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Can You See Blood In Urine
Sexually active last Saturday. During the days i started to see clear discharge. Then yesterday i saw blood in urine only once . Possible infection?
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
Yes and no: As single cells, the naked eye would not be able to see individual white blood cells. So if there is just a small amount you could not rely on just looking at urine and know with certainty. However, in large groups as pus, white blood cells and other materials can be seen in this way. So large amounts would be more obvious, just like looking at pus around a wound. ...Read more
Hi, I have 250ery/ul in urine. Tested using dipstick. I do not have any symptoms. I do not see blood in urine (with eyes). Any idea what can it be?
Hematuria: Or presence of red blood cells in urine can mean underlying kidney problems and if persistent then this needs to be investigated. Common disease causing blood in urine at your age would be IgA nephropathy. You need to see a kidney specialist if red blood cells are present in urine on repeat test. ...Read more
On my lab work, one test said "HEMOGLOBIN UR: 2+".
Can you tell me what this indicates? I was on last day of period but didn't see blood in urine cup.
Probably OK: Positive urine dip stik for Hemoglobin is common. Particularly if you were stillon your period. This also occurs with NSAIDS and blood thinners being most common. Not to overlook serious problems, I will repeat the test on 2-3 weeks and be guided by results. In your case at 45 repeat urinalysis in 2-3 weeks is best advice. If the positive test persists, more complete evaluation is next. ...Read more
For two days no trace of blood in urine. Only after bowel moment and moot always i see a small trace of blood a fewinutes later all clear?
Small to medium blood in urine for 6mo, told it's no concern. Cystoscopy normal. Urologist wants to see me in 6mo. What else can it be? Worried
Sometimes excercise: can cause small amounts of blood in the urine. your urologist is correct that it is probably not anything to worry about. she/he is also correct to follow up with you to see if it is still there in 6 mos in which case additional testing (for example imaging of the kidneys) might be indicated ...Read more
I have a UTI..only symptoms is blood in urine...just took 3rd dose of Bactrim DS. still seeing blood in urine. history of utis and double kidney 36/F. How long should i wait to see results?
See answer below: Visible blood in the urine (aka gross hematuria) related to a UTI (aka hemorrhagic cystitis) is most often accompanied with other bladder symptoms (urinary urgency, frequency, burning and discomfort) and usually subsides within 24-72 hours IF on the correct antibiotic. Painless hematuria is a red flag and is often related to other causes and deserves further evaluation, even if it is self-limiting ...Read more
My symptoms have went away the urge to pee after i already peed and the left side pain went away and no more blood in urine do I still need to see doc?
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