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Had kidney stone1995, gross hematuria n 2011 for 1 day and last friday, had hematuria again, 1 day, no etc symptoms, no fever, urine test 302 rbc, 11 wbc?

Had kidney stone1995, gross hematuria n 2011 for 1 day and last friday, had hematuria again, 1 day, no etc symptoms, no fever, urine test 302 rbc, 11 wbc?

Hematuria kidnestone: You have hematuria, with past history of stone it may be stone which was small and passed it.But you need a repeat urine test and cat scan of kidneys to see if there is a stone or some other pathology causing hematuria.Hematuria which is painless can have other causes then stone like a tumor or cancer.Consult your urologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Michaels
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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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Bone scan 3 weeks ago showed increased radiotracer upper pole right kidney. Now have gross hematuria for 3-4hrs upon waking. What could be the cause?

Bone scan 3 weeks ago showed increased radiotracer upper pole right kidney. Now have gross hematuria for 3-4hrs upon waking. What could be the cause?

Here are some ...: The finding in right kidney on bone scan is considered as an incidental finding. Now, gross hematuria occurs and you should have a thorough evaluation with CT.IVP ASAP, and followed with cystoscopy timely. Don't put it off. Best wish ... ...Read more

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My husband is 32 years and his recent blood test report says he has a serum ferritin of 9, with WBC count normal. His diet consist of no fruit/veg?

My husband is 32 years and his recent blood test report says he has a serum ferritin of 9, with WBC count normal. His diet consist of no fruit/veg?

Follow up: This is worth checking if there is no obvious source of bleeding, like an ulcer or hookworm. I had mine at zero once from overdoing blood donations while a semi-vegetarian ...Read more

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Serum iron profile test, Iwant to know about my low lymphocytes and high WBC count, how to know?

Serum iron profile test, Iwant to know about my low lymphocytes and high WBC count, how to know?

Must ask physician: It's key that you realize that reference ranges on lab work are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. If you have HIV-negative and feel well, low lymphocytes seldom mean anything. White cell percentages never mean anything apart from absolute values, and high neutrophils can result from something as simple as a cold shower. ...Read more

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What can cause gross hematuria with no other symptoms?

What can cause gross hematuria with no other symptoms?

Many causes: There are many potential causes. Likely a urologist is needed to help evaluate. Cancers of the genitourinary (gu) tract need to be ruled out including kidney cancer, bladder cancer, prostate cancer (in men). Other non-cancerous causes may cause blood in the urine including kidney stones. ...Read more

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Could gross hematuria occur 36 hr after trauma? If is only one episode merits further evaluation?

Could gross hematuria occur 36 hr after trauma? If is only one episode merits further evaluation?

Yes, ....: Yes, you should be properly evaluated timely although at the time of 36 hours after trauma, finding something urgently important is less than that in urgent condition. So, seek attention timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

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What can cause gross hematuria (blood in urine)?

What can cause gross hematuria (blood in urine)?

Here are: Many. Examples are tumors of urinary tract - kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra with bladder most commonly involved, UTI-hemorrhagic cystitis, stone passage through ureter or bladder stone itself, cystitis after radiation, some nephropathy, even after vigorous running, after catheter, after various surgery in kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, and urethra, etc. ...Read more

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1.Can exercise ck elevation over several months cause isolated dysmorphic gross hematuria? 2.Will eating more protein counter the high ck?

1.Can exercise ck elevation over several months cause isolated dysmorphic gross hematuria?
2.Will eating more protein counter the high ck?

Confirmation: Ck elevation due to muscle damage causes urine dipstick for blood to be positive but there will not be any red cells in the urine. If one see dysmorphic red cells, that is true hematuria. This needs to be confirmed and investigated by your physician. ...Read more

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I'm having infrequent but recurrent gross hematuria. Tests show proteinuria/mucus but no blood. All other tests normal findings. Cysto scheduled. ?

I'm having infrequent but recurrent gross hematuria. Tests show proteinuria/mucus but no blood. All other tests normal findings. Cysto scheduled. ?

Hematuria: Large intermittent blood loss as you describe can often be ascribed by open bleeding tiny blood vessels. This diagnosis would require a kidney angiogram to localize any blood leak, because they can "plug it up" in radiology. Sometimes you never catch it when it starts bleeding. This is called angiodyspasia, not uncommon. Cystoscopy will look for bladder source of bleeding. ...Read more

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Urine test said 'few RBCs' .Also had bloody semen 2 days before this. I had gross hematuria last year & got complete check-up. What tests to get now?

Urine test said 'few RBCs' .Also had bloody semen 2 days before this. I had gross hematuria last year & got complete check-up. What tests to get now?

Here are some...: Hi! KSkinner, Please review the article on Hematuria in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Thereby you should get ideas on what you can and should do now and in the future. I do believe I have answered a number of various questions related with hemospermia as well. If so, go over those first. In your current concern on few RBCs with hemospermia, they may be related depending on when & how... ...Read more

Dr. Michael Engel
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Wbc Count (Definition)

White blood cell count. That is, the number of WBC per microlitre of blood. It includes the common types of cells such as neutophils (granulocytes), lymhpocytes, monocytes, and the less ...Read more


Serum (Definition)

Serum is the component of blood that does not contain cells or clotting factors. It does contain electrolytes an ...Read more