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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?

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

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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Will a CT scan show gallstones/ other gall bladder problems as well as stomach ulcers? What about a urine and blood test?

Will a CT scan show gallstones/ other gall bladder problems as well as stomach ulcers? What about a urine and blood test?

Yes and no: Ct is fairly good at evaluating the gallbladder for stones or infection/inflammation. It is poor at evaluating the stomach for ulcers. This typically requires an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Can a 3mm stone in kidney cause blood in urine?

Can a 3mm stone in kidney cause blood in urine?

Yes: Most likely it will pass itself, if it does not in next 2 weeks you will need to see a urologist. ...Read more

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Docs, could a 7mm urethral stone cause blood in urine?

Docs, could a 7mm urethral stone cause blood in urine?

Yes: I think you may mean a stone in your ureter (the tube from your kidney to the bladder).It can cause blood in the urine.Since you know the size, you are obviously being followed by a doctor for it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do kidney stone can cause blood in urine?

Why do kidney stone can cause blood in urine?

Irritation: The lining of the ureters is quite fragile and sensitive. A kidney stone will irritate that lining and cause bleeding which will present as blood in the urine. ...Read more

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What could cause blood in urine 5 months small reoccuring kidny stone 3mm ultra CT are fine I am seeing urology but worried?

What could cause blood in urine 5 months small reoccuring kidny stone 3mm ultra CT are fine I am seeing urology but worried?

See urologist: A small stone could cause blood in urine. However, with the amount of blood you have and the pain, something else may be going on. Get a urinalysis with microscopic exam and a urine culture (be sure you are not on antibiotics when the urine is collected). Get a CT of the abdomen and pelvis without contrast to accurately define the stone and with contrast to look for a tumor. ...Read more

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Does gall bladder stone causes blood in the urine?

Does gall bladder stone causes blood in the urine?

No. Kidney stones: Can cause blood in the urine. Gallstones can cause nausea, vomiting, and upper abdominal pain. Kidney stones usually cause flank pain. ...Read more

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Can I ikidney stone last a couple of months? And only cause pain and blood in urine sometimes?

Can I ikidney stone last a couple of months? And only cause pain and blood in urine sometimes?

Need more info: It depends on the size and location of the stone. Please see a urologist if you have not already done so. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can drops of blood in urine be caused by kindey stones? I've experiencedpain about a month back but only before yesterday was the pain severe. IsitNormal

Can drops of blood in urine be caused by kindey stones? I've experiencedpain about a month back but only before yesterday was the pain severe. IsitNormal

Medcheck required: Bleeding with or after urination implies a serious medical condition. It may be caused by a Kidney stone or on rare occasions due to cancer. You need to go see your doctor and get yourself checked out. He/she will check your urine and may seek a urologist to check the Urinary bladder and the kidneys for any problems causing you to have blood in your urine passage. ...Read more

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Can kidney stones cause small pieces of soft stuff to pass along with the blood in urine?

Can kidney stones cause small pieces of soft stuff to pass along with the blood in urine?

Yes: This could be mucous or clot. Not all clots are red, depending upon the age of the clot the red cells which make the clot red may get degraded, and the resulting tissue will no longer be red. ...Read more

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Could a kidney stone or UTI cause large amounts of blood in urine with no pain?

Could a kidney stone or UTI cause large amounts of blood in urine with no pain?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine (hematuria) has several common causes. The main reason for concern is that this is how bladder cancer is usually found. But more common causes include bladder infections, kidney stones, and prostate problems in men. Visible blood in the urine, particularly if not associated with pain or burning with urination needs to be evaluated with kidney imaging and cystoscopy (scope). ...Read more

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Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?

Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?

Yes: If the kidney stone blocks the flow of urine from the kidney, you can get permanent kidney damage, but that can take weeks to happen and is associated with severe pain. Also, kidney stones can become infected from pyelonephritis (kidney infection - not a typical urinary tract infection (uti)) and be challenging to treat. Please see your health care provider and consider a referral to urology. ...Read more

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My dr said he thinks I have kidney stones. Did just urine/blood test. I had pain lower right and back area. Any odds its gallbladder or something else?

My dr said he thinks I have kidney stones. Did just urine/blood test. I had pain lower right and back area. Any odds its gallbladder or something else?

Sonogram or CT scan: Will confirm presence of kidney or gallstones. Sonography is probably better for identifying gall stones, is free of radiation ; is quite good at idtifying kidneys and presence or absence of urinary obstruction. Ct best for kidney stones. Blood cells in urine strongly suggest kidney stone, but imaging is required for diagnosis. Symptoms could also suggest kidney infection.? Urine culture performed. ...Read more

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I have right side pain very tired feels like kidney stone CT scan none gallbladder taken out also. But really does sometimes feel like it blood urine?

I have right side pain very tired feels like kidney stone CT scan none gallbladder taken out also. But really does sometimes feel like it blood urine?

Can't feel blood. ..: In urine, but can see it (grossly), or get tested for it (dipstick test), or seen under the microscope. Can't tell here what you have, might not be urinary, could be GI or gyn. Ct for kidney stone is often without contrast, so other details may not show up. Follow up with md. ...Read more

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Blood in urine from stones?

Blood in urine from stones?

See below: Yes, stone passage can cause blood in urine, usually acompanied by pain in the loin area. ...Read more

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Right side kidney stone, blood in urine?

Right side kidney stone, blood in urine?

Kidney stone: Blood in the urine is common for ureteral stones. Need to discuss this with your doctor to determine what type of stone this may be so the proper prevention approach can be developed for you. ...Read more

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Blood in urine, and I have kidney stone 5.7mm. How can I get it out as painlessly as possible?

Lithotripsy: Sound waves are used to pulverise kidney stones so that small fragments may through the urine. It would be prudent to see your doctor for your suitability for the procedure. ...Read more

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Microscopic evidence of blood in urine, passed a kidney stone 3 weeks, am a nonsmoker. What could it mean? What tests would be done?

Microscopic evidence of blood in urine, passed a kidney stone 3 weeks, am a nonsmoker. What could it mean? What tests would be done?

Causes of hematuria: Hematuria can be caused by any bleeding in the urinary tract. It could be caused by a tumor of the kidney, kidney stones in the ureters or by a bladder tumor, among other things. Have your urine cultured and if you have hematuria with no uti, see a urologist for evaluation. If you do have a uti, have your urine analyzed after the infection to make sure it resolves. If not, see a urologist. ...Read more

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I have am 8mm kidney stone located in the inferior pole. Not symptomatic currently, but was discovered by blood in urine. What are my options?

I have am 8mm kidney stone located in the inferior pole. Not symptomatic currently, but was discovered by blood in urine. What are my options?

Urology: My advice - see a urologist and discuss options because there are choices to make in this situation. You and your doctor have to weigh all the risks and benefits that are offered as possible choices. ...Read more

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Recently blood in urine whilst passing kidney stones is this normal?

Recently blood in urine whilst passing kidney stones is this normal?

Absolutely: The very fact that the "stone" scraping along on the inner aspect of the ureter (the tube from the kidney to the bladder) causes pain also means that it can be abrasive enough to the inside of the ureter to cause bleeding as well. Indeed, bleeding is a very common occurrence during the passage of a kidney stone. ...Read more

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How long should the pain and blood in urine last after stend in kidney for kidney stones?

How long should the pain and blood in urine last after stend in kidney for kidney stones?

Not long: Bloody urine should clear even with stent in place, and if stone is still there. I would check for infection. However clear urine with positive test for blood (microscopically) can last a long time (weeks). ...Read more

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Diagnosed with kidney stones over year ago that are to large to pass and now have blood in urine. Should this be a concern?

Diagnosed with kidney stones over year ago that are to large to pass and now have blood in urine. Should this be a concern?

Kind off: No pain associated with blood in the urine called painless hematuria, in spite of the history of kidney stones might need to be investigated, in one hand to rule out other pathology, and to make sure there is no complications or damages to the kidney from the stones ...Read more

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Kidney stone 8mm in size diagnosed last week just went to bathroom and noticed blood in urine. Should I worry or is it normal?

Kidney stone 8mm in size diagnosed last week just went to bathroom and noticed blood in urine. Should I worry or is it normal?

Kidney stone: Most probably the blood you are seeing is coming from the kidney. 8 mm might be hard to pass spontaneously without intervention. Increase fluids intake and you better use a urinary strainer to catch the stone. Make sure you keep a F/U with your urologist for further management ...Read more

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Kidney stone is on its way out but he said urine purple shade. He's had blood in urine before but not purple and he is in no pain. Its been a week.

See urologist: If you are having issues with kidney stone and blood in the urine, you need to follow up with a urologist. They are the best ones to be able to evaluate and treat this problem. ...Read more

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Have pain right side under my ribs, radiates to the back. Comes and goes. Interupts my day life. Trace blood in urine. Hist stones dr say muscles skel?

Possible renal stone: Intermittent pain in the side, radiating to the back, and associated with blood in the urine, can be due to a urinary tract stone. This can be very uncomfortable. There are certainly other possible causes, but an x-ray to look for a stone would be worthwhile. A CT scan without contrast is the best way to find a small stone. ...Read more

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Can blood in urine from kidney stone surger affect a pregnacy test?

Yes: It can interfere with the identification of HCG in the urine during very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Ultrasound show kidney stone bilateral 4mm in lower pole with pain, blood in urine on and off pain now for a month! How long will it take to pass?

Course is highly...: Variable. With persistent symptoms and known stones it is time to make a plan with your urologist. ...Read more

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45, robotic hyster, no injury from surg, no blood since surg, jan 22. now blood in urine, no pain, CT and blood normal. 6mm & 2mm kid stones, why blood?

Most likely: Blood from the kidney stones is most likely. Development of fever or sign of infection is a reason to seek emergent care as these can be a nidus for infection. Noting where (and how, but likely on CT?) they were found is helpful. 80% chance of passing the 2mm and probably 50% for the 6mm stone. Hydration is important. Tylenol (acetaminophen) works for pain if this is a safe medicine for you. ...Read more

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I found out I have a kidney stone. Haven't had much trouble with it had blood in urine and was put on a UTI med. I just passed some tiny clots?

I found out I have a kidney stone. Haven't had much trouble with it had blood in urine and was put on a UTI med. I just passed some tiny clots?

Hematuria: Even with a good cause for the blood (the stone), it is still typically recommended you complete the evaluation for the blood in the urine to make sure there is not something else more worrisome going on. Whether the stone needs treatment depends on size and location. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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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?

Other causes?: If blood in urine and symptoms and imaging studies so not suggest stones, further evaluation, usually by a urologist is indicated. Stones can be missed by xray and sonogram, depending on size and type. ...Read more

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24yr old male Last night Severe sharp pain in pelvic/kidney area thing I passed a stone Now there's LOTS of dark red blood in urine is ER necessary?

You need Med-checkup: Blood in the urine should stop once the stone has been passed out. Drink ample fluids today. If your urine is not clear like water by tomorrow, then you need to go see a physician. ER is only necessary if you have pain or fever which should then require immediate attention. Otherwise outpatient medical care should be adequate. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with nonalcoholic fatty liver, have multiple kidney stones. I have blood in urine for 5months now its bright red blood, no ins.

I've been diagnosed with nonalcoholic fatty liver, have multiple kidney stones. I have blood in urine for 5months now its bright red blood, no ins.

Blood in urine: Kidney stones can cause plenty of problems and can cause some blood in the urine. But bright red blood in the urine is a possible sign of something worse, such as bladder cancer. If you are unable to get in to see a urologist, you should consider going to an E.R. Btw, ultrasound is terrible at diagnosing kidney stones. You need a ct-urogram and cystoscopy. ...Read more

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I have pain in lower left pelvic area. Female 34. Went to dr last 3 days. Blood in urine. No infection, no stone, or cysts. Frequency to urinate?

I have pain in lower left pelvic area. Female 34. Went to dr last 3 days. Blood in urine. No infection, no stone, or cysts. Frequency to urinate?

Pelvic pain: Many different things can give you those symptoms. Diverticulitis, colitis, colon polyps, adhesions/obstruction, ovarian cysts, less likely cancers can all give you left pelvic pains. If this is recurrent or has lasted more than a couple days I would see a surgeon or gynecologist asap. They will be able to examine, take a good history, obtain images or obtain a colonoscopy that will help. ...Read more

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History of kidney stones CT shows nothing but blood in urine and still severe pain?

History of kidney stones CT shows nothing but blood in urine and still severe pain?

With a history of stones: You should assume that this is the same cause. It always helps to know what kind of kidney stone you had previously. The common kind of stone is made of calcium and taking magnesium is the antidote. At the moment however it needs to be handled by your Physician ...Read more

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A lot of blood in urine for 6-7 hours, pain during urination. Now, 6 days later, urethra is irritated still. No UTI. Can this be a bladder stone?

A lot of blood in urine for 6-7 hours, pain during urination. Now, 6 days later, urethra is irritated still. No UTI. Can this be a bladder stone?

Kidney/bladder stone: Yes, this sounds like you probably have passed a kidney or bladder stone, and perhaps another stone (or fragment) is still hung up in your urethra. See a doctor ASAP, preferably a urologist. ...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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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more