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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 could cause dark bloody urine?

What could cause dark bloody urine?

Seek evaluation.: Blood in the urinary tract has many potential causes, and needs to be worked up. Injury to the kidney or bladder, tumors of the urinary tract, stones, infections are examples of causes. Dark bloody urine indicates a significant amount of blood is being passed into the urinary tract, which requires prompt workup and management. ...Read more

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Glomerulonephritis is associated with bloody urine? Is it always the case?

Glomerulonephritis is associated with bloody urine?  Is it always the case?

Not gross hematuria: In fact not common at all. One form called IgA nephropathy or berger's disease is the one most associated with hematuria. In many instances there can be microscopic red blood cells seen on a urine analysis or dipstick. ...Read more

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Do all types of cancer cause bloody urine?

Do all types of cancer cause bloody urine?

No: Only cancer so the urinary tract can cause blood in the urine. Other cancers may cause blood in the urine only if it is invading the urinary tract system. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can ulcer cause bloody urine?

Hello docs. I was wondering can ulcer cause bloody urine?

No: The urinary tract and the digestive tract are different systems. So if you are having bloody urine, especially if you are having urinary frequency and pain when you urinate then you need to go to the doctor to get checked for a urinary tract infection. If you are starting your period or you have a site that is bleeding externally than that might be causing the blood in your urine. ...Read more

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Can uric acid cause bloody urine?

Can uric acid cause bloody urine?

Only if.............: The uric acid has formed a stone, which may be without sx or cause exquisite pain. Sometimes, blood in the urine is all that is seen. If your uric acid is elevated, stone formation can occur! apart from dietary modifications which can lower uric acid slightly, if appreciably elevated uric acid reduction requires Allopurinol or uloric! ...Read more

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Can anything besides cancer cause chronic bloody urine?

Can anything besides cancer cause chronic bloody urine?

Yes: There are several factors that may cause blood in the urine such as a urinary tract infection, trauma, kidney stones, and cancer. However, with a routine urological evaluation, the etiology is often identified and can then be treated accordingly. Some patients have chronic microscopic blood in the urine and a negative urological evaluation and the source may never be identified in these patients. ...Read more

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Could it be a good sign when you go from bloody urine to a orangish yellow color?

Could it be a good sign when you go from bloody urine to a orangish yellow color?

No,...: Anyone with visible bloody urine has to be properly evaluated especially in those >45 without UTI. More 85% of bladder cancer patient have either gross hematuria or microheamturia, which can appear off and on and most of them has no urinary symptoms. So, one with so-called painless total gross hematuria has to be ruled out bladder tumor, usually cancer. And don't take wishful thinking in this. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's a good sign when you go from bloody urine to a orangish yellow color?

Please advise if it's a good sign when you go from bloody urine to a orangish yellow color?

It's a good sign: With caution. Bloody urine may signify infection, inflammation or tumor and stone in ur urinary tract. Only ur dr can confirm this. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/blood-in-urine-causes. ...Read more

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Can cancer grow on the ureters and cause bloody urine?

Can cancer grow on the ureters and cause bloody urine?

Yes: Cancer can grow from within the lining of the ureters, spread up and down the ureters to kidney pelvis and bladder and cause bloody urine. ...Read more

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If my bloody urine is caused by cancer, would there be cancer cells in the urine too?

If my bloody urine is caused by cancer, would there be cancer cells in the urine too?

Maybe: Transitional cell carcinoma can be detected by urine cytology but it's not 100% sensitive. Other cancers such as breast or lung cancer will most likely not show up in the urine. Blood in the urine can be caused by many other things including chemotherapy for other cancers. Let your doctor know you have blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Green and bloody urine. Fever no UTI what could it be? What's wrong!

Green and bloody urine. Fever no UTI what could it be? What's wrong!

See doctor : This is hematuria, needs to be seen by urologist to rule out any stone or other etiology including mass or infectious causes at least need to have urine analysis and sonogram. ...Read more

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Could my bloody urine be caused by cervical cancer?

Could my bloody urine be caused by cervical cancer?

It's possible: If you are having blood in your urine it is important to see your doctor as soon as you can to be evaluated. It is possible for cervical cancer to cause bloody urine however this typically only happens in advanced cases where the cervical cancer is growing into the bladder. ...Read more

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Is bloody urine a sign that bladder cancer has penetrated the wall of the bladder?

Is bloody urine a sign that bladder cancer has penetrated the wall of the bladder?

No: The amount of blood seen in the urine does not correlate with the degree of tumor invasion into the bladder muscle. The gold standard to determine the extent of invasion into the bladder muscle is to perform a special biopsy and evaluate for muscle invasion. One can have a little bleeding in the urine with a lot of muscle invasion or a lot of bleeding without muscle invasion. ...Read more

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I keep on getting urine infections and keep on taking Macrobid the pain is not normal doesnt let me sleep and have bloody urine?

I keep on getting urine infections and keep on taking Macrobid the pain is not normal doesnt let me sleep and have bloody urine?

Recurrent uti: recurrent or persistent urinary tract infections can be caused by kidney or bladder stones, connections between the rectum or colon and the bladder, urinary tract abnormalities or chronic inflammation of the bladder. With chronic antibiotic treatment resistant organisms grow and are harder to treat. You need a work up of your urinary tract. ...Read more

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Had flex. Cysto. done. Clear result. No blood in urine after cysto.But, 2 days after cysto., bloody urine which cleared soon. Was it due to cysto.?

Post Cysto Blood: It is not uncommon to see blood after a cystoscopy. This should resolve within 4-7 days. If persistent or related to burning, contact your urologist for evaluation for a post-cysto UTI. ...Read more

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32 year old diabetic brother (no complications so far) seems like having bloody urine today, he has no pain, what could this be? (He s not dehydrated)

32 year old diabetic brother (no complications so far) seems like having bloody urine today, he has no pain, what could this be? (He s not dehydrated)

Here are some...: Indeed, many causes for having blood in urine, either microscopic or under naked eyes. To better unveil the myth and confusion behind many concerns of blood in urine, please review the article in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with doctor so to gain more benefit of healthcare. ...Read more

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Can blood in semen be due to bloody urine? Had hematuria few months ago( got complete evaluation). Now, bloody semen. could it mean theres hematuria?

Can blood in semen be due to bloody urine? Had hematuria few months ago( got complete evaluation). 
Now, bloody semen. could it mean theres hematuria?

Unlikely: It's unlikely for the blood in your semen to be due to hematuria unless you also urinated blood just before ejaculation Usually blood in the semen comes from the epididymis/prostate/urethra and not the bladder although since urine and semen both pass through the urethra it is not impossible for a little blood from the bladder to find it's way in the semen. I would see your Dr for a urinalysis. ...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