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Can Straining With Constipation Cause Blood In Urine
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
82 yr old male hard to urinate, leakage urine overflow, blood in urine, constipation sudden onset no prior problem can it be prostrate?
Yes. I think you are suffering from an inflamed or infected prostate gland.
You may want to get to your doctor to make sure this is nothing worse and to get on medications to solve this common problem. Read more
My dad is age 70. He has left flank pain, blood in urine, constipation. His pcp prescribed cipro (ciprofloxacin) even tho urinalysis came back neg for wbc. Help!?
See a urologist.: For now, I would not discontinue the medication as prescribed, as there might be other information that indicates infection. Hopefully a urine culture was sent, which will confirm the diagnosis. Blood in the urinary tract should be evaluated, however, and I recommend seeing a urologist who can perform a full evaluation with history, physical exam, and urine testing. Read more
Can be due to following reasons
1 infections in bladder or kidneys
2 bladder or kidney stone
3tumours and cancer of bladder or kidneys
4benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostatitis
5kidney disease like glomerulonephritis
6 inherited alpert sybdrome and sickle cell disease
7meds like aspirin, anticoagulants, anti cancer drugs
8 some time strenuous exercise can too
blood can be visible or microscopic. Read more
IC: Interstitial cystitis (ic) usually is not associated with blood in the urine (hematuria). Urinary tract infections and stones are a much more likely etiology of blood in the urine. Occasionally hematuria, usually microscopic, is hereditary and of no significance. @ 15 % of hematuria, in older patients is associated with tumors and cancer which is usually detected with a ct scan or cystoscopy. Read more
Foods and hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to see a urologist (u) for its evaluation. H is not normal and wine will not alter its cause or influence its severity in any way. See a u who can lead you to a diagnosis and a cure for your h. Read more
Hemorrhoids: Blood in the urine is usually due to a urinary tract infection (UTI) or kidney stone, both of which usually cause pain. Blood in the toilet, noticed after voiding, is sometimes related to hemorrhoids, anal fissures or vaginal bleeding, all common after recent childbirth. A urine specimen obtained by cather will help detect or rule out the source of the bleeding. Read more
Can hormone imbalance cause blood in urine to occur? Is there possibility that any form of food eaten cause blood in the urine?
See a doctor: Blood in urine is abnormal and needs evaluation. Possible causes include stones, infection, blood disorders, and cancer. Foods do not cause blood in the urine. Hormone imbalance should not cause blood in the urine unless the urine contains menstrual blood. Please see a doctor right away. Read more
Can high INR cause blood in urine on its own or does it just highlight and underlying problem? I had INR of 5.6 and bloody urine. Went to ER/sent home
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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