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Can a kidney infection cause blood in my urine?

Can a kidney infection cause blood in my urine?

Yes: Uti which can become kidney infection can cause pain and frequency with urination as well as blood in urine. You will need to go to doc to check urine culture, check temperature and possible kidney ultrasound depending on clinical findings. ...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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My test came back negative for a UTI or kidney infection what else can cause u to pass blood and clots through urine?

My test came back negative for a UTI or kidney infection what else can cause u to pass blood and clots through urine?

Causes of hematuria: I am glad that you do not have a UTI and you need to be evaluated by a urologist to find the cause of the hematuria. It can be caused by any bleeding in the urinary tract. It could be due to a tumor of the kidney, kidney stones in the ureters or by a bladder tumor, among other things. See a urologist who can lead to the road for a diagnosis and cure for your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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From the age of 14-24 I have had over 200 kidney infections on record. There is constant leukocytes and blood in my urine? What does this point to?

From the age of 14-24 I have had over 200 kidney infections on record. There is constant leukocytes and blood in my urine? What does this point to?

Lack of expert care: First of all, if you have not already done so, I would recommend that you be evaluated by a competent urologist. We define urinary tract infection as a positive urine culture. Any adolescent or young adult with recurring urinary tract infections should undergo a certain evaluation which would include x-rays of your kidneys and cystoscopic examination of the lower urinary tract. ...Read more

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Ihave blood in my urine andi tested negative for a uti.I got a kidney infection previously from false results have recently had chlamidia thatitreated

Ihave blood in my urine andi tested negative for a uti.I got a kidney infection previously from false results have recently had chlamidia thatitreated

Blood in urine: First make sure that the blood is not from the vagina. If it's not, blood in urine is abnormal and calls for evaluation of both the kidneys and the urinary bladder. Things like stones, growths, inflammation and infection have to be checked for, and a urologist is best to carry out the investigation. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting bladder and kidney infections? I'm not having sex. There is blood and pus in my urine. Been 2 doc they have on clue 2 wats wrong

Why do I keep getting bladder and kidney infections? I'm not having sex. There is blood and pus in my urine. Been 2 doc they have on clue 2 wats wrong

Hygiene: This is about your personal hygiene habits. That would be the most common reason for this problem. Wiping the anus after a bowel moment away from the urethra; bathing regularly; wearing clothes once and only after washing them. ...Read more

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Can you have a UTI which may now be a kidney infection.... With urine with WBC of >40 and no blood in urine?

Can you have a UTI which may now be a kidney infection.... With urine with WBC of >40 and no blood in urine?

Yes.: If there is wbc in urine, it usually means bladder infection, which in turn could spread to kidneys and cause a serious disease. Consult with your doctor for proper treatment. ...Read more

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I'm hospitalized for kidney infection, and on oxygen as blood saturation is around 80, normally 97-99. Could my infection or complications cause this?

I'm hospitalized for kidney infection, and on oxygen as blood saturation is around 80, normally 97-99. Could my infection or complications cause this?

Additional Concern: Are you sure about the diagnosis of a kidney infection. Pulmonary renal syndromes; wegener's gn, goodpastures, cause pulmonary hemorrhage (bleeding) and present with lung disease and kidney failure. Also, 10-20 % of patients with kidney infections seed the blood stream with bacteria and you can develop infections outside of the kidney. Finally, ards, a lung disease can develop in very ill pts. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more