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What can cause a young healthy patient to have blood in urine?

What can cause a young healthy patient to have blood in urine?

Idiopathic hematuria: Approximately 10% of young normal adults have traces of blood as shown on the routine dip- stick test in the doctor's office. Microscopically 2-3 red blood cells are cosifered normal. This is nothing to worry about. ...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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What is the cause for a young healthy patient with blood in urine?

What is the cause for a young healthy patient with blood in urine?

Causes of hematuria: Hematuria can be caused by any bleeding in the urinary tract. It could be caused by a tumor of the kidney, kidney stones in the ureters or by a bladder tumor, among other things. Have your urine cultured and if you have hematuria with no uti, see a urologist for evaluation . If you do have a uti, have your urine analyzed after the infection to make sure it resolves. If not, see a urologist. ...Read more

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Visible blood in urine since 2yrs old(18 now)and it's still there and getting worse, doctor said too young to have anything Sinister or wrong with me?

Visible blood in urine since 2yrs old(18 now)and it's still there and getting worse, doctor said too young to have anything Sinister or wrong with me?

It's probably time: to get some objective information rather than an 'opinion'. Noninvasive ultrasonography will give a lot of information about the structure of your genitourinary system. ...Read more

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What can cause blood in urine to occur?

What can cause blood in urine to occur?

Infection,tumourSton: Can be due to following reasons 1 infections in bladder or kidneys 2 bladder or kidney stone 3tumours and cancer of bladder or kidneys 4benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostatitis 5kidney disease like glomerulonephritis 6 inherited alpert sybdrome and sickle cell disease 7meds like aspirin, anticoagulants, anti cancer drugs 8 some time strenuous exercise can too blood can be visible or microscopic. ...Read more

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Whats the significance of trace blood in urine?

Needs attention: It is not normal to have even a trace blood in the urine , it could simple infection, or early kidney damage, or enen a tumor need to see your physician to find the cause. ...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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What can microscopic blood in urine mean?

What can microscopic blood in urine mean?

Hematuria...: Per aua guidelines of 2012, if you have >3 red blood cells in a urine sample and are over age 35, you should see a urologist for a work up. If you are younger than 35, the urologist may choose to observe you or work you up, depending on your risk factors. The standard work up consists of a triple-phase ct scan and cystoscopy (a camera in the bladder). This standardized work up determines cause. ...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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Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
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Urine Looks Like Blood (Definition)

Urine that looks like blood is a symptom in which there may be some damage to the kidney or bladder, resulting in bleeding into the urine. Causes may include strenuous exercise or medications, as well as more severe ...Read more


Dr. Simon Kimm
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Blood In Urine (Definition)

Hematuria is a medical term for the clinical finding of blood in the urine. This can occur due to kidney diseases, bladder cancer, bladder ...Read more