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My husband has blood in urine and test indicates elevated monocytes and gamma GT what does this mean?

My husband has blood in urine and test indicates elevated monocytes and gamma GT what does this mean?

Not sure.: I don't believe there is a connection here. I suspect you have collected some random data. What you really need to know is what symptoms he has and how these labs and other unmentioned labs compare to priors. His doctor should probably explain these to him. ...Read more

Sedimentation Rate (Definition)

Is the rate at which red blood cells sediment in a period of 1 hour. It is non-specific measure of inflammation. It is performed by placing anticoagulated blood sample in an upright tube (westergren tube) then measuring the rate at which red blood cells fall (in mm per hour). It is useful in diagnosis of some diseases, such as autoimmune diseases, for assessment of severity of ...Read more


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Does an elevated platelet count and blood in urine necessarily indicate a life threatening issue?

Does an elevated platelet count and blood in urine necessarily indicate a life threatening issue?

It depends on Diagno: We need to know more information. Platelets can be high for many different reasons and Blood in the urine can be caused by several possible diagnoses. So we need you to have your doctors determine the cause for both conditions especially blood in the urine which can be caused by Cancer. which can sometimes lead to high platelet counts. Get tested further. ...Read more

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My 9 yr old has slightly elevated leukocytes in urine and blood, with small micro blood in urine also. Various symptoms for years, should I worry?

My 9 yr old has slightly elevated leukocytes in urine and blood, with small micro blood in urine also. Various symptoms for years, should I worry?

Urinary findings: A few red and white blood cells in a prepubertal girl's urine usually is indicative of poor hygiene and poor wiping technique leading to peri-urethral irritation and thus the findings in the urine. So no, I wouldn't worry about those findings. However, you mention various symptoms for years - these may be worth worrying about if they are affecting her lifestyle and thus would need investigation. ...Read more

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Went to dr, I have to see radiology and urology, what does it mean to have blood in urine, elevated red blood cells. But no pain when urinanating.?

Went to dr, I have to see radiology and urology, what does it mean to have blood in urine, elevated red blood cells. But no pain when urinanating.?

Many things: However, when there is painless hematuria (blood in urine) a malignancy needs to be ruled out. If you have elevated red blood cells, could either be reactionary or pathologic. Another reason to keep your doctor appointments. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Gerd petechiae enlarge liver no hep some blood in urine 2 Swollen glands neck elevated lymphocytes but hiv neg after 7 months? What could it be help!

Gerd petechiae enlarge liver no hep some blood in urine 2 Swollen glands neck elevated lymphocytes but hiv neg after 7 months? What could it be help!

Specialist: My advice is to consult an infectious disease specialist. Although rare, seronegative cases of hiv do occur and require a RNA testing to detect viremia although I would expect the specialist to order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis in your case after he/she evaluates you. Bring all your test results to the appointment. ...Read more

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What does 1 blood in urine mean?

What does 1 blood in urine mean?

Blood +1: If there 1+ blood it 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. Labs use a convention with a scale: 0, trace, +1 to +4 for blood and other substances. 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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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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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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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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Help please! Is blood in urine serious?

Help please! Is blood in urine serious?

MD: Blood in urine can indicate many problems ranging from urinary tract infection to cancer. Iplease consult md for 1.Confirmation of blood in urine 2.Kidney function tests 3.Urinary tests. This will direct other tests like imaging etc. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for blood in urine?

What do you recommend for blood in urine?

Evaluation: Any portion of the urinary output tract can bleed. This can be due to trauma, infection, vascular tumors, malignancies or stones. Unless you are in pain or cannot easily urinate, you can make a quick appointment with your urologist. If the symptoms are severe or the urine is full of blood, go to an er. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have some blood in urine?

No.: Unless the urine is contaminated from menstrual blood, there should not be any blood in the urine. There are many causes, but the most frequent is urinary tract infection. If there truly is blood in your urine, you should see a doctor to find out why. ...Read more

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Bits of blood in urine what does that mean?

Bits of blood in urine what does that mean?

SEE YOUR MD ASAP: Blood in the urine with/without any pain, you need to see your doctor asap, you will need blood and urine test, a cat scan of your kidneys and consult with urologis if indicated, to find the cause and treat
the possibilities are you may have a kidney ureter or bladder stone, kidney or bladder infection, glomerular disease like glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney disease and tumors including cancer. ...Read more

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Why do I have blood in urine only sometimes?

Why do I have blood in urine only sometimes?

Get evaluated: There are many causes of blood in the urine.See your doctor soon to get evaluated by imaging and possibly other studies. Good luck. ...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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What can caue small amounts of blood in urine?

What can caue small amounts of blood in urine?

Many things: Urine infections, menstrual blood contaminations, stones, tumors in the kidney or bladder, some congenital kidney disorders (spongiotic kidney), trauma, strep infections, lupus, chronic bladder catheters, to name some. ...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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Should my boyfriend be concerned about blood in urine?

Should my boyfriend be concerned about blood in urine?

Yes.: It can be due to an infection or kidney stones, among other things. He needs to get checked. A few foods and supplements may cause red or pink urine, too, but get checked to be sure if it does not improve with change in diet or stopping pill that may cause this (unless prescribed). See http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/urine-color/basics/causes/con-20032831 ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Blood in urine?

What is the definition or description of: Blood in urine?

Here are some. ..: Blood in urine is called hematuria, which is clinically classified into 2 groups: gross hematuria, seen with naked eyes, and microhematuria, defined as having >3-5 red blood cells /ml from spun urine. For their significance, go to formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. More? Contact wwwlHealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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Occult blood in urine means?

Occult blood in urine means?

Heamturia: It could be a UTI even with no symptoms. It could be a kidney stone, vascular malformation, or a tumor. There could be an issue with the bladder or kidney. You should see your doctor and have the urine tested and have the condition checked out. ...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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There is blood in urine at about 25% what i'd the reason and the cures?

There is blood in urine at about 25% what i'd the reason and the cures?

Probably not...: The blood shown on test strip is usually called microhematuria, but needs to be comfirmed with microscopic exam. More than 100 reasons can be listed as the causes for microhematuria, such as stone, infection, blockage, tumors, and kidney inflammatory disease. So, microhematuria may last forever and do no harm as long as no evidence of infection and kidney working well... For detail, check with... ...Read more

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Recently blood in urine, scans and ultrasounds normal. What is 3+ blood?

Nephrologist: 3+ blood in urine dipstick indicates that there is heme pigment in urine. It could be blood or just the pigment. First, this should be confirmed with microscopic analysis of freshly voided specimen. If there is blood, it should be investigated thoroughly. Scans and ultrasounds will not diagnose certain types of kidney disease. I suggest consulting nephrologist. ...Read more

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Blood in urine. Some pain in urethra?

Blood in urine. Some pain in urethra?

Gross hematuria: Gross hematuria (visible blood in the urine) along with flank pain in a 50-year-old male can have more than one cause. Infection along the the urogenital system & kidney stones are the most common. Other things such as malignancy and a ruptured cyst are also possible. A red urine may not always be blood & "urethra pain" may not be urethra pain. A doctor should be consulted for these symptoms. ...Read more

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What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

HEMATURIA: There is gross blood and microscopic blood, males and females are a bit diff. Workup. Could be nothing but needs workup by a pediatrician or pediatric urologist or pediatric nephrologist. ...Read more

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Obstructed urine flow and blood in urine?

Cystitis: Urinary tract infections (utis), cause inflammation and pain in the bladder and urethra which can lead to blood in the urine and small (dribbling) frequent voidings. Urinary tract stones, usually arising from the kidneys will sometimes mimick a uti. It's best to see your physician to have a urine culture done. Post coital voiding will help reduce the frequency of utis. ...Read more

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What could bacteria and blood in urine mean?

Bacteremia: We all have bacteria in our blood transiently, and our immune systems eliminate these. If these cultures are positive in the setting of other evidence of infection it may be that they are the cause of the infection. The same thing is true of bacteria in the urine (bacteriuria), but this can often happen without infection, particularly in women. ...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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Could traces of blood in urine be a side affect of simvastin?

Could traces of blood in urine be a side affect of simvastin?

Drug Side Effects: There's a large list of side effects for simvastin. Here's a reliable link: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/drug-6105-simvastatin+oral. Aspx? Drugid=6105&drugname=simvastatin+oral&pagenumber=6. Urine infections and vasculitis could cause blood in your urine. I think it would be wise to see your doctor if you have bloody urine. ...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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Is blood in urine and turning while urinating because of sex.

Here are some...: Seeing blood in urine should be properly evaluated although UTI could more likely be the cause. How to have this important effort done right? Please follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work timely & closely with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx & care. Don't assume but sort things out to earn high merit of healthcare. ...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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Blood in urine, could it be female std?

STD?: If you have blood in the urine you need to be seen by a doctor asap. Would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Might start with seeing a pcp, a kidney doctor or a urologist. Good luck. ...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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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