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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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Gross painless hematuria once for 24 hours. Leukocytes found in dipstick but Urine C/S neg. Should I go for immediate cystoscopy or wait and watch?

Gross painless hematuria once for 24 hours. Leukocytes found in dipstick but Urine C/S neg. Should I go for immediate cystoscopy or wait and watch?

Blood in urine: I would recommend checking with your urologist. Sometimes the upper system needs to be checked (kidneys and ureters) with a CT scan or a pyelogram before you can proceed to a scope. ...Read more

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Can gross painless hematuria affect pregnancy? Doctors aren't sure what the cause is for the hematuria is, but can it affect my baby? : (

Can gross painless hematuria affect pregnancy? Doctors aren't sure what the cause is for the hematuria is, but can it affect my baby? : (

No: Hematuria is not going to affect the baby. It is good that the doctors are trying to find the cause but this is to help you not because the presence of hematuria is harmful to the baby. ...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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If intermittent terminal hematuria but both dipstick and microscopic urianalysis negative, and UTI ruled out, what else could it be?

Urethral: Sounds like blood is coming from urethra. Urethral stricture. Direct visualization with a cystoscope by a trained healthcare professional and bladder ultrasound is the next step. ...Read more

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Have hematuria no pain, no nothing, and unknown why, dr. Said to wait it will go away and it did but comes back few times after masturbation in urine?

Have hematuria no pain, no nothing, and unknown why, dr. Said to wait it will go away and it did but comes back few times after masturbation in urine?

Blood in the urine: Blood in the urine is an abnormal condition that should be evaluated by a urologist. Depending on your age, smoking status, and other health factors blood in the urine can be due to several conditions, some very significant like bladder or kidney cancer. ...Read more

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What's a possible diagnosis on recurrent, painless, gross hematuria? I've had it last month, it lasted for about 4 days. Exactly a month later it happened again. What's the outcome? I was put on antibiotics & was told to drink lots of water. I seldom dran

What's a possible diagnosis on recurrent, painless, gross hematuria? I've had it last month, it lasted for about 4 days. Exactly a month later it happened again. What's the outcome? I was put on antibiotics & was told to drink lots of water. I seldom dran

Hematuria: Painful causes: stones, infection
painless causes: renal cell carcinoma (very unlikely at 18), arteriovenous malformation of the kidney or urinary tract.
You need to see a urologist and likely have a benign cause. ...Read more

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I have microscopic hematuria with no pain or symptoms. My urine cystology is negative and abdomen and pelvic CT scan is normal. Should I be worried?

I have microscopic hematuria with no pain or symptoms. My urine cystology is negative and abdomen and pelvic CT scan is normal. Should I be worried?

Probably not: Microscopic hematuria can also happen in young people who vigorously exercise such as runners. Just follow your doctors recommendations. ...Read more

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Hematuria. Non- contrast Ct scan, urine cytology, cystoscopy all good. 2 painless non-obstructing stones in lower pole. Could I still have cancer?

Hematuria. Non- contrast Ct scan, urine cytology, cystoscopy all good. 2 painless non-obstructing stones in lower pole. Could I still have cancer?

Here are some...: The answer to your Q could not be addressed in a 400-letter space. However, to sort the mystery of related issues regarding microhematuria out has not to be that hard by following instructions as described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html and in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html. Best wish to health and happiness. ...Read more

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25 y.O. Female routine pap smear found microscopic hematuria. No pain, no symptoms, and nurse says no infection. What could be the cause?

25 y.O. Female routine pap smear found microscopic hematuria. No pain, no symptoms, and nurse says no infection. What could be the cause?

Two different source: Microscopic hematuria describes that blood was found in the urine from the bladder. A routine pap smear tests the cervical cells found inside the vagina. The test and the results seem to be from two different sources. You should call your nurse and ask her to clarify the findings as well as the next step. ...Read more

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Intermittent terminal hematuria, but dipstick negative. Could microscopic urianalysis reveal bladder cancer? If urianalysis negative, what other cause?

Intermittent terminal hematuria, but dipstick negative. Could microscopic urianalysis reveal bladder cancer? If urianalysis negative, what other cause?

Cysto: Terminal hematuria is likely from bladder or urethra. Has your doctor suggested cystoscopy? I would not be worried about bladder cancer in a 25 year old but giving you a cause would be guessing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Have intermittent gross hematuria. Negative ultrasound (2), cystoscopy and ct scan. What could be going on?

Need further info: Difficult to fully answer your question without a chance to review your records. You may request a consult on the app so we can discuss further. ...Read more

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Severe urinary urgency and frequency, lasting only a few hours and recurring every few weeks. Occasional incontinence and hematuria. Urine tests/culture are normal, no pain/burning. What could it be?

Need to see urolo: Gist. Your symptoms are in many ways consistent with overactive bladder syndrome. It's possible that you always have microscopic hematuria. At any rate, you do need a full urological evaluation to determine the exact diagnosis.
www. Nafc. Org/bladder-bowel-health/types-of-incontinence/...
Read about the causes, prevalence, and treatment options for urge incontinence from nafc. ...Read more

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Dosctor actually my father has 3 years of hematuria which is on and off with a gap of 1-2 months the hematuria is intial in the very beginning of urination with no pain and burning. He has done almost all investigations including CTKUB urine cytology for m

Dosctor actually my father has 3 years of hematuria which is on and off with a gap of 1-2 months the hematuria is intial in the very beginning of urination with no pain and burning. He has done almost all investigations including CTKUB urine cytology for m

Keep looking: Blood in the urine can be caused by a tumor or other serious condition. Has he had a cystoscopy, in which a urologist looks inside the urine channel? This is a short office procedure and would show the lower part of the urethra, where this blood is probably coming from. ...Read more

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Causes of gross hematuria with no pain, bladder wall thickening on CT & inability to urinate?

Causes of gross hematuria with no pain, bladder wall thickening on CT & inability to urinate?

Here are. ..: You need cystoscopy to confirm if you have bladder tumor and bladder outlet blockage by prostate enlargement by BPH or prostate cancer or both. Detailed Hx plus cysto... are the must step to take. Please don't delay for not hurting. ...Read more

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What's blood in urine and no pain?

What's blood in urine and no pain?

Hematuria.: Blood in the urine, or hematuria, in the absence of infection, is abnormal and should be worked up. First, a urinary infection must be ruled out. Red cells are common in this setting. If there is no infection, further evaluation is needed to find the source. Work with your doctor to make sure you find a cause, or rule out the more worrisome ones. ...Read more

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I have lower right back pain today and I am going for urine many times. No pain or blood in urine. This is first time right back lower pain. Give advise?

Get checked: If you are urinating much more frequently than usual and have lower back pain it is possible that you have an infection or a kidney stone. See a doctor to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Hi. I have a very light blood in urine, no pain, went for ultrasound and nothing is wrong. What could this be?

Depends: For a man: stone, urinary tract infection, cancer, heavy exercise, enlarged prostate, kidney disease, unexplained.
For a woman: urinary tract infection, stone, cancer, contamination with period, urethritis,
kidney disease, unexplained
recommend: further evaluation with cystoscopy by a urologist. ...Read more

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Right below belly button, center & right abdomen feel very hard when I lay down on bed & press. Left side is soft. No pain. No blood in urine. Help!

Right below belly button, center & right abdomen feel very hard when I lay down on bed & press. Left side is soft. No pain. No blood in urine. Help!

Non-specific symptom: "hard" could mean gas, or stool (if you are constipated). There is likely no connection to your urinary system. If your symptoms persist then please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Fever and took panadol twice. Masturbated and saw little blood in urine. Later I pressed nothing was there. No pain as well. M scared?

Fever and took panadol twice. Masturbated and saw little blood in urine. Later I pressed nothing was there. No pain as well. M scared?

Masturbation: Sis masturbation sometimes causes blood to appear and the fever is probably viral infection I would think that both will settle done in time. You don't need to worry ...Read more

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I am facing intermittant blood in urine appearing usually at the finish time. Been treated with antibiotics but it bounces back. Enhanced water intake?

I am facing intermittant blood in urine appearing usually at the finish time. Been treated with antibiotics but it bounces back. Enhanced water intake?

BLOOD IN THE URINE: Blood in the urine without urgency, frequency, burning or getting up at night to urinate is not usually the sxs of an infection. It can be something else and should be further investigated by a urologist or nephrologist. ...Read more

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Lump on right labia no pain when I touch it, pain during urination and blood in urine.?

Lump on right labia no pain when I touch it, pain during urination and blood in urine.?

See GYN MD: You may have a labial developing Bartholin gland infection + UTI (urinary tract infection). A MD can determine both of these issues when you visit him/her. ...Read more

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Went to dr, I have to see radiology and urology, what does it mean to have blood in urine, elevated red blood cells. But no pain when urinanating.?

Went to dr, I have to see radiology and urology, what does it mean to have blood in urine, elevated red blood cells. But no pain when urinanating.?

Many things: However, when there is painless hematuria (blood in urine) a malignancy needs to be ruled out. If you have elevated red blood cells, could either be reactionary or pathologic. Another reason to keep your doctor appointments. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have frequent urination, negative urinalysis, blood in urine and some leakage, no pain while urinating what could cause these symptoms?

I have frequent urination, negative urinalysis, blood in urine and some leakage, no pain while urinating what could cause these symptoms?

Many possible causes: If you have blood in your urine I wouldn't call it a negative urinalysis. Your symptoms could be caused by a number of conditions of the urinary or genital tract, including kidney or bladder cancer, stones, interstitial cystitis, even a sexually transmitted disease. I recommend that you see your doctor for more testing. ...Read more