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Tlh on 2/5/2013 last bm on 2/2/2013 w/ no urge to have a bm. Have Foley for urinary retention. Running a fever and have ab pain & blood in urine. Appt?

Tlh on 2/5/2013 last bm on 2/2/2013 w/ no urge to have a bm. Have Foley for urinary retention. Running a fever and have ab pain & blood in urine. Appt?

Yes, u need 2: Go in secondary toa post op fever. You also have significant constipation. U might try miralax (polyethylene glycol). No nausea or vomiting? It could b from the foley(the fever) but try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) 2x per day. It's unusual to be constipated thatblongunless u r easily constipated or are requiring a lot of narcotics. Need 2 go in. ...Read more

Dr. Aiman Shammas
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Fluid Retention (Definition)

It denotes the presence of excessive water in intravascular space - vessels & interstitial space - among cells, due to poor automatic water movement and distribution by poor perfusion by low BP from hydration or/+ weak heart, poor osmotic pressure from malnutrition, poor water excretion from kidneys, & poor lymphatic drainage. More? Ask your doctor or contact me; I ...Read more


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Had a prostate biopsy, blood in urine gone after week. Had sex later, what seemed like brake fluid comes out, engine needs cleaning. What should I do?

Had a prostate biopsy, blood in urine gone after week. Had sex later, what seemed like brake fluid comes out, engine needs cleaning. What should I do?

Prostate biopsy: It is not uncommon to have blood in the ejaculate for many weeks following needle biopsy of the prostate. Remember, just like a bruise, blood changes color as it breaks down. ...Read more

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Visible blood in urine?

Visible blood in urine?

Many causes: This can be due to many causes including cancer, infection, kidney stones, trauma, scar tissue, and inflammation. This needs to be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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Blood in urine on an off?

Blood in urine on an off?

Not normal.: Need to have this evaluated right away, especially if you have ever been a smoker, if you have back pain or pelvic pain, and especially if recent weight loss. Any new medications recently? Do you still have an intact uterus and is there any chance this blood may originate vaginally rather than in the bladder and urinary system? If you've got pain with this, get seen right away. Call MD today. ...Read more

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Whats blood in urine and no pain?

Whats blood in urine and no pain?

Hematuria.: Blood in the urine, or hematuria, in the absence of infection, is abnormal and should be worked up. First, a urinary infection must be ruled out. Red cells are common in this setting. If there is no infection, further evaluation is needed to find the source. Work with your doctor to make sure you find a cause, or rule out the more worrisome ones. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Blood in urine?

What are the tests for Blood in urine?

Here are some...: Tests for blood in urine include, not limited only for medical necessity of individual cases: urine -urinalysis, urine culture; blood - serum creatinine, BUN, etc.; imaging - US, CT, MRI, etc.; cystoscopy, retrograde pyelogram, ureteroscopy, biopsy, etc.. To delve summarily into hematuria, go to http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. More? To www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login-I can help ...Read more

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My friend is having specks of blood in urine ?

My friend is having specks of blood in urine ?

Hematuria is not ok: This can be the sign of a serious problem. The possibilities include: tumor, infection, stones, enlarged prostate, urinary blockages, or other problems. Sometimes there is nothing detected, but when you can see blood in the urine it should be evaluated because some of the issues this might represent can be very serious. ...Read more

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What are the possible reasons for blood in urine?

What are the possible reasons for blood in urine?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine (hematuria) has several common causes. The main reason for concern is that this is how bladder cancer is usually found. But more common causes include bladder infections, kidney stones, and prostate problems in men. Visible blood in the urine, particularly if not associated with pain or burning with urination needs to be evaluated with kidney imaging and cystoscopy (scope). ...Read more

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Why would there be blood in urine for many months?

Why would there be blood in urine for many months?

Infection, Stone, CA: There are many reasons for blood in the urine. The most common is a urine infection. Other causes include bladder or kidney stones, bladder polyps, interstitial cystitis, and of course bladder cancer. Other sources of blood include the kidneys and ureters from disease or cancer. Kidney problems need to be worked up for "glomerulonephritis" and cancer. ...Read more

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Why would there be blood in urine for many months?

Why would there be blood in urine for many months?

Many reasons: Are there other symptoms? Infection, kidney or bladder stones, cancer can all cause blood in the urine. See a urologist to get tested. ...Read more

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Microscopic blood in urine and pain, should I be concerned?

Microscopic blood in urine and pain, should I be concerned?

Blood in urine: If the pain is in your genita/uretheral region or while peeing, it may denote some inflammation/injury to local area to cause blood in urine. Make sure proper culture (not all cultures are properly done) is done on your urine to rule out infection, repeat urine analysis after hydrating yourself well. ...Read more

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How to treat blood in urine?

How to treat blood in urine?

Hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to find its cause. First have a urine culture to see if you have a uti. If not, see a urologist (u) for an evaluation. Of the h. The u will order a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the state of your kidneys. If those tests are negative, a cystoscopy, to see the bladder wall, may be needed. If you don't have a uti, see a u to find the cause of it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is the blood in urine curable?

Is the blood in urine curable?

Diagnosis First: Whether it is curable depends on where it is coming from. It may be from the filtering units, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, or urethra. The presence of other factors in the urine, symptoms, and patient's age all will suggest a likely source, and order of investigations to your doctor. ...Read more

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On honeymoon in mexico. Blood in urine. Should I pick up something at pharma?

On honeymoon in mexico. Blood in urine. Should I pick up something at pharma?

Honeymoon cystitis: Sorry you have this classic problem. We healthtap consultants can make suggestions , but can not prescribe or treat. Antibiotics can be purchased over the counter in mexico. Thus suggest you visit a reputable pharmacy and discuss problem with pharmacist who may prescribe a good brand name antibiotic for you. He may suggest macrodantin, Bactrim or cipro, (ciprofloxacin) all of which could be appropriate. Good luck. ...Read more

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Blood in urine and sperm?

Blood in urine and sperm?

Cystoscopy: You need a urologic evaluation with cystoscope, ct scan and ultrasound of your prostate as well as blood work. This may not be serious but you need a work up. ...Read more

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String blood in urine and pain to urinate?

Requires: A trip to your PCP for urinalysis and culture. Initial management for urinalysis tract infection may be indicated and further urinary anatomic evaluation may be necessary if no resolution or reoccurring symptoms ...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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What causes trace leukocytes and blood in urine?

What causes trace leukocytes and blood in urine?

Urine infection: I would say urine infection is most likely, but that us not the only thing that can cause what you are describing. See your doctor and get this checked out right away. ...Read more

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Blood in urine?

Blood in urine?

Blood in urine: Multiple things cause blood in urine. Most common is a urinary tract infection. However anything affecting the kidneys (stones, inflammation, glomerulonephritis) or the bladder (cysts, cancer, trauma) can cause blood in the urine. Also things affecting the penis (irritation, inflammation, infection, trauma) can cause blood. Should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood in urine?

Blood in urine?

Get evaluated: You should definitely seek a medical opinion if you have seen blood in your urine. This could indicate infection , stone, or tumor in the renal system ( kidney, ureter, and bladder.) please, , contact your doctor and express your concerns. ...Read more

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Causes of blood in urine?

Causes of blood in urine?

Infection, stone, or: The most common cause of blood in urine is a bladder infection. It may also be a sign of kidney stones. Rarely, if the blood is persistent in your urine, it could be bladder or kidney cancer. You should see a urologist if it doesn't go away. ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Many things: Blood in urine can be from minor to major causes. Tumors, infections, inflammation , medications, ruptured vesses in the urinary system all can cause blood in the urine. A single drop of blood in a cup of urine can turn the urine red. If you suspect blood in your urine, get seen by your pcp or urologist and find the cause. Don't delay. It is not worth it to wait. ...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


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