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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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What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

HEMATURIA: There is gross blood and microscopic blood, males and females are a bit diff. Workup. Could be nothing but needs workup by a pediatrician or pediatric urologist or pediatric nephrologist. ...Read more

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New born baby girl 4 days old, blood in urine is it normal?

New born baby girl 4 days old, blood in urine is it normal?

Likely menstrual: Baby girls have female parts that can shed menstrual blood or just a mucousy show starting a few days after the cord is clamped. That stops the mothers hormones from entering baby, so they can withdraw. It is often starts by day 4 and seldom later than day 7. Enough blood to cover a few q-tips would be common. ...Read more

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How can wellbutrin (bupropion) affect my breastfed newborn?

How can wellbutrin (bupropion) affect my breastfed newborn?

Wellbutrin (bupropion): It may not effect him at all, yet it could make him very fussy. It is not a drug that is recommended with breast feeding. You may want to discuss this with your ob/physician and see if there might be something more compatable, especially if the infant is fussy, or sleepy, or not acting himself. ...Read more

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Is green poop normal in a breastfed newborn?

Is green poop normal in a breastfed newborn?

Green is OK: Poo can run the color spectrum from very dark green thru lighter greens to yellows then brown. It all depends on the action of gut germs that convert the very dark bile to lighter shades over time. Geen = less time in the system. ...Read more

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Newborn exclusively breastfed - 2 months - dark Green stool for 2 weeks- is it a cause of concern?

Newborn exclusively breastfed - 2 months - dark Green stool for 2 weeks- is it a cause of concern?

Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris. It starts out a deep green ; slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile. Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more

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Can I give my breastfed newborn water?

Can I give my breastfed newborn water?

Yes,,, but...: Your baby doesn't need anything other than your breastmilk. Water from a bottle is a way to let the overbearing family do gooders participate, but the bottle & water should be safe. As long as baby wets at least every 4-6 hours they are hydrated and don't need a supplement. ...Read more

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How will xanax (alprazolam) effect newborn baby being breastfed?

How will xanax (alprazolam) effect newborn baby being breastfed?

Yes.: Infants receive 3% of maternal dose and have been noted to have discontinuation syndromes. ...Read more

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Will xanax (alprazolam) effect a newborn baby, breastfed, and how.

Will xanax (alprazolam) effect a newborn baby, breastfed, and how.

Sedation & addiction: Xanax (alprazolam) peaks in breast milk 2 hours after taking it. ...Read more

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My newborns is now 4 weeks on and has been swapped onto formula after being breastfed for 2 weeks his poo is now green and stringy almost like mucas?

My newborns is now 4 weeks on and has been swapped onto formula after being breastfed for 2 weeks his poo is now green and stringy almost like mucas?

Green is OK: Poo can run the color spectrum from very dark green thru lighter greens to yellows then brown. It all depends on the action of gut germs that convert the very dark bile to lighter shades over time. Geen = less time in the system. ...Read more

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Is breastfeeding a Duarte Galactosemic (D/G) safe? Borderline 1st newborn screen, normal 2nd screen after 9 days of being breastfed exclusively.

Is breastfeeding a Duarte Galactosemic (D/G) safe? Borderline 1st newborn screen, normal 2nd screen after 9 days of being breastfed exclusively.

Probably fine: It is a rare disorder. Seems that those kids that have it present with mild jaundice. Controversy as to whether to keep them on a galactose free formula. Check for enzyme levels at 1 year. Speak to your local geneticist about recurrence risk and counseling. ...Read more

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My newborn only eats 6 times a day but he eats a lot. He is breastfed by the way... And he is 2 weeks old?

My newborn only eats 6 times a day but he eats a lot. He is breastfed by the way... And he is 2 weeks old?

Good for him!: Every baby is different, in terms of appetite and growth. As long as his doctor is happy with his growth and development, then what your baby's doing is working for him. My son nursed for 90 minutes each feeding and gained 1 lb. Per week for the first 8 weeks! So it sounds like your son is a very good breastfeeder-keep up the good work! ...Read more

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What causes neonatal jaundice in breastfed baby?

What causes neonatal jaundice in breastfed baby?

Depends, often normal: Mild jaundice is common & results from the baby's GI system just maturing & being able to excrete bilirubin. This happens when the liver becomes more functional during the first week or so of life. As the baby feeds, bilirubin leaves the body in the stool (hence yellow stools) & urine. If breastmilk is not yet in, more jaundice may occur. In other babies, it can be due to more serious conditions. ...Read more

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6 wk old breastfed only newborn, just diagnosed with cow protein allergy. On dairy free diet. Can I still eat beef?

6 wk old breastfed only newborn, just diagnosed with cow protein allergy. On dairy free diet. Can I still eat beef?

Cow's milk allergy: Yes, the allergy or allergic antibody is specific to a component in cow's milk protein and not beef protein. ...Read more

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My newborn usually has runny poops (breastfed) but she hasn't had a runny or solid poop. The bath helped her have runny poop and so did vaseline.

My newborn usually has runny poops (breastfed) but she hasn't had a runny or solid poop. The bath helped her have runny poop and so did vaseline.

Breast Fed Babies: Can have semiloose to runny or seedy mucousy, sour smelling poop after every feeding (like 6-8 times/day), or they can have poop every 6-8 days. Both are normal. So, you don't have to do anything to make baby poop. As song as there is no other issue, like vomiting, distention of abdomen or very hard stool, your baby is ok. If want further explanation, talk to baby's pediatrician in next visit. ...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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Hematuria after having sex, why?

Hematuria after having sex, why?

Here are some. ..: I assumed you saw the blood in the urine, for which you need to be evaluated, especially with no UTI, with imging study - CT. IVP and cystoscopy to make sure of no tumor in the bladder or ureters or kidneys with the bladder most commonly involved. So, proceed with care timely. ...Read more

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Which anti-cancer drugs cause hematuria?

Which anti-cancer drugs cause hematuria?

Here are some...: Cyslophosphamide (Cytoxan) has earned its notoriety causing gross hematuria, but unpredictable in its timing and possible, yet nice to know. If hematuria is bothering you, please peruse the article in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html so to gain some insight on how to handle such correctly with reasonable expectation. ...Read more

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Hematuria and proteinuria reflect a kidney problem?

Hematuria and proteinuria reflect a kidney problem?

Maybe: "-uria" = in urine. Protein in the urine usually reflects a kidney problem. Blood (hematuria) may be a problem in the kidney, ureter (connection duct to), bladder, prostate gland (in men), and/or urethra. Both should be evaluated further to identify the problem which may include further blood, urine tests, scans, and cystoscopy (scoping the bladder and system). ...Read more

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Can something from the female reproductive organs cause hematuria?

Can something from the female reproductive organs cause hematuria?

Hematuria: Blood from uterus during menses can appear in urine -- but this is not true hematuria. Hematuria has a source: bladder, ureter, kidney; female organs can erode into bladder if the organ is inflamed or neoplastic; otherwise, there is no connection ...Read more

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How long after ureteroscopy and stent removal will hematuria goes away?

How long after ureteroscopy and stent removal will hematuria goes away?

Hematuria: If the bleeding is due to the procedure and stent, then it shouldn't take too long. ...Read more

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How long should hematuria take after ureteroscopy with stent in place?

See below: It is not uncommon to see blood in the urine for as long as you have a urethral stent in place, and also for a few days more after it is removed. ...Read more

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Does dark yellowish/ orangish urine always indicate hematuria (blood in the urine)?

Does dark yellowish/ orangish urine always indicate hematuria (blood in the urine)?

No: Could be blood, could be bilirubin from a blockage in the liver. Some food can cause the urine to turn red or orange. Some medications can cause discolored urine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is happening to the prostate when the patient have gross hematuria? Hpb patient.

What is happening to the prostate when the patient have gross hematuria? Hpb patient.

Here are some. ..: Gross hematuria at 89, no matter what, should be thoroughly evaluated at least once with adequate imaging studies followed with cystoscopy. For imaging, US is not enough and CT. IVP is preferred if renal function is suitable. If not, US or CT without contrast can be supplemented with retrograde pyelogram - a special x-ray under fluoroscopy to see image of ureters and the hollow parts of kidneys. ...Read more

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Would I be able to not eat spicy food if I have a problem with my kidney? (microscopic hematuria)

Would I be able to not eat spicy food if I have a problem with my kidney? (microscopic hematuria)

You can eat spicy: Spicy food has nothing to do with hematuria but you should be checked to try to find the cause of the microhematuria. ...Read more

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For years tested positive for micro-hematuria. Prior mds thought no issue. New primary wants renal us and urol. Consult. Is this necessary?

Yes: There are many causes of microhematuria. If it has not been explained, you should have a renal sonogram to begin with and a urology consult. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can 1-4 rbc/hpf indicate more serious hematuria before urinalysis? Could they be by moderate jogging for 1/2 hr? Or just random insignificant result?

Can 1-4 rbc/hpf indicate more serious hematuria before urinalysis? Could they be by moderate jogging for 1/2 hr? Or just random insignificant result?

Here are some...: I would not take much concern about the reported findings in your urinalysis. To make you feel more secure and sensible in dealing with microhematuria, please peruse the article on hematuria as described in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html; for general care, go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby you gain much insight on how to work with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx.. ...Read more

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What causes on & off hematuria? Blood earlier, went to hospital & no hematuria, came back home & there was blood. No other symptoms. Tests were normal

What causes on & off hematuria? Blood earlier, went to hospital & no hematuria, came back home & there was blood. No other symptoms. Tests were normal

Complex: Depends on age and gender and medical history and if blood is visible. Seeing a urologist for older folks is the place to start. Does the person smoke? The urologist may ask for a CT scan and if their workup is negative, may need to see a kidney doc. Sometimes this is a frustrating condition, but most often cause can be found. Talk to your MD and get to see a urologist. ...Read more

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I have intermittent terminal hematuria, usually when opening bowels. Dipstick is negative. If urianalysis is negative, what further tests should be done?

I have intermittent terminal hematuria, usually when opening bowels. Dipstick is negative. If urianalysis is negative, what further tests should be done?

More info needed: Blood in the urine is not normal and needs to be explained. UTI is one of many possible causes, and if a urine culture shows no infection, we look for other causes. A CT can help identify stones. Cystoscopy may also be done to look at the bladder lining. Your urologist can help sort this out. ...Read more

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Just urinated and had a significant color issue. It was almost purple in color. I have no idea why but definitely showing symptoms of gross hematuria?

Just urinated and had a significant color issue. It was almost purple in color. I have no idea why but definitely showing symptoms of gross hematuria?

Cystitis: Assuming you are not using pyridium (over the counter AZO), such coloration does likely indicate hematuria.

At age 35, it is most likely due to a bladder infection (cystitis). Other causes are possible. A urinalysis at a local clinic would be a good start. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth. Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more