen &lower area stopped some perid wk go now agin?

Hard to figure out: What your question is. If you don't have kidney stones, which is most common reason for flank/ back pain and blood in urine, then infection and tumor must be ruled out. Please proceed to see a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Can lower abdomen pain and blood in urine be caused by a problem with womb/overys had bladder and kidneys checked there ok but still have pain regular?

Can lower abdomen pain and blood in urine be caused by a problem with womb/overys had bladder and kidneys checked there ok but still have pain regular?

Yes: Your symptoms of pain and blood in the urine is strongly suggestive of endometriosis in the bladder or more likely in the wall of the bladder. Sometimes this is not evident at the time of cystoscopy perhaps an MRI of the pelvis with a focus on the bladder would be helpful. ...Read more

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I had a urine cytology done because last 4 months moderate blood is in my urine alot of lower belly and back pain test results showed moderate blood a?

I had a urine cytology done because last 4 months moderate blood is in my urine alot of lower belly and back pain test results showed moderate blood a?

Consult Urologist: Blood in urine requires a comprehensive physical examination including digital rectal exam, speculum vaginal examination & at least kidney, pelvic & bladder ultrasound. Could this be a STD? Might also require CT scan of pelvis. Good Luck ...Read more

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I have lower right back pain today and I am going for urine many times. No pain or blood in urine. This is first time right back lower pain. Give advise?

Get checked: If you are urinating much more frequently than usual and have lower back pain it is possible that you have an infection or a kidney stone. See a doctor to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, flecks of blood in urine, frequent urge to pee, painful pee, darker color pee.?

See doctor ASAP: Flank pain, blood in the urine, urgency, painful urination- all could be consistent with urinary tract infection. Other condition such as kidney stone can also happen along with the urinary tract infection. You should see your md as soon as possible and have yourself checked and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lower right back pain. Started today. No blood in urine, no changes in bladder or bowels. Doesn't seem to be muscle soreness. What could cause it?

Lower right back pain. Started today. No blood in urine, no changes in bladder or bowels. Doesn't seem to be muscle soreness. What could cause it?

Classic: This is the first thing I would think of if you came in to my office. If you have none of the things you mentioned in your note then I would watch the amount of activity that you do and the activity. Try being careful and waiting a couple fo days. Many times this gets better by itself. ...Read more

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Bloated tummy for 6 months, burning pain in bladder, back ache, burning feeling inside vagina, now blood in urine?

See a doctor: Sounds like an infection, but you should get that checked out to make sure it's nothing more serious. ...Read more

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8wk postpartum hypertension 165/123 blood in urine no infection. Referral to urologist?? Cause lower back pain & Cesarian scar pain R side US normal

8wk postpartum hypertension 165/123 blood in urine no infection. Referral to urologist?? Cause lower back pain & Cesarian scar pain R side US normal

BP Rx needed: First of all, you need to have your obvious hypertension treated with medication. Secondly, have your OB GYN search for answers as to why you are still having pain 2 months post partum C/S which is not normal. The back pain may be related to the blood in your urine, wether with a urinary tract infection/pyelonephritis or a complication/cause of the hypertension. A Urologist is a good idea. ...Read more

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Blood in urine. Lower right stomach & back pain. Nausea & light-headed. Three days. What could be causing tjis?

Blood in urine. Lower right stomach & back pain. Nausea & light-headed. Three days. What could be causing tjis?

Kidney stone: You should see your doctor right away for this. It sounds like you may have a kidney stone and/or an infection. If it is, it will get worse if not treated. The treatment is usually not too bad - an antibiotic, fluids, pain medicine, and if the stone is large, the urologist can shatter the stone with sound waves to allow the gravel to pass in the urine. ...Read more

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Blood in urine with back pain?

Some thoughts: If back pain on one side or other, would suspect urinary tract infection focalizing in kidney, such as pyelonephritis, but intermittent intense pain might implicate kidney stone. Other causes may be present, and this needs evaluation by your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Micro blood in urine and left side back pain, can it be related?

Micro blood in urine and left side back pain, can it be related?

Urine in blood: Could be kidney stones, urinary infection, renal cysts. I would see your physician to get evaluated and treatment. ...Read more

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I had left back pain radiating to my groin that was severe for 45 min. Later I had lots of blood in urine which is getting less and less.

I had left back pain radiating to my groin that was severe for 45 min. Later I had lots of blood in urine which is getting less and less.

Kidney stone: This a classic story of a kidney stone. A kidney stone scan will be done to document whether the stone is still in the urinary tract and whether it is passable. Strain your urine to capture any stones so they can be analyzed. If no stone is passed a urologist should be consulted. ...Read more

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Can intercostal nerve block cause blood in urine and back pain?

Can intercostal nerve block cause blood in urine and back pain?

Unlikely: If the reason for intercostal block was traumatic injury you have reasons to have blood in the urine and back pain. Posteriorly placed intercostal block theoretically can cause some degree of back pain, but it will be unusual. Talk to your doctor to rule out kidneys injury. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with neuphrotic syndrome. The last few days I have had severe back pain, pain in urinating and blood in urine. Could it be related?

I was diagnosed with neuphrotic syndrome. The last few days I have had severe back pain, pain in urinating and blood in urine. Could it be related?

Go to see your doc: You should go to see your nephrologist as soon as possible. Go tomorrow and don't delay anymore. Other things like infection, stone also can happen in addition to possible worsening of your underlying kidney problem. ...Read more

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Back pain, no fever, no blood in urine. Lost the feeling of having to urinate, could it be related to back pain? Have you ever heard of this feeling?

No urinary sensation: Loss of sensation of need to urinate suggests a neurologic deficit. This, combined with back pain could indicate low spine problems - from a pinched nerve to slipped disk to an abscess in the area putting compression on nerve roots. Any loss of neurologic function like this needs investigation. Doc needs to do good exam to see if any other neurologic deficits, and then may need MRI or CT of area. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have to wait over a month for a cystoscope after presenting with thickening of the bladder, abdominal and back pain and blood in urine?

Is it normal to have to wait over a month for a cystoscope after presenting with thickening of the bladder, abdominal and back pain and blood in urine?

Quality: Quality of care depends on many factors. Most likely you urologist did not feel that there is urgency. With incoming changes in insurance market due to healthcare change wait time will become longer. Acces to specialists will be limited. I hope you will get better. ...Read more

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Possible causes of low back pain, micro blood in urine in healthy, 32 y/o non-smoking woman? Had CT of kidnys and it was normal. Meds for inf not work.

Possible causes of low back pain, micro blood in urine in healthy, 32 y/o non-smoking woman? Had CT of kidnys and it was normal. Meds for inf not work.

Hematuria: Your hematuria (h) does not seem to be due to a lesion in your kidneys. Do you have a urinary tract infection (uti)? Your statement, "meds for not not work work", implies that you may have one. If you have no uti, you may need a cystoscopy to see if your bladder is the source of your h. A urologist can do this test. If negative, you may have a glomerulonephritis causing your h, see a nephrologist. ...Read more

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Extreme back pain on left side. Throwing up. Pressure to pee, but can't. Saw blood in urine a few days back. Smelly urine when able to urinate.?

Extreme back pain on left side. Throwing up. Pressure to pee, but can't. Saw blood in urine a few days back. Smelly urine when able to urinate.?

Seek urgent care: Your description is concerning for kidney infection as a complication of UTI or infected kidney stone. This can progress rapidly and you need emergent evaluation. ...Read more

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I was told that I have mod. Blood in urine but no UTI, what can be an issue? I am having low back pain (pinching) & unusual heart palpitations.

I was told that I have mod. Blood in urine but no UTI, what can be an issue? I am having low back pain (pinching) & unusual heart palpitations.

Micro-hematuria: Microscopic hematuria is fairly common and often from a benign familial tendency. Unfortunately, blood in the urine is also often the only sign one gets from some conditions that need to be discovered, like bladder or kidney cancer or kidney stones. See a urologist for workup. It likely will involve an office cystoscopic exam and upper urinary tract imaging. ...Read more

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Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?

Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?

Yes: If the kidney stone blocks the flow of urine from the kidney, you can get permanent kidney damage, but that can take weeks to happen and is associated with severe pain. Also, kidney stones can become infected from pyelonephritis (kidney infection - not a typical urinary tract infection (uti)) and be challenging to treat. Please see your health care provider and consider a referral to urology. ...Read more

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Low back pain stomach pressure and pressure urinating, I have blood in urine and my 2nd bout of diverticulitis in 2 mos, CT proven, why urine blood?

Low back pain stomach pressure and pressure urinating, I have blood in urine and my 2nd bout of diverticulitis in 2 mos, CT proven, why urine blood?

Diverticulitis: Diverticulitis can cause a perforation into the bladder which may explain the bleeding. Sometimes colon cancer can book like diverticulitis and also go into the bladder causing blood in the urine. Would recommend seeing your physician for further evaluation. If you've not had one already you'll probably need a colonoscopy and likely a cystoscopy. ...Read more

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Went to ER for severe lower right ab pain and back pain. Dr said I had kidney stone and hematuria. Did urine and blood tests only but no cat scan, why?

See answer: Though symptoms and u/a may be suggestive, one cannot reliably make the diagnosis of a kidney stone without some type of an imaging study (kub, ultrasound, ct) with a non-contrast ct scan being the most accurate and reliable imaging study to determine the presence, location, and size approximation of a stone as well as to potentially rule out other causes of pain and hematuria. ...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


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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more