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Can adhesions on/around the bladder cause trace blood in urine?

Can adhesions on/around the bladder cause trace blood in urine?

Blood in urine: Probably possible
I suspect your surgery caused this to be.
If persists and not yet evaluated by Urology have it checked. It is most likely incidental. ...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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What can cause small traces of blood in urine?

What can cause small traces of blood in urine?

Here are some...: Red blood cell in urine indicates a leak from damaged blood vessels of any caliber, which may result from any forms of inflammations from bacterial, viral, chemical, or even autoimmune, from disease-related effects like hypertention, diabetes, etc., from stones, tumors, even obstructions, etc. More? Go to Blood in Urine — Hematuria in http://www.formefirst.com/hematuria.html. More? Contact me... ...Read more

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Can an upcoming period cause small trace of blood in urine.

Can an upcoming period cause small trace of blood in urine.

Yes: The traces of blood in the urine is not un -common. Particularly near the period and after the period visually stops. Endometrial shedding is a gradual phenomenon. Particularly endometriosis, specks oy endometriosis in the bladder and other harmonal events which affect the endometrium can cause blood in the urine before the visual signs of mensturation appear. ...Read more

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Does your uterus shed before your period starts which causes small traces of blood in urine on a UA test?

Does your uterus shed before your period starts which causes small traces of blood in urine on a UA test?

Yes: Menstrual blood can contaminate your urine sample just before your period. If you have blood in your urine, you should repeat the test midcycle to make sure the blood is gone. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can menopause cause traces of blood in urine and recurrent UTIs. Had cystoscopy and kidney ultrasound — both ok. Also, have stage 3 prolapse. I am 68?

Can menopause cause traces of blood in urine and recurrent UTIs. Had cystoscopy and kidney ultrasound — both ok. Also, have stage 3 prolapse. I am 68?

No, but...: Menopause would not be related with trace blood in urine. To know more on blood in urine, go to http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html for more realistic detail. Recurrent UTI is commonly associated with a poorly emptying bladder, catheter insertion, coitus, etc. Pelvic floor prolapse is relatively common and may affect urine flow and bladder emptying. More? Seek evaluation & counseling. Best wish. ...Read more

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What causes trace leukocytes and blood in urine?

Urine infection: I would say urine infection is most likely, but that us not the only thing that can cause what you are describing. See your doctor and get this checked out right away. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in bladder with trace blood in urine, have to push urine out when pee have no infection and had hysterectomy few years ago?

What can cause pain in bladder with trace blood in urine, have to push urine out when pee have no infection and had hysterectomy few years ago?

Painful bladder: This type of pain can be caused by infection, tumors, adhesions or renal stones. The best way to sort this out is to see initially a FP or GYN MD and possibly a Urologist. ...Read more

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Hi, why should exercising cause a trace amount of blood in urine test? also, if orange juice, coffee, and cola is drank within 3 or 4 hrs of urine test at Physician's office can that give false creatinine and albumin readings?

Hi, why should exercising cause a trace amount of blood in urine test?  also, if orange juice, coffee, and cola is drank within 3 or 4 hrs of urine test at Physician's office can that give false creatinine and albumin readings?

Myoglobin: Working out hard releases a little myoglobin into your bloodstream and thence the urine, and pounding the pavement can wreck some red cells and their contents leaks into the urine. There is no "false" creatinine urine assay; it's a normal component that varies with your muscle mass. It won't give false albuminuria. The most common cause of protein in the urine is orthostatic proteinuria, harmless ...Read more

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What causes traces of blood in your urine?

What causes traces of blood in your urine?

No: Blood in urine is acute urinary tract infection, tuberculosis or malignancy until proven otherwise. There are other less frequent causes, but Azithromycin is not likely one of them. ...Read more

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Trace blood in urine be caused by menstration?

Trace blood in urine be caused by menstration?

Can be: You should repeat the test when you are not having your period, to be sure that a lesion is not missed. ...Read more

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They found traces of blood in urine, but I was told not to worry by the nurse. What caused the blood?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine is never normal although microscopic blood in the urine is somewhat common. You should see a urologist and have a complete work up do hematuria ...Read more

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Doctor found small trace of blood in my urine. Blood work came back good. What can cause blood in urine when blood work is good?

Doctor found small trace of blood in my urine. Blood work came back good. What can cause blood in urine when blood work is good?

Depends on the test: If trace of blood was found on dipstick test of the urine, this might not be a thing of concern
Having normal blood work is very reassuring.
Minor bleeding from the genital area might give such result, and also minor trauma.
If it persists, or gets worse, it might need to be rechecked again ...Read more

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Have lupus. Have had persistent moderate blood in urine (no RBC) for yrs with no known cause. Now have microscopic hematuria (+2-5), with trace protein?

Have lupus. Have had persistent moderate blood in urine (no RBC) for yrs with no known cause. Now have microscopic hematuria (+2-5), with trace protein?

LUPUS: It certainly sounds like prompt follow-up with one of your doctors would be in order; preferably your rheumatologist. If that follow up appointment is going to be delayed, then make an appointment with your primary care Doctor Who can initiate some further testing and evaluation. ...Read more

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How can a yeast infection cause my UA to show small traces of blood in urine.

How can a yeast infection cause my UA to show small traces of blood in urine.

Inflammation: The yeast infection may cause a minor irritation and inflammation which may cause the Microscopic hematuria. ...Read more

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I had bladder cancer 15 years ago. I had a trace of blood inmy urine. The doctor scoped me and found no tumor. He sent my blood to get a full report. What else could be the cause of blood in urine?

I had bladder cancer 15 years ago. I had a trace of blood inmy urine. The doctor scoped me and found no tumor. He sent my blood to get a full report. What else could be the cause of blood in urine?

Lots of things: Congratulations on your cancer survival. With blood in the urine it's certainly possible that the tumor had returned but the scope is reassuring so that's clearly positive. Could be infection causing the blood, could potentially still be treatment related though typically that would have happened earlier. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the significance of trace blood in urine?

What's the significance of trace blood in urine?

Needs attention: It is not normal to have even a trace blood in the urine, it could simple infection, or early kidney damage, or early sign of a tumor need to see your physician to find the cause. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: trace blood in urine?

What is the definition or description of: trace blood in urine?

Microscopic amounts: The urine should be totally clear -- no blood, no pus. Small amounts of blood could be seen in the urine of normal people (marathon runners and truck drivers who constantly pound the kidneys up and down). Usually, though, blood in the urine may indicate trouble like stones, bladder infection, cancer, or other pathology that may need to be investigated. ...Read more

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Pediatrican says trace blood in urine is normal?

Trace blood in urine: Trace blood in urine can be normal. However, it warrants repeat testing. Specifically, the test should be repeated with a sample of the first urine in the morning. A negative test would eliminate any concern. Positive test could still be normal, but a thorough history and family history should be taken. ...Read more

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I am 20 f. Urine culture 2 weeks ago results showed occult blood of trace. Blood in urine. Now I notice white small shredded like stuff. What is it?

I am 20 f. Urine culture 2 weeks ago results showed occult blood of trace. Blood in urine. Now I notice white small shredded like stuff. What is it?

Inconsistent info: Urine culture does not detect blood. If urine culture was negative for bacterial growth, the "white small shredded like stuff" is likely to be mucus and not something to be concerned about. If you do have blood in urine and it was not contamination from menstrual blood, it needs to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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First protein, now trace blood in urine; is that a UTI starting?

First protein, now trace blood in urine; is that a UTI starting?

It could be but !: It could be simple uti. However, there are many other causes. It could also be more than cause in one patient. Just a few: diabetes, cancer, stone...
Tell us about your age, sex, other complaints, history.... So we could help you more and better. Consult your doctor.... Thank you for asking, dr g. ...Read more

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First protein, now trace blood in urine. Do I have preeclampsia?

Need more informatio: Proteinuria, increase in blood pressure and excessive weight gain need to be monitored. I trust that you are getting antenatal care, if you are not, see a doctor asap, if you are, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have lupus recently I have been diagnosed with trace blood in urine. Would this more likely be an urology or nephrology issue?

Nephrology : I would suggest seeing a nephrologist first and get a full work up if the kidneys are involved due to SLE. The nephrologist in most cases will determine if an urology input is needed. ...Read more

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Have pain right side under my ribs, radiates to the back. Comes and goes. Interupts my day life. Trace blood in urine. Hist stones dr say muscles skel?

Possible renal stone: Intermittent pain in the side, radiating to the back, and associated with blood in the urine, can be due to a urinary tract stone. This can be very uncomfortable. There are certainly other possible causes, but an x-ray to look for a stone would be worthwhile. A CT scan without contrast is the best way to find a small stone. ...Read more

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Wbc 10.5 without infection trace blood in urine witch isn't the norm for me and bp is only going up even on bp med?

Wbc 10.5 without infection trace blood in urine witch isn't the norm for me and bp is only going up even on bp med?

Ans: Few issues here that must be addressed. Located wbc. Must look for cause. Blood in the urine you need a test of cute to account for the blood. You do not state your age. The blood in the urine may be very significant. You must follow up with your doctor ...Read more

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Ketones level 10 and trace blood in urine, undiagnosed rt upper abdomen pain for 9 months, any significance?

Ketones level 10 and trace blood in urine, undiagnosed rt upper abdomen pain for 9 months, any significance?

For10 call ambulance: Your level of 10 is dangerously high,most likely you have 1.0 , around one is OK, you probably have undiagnosed or poorly treated diabetes which need immediate attention, 9 months abdominal pain also need help from your doctor Do not neglect your health ...Read more

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Have interstitial cystitis & am taking methotrexate weekly for another condition. 2 days after each dose, bladder hurts & trace blood in urine?

Have interstitial cystitis & am taking methotrexate weekly for another condition. 2 days after each dose, bladder hurts & trace blood in urine?

Should not!: While reported, is quite uncommon. Since interstital cystitis is thought to be autoimmune, it might help, since it is secreted in the urine primarily. ...Read more

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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