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I have back pain in lower back and have traces of blood in my urine. What is this?

I have back pain in lower back and have traces of blood in my urine. What is this?

Bladder infection?: Blood in the urine should be treated seriously. Possible causes: bladder or kidney infection kidney problem kidney stones kidney tumor bladder tumor prostate problem idiopathic (we don't know).

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Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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I have low back pain throw up after meals and blood in my urine and stools?

I have low back pain throw up after meals and blood in my urine and stools?

Check your kidneys: You may have a kidney infection or other serious kidney problem, see your primary care doctor right away. Stop taking Ibuprofen which can affect the kidneys, take only Acetaminophen for now. As far as blood in the stool that is probably unrelated but that should be checked out as well.

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My urine looks like thick grainy mud. I am not emptying my bladder go frequenly have fever and stomach and low back pain. There is visible blood?

My urine looks like thick grainy mud. I am not emptying my bladder go frequenly have fever and stomach and low back pain. There is visible blood?

Infection: You have a severe infection of your urinary system. You need to be seen right now to get evaluated and treated. This is something you need to go to the ER for.

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I am experiencing low back pain. I have high blood pressure took on fri 217/97 today it's 174/116 I have cloudy urine and white blood cells in urine?

I am experiencing low back pain. I have high blood pressure took on fri 217/97 today it's 174/116 I have cloudy urine and white blood cells in urine?

Get urinalysis.: Kidney disease may refer pain to the spine, so, check for infection. If that is not it, get a good spine exam

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Possible causes of low back pain, micro blood in urine in healthy, 32 y/o non-smoking woman? Had CT of kidnys and it was normal. Meds for inf not work.

Possible causes of low back pain, micro blood in urine in healthy, 32 y/o non-smoking woman? Had CT of kidnys and it was normal. Meds for inf not work.

Hematuria: Your hematuria (h) does not seem to be due to a lesion in your kidneys. Do you have a urinary tract infection (uti)? Your statement, "meds for not not work work", implies that you may have one. If you have no uti, you may need a cystoscopy to see if your bladder is the source of your h. A urologist can do this test. If negative, you may have a glomerulonephritis causing your h, see a nephrologist.

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I was told that I have mod. Blood in urine but no UTI, what can be an issue? I am having low back pain (pinching) & unusual heart palpitations.

I was told that I have mod. Blood in urine but no UTI, what can be an issue? I am having low back pain (pinching) & unusual heart palpitations.

Micro-hematuria: Microscopic hematuria is fairly common and often from a benign familial tendency. Unfortunately, blood in the urine is also often the only sign one gets from some conditions that need to be discovered, like bladder or kidney cancer or kidney stones. See a urologist for workup. It likely will involve an office cystoscopic exam and upper urinary tract imaging.

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Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?

Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?

Yes: If the kidney stone blocks the flow of urine from the kidney, you can get permanent kidney damage, but that can take weeks to happen and is associated with severe pain. Also, kidney stones can become infected from pyelonephritis (kidney infection - not a typical urinary tract infection (uti)) and be challenging to treat. Please see your health care provider and consider a referral to urology.

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Having low back pain on one side, went to dr, urine test + for blood & high protein levels, CT scan for stones neg. Father died at 46 of renal ca.

Having low back pain on one side, went to dr, urine test + for blood & high protein levels, CT scan for stones neg. Father died at 46 of renal ca.

See details.: The ct scan would have shown evidence of a renal cell carcinoma so that is ruled out. The high protein is indicative of significant kidney inflammation. I would suggest seeing a nephrologist (kidney specialist) for an opinion.

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Went to ER for severe lower right ab pain and back pain. Dr said I had kidney stone and hematuria. Did urine and blood tests only but no cat scan, why?

Went to ER for severe lower right ab pain and back pain. Dr said I had kidney stone and hematuria. Did urine and blood tests only but no cat scan, why?

See answer: Though symptoms and u/a may be suggestive, one cannot reliably make the diagnosis of a kidney stone without some type of an imaging study (kub, ultrasound, ct) with a non-contrast ct scan being the most accurate and reliable imaging study to determine the presence, location, and size approximation of a stone as well as to potentially rule out other causes of pain and hematuria.

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Gross hematuria, end of urination. Blood samples, urine samples done. No infection. "Tense" bladder, lower back pain, occasional scrotum/testicle pain?

Gross hematuria, end of urination. Blood samples, urine samples done. No infection. "Tense" bladder, lower back pain, occasional scrotum/testicle pain?

Terminal hematuria: Could be posterior urethritis or prostatitis, assuming urine is clear at first. Advise consult urologist. Will likely order kidney & bladder ultrasound + possible cystoscopic examination. Cystoscope is a long thin instrument for examining urethra & bladder.

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For the past 4 days I've had blood in my urine. It is not a period there is a lot of it and it smells and I have lower back pain. What could it be?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on.

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I'm having horrible lower back pain and painful urination along with blood in my urine. Am I passing kidney stones or do you think it's a UTI?

UTI vs kidney stones: Actually, it's not uncommon to have both urinary tract infection & kidney stone. We usually think of the stone as the source of infection. Both infections & stones can cause pain & bloody urine. Fever would tip scale towards UTI. Best to see your Family Doc for diagnosis & treatment.

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Sometimes when I urinate I see that there is pieces of what can be best described as tissue in the urine. It is either white or blood tinted. Sometimes there is also a few bubbles or clusters of small bubbles. I have lower back pain as well, which could b

Sometimes when I urinate I see that there is pieces of what can be best described as tissue in the urine. It is either white or blood tinted. Sometimes there is also a few bubbles or clusters of small bubbles. I have lower back pain as well, which could b

Get urinalysis: It is very hard to say if your urine is abnormal just by its appearance. Debris and bubbles could be protein, mucus, blood in urine or an infection. It is best to get a urine dipstick test to check for any of the above. If you have a fever with your lower back pain or symptoms of difficulty or painful urination, you could have a bladder or kidney infection and should see a doctor

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Fever and lower back pain and sciatica is it related? My blood and urine analysis are great

Fever and lower back pain and sciatica is it related? My blood and urine analysis are great

Not related: Sciatica is due to mechanical compression of the sciatic nerve and fever is from an infection or immune system process. Fever and back pain (not sciatica) can exist in many conditions such as kidney infection, etc. Call your doctor and start by saying that you have a fever.

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Moms having small amt of urine every hr almost, about 8 times a day, sensation to pee but not urgent. Lower back pain on sides now. UA blood?

Moms having small amt of urine every hr almost, about 8 times a day, sensation to pee but not urgent. Lower back pain on sides now. UA blood?

Here ares some. ..: I'm glad to see a caring daughter like you. Of no doubt, she should be evaluated ASAP to make sure of no UTI, no pending urinary retention, no urinary tumor, etc. So, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, and progress of all symptoms and their relations over time to the Doc for analysis + physical examination + tests as needed so to deduce Dx for Rx/care.

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I had pink coloured urine today. I'm a vet so I did a dipstick and there was 2+ blood 1+ protein in urine. I have been having lower back pain?

I had pink coloured urine today. I'm a vet so I did a dipstick and there was 2+ blood 1+ protein in urine. I have been having lower back pain?

UTI or kidney stone?: A urinary tract infection (UTI) or kidney stone would be at the top of my differential. Are you having any fevers? If so pyelonephritis would be of concern. I would get a urinalysis and urine culture to start.

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Finding small amounts of sediment in urine, no blood/odor. Dipped myself which shows mod wbc. Horrible lower back pain (endometriosis). Any thoughts?

Finding small amounts of sediment in urine, no blood/odor. Dipped myself which shows mod wbc. Horrible lower back pain (endometriosis). Any thoughts?

Could be UTI: I think it definitely could be a urinary tract infection but that should be checked out. Urinary sediment is certainly not normal which could signal other malfunctions going on and not just an infectious process. I recommend getting a urine sample looked at and possibly cultured, depending on what your doctor would like. Would get the sediment looked at microscopically.

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