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Can the stomach flu cause blood in urine?

Can the stomach flu cause blood in urine?

YES: Blood in the urine should never be ignored. While many causes are benign, it is often the only warning sign one gets of urinary malignancy. Gastroenteritis does not cause blood in the itinerary tract. See a urologist for evaluation. ...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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I was vomiting last night from what I believe to be the stomach flu. I had a small amount of blood come up with the vomit. Then 20hrs later, red urine?

I was vomiting last night from what I believe to be the stomach flu. I had a small amount of blood come up with the vomit. Then 20hrs later, red urine?

Hematuria: it is difficult to tell the cause, but anytime one has unexpected blood in the urine, it should be checked out by your physician. I would try to see your doctor as soon as possible or go to an urgent care center. Do not ignore this. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 34 wks preg and have a reg appt Wed with my ob. I just recently got over a stomach bug, now visable blood in urine. Is this ok to wait till appt?

I am 34 wks preg and have a reg appt Wed with my ob. I just recently got over a stomach bug, now visable blood in urine. Is this ok to wait till appt?

Call your OB: Blood in the urine could be a sign of a urinary tract infection, which is a serious thing in pregnancy. Please call you Obstetrician today. You may need to get evaluated before your scheduled appointment. ...Read more

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I've been sick for 2 days with stomach flu, I've been laying down all day and all of a sudden I taste blood in my throat, what would cause this?

I've been sick for 2 days with stomach flu, I've been laying down all day and all of a sudden I taste blood in my throat, what would cause this?

You may have: stomach contents refluxing into your throat. I wouldn't be sure that it was blood if not visualized. If you vomit up dark, coffee ground like material, black vomitus or gross red blood - then please seek immediate medical attention. Take care. ...Read more

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I had stomach flu about a month ago. Just after the stomach flu, I noticed my urine started to have a layer of white haziness on top.?

I had stomach flu about a month ago. Just after the stomach flu, I noticed my urine started to have a layer of white haziness on top.?

Likely unrelated: I think is just coincidence and they probably have nothing to do to each other, but you can take your urine for examination or culture for chlamidia or other pathogen. ...Read more

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How serum creatinine in blood is brought to normal, if it was high when you had stomach flu?

How serum creatinine in blood is brought to normal, if it was high when you had stomach flu?

Rehydration: Your kidney functions often worsen while sick, generally due to dehydration. Particularly if you are vomiting, having diarrhea, or both. Increasing your oral fluid intake will help dramatically to improve your renal function. ...Read more

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My child had bad stomach flu and her glucose blood level was 135. Can being sick make it high? Is. 135 a concern after not eating and throwing up ?

My child had bad stomach flu and her glucose blood level was 135. Can being sick make it high? Is. 135 a concern after not eating and throwing up ?

Normal body response: When you are sick, your body secretes certain hormones in response to the stress on the body, including steroids. This will cause a rise in the blood glucose, even if the child hasn't been eating. It is totally normal and expected. She is not diabetic and nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I recently had the stomach flu and had blood in stool. Went to ER said it will go away. I still see spots of blood in stool. Its been 7 days. Normal?

I recently had the stomach flu and had blood in stool. Went to ER said it will go away. I still see spots of blood in stool. Its been 7 days. Normal?

Not normal: It is never normal to have blood in your stools. That said, it doesn't mean it has to be due to something serious as hemorrhoids are both common & a common cause of blood in stool. Blood in the stool should be evaluated. If bright red or maroon then a lower GI tract scope (colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, proctoscopy) is first step. If black bloody stool then upper scope indicated. See a GI doctor. ...Read more

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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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more