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Can ulterie cancer be detected by urine test?

Can ulterie cancer be detected by urine test?

No: www.cancer.net is a good resource on uterine cancer. http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/uterine-cancer/diagnosis. ...Read more

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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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Could endometrical cancer be detected by urine test?

Could endometrical cancer be detected by urine test?

No: Unfortunately, endometrial cancer still requires a biopsy to be certain of the diagnosis. Learn more about this here: http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications in case one is the cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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What are symptoms of bladder cancer? Lot of pain detected trace of blood in urine

What are symptoms of bladder cancer? Lot of pain detected trace of blood in urine

Blood: Blood in the urine,whether visible or a trace on dipstick,is the most common way bladder tumors present.If you have blood in your urine you need to see a doctor and get it checked.Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Get urinalysis with a mid-stream catch
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Visit PCP or urologist
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Follow up with urologist
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Note other symptoms, related medical history
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Other than cancer, what would cause microscopic blood in the urine?

Other than cancer, what would cause microscopic blood in the urine?

Microhematuria: One of the most common referrals for urologic evaluation. Infection, kidney stones, enlarged prostate, blood thinner use, and many other issues can cause this condition. If persistent then you need to see a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What kind of cancer can it be if you have blood in the urine?

What kind of cancer can it be if you have blood in the urine?

Needs evaluation: Any degree of blood in the urine (whether its microscopic or visible/gross) needs to be fully evaluated. Sources of blood in the urine may be either benign (e.g., infection, stones) or malignant. A malignancy anywhere in the urinary tract may cause hematuria - from the kidenys all the way dwn to the urethra. This is why patients need imaging and cystoscopy to evaluate hematuria. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Go to your PCP have a complete exam urinalysis, a culture sensitivity.
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If all exams are normal, make a habit to drink a lot of water.
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Request regular urine checks to see if the blood in your urine persist
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A urine analysis shows squemous cells. Does this mean cancer.?

A urine analysis shows squemous cells.  Does this mean cancer.?

Not cancer: Squamous cells in a urinalysis is usually a sign of contamination of the collection (i.e. The cup touched your skin). Squamous cells do not line the urinary tract - they are urothelial cells, also known as transitional cells all the way from the kidney to the urethra (except the last short segment in men). ...Read more

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Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion and metastases is what cancer is defined as. It produced abnormal growth of cells which acquire destructive properties causing serious threat to host's life, unless it can be removed or destroyed by ...Read more

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