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Blood In Urine In 70 Year Old
My dad is age 70. He has left flank pain, blood in urine, constipation. His pcp prescribed cipro even tho urinalysis came back neg for wbc.Help!?
See a urologist. : For now, i would not discontinue the medication as prescribed, as there might be other information that indicates infection. Hopefully a urine culture was sent, which will confirm the diagnosis. Blood in the urinary tract should be evaluated, however, and i recommend seeing a urologist who can perform a full evaluation with history, physical exam, and urine testing. ...Read more
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
Not Normal: Likely it is not a big issue. Repeat and make sure they look under the microscope for red blood cells. The dipstick can be positive with muscle breakdown, certain dyes in foods and other conditions. If blood cells present you should be evaluated for bladder cancer especially if you smoke or work in the chemical industry. In addition a kidney ultrasound to rule out kidney cancer is reasonable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello I'm 31 year old male have had multiple urine test within the last year and have showed tiny amount of blood in urine is this something serious ?
May be or may not be: The limited 400-letter space will not suffice to address your concern. But the article in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html will provide a lot of info to help you on how to handle a tiny amt of blood in urine from chemstrip. But, at least & always make sure to have microscopic urinalysis so to verify the degree of microhematuria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
GFR 43, Creatine 1.22,,2 +blood in urine but the blood is going on for years and years. is this okay for a 73 year old woman?
My 13 year old daughter has had all appendicitis symptoms and some gstones symptoms, but i just saw a little streak if blood in urine. ?
Not sure what you: Mean by 'has had symptoms' of appendicitis. If you suspect she has appendicitis then she needs to go to er. Waiting longer will just make her sicker. Im sure a detailed workup there can rule out acute conditions such as appendicitis and cholecystitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 year old son has urine Urobilinogen 0.2E.V/dl on his urinalysis what does this mean? Also trace-intact for blood in urine, what does this mean?
Normal: The values u have written are normal and therefore of no significance. ...Read more
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