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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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Bright red blood in urine kidney pain its not in my poo like period blood but not a period. My bladder hurts?

Bright red blood in urine kidney pain its not in my poo like period blood but not a period. My bladder hurts?

Go to doctor: Blood in urine is an alert go to doctor and seek medical attention as soon as possible,might be infection in bladder or a serious damage to kidney. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with nonalcoholic fatty liver, have multiple kidney stones.I have blood in urine for 5months now its bright red blood, no ins.

I've been diagnosed with nonalcoholic fatty liver, have multiple kidney stones.I have blood in urine for 5months now its bright red blood, no ins.

Blood in urine: Kidney stones can cause plenty of problems and can cause some blood in the urine. But bright red blood in the urine is a possible sign of something worse, such as bladder cancer. If you are unable to get in to see a urologist, you should consider going to an E.R. Btw, ultrasound is terrible at diagnosing kidney stones. You need a ct-urogram and cystoscopy. ...Read more

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Yesterday evening I had blood in urine, this morning I noticed a drop of blood when I was wiping(after defecating). Haven't ate red. No b in urine td.

Yesterday evening I had blood in urine, this morning I noticed a drop of blood when I was wiping(after defecating). Haven't ate red. No b in urine td.

Both?: Does that mean you are having blood in the urine and stool? I recommend you get checked out for these and an underlying "thin blood" condition. ...Read more

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Dr. William Lizarraga
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If blood in urine is a symptom of uti, does that mean your urine stream will be red?

If blood in urine is a symptom of uti, does that mean your urine stream will be red?

Maybe: Urinary tract infections can cause urine that is normal looking, reddish, or cloudy. The urine certainly does not have to be red to mean infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Zimon
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How do you recognise blood in urine? Could you confuse it for a thread from clothing, if it was red, skinny and bent in a 'u 'shape?

How do you recognise blood in urine? Could you confuse it for a thread from clothing, if it was red, skinny and bent in a 'u 'shape?

Blood in the urine: can be MICROSCOPIC ...not visible all the way to BRIGHT RED...Never as you describe!!!!!!!! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Can extra strength krill oil 500mg mega red brand cause a little blood in urine? I just had a physical for a job and they told me.

Can extra strength krill oil 500mg mega red brand cause a little blood in urine?  I just had a physical for a job and they told me.

Not likely: It is not likely, but possible. Go ahead and stop the krill oil and then recheck your urine in a couple of weeks. If all is clear, then maybe your need to stay off. If the blood is still there, then you need a work-up to see why. Take care. ...Read more

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Docs, when they say that blood in urine is a symptom of uti, does that mean the whole pee is red?

Not necessarly: If there are large amounts of blood in the urine, then it will be red or brown. However, smaller amounts may not be visible but are still there and can be detected by testing the urine with a urinalysis. ...Read more

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Urine Looks Like Blood (Definition)

Urine that looks like blood is a symptom in which there may be some damage to the kidney or bladder, resulting in bleeding into the urine. Causes may include strenuous exercise or medications, as well as more severe ...Read more


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Blood In Urine (Definition)

Hematuria is a medical term for the clinical finding of blood in the urine. This can occur due to kidney diseases, bladder cancer, bladder ...Read more


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