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Is Blood In Urine A Normal Occurrence For Herpes
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
Not Normal: Likely it is not a big issue. Repeat and make sure they look under the microscope for red blood cells. The dipstick can be positive with muscle breakdown, certain dyes in foods and other conditions. If blood cells present you should be evaluated for bladder cancer especially if you smoke or work in the chemical industry. In addition a kidney ultrasound to rule out kidney cancer is reasonable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trace blood in urine: Trace blood in urine can be normal. However, it warrants repeat testing. Specifically, the test should be repeated with a sample of the first urine in the morning. A negative test would eliminate any concern. Positive test could still be normal, but a thorough history and family history should be taken. ...Read more
Nephrologist: 3+ blood in urine dipstick indicates that there is heme pigment in urine.It could be blood or just the pigment.First , this should be confirmed with microscopic analysis of freshly voided specimen.If there is blood, it should be investigated thoroughly. Scans and ultrasounds will not diagnose certain types of kidney disease..I suggest consulting nephrologist. ...Read more
I'm 70. At 60 i had blood in my urine for two days. Ive, cystoscopy, prostate tests normal. Month ago blood in urine three times. Possible causes?
Many causes: Sounds like the tests you had were 11 yrs.ago.There are many causes of blood in the urine. You need radiographic study:CT-IVP as an initial study to find the cause of bleeding.Listing all causes is no help but could be bladder tumor,prostate bleeding,kidney tumor,renal pelvic tumor...Please make sure you get tested.Best wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
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