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Does finding blood in my urine mean that I have bladder cancer?

Does finding blood in my urine mean that I have bladder cancer?

Possibly: Blood in the urine (whether microscopic or gross) must be evaluated by a urologist. The degree of hematuria does not necessarily correlate with the size of the problem, so the evaluation would include laboratory testing, imaging of the urianry tract, and cystoscopy - a procedure to look inside the urethar and bladder with a telescope. Possible causes include infection, stones, and malignancy. ...Read more

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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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I am nervous as a trace of blood, microscopic, showed up in my urine. I was scoped @ no tumor in my bladder. Does this mean their is cancer elsewhere?

I am nervous as a trace of blood, microscopic, showed up in my urine. I was scoped @ no tumor in my bladder. Does this mean their is cancer elsewhere?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine can signify a variety of potential problems, cancer being one of the possibilities. Without seeing you and having access to all information concerning you it is impossible to say whether there is cancer elsewhere or another issue is present. Your urologist or primary care physician assessing this is in a much better position to diagnose you. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone and my urine had blood in it what does that mean?

I have a kidney stone and my urine had blood in it what does that mean?

Means U have k stone: Kidney stones, usually are associated with heaturia (blood in urine) to various extents. Blood can be as little as to be invisible & only seen my microscope, medium to give urine a pink tinge or urine can be grossly bloody & even contain small clots. All it means is that u have a kidney stine that has punctured a blood capillary or small vein causing it to bleed. Stone may still pass on its own. ...Read more

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I have blood in urine what does mean?

I have blood in urine what does mean?

Blood in urine: If there is blood in the urine and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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I have blood in my stools sometimes, does that mean I have colon cancer?

I have blood in my stools sometimes, does that mean I have colon cancer?

No, that is just one: Possiblity. Most likely is hemorroids, then infections, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis, angiodysplasia. But you are right, the most deadly is cancer, so have it checked out. ...Read more

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Red blood cells found on my urinalysis report positive 23. does this mean I have kidney stone? If left untreated what will happen to me?

Red blood cells found on my urinalysis report positive 23. does this mean I have kidney stone? If left untreated what will happen to me?

Yes, but ...: How significant is the finding of 23 RBC in urinalysis? That depends on numerous factors which could not be addressed in a 400-letter space. To bridge the gap, please take time & patience to peruse article in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html; thereby you can work closely with doctor so to deduce possible diagnosis for reasonable care. More? To www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have high white blood cells in my urine?

What does it mean if I have high white blood cells in my urine?

White blood cells: The presence of white blood cells suggests inflammation, probably due to infection. ...Read more

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I have blood and protein in urine what does this mean UTI ?

I have blood and protein in urine what does this mean UTI ?

Urinary Tract Infect: Without a full history of your symptoms these urine findings would indicate that you have an infection. Urinary tract infections can be quite bothersome so hopefully your medical advisor is helping you solve this. ...Read more

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I couldnt hold my urine if my life depended on it, could this mean I have cancer in prostate or bladder? Im 26 don't have blood in urine

I couldnt hold my urine if my life depended on it, could this mean I have cancer in prostate or bladder? Im 26 don't have blood in urine

Bladder and: Prostate cancer do not occur in 26 year olds, but your symptom is serious and you need to a urologic doctor to assess the capacity and innervation of your bladder. ...Read more

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Why do I have blood in my urine? I had a renal ultrasound done, & bladder everything is ok. What can cause blood in urine?

Why do I have blood in my urine? I had a renal ultrasound done, & bladder everything is ok. What can cause blood in urine?

Hemautria : Blood can come from anywhere from the glomerulus to the urethra. 1st step is to repeat your urine when not on your period clean catch and if still has blood then you need to see a kidney doc for work up. This can be a frustrating experience for all. Blood work history physical and often biopsy may be needed. You need to see a kidney doc and discuss options. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my urine is sometimes green and have leukyocates in urine i've had 4 urine samples done no uti? I have pain in lower of back.

What does it mean if my urine is sometimes green and have leukyocates in urine i've had 4 urine samples done no uti? I have pain in lower of back.

Confidence: Regarding confidence you need to build up a sense of trust that you can deliver. I would suggest see a counselor or better still a psychologist. Practice practice with friends and family. With regard to slurred speech first see a speech therapist to evaluate. ...Read more

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I have blood in my urine and stomach pain. What does that mean?

I have blood in my urine and stomach pain.  What does  that mean?

See a urologist. : Hematuria, i.e. Blood in your urine, may be a sign of infection, stones, or a tumor. You need to see a urologist who can obtain the appropriate tests and provide treatment. ...Read more

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If I have bladder cancer, would there be blood in my urine?

If I have bladder cancer, would there be blood in my urine?

Yes: Bladder cancer may cause visible blood in the urine or microscopic blood in the urine which is only picked up by urine tests. Depending on the type of cancer, size, number of lesions, etc, blood may be visible to the naked eye but can also be absent with smaller lesions. Therefore, urine tests must be performed when bladder cancer is suspected. ...Read more

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Had trace leukocytes in urine. (15 or less). Does this mean I have bladder infection?

Had trace leukocytes in urine. (15 or less). Does this mean I have bladder infection?

Possibly: Urine dipsticks and microscopic urinalysis can suggest uti, but the definitive test is a urine culture, which can take 36-72 hours to come back. If you are having symptoms, such as burning urination, frequency, urgency, or urine discoloration, i suggest you see your doctor to have a culture performed. It is not wrong to take antibiotics while you wait for the results if your doctor prescribes it. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have 1093 cancer cells found in your spinal fluid?

What does it mean when you have 1093 cancer cells found in your spinal fluid?

Correlate: There's nothing magic about a particular number. Some people with cancer involving the brain and spinal cord surface do not shed the cancer cells into the CSF. Your pathologist can determine where the cells probably came from and guide the clinician in treatment. Depending on the type of cancer, it may still be curable or manageable for at least some more good time. ...Read more

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Do I have bladder cancer if blood in pee?

Stone/germ/tumor: One of the more common causes of bloody urine is kidney stones that rake the walls of the urinary tract on their way out thru your pee. They can pass up to ~ pea sized & you would remember it happening. Other traumatic events, infection or tumor would round out my initial worries. All will require you visit your doctor & get some testing done. Wait it out & u may loose your chance. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have blood in your urine but urinalysis shows no infection?

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What exactly does it mean when you have blood in your urine but urinalysis shows no infection?

Here are some...: The causes for blood in urine may mount to >100, but can be grouped in 5 categories: infection/ inflammation, urinary stones, urinary obstruction, new growth - benign or malignant, & chronic silent kidney disease. For more details, go to http://www.formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful insights on how to deal with it and work closely with Doc timely... ...Read more

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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


Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more