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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
I have blood in urine and If after drinking lot of water even then i see blood in urine and its cloudy, Is this problem from Kidneys or lower tract?
Need more info...: Various causes like infection/ inflammation, obstruction, stones, kidney diseases, & new growths may be blamed. But how to sort these things out correctly? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html & http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Then you can work closely with doc so to deduce right diagnosis for right treatment. Best wishes to your health... ...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
Does your period release red blood cells that we can't see before it actually starts.. Had small trace of blood in urine. Period starts soon.
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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