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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 causes hematuria?

See below: Hematuria is a term applied to blood in the urine, either frank blood or cola coloured urine or microscopic amounts. There are numerous causes, either from bladder or kidneys. ...Read more

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What is iga hematuria?

What is iga hematuria?

IgA Nephropathy: Jack: IgA nephropathy is inflammation of kidneys where immunoglobulin IgA deposits in the renal system — patients experience hematuria — blood in urine. The cause is unknown. The kidneys function well however, in some people there is progression to worsening disease. A kidney specialist must oversee care. Sometimes, IgA nephropathy can be is assoc. With rheumatic disease like Ank. Spondylitis. ...Read more

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Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Yes: Hematuria means blood in the urine, it could be microscopic not visible by naked eyes or macroscopic visible, nephrologist and urologist could investigate the causes. ...Read more

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What causes hematuria in the urine?

What causes hematuria in the urine?

See below: Hematuria is a term applied to blood in the urine, either frank blood or cola coloured urine or microscopic amounts. There are numerous causes, either from bladder or kidneys. ...Read more

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How much blood can you lose if hematuria?

How much blood can you lose if hematuria?

Variable: In micro-hematuria, you lose a negligible amount of blood. With visible hematuria, it can run the gamut from a small amount to a significant amount, even requiring transfusion and emergency surgery. ...Read more

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Docs, could an uretocele cause terminal hematuria?

Usually not...: Ureterocele itself usually will not cause hematuria or terminla hematuria. If ureterocele with stone stuck inside, some heamturia may happen. Terminal hematuria suggests some bleeding from th urothelium in the prostate urethra. ...Read more

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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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What's the cause of hematuria for a 2-3 years old boy?

What's the cause of hematuria for a 2-3 years old boy?

See below: The most common etiology would probably be infection or trauma, but there are also kidney disorders in children that should be ruled out. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Could you give me a list of specialists in florida or cuba area who deals with children with hematuria?

Could you give me a list of specialists in florida or cuba area who deals with children with hematuria?

Hematuria doctors: You should call the hospital in the area that the child resides in an ask for a list of pediatric urologists who can find out the cause of the hematuria and start the child on a treatment plan to resolve it. Good luck. ...Read more

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He already had his normal colonoscopy and it was fine so if all the tests came back ok what is causing him to still have this hematuria?

He already had his normal colonoscopy and it was fine so if all the tests came back ok what is causing him to still have this hematuria?

Confused?: Hematuria is blood in the urine, so it is not related to colon problems. Hematuria means something wrong with Urinary system: Bladder or Kidney trouble. So a Urologist may be able to help if the blood in urine is persisting or obvious even one time. ...Read more

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What's acute hematuria caused by?

Hematuria: By a number of things. More likely renal stones. ...Read more

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Can hematuria be a very dangerous situation?

Can hematuria be a very dangerous situation?

Yes, it can be ...: Gross hematuria (visible) and microhematuria should incite personal and professional attention and appropriate evaluation. Fact: more than 100 known causes for hematuria, cancerous disease leads the pack for attention. So, seek adequate timely care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Is it ok to have hematuria for over 7 months?

Is it ok to have hematuria for over 7 months?

Here are some ...: For someone at 50, hematuria alone should incite personal concern and professional urge to initiate a comprehensive evaluation; don't wait but go to see urologist now. As to being okay or not for 7 months, that depends on the degree and duration of bloody urine. For usual healthy persons, they can tolerate a blood loss of 45 cc daily without much negative impact to red blood cell counts. Go... ...Read more

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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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I am 28 years old female. I've had hematuria on and off for 2 years now. I'm 96.5 lbs. What am i going to do with my hematuria?

Hematuria: You need to see a urologist. Hematuria (h) is a symptom, not a diagnosis. It could be coming from your kidney, your bladder. You need to have various tests to diagnose the cause. A renal ultrasound, an intravenous pyelogram and if these do not give you the cause, a cystoscopy where the urologist looks at your bladder. I doubt that you have a UTI and you need a urine culture to see if you do. ...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 an u who can lead you to a diagnosis and a cure for your h. ...Read more

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How does one read an urology report for hematuria?

How does one read an 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 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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What are the causes of chronic microscopic hematuria presented with no symptoms?

What are the causes of chronic microscopic hematuria presented with no symptoms?

Here are ...: More than one hundred of conditions may cause the scenario you described, including in the following five categories: infection-related, obstruction-related, stone-related, new-growth-related, or kidney-tissue-related. Not infrequently, multiple causes may be implicated. Despite having some many causes, only some 3-5% may be found to have cancer. For detail? Ask Doc timerly. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic microscopic hematuria presented with no symptoms?

Few: If no diagnosis is apparent from the history, urinalysis, radiologic imaging, or cystoscopy, then the most likely causes of persistent isolated hematuria are a mild glomerulopathy and a predisposition to stone disease, particularly in young and middle-aged patients. ...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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I have hematuria and went to the Docter for this...she said drink plenty if water. Is there any other ways to treat hematuria?

I have hematuria and went to the Docter for this...she said drink plenty if water. Is there any other ways to treat hematuria?

Find the cause: Hematuria is abnormal and a significant finding. The cause must be identified and corrected. Drinking water is not a solution to Hematuria! ...Read more

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One episode gross hematuria 2 months ago no subsequent micro or macro hematuria, with 7 micros. Cytologies negative. 69 years. Complete workup?

One episode gross hematuria 2 months ago
no subsequent micro or macro hematuria, with 7 micros. Cytologies negative. 69 years. Complete workup?

Yes: Yes need to find the source f bleeding in gu system, ask your pcp to refer you to a urologist for tests, source and treatment. ...Read more