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Colitis And Microscopic Hematuria
Scope or dipstick: Microscope or dipstick as opposed to visible or "gross" hematuria, where it is evident to the naked eye. ...Read more
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
Here are. ..: More than one hundred of conditions may cause the scenario you described, including in the following five categories: infection-related, obstruction-related, stone-related, new-growth-related, or kidney-tissue-related. Not infrequently, multiple causes may be implicated. Despite having some many causes, only some 3-5% may be found to have cancer. For detail? Ask Doc timerly. ...Read more
You can eat spicy: Spicy food has nothing to do with hematuria but you should be checked to try to find the cause of the microhematuria. ...Read more
Causes of hematuria: Hematuria can be caused by any bleeding in the urinary tract. It could be due to a tumor of the kidney (K), K stones in the ureters or by a bladder tumor, among other things. Culture your urine 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. Hypertension is not a likely cause for it. ...Read more
Can tuberculosis cause microscopic hematuria? I have cough for more than 3 weeks and microscopic hematuria
Microscopic hematuria and cysto, bloodwork and ultrasound were fine. Malb/cre ratio was 156. I know that is high. Next steps are?
Blood in the urine most commonly arises in the setting of bleeding within the urinary system. However, sometimes blood can be in the urine because the kidney isn't filtering as it should, allowing the blood cells into the urine.
Since your microalb/creat ratio is elevated, that could be a sign that the kidneys are leaking protein (not filtering well). You should see a nephrologist for evaluation. ...Read more
49 yr old male never smoke. Microscopic hematuria +1. Cystoscopy found flat red lesion. Nothing else. Biopsy done. What are odds this is primary CIS.
No: 2 different things the microscopic hematuria needs to be worked up by a urologist usually not anything serious, every once in a while could be something serious. ...Read more
I have both microscopic hematuria and mucus present in my urine. I am a 30 year-old female and terrified I have urachal cancer. How likely is this?
I'm always showing microscopic hematuria in urine. My doctor doesn't seemed concerned and has no answers for why. What should I do? Should I be concer
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
28 yr. Old female w/ microscopic hematuria. Frequent urination and bladder doesn't feel empty. Slight pain in left side lower back. What could this be?
Doctor found microscopic hematuria incidentally and I am asymptomatic. Healthy, 22 yr old male. This doesn't need to be worked up right?
Microscopic hematuria in urine at least 2yrs. Urologist did cystoscopy. Nothing. Said it was idiopathic not to worry. No symptoms. Do I need 2 do more?
26 f, chronic microscopic hematuria & leukocytes in urine. Asymptomatic. Possible causes other than uti?
A long list. ..: Asymptomatic microhematuria may be caused by: infection/inllammation, stones, neoplasms (tumors), & obstruction along the whole urinary tract; and chronic kidney diseases such as various nephropathy by DM, high BP, NSAIDS, certain antibiotics, etc. What to do with them? At least, get one thorough evaluation with CT. IVP + cystoscopy usually and not everyone, then follow up with Doc and cope wit ...Read more
Microscopic hematuria with normal CT scan and cysto. Only finding is live is a hypodensity 15x10mm what to do next?
Observation: More than half the time, no cause for microscopic hematuria is identified. Could be idiopathic" hematuria, which just means we can't find an explanation. If there is also protein in the urine, then eval by a nephrologist may be useful. If the amount of blood in the urine increases over time, or if there is ever visible blood (gross hematuria), then repeat evaluation is indicated. ...Read more
25 y.O. Female routine pap smear found microscopic hematuria. No pain, no symptoms, and nurse says no infection. What could be the cause?
Two different source: Microscopic hematuria describes that blood was found in the urine from the bladder. A routine pap smear tests the cervical cells found inside the vagina. The test and the results seem to be from two different sources. You should call your nurse and ask her to clarify the findings as well as the next step. ...Read more
Asympotmatic microscopic hematuria. 2yrs. Had negative cystoscopy. Can u have kidney stones with no symptoms? How is it treated? Should I b worried?
You could have small stones or gravel
that you might be passing or you could have a benign condition called Ig A nephropathy which gives rise to some blood and protein in urine without any other symptoms
it might be a good idea to see a kidney doctor to evaluate kidney function to make sure it is normal ...Read more
Ct scan showed partially distended bladder. What does that mean!? Also have microscopic hematuria.
I have a lump on my thyroid and a biopsy revealed suspicious hürthle cells. I also have microscopic hematuria. Is there a connection?
Probably not: There is unlikely an association between hurtle cell atypia and microscopic hematuria. The hematuria should be worked up separately. ...Read more
60 yrs Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria urine 2.5 yrs. No protein BP low. Urologist did cystoscopy. Neg. Said common. Do I need to do more? RBC 3.84
It can be benign: Some people are prone to have a few RBCs in their urine. As long as your Bladder and Kidney are checked out to be healthy and free from any tumor or growth, then you can ignore it. I would suggest that you get your kidneys checked out with a CT scan of the abdomen to be sure that there is no tumor there. ...Read more
Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria in urine at least 2yrs. No protein Urologist did cystoscopy. Nothing. Said idiopathic. Causes? Please be specific.
It could be a benign condition, Ig A nephropathy or thin basement membrane disease.
Make sure bp is normal and kidney function is stable.
Other reasons could be other glomerulonephritides, but they usually give rise to protein in the urine. Some people have have kidney cysts or small kidney stones but they also give rise to frank blood in urine. ...Read more
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
26 f, microscopic hematuria detected inconsistently in urine tests. Blood tests show kidney function is fine. Should I be worried/see a urologist?
Constant hematuria: If you have no urinary tract infection, you need go to a urologist to assess your urinary tract. You will need a renal ultrasound and probably an intravenous pyelogram to see if there are any problems with your kidneys. If these studies show no problem, you will need to have the urologist do a cystoscopy so your urinary bladder's wall can be visualized to see if you have any abnormalities there. ...Read more
Can bladder cancer cause microscopic hematuria. I'm 32 yrs old not a smoker but microstcopic hematuria persist. Ct scan normal. Can I rule out cancer?
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Is it possible to have a kidney stone with only mild pain? Flank. Back pain 1 mth off and on, microscopic hematuria, slight rise in calcium oxalte.
Here are some...: Most of kidney stones would not cause pain until moving to cause irritation or obstruction. Seeing calcium oxalate crystals is common and usually not indicative of kidney stones. Analysis of the characters of the pain usually will deduce what might be the cause of pain. To get things done correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Microscopic hematuria. Sharp pain at pubic bone line. Not too bad. Periodic. Pain radiates to bowels. Stools formed but with lots of loose flecks.?
Hematuria: Even if it is microscopic is abnormal. If it persists, you need to make sure that nothing is going on in bladder, ureters, or kidneys. Pain in pubic area can come from bladder infection. Not sure about your stool problem. Consult with your doctor to make sure. ...Read more
What is next? Microscopic hematuria. KUB clear, kidney ultrasound clear, urine tests clear, cystoscope clear. Pain in flank. Dr says return 6 months.
Ask your: Urologist about Loin pain hematuria syndrome, to see if you may have this. ...Read more
I'm 32 yrs old I have persistant microscopic hematuria. Ct scan normal no urine infection. What can be the cause. Is cystoscopy needed? What are next steps
I have bad microscopic hematuria for 3 years. It's getting worse & no UTI or kidney infection. If it's not kidney stones what could it be?
Mild pain, flank, moderate pain upper buttock, about one month, left side. Dark spot in hip area on xray. Microscopic hematuria. What's going on?
Here are some...: Your presented pictures need a comprehensive general evaluation, followed with specific focus on hematuria for which please follow the instructions in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html and assessment for the real clinical significance of the dark spot in hip area on x-ray. Together, the most possible conclusion could be reached for reasonable Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more
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