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What are likely causes of aching in/near kidneys, left side only, with a little blood in urine? (39 yr. Male)

What are likely causes of aching in/near kidneys, left side only, with a little blood in urine? (39 yr. Male)

Kidney stone: Infection, tumor and nephritis are also possible though kidney stone would be the most likely cause in a male. ...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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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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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Lots of things: If this is new, we'll do some imaging to see if you have a tumor in your kidney or bladder, or a stone. If you do, hopefully we can take care of it before it can hurt you. Around 1% of folks have it for their entire lives, often from a minor problem with collagen synthesis ("thin GBM syndrome"). ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Hematuria: Most commonly bladder infections. Gross blood in urine needs to be evaluated by doctor. Other causes could be bladder cancer, passing a kidney stone, interstitial cystitis (inflamation of urinary bladder), prostatitis (in males). Many other cause. Please, see physician. ...Read more

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What causes Blood in urine?

What causes Blood in urine?

Here are: Many. Examples are tumors of urinary tract - kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra with bladder most commonly involved, UTI-hemorrhagic cystitis, stone passage through ureter or bladder stone itself, cystitis after radiation, some nephropathy, even after vigorous running, after catheter, after various surgery in kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, and urethra, etc. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the causes of blood in urine?

I was wondering what are the causes of blood in urine?

Hematuria: Any tumor of the urinary tract, stones, obstruction, uti's, medico renal diseases.. ...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 may I know the cause?

Blood in urine may I know the cause?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. The causes of blood in the urine are many. It can be anything from a bladder infection to a tumor. ...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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What would cause of blood in urine for woman?

What would cause of blood in urine for woman?

UTI: The cause of blood in urine is really the same in both women and men-except for a couple of differences- 1. In woman- sometimes, you can have contamination from menstrual blood- if you don't use the proper way to collect your urine. 2. Due to anatomy different in male/female- urinary tract infection is more common in women than men. Blood in urine can be caused by infection, inflammation, stone etc. ...Read more

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Can ic cause blood in urine?

Can ic cause blood in urine?

IC: Interstitial cystitis (ic) usually is not associated with blood in the urine (hematuria). Urinary tract infections and stones are a much more likely etiology of blood in the urine. Occasionally hematuria, usually microscopic, is hereditary and of no significance. @ 15 % of hematuria, in older patients is associated with tumors and cancer which is usually detected with a ct scan or cystoscopy. ...Read more

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Caaaan wine cause blood in urine?

Caaaan wine cause blood in urine?

Foods and hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to see a urologist (u) for its evaluation. H is not normal and wine will not alter its cause or influence its severity in any way. See a u who can lead you to a diagnosis and a cure for your h. ...Read more

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Does daily masterbate causes blood in urine.?

It should not...: Masturbation will not cause blood in the urine or the urine to appear dark or red. It is possible that the skin on the tip of the penis could become irritated, perhaps enough to have a couple of red blood cells in a urine analysis. I would be more concerned about a urinary tract infection, or bladder or kidney issues. ...Read more

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Would ulcers cause blood in urine?

Would ulcers cause blood in urine?

Ulcers: Ulcers in the urinary tract can cause blood in the urine. The most common cause of ulcers in the urinary tract would be viruses and some autoimmune disorders.
Stomach ulcers, what some patients are referring to with the term 'ulcers', are not a cause of blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Does STI cause blood in urine?

Does STI cause blood in urine?

Possibly: It is possible for a sexually transmitted infection might cause microscopic blood in the urine, but any bleeding in the urine must be worked up to rule out such causes as stones, infection, and tumors. ...Read more

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Docs, could a 7mm urethral stone cause blood in urine?

Docs, could a 7mm urethral stone cause blood in urine?

Yes: I think you may mean a stone in your ureter (the tube from your kidney to the bladder).It can cause blood in the urine.Since you know the size, you are obviously being followed by a doctor for it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does blood in urine for a male mean?

What does blood in urine for a male mean?

Blood in urine: If there is blood in the urine and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, recent groin injury, recent genitourinary surgery, etc? See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What can cause small traces of blood in urine?

What can cause small traces of blood in urine?

Here are some...: Red blood cell in urine indicates a leak from damaged blood vessels of any caliber, which may result from any forms of inflammations from bacterial, viral, chemical, or even autoimmune, from disease-related effects like hypertention, diabetes, etc., from stones, tumors, even obstructions, etc. More? Go to Blood in Urine - Hematuria in http://www. Formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html. More? Contact me... ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine for more than 1 and a half month?

What causes blood in urine for more than 1 and a half month?

Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is never a normal finding. It could come from a uti, bleeding from the bladder (b) or the kidneys. I would first get a urine culture, it is normal the next step is a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the structure of the kidneys and to see if there are kidney stones or a tumor present. If of these negative, you need to see a urologist to look at your urinary bladder. ...Read more

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Trace blood in urine be caused by menstration?

Trace blood in urine be caused by menstration?

Can be: You should repeat the test when you are not having your period, to be sure that a lesion is not missed. ...Read more

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Could bleeding in bottom cause blood in urine?

Hemorrhoids: Blood in the urine is usually due to a urinary tract infection (UTI) or kidney stone, both of which usually cause pain. Blood in the toilet, noticed after voiding, is sometimes related to hemorrhoids, anal fissures or vaginal bleeding, all common after recent childbirth. A urine specimen obtained by cather will help detect or rule out the source of the bleeding. ...Read more

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Can straining cause blood in urine?

Can straining cause blood in urine?

Multiple causes: Straining on voiding urine is unlikely to be the cause. You need a diagnosis. See your pcp first. ...Read more

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Can pyridoxine cause blood in urine?

Can pyridoxine cause blood in urine?

Not likely: Pyridoxine or vitamin b6 is used as a supplementation as a part of treatment of some rare causes of hematuria (blood in urine). Not aware of pyridoxine causing hematuria. ...Read more

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Can an infection cause blood in urine?

Can an infection cause blood in urine?

Yes: Cystitis (bladder infection) can cause blood in the urine. There are other reasons for blood in the urine so this is a symptom that needs to be reported to your physician. ...Read more

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Does eating peanuts cause blood in urine?

No: Blood in urine, hematuria, always needs to checked to rule out eith infection or cancer! ...Read more

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What causes microscopic blood in urine and an abnormal pap?

What causes microscopic blood in urine and an abnormal pap?

Various: It would be very rare that they are related but it depends on whether there has been regular pap smear screening up until now and whether there has been a previous significant cervical precancer or cancer. If a woman has been getting regular screening and no previous serious history, they're probably not related. ...Read more

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What's the cause of monthly UTI and having a blood in urine?

What's the cause of monthly UTI and having a blood in urine?

Obstruction urinary: Most important cause is obstruction of urinary tract, diabetes, sexual activity in women. Urinary infection can cause blood in the urine
so one who is having monthly utis needs to ba evaluated by a urologist and need the work up to find the cause and treat. ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine after intestinal surgery?

The catheter: Typical therapy for a surgical patient is a Foley catheter inserted into the bladder. This can cause minor trauma with blood in the urine. It should resolve in a day or two. If not then investigation is required. ...Read more

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Blood in urine I am a 48 yr old male and this just happened this morning.

Blood: Blood that is visible in the urine (rather than just under the microscope) almost always warrants a thorough evaluation, especially if it is painless. Unless it is associated with an obvious cause, such as a catheter placement, or symptomatic bladder infection you should be seen by a urologist. This is one of the most common things that we see in our clinic. The evaluation will look for benign things such as kidney stones, bladder stones, or an enlarged prostate, as well as worrisome things such as kidney or bladder cancers - all of which can present with visible blood in the urine. Often a cause is not found, but the primary goal of the evaluation is to rule out worrisome things. ...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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They found traces of blood in urine, but I was told not to worry by the nurse. What caused the blood?

They found traces of blood in urine, but I was told not to worry by the nurse. What caused the blood?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine is never normal although microscopic blood in the urine is somewhat common. You should see a urologist and have a complete work up do hematuria ...Read more

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Cystitis does cause visible blood in urine?

It can: It is not unusual to have blood in the urine with a bladder infection. It should clear with treatment of the infection. If it does not then you should have it checked out as there are serious causes as well. ...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


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more