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Blood In Urine Took Ct Scan As Precaution
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
Is blood in urine 7mm3 worrisome for a 65 years old woman? urine test, culture , CT scan of bladder, all came out negative.wha
t else could it be?
Hematuria: The work up should inculde a Urinalysis with C&S, CT Urogram (to assess the whole collecting system including the kidneys and ureters and bladder and Urethra), and finally a Cystoscopy which will asses the superior aspect of the Bladder that may not be completely visualized on the CT Urogram. If all these tests come back normal, may be simple irritation of the urethra or somewhere else to monitor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
U/A has shown trace blood in urine 3 times. Ultrasound & CT scan normal. Bloodwork also. What could this be? What should I do next?
Don't worry too much: Less than 4 red blood cells per high power field is normal.I suspect your test showed more than this as you had an ultrasound and CT done.**Your physician may want you to have a cystoscopy to look into your bladder,however bladder cancer would be very unlikely due to your age and lack of gross(visible)blood in your urine.If renal function is normal and no proteinuria would recheck U/A yearly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husband was having blood in urine without pain hospitalized CT scan cystoscopy done found polyp sent for histopath low grade malignancy?
I think: I think you mean he had a low grade blad tumor. He will need periodic cystoscopy to check for recurrent tumors. Every 3 mth for the first yr.If no recurrence,every 6 months for 2 more years. If no recurrence,annually thereafter. Kidney pelvis(both) and ureters will be checked with CT-IVP with contrast once yrly bec the lining epithelium is same as the bladder epithelium. Prognosis low grade good ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mother was diagnosed this today. after she has had a utility for 4 weeks. also she is due a CT scan. there is blood in urine. ?
Not clear: i'm not able to discern your question. You may want to rephrase it or have someone help you rephrase it ...Read more
Go to ER since huge blood in urine. The dr make two ct scan end with diagnoses that it sever infection.are their any risk from two CT scans at the 1h?
Nothing to worry abo: CT scans do deliver a small dose of Radiation to your body, but it is medically safe. It takes more than a dozen of CT scans to raise any issues of safety in terms of radiation exposure to your body. So you do not need to worry about this issue at this stage of the game. ...Read more
Kicked by a horse. CT scan didn't show broken ribs, but a 11mm laceration on kidney. Blood in urine (microscopically). What should I watch for?
My father is 59 and recently (a month ago) noticed blood in urine. He has a tumor and awaits CT scan is this likely to be early stage and treatable ?
Significant left flank pain for 8 days, trace blood in urine, CT scan neg for calculi, pos for diverticulosis. Otherwise asymptomatic. Please advise.
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
Ct scan uses data from a beam of xrays and reconstructs a cross sectional image of your body. It is a high dose of xrays and used only when the benefits outweigh the risk. Cancer risk is 1 in 500 in children. Also using iodinated contrast might cause transient renal failure in about 5% of patients. (contrast induced nepropathy) most do not explain this to the patient as ...Read more
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