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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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32yo F I had a cystoscopy yesterday for micro hematuria (came back normal) but now I have bright red blood from my urethra today. Is that normal?

32yo F I had a cystoscopy yesterday for micro hematuria (came back normal) but now I 
have bright red blood from my urethra today. Is that normal?

No: The bright red blood may be due to trauma to the bladder or urethra. if this lasts more than two days, you should see your doctor. It would be prudent to notify your doctor of the bleeding now so that s/he may be prepared to schedule a visit for you, if needed. ...Read more

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Hematuria twice last year. Got U.S, cystoscopy etc. For past 6 months, recurring bloody semen. Got ultrasound last week( normal).More testing needed?

Hematuria twice last year. Got U.S, cystoscopy etc. For past 6 months, recurring bloody semen. Got ultrasound last week( normal).More testing needed?

Here are some...: Up to this time, your care for hematuria and hemospermia has been reasonably adequate with no practical need for additional tests. More? Go to Hematuria in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html and to How-To in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. More counseling? To www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio or video goes faster and learns more than text chat does. ...Read more

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Had a cystoscopy 6 weeks ago, bladder cancer, turbt sched for nov 02, . Gros hematuria again for 4 days now. Should i just wait?

Had a cystoscopy 6 weeks ago, bladder cancer, turbt sched for nov 02, . Gros hematuria again for 4 days now. Should i just wait?

No: If I'm reading you right:you were found at cystoscopy in the beginning of July to have a bladder tumor and TUR of the tumor is scheduled for November.That is a 4 month wait.This would be unacceptable to me if I were the patient. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have had 3 urine tests since August, all 3 showed hematuria and high ketones. One cystoscopy, negative cytology. Is this a concern, or need work up?

I have had 3 urine tests since August, all 3 showed hematuria and high ketones. One cystoscopy, negative cytology. Is this a concern, or need work up?

Ketones are: not important, as ketones concentrate in the urine and may go up just due to fasting, The hematuria needs to be followed and evaluation continued. ...Read more

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32yoF Urologist referring me 2 a Nephro for +1micro hematuria.Neg culture, normal renal ultrasnd, normal cystoscopy, normal cytology. What cld it be?

32yoF Urologist referring me 2 a Nephro for +1micro hematuria.Neg culture, normal renal ultrasnd, normal cystoscopy, normal cytology.  What cld it be?

Hematuria : Primary kidney disease needs to be ruled out and in some patients based on history and serologic test a Kidney biopsy maybe needed. ...Read more

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Are the following tests sufficient for recurring hematuria : 2 CT, 2 cystoscopies and 2 US in august, and then ultrasounds in march, may & july 2016 ?

Are the following tests sufficient for recurring hematuria : 2 CT, 2 cystoscopies and 2 US in august, and then ultrasounds in march, may & july 2016 ?

Hematuris: The tests are not showing problems. At least no obvious tumor polyp etc. Hematuria though is not normanormal. Talk to your provider although frustrating that no answer unfortunately sometimes problems are not identified even with appropriate evaluation. If hematuria not resolving more evaluation needed ...Read more

Dr. Simon Kimm
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Cystoscopy (Definition)

Cystoscopy is a procedure where a small instrument called a cystoscope is inserted into the urethra and advanced into the bladder in order to visualize the ...Read more


Dr. Michael Michaels
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Urinary Bleeding (Definition)

Urinary bleeding is blood that appears in ...Read more