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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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Back, flank & abdo pain for 5 months. Persistent bloating. Elevated blood phosphate levels. Trace protein & elevated urine leukocytes & erythrocytes. Clear for uti. Weight gain. What could be wrong?

Back, flank & abdo pain for 5 months. Persistent bloating. Elevated blood phosphate levels. Trace protein & elevated urine leukocytes & erythrocytes. Clear for uti. Weight gain. What could be wrong?

Need evaluation: Most of the causes for this are benign - but your doctor must rule out the (uncommon) possibility of ovarian cancer. No need to be scared -this can easily be completed with ultrasounds focused on the ovaries as well as some blood tests. ...Read more

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Back, flank & abdo pain for 5-6 months. Persistent bloating. Sudden weight gain. Elevated blood phosphate levels. Trace protein & elevated urine leukocytes & erythrocytes. No uti. What could be wrong?

Back, flank & abdo pain for 5-6 months. Persistent bloating. Sudden weight gain. Elevated blood phosphate levels. Trace protein & elevated urine leukocytes & erythrocytes. No uti. What could be wrong?

See answer : Not knowing details of your medical hx, Fludrocortisone is a steroid and weight gain one of its common potential side effects. Most common cause of elevated phosphorus levels is kidney disease. Your abnormal urinalysis could be related to some kidney disease as well or other underlying abnormality of urinary tract. If kidney function normal, ct scan imaging may be indicated. Discuss with your md. ...Read more

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Being treated for hypothyroid after case of thyroiditis. TSH was 94+ at last check. Urine-protein, blood & bilirubin & creat 1.39. EGFR 45. Weight gain, blurry vision also. Ideas?

Being treated for hypothyroid after case of thyroiditis.  TSH was 94+ at last check.  Urine-protein, blood & bilirubin & creat 1.39.  EGFR 45.  Weight gain, blurry vision also.  Ideas?

See doctor, now: You have a number of issues that need attention. A TSH of 94 warrants thyroid replacement treatment. A EGFR of 45 needs evaluation by a nephrologist. Your weight gain may be due to thyroid deficiency. Cannot comment on blurry vision without examining you. Please see your doctor at the earliest. ...Read more

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Blood in urine may i know the cause?

Blood in urine may i know the cause?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. The causes of blood in the urine are many. It can be anything from a bladder infection to a tumor. ...Read more

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What can cause blood in urine to occur?

What can cause blood in urine to occur?

Infection,tumourSton: 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

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What would cause of blood in urine for woman?

What would cause of blood in urine for woman?

UTI: The cause of blood in urine is really the same in both women and men-except for a couple of differences- 1. In woman- sometimes, you can have contamination from menstrual blood- if you don't use the proper way to collect your urine. 2. Due to anatomy different in male/female- urinary tract infection is more common in women than men. Blood in urine can be caused by infection, inflammation, stone etc. ...Read more

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Can ic cause blood in urine?

Can ic cause blood in urine?

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

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Caaaan wine cause blood in urine?

Caaaan wine cause blood in urine?

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

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Does daily masterbate causes blood in urine.?

It should not...: Masturbation will not cause blood in the urine or the urine to appear dark or red. It is possible that the skin on the tip of the penis could become irritated, perhaps enough to have a couple of red blood cells in a urine analysis. I would be more concerned about a urinary tract infection, or bladder or kidney issues. ...Read more

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Would ulcers cause blood in urine?

Would ulcers cause blood in urine?

Ulcers: Ulcers in the urinary tract can cause blood in the urine. The most common cause of ulcers in the urinary tract would be viruses and some autoimmune disorders. Stomach ulcers, what some patients are referring to with the term 'ulcers', are not a cause of blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Does STI cause blood in urine?

Does STI cause blood in urine?

Possibly: It is possible for a sexually transmitted infection might cause microscopic blood in the urine, but any bleeding in the urine must be worked up to rule out such causes as stones, infection, and tumors. ...Read more

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Docs, could a 7mm urethral stone cause blood in urine?

Docs, could a 7mm urethral stone cause blood in urine?

Yes: I think you may mean a stone in your ureter(the tube from your kidney to the bladder).It can cause blood in the urine.Since you know the size,you are obviously being followed by a doctor for it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Causes of blood in urine?

Causes of blood in urine?

Infection, stone, or: The most common cause of blood in urine is a bladder infection. It may also be a sign of kidney stones. Rarely, if the blood is persistent in your urine, it could be bladder or kidney cancer. You should see a urologist if it doesn't go away. ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Many things: Blood in urine can be from minor to major causes. Tumors, infections, inflammation , medications, ruptured vesses in the urinary system all can cause blood in the urine. A single drop of blood in a cup of urine can turn the urine red. If you suspect blood in your urine, get seen by your pcp or urologist and find the cause. Don't delay. It is not worth it to wait. ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Lots of things: If this is new, we'll do some imaging to see if you have a tumor in your kidney or bladder, or a stone. If you do, hopefully we can take care of it before it can hurt you. Around 1% of folks have it for their entire lives, often from a minor problem with collagen synthesis ("thin GBM syndrome"). ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Hematuria: Most commonly bladder infections. Gross blood in urine needs to be evaluated by doctor. Other causes could be bladder cancer, passing a kidney stone, interstitial cystitis (inflamation of urinary bladder), prostatitis (in males). Many other cause. Please, see physician. ...Read more

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What causes Blood in urine?

What causes Blood in urine?

Here are: Many. Examples are tumors of urinary tract - kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra with bladder most commonly involved, UTI-hemorrhagic cystitis, stone passage through ureter or bladder stone itself, cystitis after radiation, some nephropathy, even after vigorous running, after catheter, after various surgery in kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, and urethra, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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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


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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more