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Can Interstitial Cystitis Cause Blood In Urine
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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
Have interstitial cystitis & am taking methotrexate weekly for another condition. 2 days after each dose, bladder hurts & trace blood in urine?
I have interstitial cystitis and lupus. UA lately has been showing moderate blood in urine but no RBC. Do I just assume it's from the IC?
UA showed moderate blood in urine, but neg for RBC. Urine was yellow/clear. Specific gravity was >1.030.Have lupus & interstitial cystitis. Any concern?
Yes: One of the symptoms of ic.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: You need to have this clarified by your physician, because Blood could be infection or other issues as well. ...Read more
Have mild lupus. Urine dip showed moderate blood. Otherwise normal. I have also very well controlled interstitial cystitis. Should assume it's from the IC?
I have lupus. Recent macro UA was normal except 2-5 RBC in urine. Norm is 0-2. Was diagnosed w/interstitial cystitis 20 yrs ago. Blood likely from IC?
Not relevant: That minimal RBC count means absolutely nothing. ...Read more
Chronic intersitial cystitis, flares accompanied by joint pain (all over but wrist, thumb) muscle pain, high uric acid levels, blood in urine.
See below: These different symptoms may or may not be related. It best to see your doctor to better determine. ...Read more
Not directly: Symptoms of interstitial cystits include lower abdominal pain relieved with urination, an urge to urinate and frequent urination. Dark yellow urine is more likely due to lack of fluid intake and concentrated urine. If a person were to limit fluids in hope of decreasing bladder pain and frequency it would result in dark urine. It would not however, be directly due to the cystitis. ...Read more
Pain in mid back left side that rotates some frontwards. Started as pressure month ago. Progressively worse. No uti, cystitis, or blood in urine. Causes?
Time to get checkup:
Any pain that persists and gets worse over one month, requires medical check up to find its cause. I assume that you have seen a doctor who is looking into possible causes. Since UTI has been ruled out, I would focus on structures located in the left upper abdomen like Kidney, spleen, paraspinal muscles and spine itself.
If the pain is more than mild, I would consider doing a CT scan of the abdome ...Read more
Have candida/lyme/interstitial cystitis; could dr. Rx'd diet of protein/gr. Vegs./probiotics have caused my hi blood uric acid and interstitial cysti?
But might be contributing.
Most common cause of high uric acid is genetics. A high uric acid level without symptoms is often of no significant consequences. The level may be affected a bit by diet.
The candida / lyme / ic thing sounds fishy and very unlikely. Perhaps you have a more general underlying disorder. ...Read more
Started oral methotrexate 4 ctd. Hematuria next day. Resolved. Also have interstitial cystitis but never hematuria. Injec better choice 2 avoid bladder?
I was diagnosed with interstitial cystitis many years ago via cystoscopy. My UA frequently shows small hematuria but rest is normal. Due to the IC?
Most likely: The cause of the hematuria is the IC ...Read more
Nitrites sign of UTI: Nitrite testing is thus to demonstrate bacteria in the urine & will be negative in subjects with interstitial cystitis unless they also have a urinary tract infection. Symptoms are something that you feel, & symptoms of ic are similar to utis, ie urinary frequency and bladder or pelvic pain. Microscopic hematuria (blood in urine) in absence of a UTI & negative urinary nitrites could be sign of ic. ...Read more
I have urine urge & frequency but no pain. Could this be Interstitial cystitis? Is hydrodistension safe? Can my bladder burst?
Here are some. ..: Glad to know you've no pain but urgency & frequency. So, work on lifestyle modification as the initial step of care by avoiding foods / beverages containing bladder irritants such coffee / caffeine-rich drinks like tea, coke, pop, etc. As well as urine-producing drinks such as all alcohol beverages & water over-drinking, and voiding timely. As to bladder dilation, it's safe under anesthesia. .. ...Read more
Pbs is also called interstitial cystitis (ic). It is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. There is a lot of research by urogynecology and urology trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more
Also called interstitial cystitis, this is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. Ongoing research by urogynecologists and urologists are trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more
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