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Gallbladder Problems And Urine In The Blood
Hello, I just had my gall bladder removed and the the first few times my urine looked healthy, now it appears to have blood in it. This normal?
Not usual: I wouldn't expect you to have bloody urine after a lap GB removal. IF you were catheterized prior to surgery (not my routine) there may have been urethral trauma, which should be self limited. I'd call your doctor and/or surgeon Monday if this persists. Keep drinking plenty of fluids over the weekend. Good luck. ...Read more
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
What would cause pain the bladder when the bladder is full? No blood in urine, no dysuria, and no other symptoms.
Pain in left side & abnormal BM for month- liver, lungs, blood, urine, endoscopy, kidneys, gall bladder, lungs, heart, all ok - possible colon cancer?
Here are some. ..: For the time being, watch for possible food indigestion. Besides, continue to watch for possible colonic diverticulitis. Note that every illness always displays itself along its course & pattern of full spectrum. So, still seek professional attention & counseling timely. Don't give up; time & patience will unfold the true story of an event timely. ...Read more
Will a CT scan show gallstones/ other gall bladder problems as well as stomach ulcers? What about a urine and blood test?
I have no appendix or gallbladder but I'm having lower right ab/groin pain that goes around to my back. CT/ultra sound normal. Blood in urine/no UTI?
Kidney stones?: It is possible that a kidney stone may present that way. Depending on how the CT was performed, a small stones may not be seen ...Read more
Yes: Frequency of urination, painful voiding, and occasionally fever can all be present wih a bladder infection even if there is no blood in the urine. In fact, while there can be blood associated with a uti, most of the time there is no complaint of blood in the urine, but burning and frequency is usually present. ...Read more
Biopsy scab: Bleeding 10 days to 2 weeks after biopsy is common and usually reflects sloughing of the scab formed when the biopsy was taken. It usually is a self limited process (resolves on its own) unless the biopsy was from a tumor, in which case the bleeding will be more unpredictable. ...Read more
In chronic prostatitis nonbacteria, if cystoscopy is normal and bladder wall is thick due to prostatitis, What cause Blood in Urine in medical language?
Hematuria prostate: 28 M notes: In chronic prostatitis nonbacteria, if cystoscopy is normal and bladder wall is thick due to prostatitis, What cause Blood in Urine in medical language? ANS: the -itis means inflammation. So you irritated and inflamed prostate is leaking blood as you pee. ...Read more
I couldn't hold my urine if my life depended on it, could this mean I have cancer in prostate or bladder? I'm 26 don't have blood in urine
Micro blood in urine- 250+ result. Nurse said it was max. Dad had bladder cancer. Does this indicate cancer? 32y/o woman who has never smoked.
Micro hematuria: Microhematuria in a 32-year-old female who has never smoked is not very likely to be due to bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is not really genetic in nature. Despite that, you should have a hematuria workup which would include imaging of your kidneys as well as a cystoscopy and a variety of possible urine studies. ...Read more
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
Fearful re: bladder cancer. Have had microscopic blood in urine for nearly 2 years. Told due to warfarin. Now bladder not completely emptying. Often.
Not necessarily...: Blood in urine could be caused by multiple reasons. Most commonly UTI and stones. When it is painless it's worrisome for possible cancer but not necessarily. If you have been evaluated and already told it was caused by Coumadin (warfarin) most likely that is the reason. A cystoscopy gives a reliable diagnosis. Your symptoms could be caused by UTI so I advised you to see your pcp or urologist to evaluate further. ...Read more
84 years. Scan shows Urinary Wall distended, gross thickening of bladder wall 18 to 20 mm. Cystitis and Prostatomegaly. Occult blood in urine routine.
Blood in urine on and off for a month. Had blood tests, 3 urine analysis, cystoscopy, 2 kidney and bladder ultrasounds. Still haven't found cause.
3rd UTI in a month + lots of blood in urine (sometimes macro, sometimes microscopic). Bladder ultrasound came back normal. Should I see a urologist?
Here are some. ..: Yes, see a urologist. A 400-letter space is not easy to get clear right points for your current concerns. However, I have written two articles - one on blood in urine in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html & another on how to investigate health-related concerns in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful insights on how to handle them by working closer with Doc. ...Read more
Hi. I think I might have ovulated around 9/03/2013 and 2 days later had a bladder infection wid blood in urine. Now 11 dpo. When should I test 4 preg?
What are the remaining possible causes of intermittant heavy blood in urine if the following tests proved negative: bacteria, lower body xray, internal bladder viewing, and prostate manipulation?
Need what you mean: Are you referring to digital rectal exam when you say "prostate manipulation".What do you mean by "lower body X-ray"? You should have CT scan of the abdomen with contrast because the blood is not necessarily coming from the bladder.It could be from the kidneys. I would think the urologist who cystoscoped you must have also checked your kidneys. It is a good idea to talk to your urologist. Good luck. ...Read more
My son was told by a clinic in south america he had bladder stones. In us dr did x-ray. Did not see stones but blood in urine. Ideas?
Have interstitial cystitis & am taking methotrexate weekly for another condition. 2 days after each dose, bladder hurts & trace blood in urine?
Is blood in urine 7mm3 worrisome for a 65 years old woman? Urine test, culture, CT scan of bladder, all came out negative. Wha t else could it be?
Hematuria: The work up should inculde a Urinalysis with C&S, CT Urogram (to assess the whole collecting system including the kidneys and ureters and bladder and Urethra), and finally a Cystoscopy which will asses the superior aspect of the Bladder that may not be completely visualized on the CT Urogram. If all these tests come back normal, may be simple irritation of the urethra or somewhere else to monitor. ...Read more
I have trace blood in urine. Bladder and kidneys ok after cystoscopy and ultrasound. No UTI. What other tests can be done as I'm not still worried!
Okay...: Glad you have been thoroughly checked & confirmed to be okay but trace blood in urine, which is common and usually carries no clinical significance. So, stop worrying and keep on caring for your multiple issues as noted with diligence & vigilance but taking healthy lifestyle without overindulgence as core foundation for all healthcare beyond medication and procedure. ...Read more
Ultra sound of my bladder showed questionable tissue&bladder not emptying fully. Also Blood in urine &many u.t.i's. What are the chances of cancer?
Hematuria /UTI: Do not jump to conclusions. You might have a congenital problem like Ureterocele or bladder diverticulum. You need to have a VCUG which is a retrograde voiding image done by inserting a Foley catheter through the urethra and watching the urinary tract by X-rays. A urologist in cooperation with a nephrologist are the recommended Drs to see now. ...Read more
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
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