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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

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 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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Can microscopic blood in urine form a pink ring around around the urine stain once the urine dries?

Can microscopic blood in urine form a pink ring around around the urine stain once the urine dries?

Here are some...: Microhematuria (RBCs seen under microscope) will not stain clothes as noticed after drying. The phenomenon most likely represents the stain of concentrated urine (like Sp Gr >1.015). Nonetheless, do not worry for now but do urinalysis from properly collected fresh urine and see what it may be. To do health-related things right, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...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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26 f, recent blood work showed low phosphorous level of 2.4 mg/dl (2.5-4.5 normal range) + leukocytes & microscopic blood in urine. Possible causes?

26 f, recent blood work showed low phosphorous level of 2.4 mg/dl (2.5-4.5 normal range) + leukocytes & microscopic blood in urine. Possible causes?

Low Phosphorous: You have 2 unrelated problems. You urine findings are compatible with a urinary tract infection. Sent off urine for culture to see if need antibiotics. Your low phosphorous (p) level, is not really that low. Repeat it and have the doctor order a calcium level as well. If you have a low p with a high ca, you may have primary hyperparathryoidism. A low p may also mean you eat a low protein diet. ...Read more

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Would there be any connection between HPV without obvious symptoms and microscopic blood in urine without infection?

Would there be any connection between HPV without obvious symptoms and microscopic blood in urine without infection?

HPV and UTIs: Blood in the urine is most likely to be from an infection or inflammation. On very rare occasions blood in the urine can also represent renal cell cancer. Hpv, the virus that causes warts, cervical and rectal and throat cancer, is most likely not the cause of blood in a urine sample. Most strains of hpv do not cause cancer so i would advise you not to worry much about this. ...Read more

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Microscopic evidence of blood in urine, passed a kidney stone 3 weeks, am a nonsmoker. What could it mean? What tests would be done?

Microscopic evidence of blood in urine, passed a kidney stone 3 weeks, am a nonsmoker.  What could it mean?  What tests would be done?

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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Moderate amount of microscopic blood in urine sample. Had cat scan and found nothing. What could it be? All values were normal in urinalyses.

Moderate amount of microscopic blood in urine sample. Had cat scan and found nothing. What could it be? All values were normal in urinalyses.

More tests needed.: Your initial investigations may not be complete. After a CT scan is negative, should the hematuria be persistent, i.e. not just due to a treatable infection or a kidney stone that may pass, you'd need a cystoscopy wherein they put a camera into the bladder via the urethra and look at the bladder under direct visualization. ...Read more

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Fearful re: bladder cancer. Have had microscopic blood in urine for nearly 2 years. Told due to warfarin. Now bladder not completely emptying. Often.

Fearful re: bladder cancer.  Have had microscopic blood in urine for nearly 2 years. Told due to warfarin. Now bladder not completely emptying. Often.

Not necessarily...: Blood in urine could be caused by multiple reasons.Most commonly UTI and stones.When it is painless it's worrisome for possible cancer but not necessarily.If you have been evaluated and already told it was caused by Coumadin (warfarin) most likely that is the reason.A cystoscopy gives a reliable diagnosis. Your symptoms could be caused by UTI so i advised you to see your pcp or urologist to evaluate further. ...Read more

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Have lupus.Have had persistent moderate blood in urine (no RBC) for yrs with no known cause. Now have microscopic hematuria (+2-5), with trace protein?

Have lupus.Have had persistent moderate blood in urine (no RBC) for yrs with no known cause. Now have microscopic hematuria (+2-5), with trace protein?

LUPUS: It certainly sounds like prompt follow-up with one of your doctors would be in order; preferably your rheumatologist. If that follow up appointment is going to be delayed, then make an appointment with your primary care Doctor Who can initiate some further testing and evaluation. ...Read more

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3rd UTI in a month + lots of blood in urine (sometimes macro, sometimes microscopic). Bladder ultrasound came back normal. Should i see a urologist?

3rd UTI in a month + lots of blood in urine (sometimes macro, sometimes microscopic). Bladder ultrasound came back normal. Should i see a urologist?

Here are some ...: Yes, see a urologist. A 400-letter space is not easy to get clear right points for your current concerns. However, I have written two articles - one on blood in urine in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html & another on how to investigate health-related concerns in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful insights on how to handle them by working closer with Doc. ...Read more

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Burns during and after sex once it hurt two weeks after rough anal sex help i don't know what to do microscopuc blood in urine tested neg for cancer?

Burns during and after sex once it hurt two weeks after rough anal sex help i don't know what to do microscopuc blood in urine tested neg for cancer?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Microscopic blood in urine, no kidney stone. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) not working, back left side killing me, what else could it be?

Microscopic blood in urine, no kidney stone. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) not working, back left side killing me, what else could it be?

See below: How do you know you don't have a stone? Did you have a ct scan? Was a urine culture done to rule out infection? Blood in the urine needs a standardized work-up to determine the cause - including a ct scan with and without IV contrast and a cystoscopy (where the urologist looks inside your bladder with a telescope). ...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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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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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