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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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Recently blood in urine, scans and ultrasounds normal. What is 3+ blood?

Recently blood in urine, scans and ultrasounds normal. What is 3+ blood?

Nephrologist: 3+ blood in urine dipstick indicates that there is heme pigment in urine.It could be blood or just the pigment.First , this should be confirmed with microscopic analysis of freshly voided specimen.If there is blood, it should be investigated thoroughly. Scans and ultrasounds will not diagnose certain types of kidney disease..I suggest consulting nephrologist. ...Read more

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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 more

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Bladder issues and pain holding urine and pain after in lower left side blood urine ultrasound all clear pain went then came back?

Bladder issues and pain holding urine and pain after in lower left side blood urine ultrasound all clear pain went then came back?

Stone vs infection: Perhaps a CT with renal protocol will rule out stones. Then consider urinary tract infection. A good urologist can surely help with this problem. Good luck.. ...Read more

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Right upper quadrant pain first in front and then in back to side and down into groin. Blood, urine, ultrasound and X-ray normal. 2 mos in pain. Why?

Right upper quadrant pain first in front and then in back to side and down into groin. Blood, urine, ultrasound and X-ray normal. 2 mos in pain. Why?

Need work up. : Possibilities: gallbladder, pancreas, kidney stones to small to visualize by X-ray, or possibly bowel. Will need to see your Dr. Will probably get ultrasound and CT. May need MRI. ...Read more

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Blood,urine,stool,ultrasounds,xrays,paptest.2 much acid,NOdairy.PCOD & bicornuate uterus. Gurgling,bloating,nauseous,gasy,headache freq. & after food.

Blood,urine,stool,ultrasounds,xrays,paptest.2 much acid,NOdairy.PCOD & bicornuate uterus. Gurgling,bloating,nauseous,gasy,headache freq. & after food.

See a doctor: You probably need to see a GI doctor. These symptoms can suggest many things including Helicobacter pylori infection of the gastric lining which should be treated. There is no way to diagnose this long distance over the internet. Best wishes and hope you are better soon. ...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


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