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Could a kidney stone or UTI cause large amounts of blood in urine with no pain?

Could a kidney stone or UTI cause large amounts of blood in urine with no pain?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine (hematuria) has several common causes. The main reason for concern is that this is how bladder cancer is usually found. But more common causes include bladder infections, kidney stones, and prostate problems in men. Visible blood in the urine, particularly if not associated with pain or burning with urination needs to be evaluated with kidney imaging and cystoscopy (scope). ...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's blood in urine and no pain?

What's blood in urine and no pain?

Hematuria.: Blood in the urine, or hematuria, in the absence of infection, is abnormal and should be worked up. First, a urinary infection must be ruled out. Red cells are common in this setting. If there is no infection, further evaluation is needed to find the source. Work with your doctor to make sure you find a cause, or rule out the more worrisome ones. ...Read more

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Blood in urine with back pain?

Blood in urine with back pain?

Some thoughts: If back pain on one side or other, would suspect urinary tract infection focalizing in kidney, such as pyelonephritis, but intermittent intense pain might implicate kidney stone. Other causes may be present, and this needs evaluation by your doctor soon. ...Read more

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I have the sensation to pee constantly and blood in urine along with pain in the private area what can it be?

UTI: It is likely a urinary tract infection. Go to see your doctor or urgent care and get further evaluation and treatment. You need antibiotic for infection. In addition, to update your cancer screening papsmear as scheduled. ...Read more

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Can intercostal nerve block cause blood in urine and back pain?

Can intercostal nerve block cause blood in urine and back pain?

Unlikely: If the reason for intercostal block was traumatic injury you have reasons to have blood in the urine and back pain. Posteriorly placed intercostal block theoretically can cause some degree of back pain, but it will be unusual. Talk to your doctor to rule out kidneys injury. ...Read more

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Is it possible for something else to be wrong besides a kidney stone with blood in urine, left side pain, & no infection. I'm sorry, just very nervous?

Is it possible for something else to be wrong besides a kidney stone with blood in urine, left side pain, & no infection. I'm sorry, just very nervous?

Sounds like stone: It sounds like a kidney stone. I would talk to your doctor if you are concerned. If they did an ultrasound or CT scan that would show up any tumor or other problem. If those studies have already been done then you can relax. In someone your age a kidney stone and infection are the most common causes for blood in the urine. Drink lots of water. Thanks for using HealthTap. ...Read more

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I had blood after urine with slight pain and sensitivity in left testicle. What could be the reason knowing that I'm an excessive masturbator?

I had blood after urine with slight pain and sensitivity in left testicle. What could be the reason knowing that I'm an excessive masturbator?

Some possibilities: While masturbation, depending on how traumatic/rough one is could potentially cause this- it would be unlikely. A more likely cause would be a urinary tract infection, kidney stone, or even epidydimytis/prostatitis. Bottom line is you need to call your doctor, and get a urinalysis and culture ...Read more

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Hi. I have a very light blood in urine, no pain, went for ultrasound and nothing is wrong. What could this be?

Depends: For a man: stone, urinary tract infection, cancer, heavy exercise, enlarged prostate, kidney disease, unexplained.
For a woman: urinary tract infection, stone, cancer, contamination with period, urethritis,
kidney disease, unexplained
recommend: further evaluation with cystoscopy by a urologist. ...Read more

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45, robotic hyster, no injury from surg, no blood since surg, jan 22. now blood in urine, no pain, CT and blood normal. 6mm & 2mm kid stones, why blood?

45, robotic hyster, no injury from surg, no blood since surg, jan 22. now blood in urine, no pain, CT and blood normal. 6mm & 2mm kid stones, why blood?

Most likely: Blood from the kidney stones is most likely. Development of fever or sign of infection is a reason to seek emergent care as these can be a nidus for infection. Noting where (and how, but likely on CT?) they were found is helpful. 80% chance of passing the 2mm and probably 50% for the 6mm stone. Hydration is important. Tylenol (acetaminophen) works for pain if this is a safe medicine for you. ...Read more

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Dull pain over left kidney area. No blood in urine, no pain when urinating?

Dull pain over left kidney area. No blood in urine, no pain when urinating?

Hmmm: Depending on how long this has been going on, it may be unrelated to your kidneys. You will need to have a more thorough evaluation by your doctor if your pain persists to determine the cause and proper treatment for your condition. ...Read more

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Blood in urine with pain in side?

Blood in urine with pain in side?

Hematuria: Could be a bladder infection, kidney infection or kidney stone. You should get it checked out. In the meantime drink water to help flush your system. ...Read more

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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

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String blood in urine and pain to urinate?

Requires: A trip to your PCP for urinalysis and culture. Initial management for urinalysis tract infection may be indicated and further urinary anatomic evaluation may be necessary if no resolution or reoccurring symptoms ...Read more

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Blood in urine. Some pain in urethra?

Gross hematuria: Gross hematuria (visible blood in the urine) along with flank pain in a 50-year-old male can have more than one cause. Infection along the the urogenital system & kidney stones are the most common. Other things such as malignancy and a ruptured cyst are also possible. A red urine may not always be blood & "urethra pain" may not be urethra pain. A doctor should be consulted for these symptoms. ...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