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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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I did lithotripsy no burn pain or blood in urine and not seen the sand, is that normal?

I did lithotripsy no burn pain or blood in urine and not seen the sand, is that normal?

Could be normal: However, stone possible has not broken up. Unusual not to have some skin discomfort where lithotripsy balloon made contact. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hematuria?

What is the definition or description of: hematuria?

Blood in the urine: Hematuria is the presence of red blood cells in the urine. ...Read more

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Does prostatitis cause gross hematuria ?

Does prostatitis cause gross hematuria ?

Yes, but not common: Seeing gross bloody urine (gross heamturia) or few or some red bladder cell under microscope (microhematuria) is possible, but still not common for prostatitis while prostatitis has been commonly assigned to many men with some urinary symptoms such as some suprapubic discomfort, vague ache / pain in the perineum (between sac and anus), slow start of urine flow, slow urine flow, etc. ...Read more

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Foods to ease blood loss due to hematuria?

Foods and hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to see a urologist (u) for an evaluation. Of it. H is not normal and foods will not alter its cause or influence its severity in any way. See a u who can lead you to a diagnosis and a cure for your h. ...Read more

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How does one read a urology report for hematuria?

How does one read a urology report for hematuria?

There are several...: Reports that you might be referring to. Hematuria can be detected initially by urine dipstick, which would reveal small, moderate, or large blood. A microscopic urinalysis would show more than 3 red cells per high power field. Reports for hematuria workup include: ct-ivp scan, which would reveal stones, tumors, or other abnormalities as causes; a cystoscopy note would outline cysto findings. ...Read more

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If microscopic hematuria was it diagnosed using a microscope?

If microscopic hematuria was it diagnosed using a microscope?

Scope or dipstick: Microscope or dipstick as opposed to visible or "gross" hematuria, where it is evident to the naked eye. ...Read more

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I have hematuria with a high nitrate level. What can that mean?

UROROLOGY: Hematuria can have many different etiologies including but not limited to infections, kidney stones and tumors. Nitrate level may reflect either infection or tissue destruction of any reason..You definitely need full investigation and prferably by a urologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Lithotripsy (Definition)

It is a medical procedure which uses shock waves to break up stones in kidney or ureter, sa these can pass ...Read more


Dr. Michael Michaels
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Urinary Bleeding (Definition)

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