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My mom just did her urine test and reports state presence of blood in urine. She had her uterus removed 5 years ago.Is it very serious?

My mom just did her urine test and reports state presence of blood in urine. She had her uterus removed 5 years ago.Is it very serious?

Needs checking: Hi,the doctor who ordered your mom's urinalysis will follow up to find the cause of the blood in the urine.There are many causes,some serious and others not so there is no need for you to be worried but it needs to get checked by imaging and maybe other tests.If the report says 3 or less RBCs then it is nothing to worry about.Hopefully all will be well for your mom. ...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


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Does your uterus shed before your period starts which causes small traces of blood in urine on a UA test?

Yes: Menstrual blood can contaminate your urine sample just before your period. If you have blood in your urine, you should repeat the test midcycle to make sure the blood is gone. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does your uterus shed blood cells before your menustral starts is that why I had small trace of blood in urine. No uti or anything else.

Does your uterus shed blood cells before your menustral starts is that why I had small trace of blood in urine. No uti or anything else.

It depends: Menstruation does not just turn on like a faucet. So there maybe a little bit of menstrual bleeding just before the full menstrual cycle begins. The small trace of blood could also be from small tears in the vaginal walls after intercourse. Or the blood might be coming from the bladder, or kidneys due to infections. So it all depends. If you have painful urination or burning than see a doc. ...Read more

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Im 9 weeks but my uterus dosnt feel enlarged, is that ok or is something wrong?

Im 9 weeks but my uterus dosnt feel enlarged, is that ok or is something wrong?

Probably fine: It would be very unusual for you to be able to feel your uterus yet and the sensitivity of a pelvic exam depends on many things. If your doctor is concerned, he or she will order an ultrasound to be sure. If this hasn't been done everything is probably fine. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

Multiple things: An enlarged uterus can be caused by pregnancy, fibroids (benign muscular tumors of the uterus) or by adenomyosis which is where tissue from the lining of the uterus grows into the muscle wall causing it to enlarge, become "boggy", tender and may bleed more heavily. There is also a rare cancer, leiomyosarcoma, that can cause rapid enlargement of the uterus. ...Read more

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The uterus shows heterogenous echotexture and is diffusely enlarged.

The uterus shows heterogenous echotexture and is diffusely enlarged.

Nonspecific finding: May I ask how old you are? Recent pregnancy? Any specific pelvic symptoms (pain, bleeding, etc.)? It's a nonspecific finding, and can be seen in conditions like adenomyosis and sometimes fibroids. ...Read more

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Is an enlarged uterus a sure sign of uterine cancer?

Is an enlarged uterus a sure sign of uterine cancer?

No: An enlarged uterus is not a "sure" sign of uterine cancer. The uterus can be enlarged for other reasons including fibroids. It is important to be evaluated by your doctor so that he/she can do a compete evaluation. ...Read more

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Does endometrial hyperplasia typically present with an enlarged uterus?

Not usually: It is possible but uncommon for hyperplasia to present as an enlarged uterus. Most commonly, endometrial hyperplasia presents with irregular/heavy periods or postmenopausal bleeding (bleeding after menopause). ...Read more

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I have an enlarged uterus and pregnancy symptoms but a negative test, what's going on?

I have an enlarged uterus and pregnancy symptoms but a negative test, what's going on?

Enlarged uterus?: Could you have a fibroid? Have you been evaluated by a physician? Many symptoms of pregnancy are also pretty non-specific and could be due to many other conditions, as well - mental and/ or physical. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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