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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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What is Loin pain hematuria syndrome and how is it diagnosed? What is excluded before this diagnosis?

What is Loin pain hematuria syndrome and how is it diagnosed? What is excluded before this diagnosis?

End Of The Line: We call it"phantom kidney stones"in my neck of the woods because it acts like a kidney stone but no kidney stones are found. In its pure form it is extremely rare & is a diagnosis of exclusion (i.e., after other things have been eliminated). I suspect it's like a lot of other "colicky"pain(e.g. gall bladder,abdominal cramps) and due to the contraction of muscles that line the urine tubes (ureters) ...Read more

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What is iga hematuria?

What is iga hematuria?

IgA Nephropathy: Jack: IgA nephropathy is inflammation of kidneys where immunoglobulin IgA deposits in the renal system - patients experience hematuria - blood in urine. The cause is unknown. The kidneys function well however, in some people there is progression to worsening disease. A kidney specialist must oversee care. Sometimes, IgA nephropathy can be is assoc. with rheumatic disease like Ank. Spondylitis. ...Read more

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Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Yes: Hematuria means blood in the urine, it could be microscopic not visible by naked eyes or macroscopic visible, nephrologist and urologist could investigate the causes. ...Read more

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What causes hematuria in the urine?

What causes hematuria in the urine?

See below: Hematuria is a term applied to blood in the urine, either frank blood or cola coloured urine or microscopic amounts.There are numerous causes, either from bladder or kidneys. ...Read more

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How much blood can you lose if hematuria?

How much blood can you lose if hematuria?

Variable: In micro-hematuria, you lose a negligible amount of blood. With visible hematuria, it can run the gamut from a small amount to a significant amount, even requiring transfusion and emergency surgery. ...Read more

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Docs, could a uretocele cause terminal hematuria?

Usually not...: Ureterocele itself usually will not cause hematuria or terminla hematuria. If ureterocele with stone stuck inside, some heamturia may happen. Terminal hematuria suggests some bleeding from th urothelium in the prostate urethra. ...Read more

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Differential Diagnosis (Definition)

Is a process of elimination, to look at several possibilities for diagnosing a probable illness, through process of elimination, to narrow those probabilities, so as a ...Read more


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