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What could cause blood in urine in an 84 year old who takes coumadin (warfarin)?

What could cause blood in urine in an 84 year old who takes coumadin (warfarin)?

Could be just the co: Could be just the coumadin (warfarin). But could also be a stone, hemaglobinopathy, infection, or tumor. See your 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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Is it normal to have a trace of blood in urine for a black 47 year old male

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 more

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8 year old boy has blood in urine?

8 year old boy has blood in urine?

Time to seek help: Needs to get in today or tomorrow & be evaluated. Blood color in the urine can be from many things, but a minimum of a visit & some testing will be needed to sort it out. ...Read more

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Slight amount of blood in urine. What does this mean? 65 year old male in good health

Slight amount of blood in urine.  What does this mean? 65 year old male in good health

Many things: There are many things that cause blood in your urine. Just based on your age, you need to see your doctor and be throughly checked over. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

Could be serious: because micro hematuria could be first sign of neoplasm of bladder, ureter, or kidney. But in your age group, this is rare. Or it could be from stone disease. Ask your doctor whether further diagnostic tests are advisable. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Follow it: Keep your blood pressure under control. With a stable course as you describe, I would doubt you will have serious kidney problems in the coming decades. A creatinine of 1.2 isn't uncommon in women your age and most do not have trouble ...Read more

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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. ?

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 more

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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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Urinary Bleeding (Definition)

Urinary bleeding is blood that appears in ...Read more