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How much bleeding with a UTI is acceptable?

How much bleeding with a UTI is acceptable?

Small amounts: In some cases a UTI will cause an irritation of the lining of the bladder. This is called hemorrhagic cystitis. This can cause some blood in the urine. In most cases it is not a lot but it can be alarming. This should clear within a week of being treated for the uti. If you have continued bleeding after the infection is cleared then you need a follow up appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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How much bleeding is normal when you have a UTI?

How much bleeding is normal when you have a UTI?

Hematuria: With a UTI, hematuria can be graded as trace or gross hematuria which can be graded anywhere from 1+ to 3+ on a simple urinalysis and associated. The only "normal" hematuria associated with a UTI is the kind that goes away. Remember hematuria can be contaminant from menstruation/hemorrhoids. Any RBC casts or> 3-5 red blood cells per high powered field is going to make a MD look for other causes ...Read more

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Can UTI be linked to bleeding?

Can UTI be linked to bleeding?

UTI: Peripherally perhaps. If the UTI produced sepsis with disseminated intravasc. Coag. Then bleeding might occur. Beyond that it would be interesting to know from where the bleeding is occurring and how severely. Certainly blood may be seen in the urine with some utis. Add more info and ask again. ...Read more

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I think i have a uti but i was also bleeding for two days and its been about 6 days today that I have had my uti.

I think i have a uti but i was also bleeding for two days and its been about 6 days today that I have had my uti.

Maybe not UTI. STD?: UTI doesn't usually cause bleeding. It may be from your vagina, and certain infections -- especially STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia -- can cause both bleeding and symptoms similar to UTI . Other causes of vaginal bleeding also need to be checked. (Any chance you're pregnant?) See a doctor ASAP. Good luc! ...Read more

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Can bleeding during sex cause a uti?

Can bleeding during sex cause a uti?

Probably not: But sometimes sex can cause a uti. See your doctor if you are having symptoms. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to treat a bleeding uti?

Can someone tell me how to treat a bleeding uti?

Bleeding: It is not uncommon to have blood present in a urinary tract infection. The treatment for blood in the urine in the setting of an infection is to treat the underlying infection. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding from a UTI last if I don't go to the doctors for it?

How long does bleeding from a UTI last if I don't go to the doctors for it?

Varies: Duration of bleeding associated with urinary tract infection may vary among individuals. However, blood in the urine should not be ignored, and a call to your doctor is in order. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between menstrual bleeding and UTI bleeding?

How can you tell the difference between menstrual bleeding and UTI bleeding?

Menstrual bleeding: are you using a tampon? Does it burn when you have to pee? Clean yourself off very well before you go to urinate that can help you determine if it is menstrual or urinary ...Read more

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How do you know the difference between UTI bleeding and menstrual bleeding? One day im bleeding next day and next im not.

How do you know the difference between UTI bleeding and menstrual bleeding? One day im bleeding next day and next im not.

Symptoms: Uti bleeding is with urination, and typically has additional symptoms like pain with urination, frequency, and urgency. Menstrual bleeding is not related to urination and may be associated with menstrual cramping. If in doubt, a urine analysis would be helpful. ...Read more

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My UTI is making me bleed heavily i drench a pad every 2 hrs is there a way to stop from bleeding so much I have no money or insurance?

My UTI is making me bleed heavily i drench a pad every 2 hrs is there a way to stop from bleeding so much I have no money or insurance?

Bleeding: Go to an er. You may be becoming anemic on top of finding out where this bleeding is emanating from. Do not ignore this, it has very severe potentials. If you won't go to an er there may be a free clinic near you or travel to one of the several outstanding medical schools in ohio. They are scattered all over the state. ...Read more

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How to know if I have implantation bleeding or a uti?

How to know if I have implantation bleeding or a uti?

Any UTI Sx's?: Implantation is when the conceptus (from union of egg & sperm) attach to the wall of the uterus. Bleeding most often does not occur with implantation. If there is bleeding the amount is small. It may be small rust or brown colored drops or light pink swirled in white d/C. It usually occurs about ten days after ovulation. There is more blood w period. Take a HPT if you miss your period. ...Read more

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With a bladder iinfection/ UTI can there be a hint of bleeding when whipping after urniating?

With a bladder iinfection/ UTI can there be a hint of bleeding when whipping after urniating?

Yes: Blood in the urine is one of the most common signs of an urinary tract infection. However, if the bleeding persists after you have finished your antibiotics treatment for the uti, you should see your doctor for a urology referral to make sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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I have abnormal bleeding and uti, i'm taking macrobid, what to do?

I have abnormal bleeding and uti, i'm taking macrobid, what to do?

Possibly the Atb: Sometimes Macrobid can cause a light red discoloration to the urine. You should have a urinalysis and a urine culture. If there is blood in the urine further radiographic evaluation should be performed by your primary care physician or urologist. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can UTI cause bleeding while having intercourse?

Hello docs. I was wondering can UTI cause bleeding while having intercourse?

Bleeding and UTI: If you have a uti, you may have some blood in your urine, if you have a hemorrhagic cystitis. Bleeding from sexual relations is not due to a uti. It may be due to some form of trauma. If this blood loss is persistent and/or painful, see a gyn to get the answer of what is causing this bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more


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