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Can I take blood test for pregnancy and UTI and thyroid at 1 time?

Can I take blood test for pregnancy and UTI and thyroid at 1 time?

No blood: Test specific for uti exist. Pregnancy and thryoid tests are blood tests, so, yes, they can be done at same time. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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I think I might have a uti but I also see blood?

I think I might have a uti but I also see blood?

Could still be UTI: A urinary tract infection could be accompanied by blood. BUT, we would need to be sure that the blood clears once the infection is treated. If it does not, then we would need to entertain alternate etiologies for the blood in the urine. ...Read more

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How long does it take for blood to go away for uti?

How long does it take for blood to go away for uti?

UTI: If you are having bloody urine during a UTI it may take several days for this to resolve because there has been damage to tissues which cause the bleeding, and it may take time for this to heal over. If you continue to bleed would definitely go back to your doctor asap and be reevaluated. ...Read more

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I have been having UTI for a week, there's no blood, it usually gets better by the end of the day but it starts hurting in the morning. What to do?

I have been having UTI for a week, there's no blood, it usually gets better by the end of the day but it starts hurting in the morning. What to do?

Uti: Increase your fluid intake and if this is not resolving your symptoms then I think you should take antibiotics to cure this infection before it gets worse. ...Read more

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How long should blood be in your urine from a UTI after being treated?

How long should blood be in your urine from a UTI after being treated?

None: After effective treatment....if it persists, both bladder and kidney disease must be evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes blood in the urine without a UTI, and will it clear up by itself?

What causes blood in the urine without a UTI, and will it clear up by itself?

Micro-hematuria: Microscopic hematuria is fairly common and often from a benign familial tendency. Unfortunately, blood in the urine is also often the only sign one gets from some conditions that need to be discovered, like bladder or kidney cancer or kidney stones. See a urologist for workup. It likely will involve an office cystoscopic exam and upper urinary tract imaging. ...Read more

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What would cause blood in your urine? I take UTI test negative for UTI but positive for blood?

What would cause blood in your urine? I take UTI test negative for UTI but positive for blood?

Blood in urine: If a UTI is ruled out, blood can come from the kidneys, stones in the ureters, bleeding from the bladder or from glomerular diseases of the kidney. See a urologist for a diagnosis of any bleeding from the kidney or its outflow tract and bladder. If no source is found, see a nephrologist to see if the glomerulonephritis is the cause of the bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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Many years ago had blood in my urine, dr. Said it was a uti gave me medication and never had it again.

Many years ago had blood in my urine, dr. Said it was a uti gave me medication and never had it again.

Good: But still a good idea to see a urologist, look into bladder to make sure you do not have any serious problems, evaluate you urinary system. ...Read more

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I've had a UTI for the last 9 weeks. I'm being treated weekly with Gentimicin injections. Blood tests done weekly also.

I've had a UTI for the last 9 weeks. I'm being treated weekly with Gentimicin injections. Blood tests done weekly also.

Need more info...: Its unusual for a 37 male to have a UTI--especially one that lasts 9 weeks. There must be more to the story. Do you wear a catheter? Do you have a neurogenic bladder from Spina Bifida? Please repeat your question with more information. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I had a UTI about a week and a half ago, I am finishing my medication today and still have blood in my urine, is that normal?

I had a UTI about a week and a half ago, I am finishing my medication today and still have blood in my urine, is that normal?

Should have cleared: Suggest you get an other urine test & a urine culture in case the UTI has not cleared up due to primary or acquired bacterial resistance of causative bacteria. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a uti a couple days ago. This morning I thought my cycle was complete. But just now I wiped and blood was on the tissue.

I was diagnosed with a uti a couple days ago. This morning I thought my cycle was complete. But just now I wiped and blood was on the tissue.

Common: It is not uncommon for a physical illness, like a UTI to affect your menstrual cycle, including the symptoms you describe. It should resolve on its own. However, it is important to differentiate vaginal spotting from gross blood in your urine. If blood in urine or if vaginal bleeding persists or worsens, see your clinician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Uti cleared on its own? Week of burning, little blood and frequency but when I was tested for a uti, I was feeling better and results were negative?

Possible: A UTI can clear by itself. Our immune system can overcome infections. Before antibiotics people survived different kinds of infectious processes.
The other possibility would be what you had might have been an allergic/ inflammatory process that resolved with time ...Read more

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I've been having UTI for days where it hurts when I peed, esp when its almost done. Today I see a lil blood when I wiped. Been taking OTC med. Now what?

I've been having UTI for days where it hurts when I peed, esp when its almost done. Today I see a lil blood when I wiped. Been taking OTC med. Now what?

See your DR and get: A prescription of antibiotics. Take otc cranberry tabs and Pyridium (phenazopyridine) and drink lots of water. If u also have vaginal discharge, mention this to your dr. Take care! ...Read more

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Is it ok to go ahead and donate blood/plasma if I may have a uti?

Probably not: If you have excess antibodies, they will reject you at the screening. ...Read more

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I tested "Blood 1+ (A)" on 2 recent UAs. So there is blood in my urine but no pain, no UTI. Is that bad?

I tested "Blood 1+ (A)" on 2 recent UAs. So there is blood in my urine but no pain, no UTI. Is that bad?

Blood in urine: Blood in urine is never good. Was urine a clean catch midstream. The dipsticks are not very accurate. What did microscopic exam of urine show (from a clean catch mid stream sample)? ...Read more

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I did a urine culture to see if I still have uti. It came back no UTI but trace of blood. Why is there trace of blood if no uti.

Several reasons.: Trace blood can be identified in urinary tract infection. Your physician may consider checking how many red blood cells are actually seen in a urine specimen. This needs to be followed until there is no blood in urine. If persists, or is >3 red blood cells in each microscopic field, you may need more testing. ...Read more

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I have had reoccurring utis the past 3 months now the last 2 weeks I have noticed diluted blood spotting after sex. Any ideas?

I have had reoccurring utis the past 3 months now the last 2 weeks I have noticed diluted blood spotting after sex. Any ideas?

Recurring uti: Would suggest an evaluation by a urologist. Hematuria and recurring UTI in a healthy individual should definitely be evaluated. ...Read more

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Constant UTI blood and protein in wee, wee frothy could I have glomeruloneihritis?

Urinalysis, protein: Blood and protein in urine usually indicate problems anywhere in the urinary system- kidneys, ureters, bladder. Blood in the urine must be confirmed by micr oscopic analysis. Urine protein must be confirmed by urine dipstick and quantified. If both are confirmed, you should see nephrologist as there are many diseases which present with these urinary abnormalities. ...Read more

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Should I see a doctor right away for blood in uti?

Should I see a doctor right away for blood in uti?

Not unusual: If one has already seen a physician and has been diagnosed with a UTI (urinary tract infection), the presence of blood is not unusual as long as it resolves with the UTI treatment. If a UTI has not yet been diagnosed, or if the bleeding continues despite appropriate antibiotic treatment, see your doctor to find the cause of the bleeding. ...Read more

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What's the difference between period blood and a uti?

What's the difference between period blood and a uti?

UTI: Blood is normal during your menstrual period and comes from the uterus. A urinary tract infection is either in your bladder, urethra or higher up in the urinary tract. The two are entirely different. ...Read more

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Which other reasons are there for red-blood urine except a uti?

Causes of hematuria: Hematuria can be caused by any bleeding in the urinary tract. It could be caused by 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

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more