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Dr. Michael Michaels
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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


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Can hematuria be a very dangerous situation?

Can hematuria be a very dangerous situation?

Yes, it can be ...: Gross hematuria (visible) and microhematuria should incite personal and professional attention and appropriate evaluation. Fact: more than 100 known causes for hematuria, cancerous disease leads the pack for attention. So, seek adequate timely care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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I have hematuria in my urine test 29/ul which is a ove normal(25/ul), is it dangerous?What is thé cause for that and what is the treatment, help me!

Blood in Urine: Blood in urine is always abnormal and unexpected. Blood can be there due to infection, trauma, kidney stones, or cancer. The cause of the problem must be identified. ...Read more

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I have hematuria in my urine test 29/ul which is a ove normal(25/ul), is it dangerous?What is thé cause for that and what is the treatment, help me!

I have hematuria in my urine test 29/ul which is a ove normal(25/ul), is it dangerous?What is thé cause for that and what is the treatment, help me!

Glomerulitis : Hematuria means there is some source of blood loss in the genital-urinary system. Could be from bladder, prostate, urethra, ureters, or kidney. It's just a clue; this needs further identification. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have traces of blood in urine? How can that go away? How dangerous is it???

What does it mean when you have traces of blood in urine? How can that go away? How dangerous is it???

Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is not normal and should be evaluated. Possible causes include infection, stones, blood disorders, trauma and tumors. Sometimes, urine dipstick tests are very sensitive and will register "trace" blood, and the result may not be clinically significant. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more

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What is a dangerous amouunt of blood in urine specimen?

What is a dangerous amouunt of blood in urine specimen?

RBC's in urine: Hematuria is not normal and is seen in bleeding in the urinary tract and could be due to a tumor of the kidney, kidney stones in the ureters or by a bladder tumor, among other things. Have your urine cultured and if you have hematuria with no uti, see a urologist for evaluation . If you do have a uti, have your urine analyzed after the infection to make sure it resolves. If not, see a urologist. ...Read more

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What causes hematuria?

See below: Hematuria is a term applied to blood in the urine, either frank blood or cola coloured urine or microscopic amounts.There are numerous causes, either from bladder or kidneys. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have hematuria for over 7 months?

Is it ok to have hematuria for over 7 months?

Here are some ...: For someone at 50, hematuria alone should incite personal concern and professional urge to initiate a comprehensive evaluation; don't wait but go to see urologist now. As to being okay or not for 7 months, that depends the degree and duration of bloody urine. For usual healthy persons, they can tolerate a blood loss of 45 cc daily without much negative impact to red blood cell counts. Go... ...Read more

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