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Breast feeding and blood in urine. What do these symptoms mean?

Breast feeding and blood in urine. What do these symptoms mean?

Related?: The first thing that comes to mind is you have a urine infection. I have never had a mother who is breast feeding ever tell me she had bloody urine without a urine infection being present. Need to get this checked out by seing your doctor. ...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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Can hormone imbalance cause blood in urine to occur? Is there possibility that any form of food eaten cause blood in the urine?

Can hormone imbalance cause blood in urine to occur? Is there possibility that any form of food eaten cause blood in the urine?

See a doctor: Blood in urine is abnormal and needs evaluation. Possible causes include stones, infection, blood disorders, and cancer. Foods do not cause blood in the urine. Hormone imbalance should not cause blood in the urine unless the urine contains menstrual blood. Please see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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I stopped breast feeding 4 months ago but still produce milk. Could that make ttc harder due to hormones involved with milk production? I do ovulate.

No: If you have started ovulating again then you should be able to conceive even if you are still getting a little mik production. ...Read more

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While breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

While breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

Many things: PCOS (poly cystic ovary syndrome) is a common endocrinologic disorder of unknown cause. It affects many hormones causing several illnesses. You need to consult with your OB/GYN or endocrinologist to get the best answer to your question. ...Read more

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After C-section for 5 weeks I lose small amount of blood everyday even breast feeding. Is it a period or any problem?

After C-section for 5 weeks I lose small amount of blood everyday even breast feeding. Is it a period or any problem?

Postpartum bleeding: This is common. When you nurse, you release hormones that cause your uterus to contract, so you may feel some cramping and will notice spotting. At 5 wks, spotting is totally normal. If you have fever, pelvic pain/tenderness or increased bleeding, call your ob. ...Read more

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What blood pressure tablets can one take when breast feeding?

Probably safe: No medication can be recommended to be 100 percent safe. Some of the betablockers, calcium channel blockers and thiazides would be considered to be probably safe. Best would be to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I am in breast feeding! My baby is 4 months and 1week. Today I have lose blood, it seems like a period cos it a little bit cramping! Is it a period?

I am in breast feeding! My baby is 4 months and 1week. Today I have lose blood, it seems like a period cos it a little bit cramping! Is it a period?

Sounds like a period: Even with breast feeding, it is not uncommon to start cycle again around 4-6 months post-partum. If no other symptoms and seems similar to periods you had before you became pregnant, I would assume you have restarted ovulation and thus your monthly cycle/periods. ...Read more

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How long after having a baby does it take hormones to stabilize? How long to have regular periods after having baby. 3 Mons ago. Not breast feeding.

How long after having a baby does it take hormones to stabilize? How long to have regular periods after having baby. 3 Mons ago. Not breast feeding.

2-3 months: If you did not breastfeeding, your period usually returns within 2-3 months. Give it a little more time, but if it doesn't return, call your MD. Remember that you will ovulate before you have your first period, so you can get pregnant without having one. Use contraception if you don't want to get pregnant again so soon. ...Read more

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My wife 22yrs breast feeding feels weakness sometimes. Has deficiency of VitD. Her blood presure is usually 90Sys & 55Dia. Is this low presure? Or ok?

My wife 22yrs breast feeding feels weakness sometimes. Has deficiency of VitD. Her blood presure is usually 90Sys & 55Dia. Is this low presure? Or ok?

Depends what her: Normal blood pressure is. Breast feeding is very demanding & many people lose weight during this time because of all the calories involved with breast feeding around the clock every 2 to 3 hours. So, make sure she's well hydrated, well fed to not get tired or dehydrated as she is losing breast milk (liquid).If this is what she normally runs then perhaps ok. If she runs higher then diastolic is low. ...Read more

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PCOS women feel better after giving birth & beneficial continue while breast feeding, at breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

PCOS women feel better after giving birth & beneficial continue while breast feeding, at breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding induces a semi perimenopausal state where the ovarian production of hormones is slowed, decreased or in some cases stopped. This is true regardless of having PCOS or not. There should not be a difference for someone with PCOS ...Read more

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I had a baby in august and have not started my period (i'm breast feeding). When I go for a hard run, I spot light brown blood. Should I be concerned?

No: As long as you aren't pregnant again, the light spotting is normal. Do a pregnancy test if there is any chance. Use contraception even while breastfeeding if you don't want to be pregnant again. ...Read more

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Had my baby 10weeks ago, got my first period after that last month and this month I am 4days late! Could it be just the hormones that are not back to normal yet or could I be pregnant again?! oh and wasn't able to breast feed so breast feeding can't be th

Had my baby 10weeks ago, got my first period after that last month and this month I am 4days late! Could it be just the hormones that are not back to normal yet or could I be pregnant again?! oh and wasn't able to breast feed so breast feeding can't be th

Check pregnancy test.: Yes you could be pregnant if it has been 10 weeks and you are four days late for your period. Check a pregnancy test to find out. The hormonal effect of your previous pregnancy has long since resolved. ...Read more

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Can breast feeding by a hypertensive mother cause anything related to high blood pressure in the baby?

Can breast feeding by a hypertensive mother cause anything related to high blood pressure in the baby?

No: The breast milk does not pass along anything that would trigger elevated blood pressure in the baby. The babies system operates independently from mom. ...Read more

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During my pregnancy and my breast feeding I've suffered from gum bleeding, my doctor said its related with hormonal change is that true?

During my pregnancy and my breast feeding I've suffered from gum bleeding, my doctor said its related with hormonal change is that true?

Yes: Pregnancy gingivitis.

But, you can do a lot to minimize the problem, which includes: more frequent professional teeth cleaning (every 3-4 months), perfect oral hygiene (quality electric toothbrush, floss, stimudents or rotapoints to "toughen" up the gums), good sleep, good diet, less stress, etc. ...Read more

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When do pregnancy hormones level out after giving birth? I'm 4 months pp and my menstual cycle is regular, not breast feeding but feel hormonal still, why

When do pregnancy hormones level out after giving birth? I'm 4 months pp and my menstual cycle is regular, not breast feeding but feel hormonal still, why

Complicated: If your menstrual cycles are coming regularly then your female hormones (estrogen and progesterone) are normal. You could check your thyroid hormone. Often new moms are exhausted and sleep deprived. Post partum depression often goes unrecognized as the symptoms do not have to include crying and sadness. Discuss these items at your follow up appointment. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, my girlfriend is 22yrs old anf is not pregnant nor breast feeding but she is having nipple pain and blood vomitings. What might be rsn?

Hello doctor, my girlfriend is 22yrs old anf is not pregnant nor breast feeding but she is having nipple pain and blood vomitings. What might be rsn?

The nipple pain: Is not related to the bleeding, also called hemptosyis. There a few reasons why she may vomit blood but all of them require a doctor visit. In the meantime get Omeprazole 40 mg per day, highest chance is an ulcer. Get a pregnancy test, could be recurrent nausea of pregnancy and elevated hormones, but bring her in, she sounds sick. ...Read more

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RBC 5.57 MCV 65.4 MCV Hgb 20.5pg red cell distribution width 15.9% what could this be? Symptoms are chest pain shortness of breath blood in urine

RBC 5.57 MCV 65.4 MCV Hgb 20.5pg red cell distribution width 15.9% what could this be? Symptoms are chest pain shortness of breath blood in urine

Need to examine: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your appear to have microcytic anemia and should see a doctor to determine the cause as the treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more

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9 year old with asthma, blood in urine and breast infection. All diagnosed separate. Should we been looking at a bigger picture?

9 year old with asthma, blood in urine and breast infection. All diagnosed separate. Should we been looking at a bigger picture?

Yes: The work up should not end here. Breast infection? Can I assume this is an infection below the skin or involving lymph nodes? In either case, screening tests for immune function would likely be warranted (depending on severity and if this is recurrent). Blood in the urine should be exhaustively worked up in a 9yo. And yes, asthma or other immune-related lung problems can be part of a syndrome ...Read more

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What does 1 blood in urine mean?

What does 1 blood in urine mean?

Blood +1: If there 1+ blood it is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. Labs use a convention with a scale: 0, trace, +1 to +4 for blood and other substances. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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Blood in urine may I know the cause?

Blood in urine may I know the cause?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. The causes of blood in the urine are many. It can be anything from a bladder infection to a tumor. ...Read more

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I have blood in urine what does mean?

I have blood in urine what does mean?

Blood in urine: If there is blood in the urine and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What can cause blood in urine to occur?

What can cause blood in urine to occur?

Infection, tumourSton: Can be due to following reasons
1 infections in bladder or kidneys
2 bladder or kidney stone
3tumours and cancer of bladder or kidneys
4benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostatitis
5kidney disease like glomerulonephritis
6 inherited alpert sybdrome and sickle cell disease
7meds like aspirin, anticoagulants, anti cancer drugs
8 some time strenuous exercise can too
blood can be visible or microscopic. ...Read more

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Help please! Is blood in urine serious?

Help please! Is blood in urine serious?

MD: Blood in urine can indicate many problems ranging from urinary tract infection to cancer. Iplease consult md for 1.Confirmation of blood in urine 2.Kidney function tests 3.Urinary tests. This will direct other tests like imaging etc. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for blood in urine?

What do you recommend for blood in urine?

Evaluation: Any portion of the urinary output tract can bleed. This can be due to trauma, infection, vascular tumors, malignancies or stones. Unless you are in pain or cannot easily urinate, you can make a quick appointment with your urologist. If the symptoms are severe or the urine is full of blood, go to an er. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have some blood in urine?

No.: Unless the urine is contaminated from menstrual blood, there should not be any blood in the urine. There are many causes, but the most frequent is urinary tract infection. If there truly is blood in your urine, you should see a doctor to find out why. ...Read more

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Bits of blood in urine what does that mean?

Bits of blood in urine what does that mean?

SEE YOUR MD ASAP: Blood in the urine with/without any pain, you need to see your doctor asap, you will need blood and urine test, a cat scan of your kidneys and consult with urologis if indicated, to find the cause and treat
the possibilities are you may have a kidney ureter or bladder stone, kidney or bladder infection, glomerular disease like glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney disease and tumors including cancer. ...Read more

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Why do I have blood in urine only sometimes?

Why do I have blood in urine only sometimes?

Get evaluated: There are many causes of blood in the urine.See your doctor soon to get evaluated by imaging and possibly other studies. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would cause of blood in urine for woman?

What would cause of blood in urine for woman?

UTI: The cause of blood in urine is really the same in both women and men-except for a couple of differences- 1. In woman- sometimes, you can have contamination from menstrual blood- if you don't use the proper way to collect your urine. 2. Due to anatomy different in male/female- urinary tract infection is more common in women than men. Blood in urine can be caused by infection, inflammation, stone etc. ...Read more

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What can caue small amounts of blood in urine?

What can caue small amounts of blood in urine?

Many things: Urine infections, menstrual blood contaminations, stones, tumors in the kidney or bladder, some congenital kidney disorders (spongiotic kidney), trauma, strep infections, lupus, chronic bladder catheters, to name some. ...Read more

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What's the significance of trace blood in urine?

What's the significance of trace blood in urine?

Needs attention: It is not normal to have even a trace blood in the urine, it could simple infection, or early kidney damage, or early sign of a tumor need to see your physician to find the cause. ...Read more

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Should my boyfriend be concerned about blood in urine?

Should my boyfriend be concerned about blood in urine?

Yes.: It can be due to an infection or kidney stones, among other things. He needs to get checked. A few foods and supplements may cause red or pink urine, too, but get checked to be sure if it does not improve with change in diet or stopping pill that may cause this (unless prescribed). See http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/urine-color/basics/causes/con-20032831 ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more