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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
What is next? Microscopic hematuria. KUB clear, kidney ultrasound clear, urine tests clear, cystoscope clear. Pain in flank. Dr says return 6 months.
Is it poss for radiologist to miss bilat renal calculi on a CT? What should pt do w/ micro & gross hematuria >yr (& cola colored urine)? give up?
Hematuria: Anything is possible but calculi are usually easy to see on a CT. Blood in the urine can be caused by many things including infection, stones, kidney diseases, muscle damage and others. We usually do blood tests to check kidney function, urine and often a CK to look for muscle damage. If those tests don't pinpoint the cause they at least help decide the next step. ...Read more
One episode gross hematuria 2 months ago
no subsequent micro or macro hematuria, with 7 micros. Cytologies negative . 69 years .Complete workup?
Are cystoscopies normally done every 2yrs? Normal cystoscopy but urologist said that's the frequency. 28yo SLE pt w/hematuria. Referred 2 nephrologist
See nephrologist: Would discuss with your rheumatologist and nephrologist. Most ofter with lupus blood in the urine is due to lupus kidney disease called glomerulonephritist which is treated with your rheumatologist and nephrologist. There are other causes of hematuria including infection, kidney tumors or kidney stones. I assume all of this has been evalauted ...Read more
,-2010- foley for surg prep for tibia&sh-caused renal failure &UTIsurg0 now-hemogl.bld work norm BP190/120 -90/39 nt. Sw.
Nodule (hernia th-abd-3pain?
32yoF Urologist referring me 2 a Nephro for +1micro hematuria.Neg culture, normal renal ultrasnd, normal cystoscopy, normal cytology. What cld it be?
Kleb pneumoniae found - urine of parkinson patient.Neuro dr.Referred to uro & id.But senstive drugs are renal & neuro toxic.Will nephrologist solve it
UTI: Klebsiella UTI can be serious. Klebsiella is often sensitive to cephalosporin antibiotics, which are safe for kidneys and brains. Advanced penicillin derivatives also are generally safe for both organs. ID expert is best advisor. Avoid gentamicin or tobramycin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood work shows bilirubin at 1.9mg/dl (direct 0.4mg/dl) creatine kinase of 421 u/l. Urinalysis shows micr hematuria 5-10 rbc/hpf. What could it be?
Need more info.,,: It would be best to get more tests/info. Before deciding exactly what this is. It looks like there is a red cell destruction process going on from the bilirubin breakdown, but the hematuria and ck result could mean kidney and/or muscle injury. So it'd be wise to see your doctor soon to get more tests if you haven't had them to be sure. Best of luck. ...Read more
Age2- Renal US: kidney without interval growth. Hx: duplex kidney, pylonephritis, ureteral stump infection- sx corrected
Urological problems: Anatomical malformations of the kidneys and urinary tract are common causes of infections. When the kidneys themselves get infected, it's called pyelonephritis, a dangerous and urgent problem which needs antibiotics and close follow up. Your child needs to see a urologist. ...Read more
Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria in urine at least 2yrs. No protein Urologist did cystoscopy. Nothing. Said idiopathic. Causes? Please be specific.
Microscopic hematuria: It could be a benign condition, Ig A nephropathy or thin basement membrane disease. Make sure bp is normal and kidney function is stable. Other reasons could be other glomerulonephritides, but they usually give rise to protein in the urine. Some people have have kidney cysts or small kidney stones but they also give rise to frank blood in urine. ...Read more
What CT scan protocol is recommended for follow-up scans on pts w/ h/o crc & multiple <1cm cystic liver lesions on right lobe to r/o liver metastasis?
Liver protocol: Ct scan with liver protocol or MRI of the liver would be able to show you in more detail. If there were no liver lesions before and now with multiple liver lesions, ultimately, a liver biopsy should be done to definitely tell you what they are. Your cancer marker also can give you more information. Pet scan should be considered as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
32yrs fem with micro hematuria for more than 6yrs.tests shows dismorpfism of the red cells means its renal.is cystoscopy needed.ct scan normal?
Hematuria: Please go to a nephrologist. Microscopic hematuria can be caused by several factors, some very normal. You need a good urinalysis,microscopic analysis, CBC/metabolic panel, 24hr urine . A nephrologist can tell you if cystoscopy, biopsy, or more tests are needed. Consider switching SIngulair (montelukast). Family history of IgA nephropathy or Thallasemia?Read the link.Good luck. http://tinyurl.com/ztvs8n ...Read more
Hematuria in 34 year old cumadin patient. Urine tests shows no cancer cells. Ct shows calcification in the bladder wall. Why would be blood in urine?
Bladder Calc.: Bladder calcifications can be caused by a variety of disease including schistosomiasis, bladder cancer, encrustation cystitis, and drug induced cystitis, and even tuberculosis. In order to make a definitive diagnosis, one would need a cystoscope. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chronic hematuria, trace protein on urine dipstick. Saw urology had cyst done everything fine. Kidney US normal. Low wbc for past year. No anemia.???
Your Quetion is uncl: Please make your question more clear. Send us the results of your complete blood count(CBC) so that we can assess your WBC count and differential count. We can also tell if you do or do not have anemia once we look over your numbers in your CBC, Diff and Platelet counts. Complete info would be most helpful. ...Read more
Trace hematuria, and proteinuria on some ua dipstick. Blood work shows normal kidney function. Ct w/contrast, xray kub, and us all normal. Ideas?
Benign glomerular dz: Hematuria and proteinuria suggests a glomerular cause ( kidney filter) since the urologic studies are negative. Kidney biopsy would be diagnostic but makes no sense since risk of progressive renal failure is very low as long as the urine protein is less than 500 mg a day. Diagnosis would include IgA nephropathy, thin basement membrane disease among others. As long as normal function u r ok. ...Read more
A lot of pain: The symptoms overlap a lot with urinary tract infection since the same area is inflamed. Frequency, and pain. The pain is mainly bladder with extension to the kidney with UTI, and in the kidney with extension to the bladder with stones. Blood in urine (mostly visible) w. stones. Fever/signs of infection with infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer