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Urine (Definition)

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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Can herpes symptoms include anal bleeding, blood in urine?

Can herpes symptoms include anal bleeding, blood in urine?

Not likely: Herpes generally causes painful ulcers. Could it do this, guess, but it would be a very uncommon presentation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have some blood in urine?

Is it normal to have some blood in urine?

No.: Unless the urine is contaminated from menstrual blood, there should not be any blood in the urine. There are many causes, but the most frequent is urinary tract infection. If there truly is blood in your urine, you should see a doctor to find out why. ...Read more

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Recently blood in urine, scans and ultrasounds normal. What is 3+ blood?

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

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Large amount of blood in urine is not normal?

Always abnormal: Any amount of blood in the urine is abnormal and is a little more ominous if you can see it suspended in the urine. There are many sources from benign to very serious possibilities. You should either see your family doctor or a urologist right away for this. ...Read more

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Pediatrican says trace blood in urine is normal?

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

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When menstruating, is it normal to also observe blood in urine?

When menstruating, is it normal to also observe blood in urine?

Yes, except fistula: Voiding sends a "waterfall" over the menstruating vulva and vagina allowing blood to "pool" in the toilet. A rare condition whereby the bladder/urethra are connected to the vagina(fistula) can also produce hematuria.(blood in the urine) during menstruation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a dialysis patient to have blood in urine?

Is it normal for a dialysis patient to have blood in urine?

No: It is never normal to have blood in urine. Although mostly from simple causes it is essential to rule out cancer in the non functioning kidneys as it is much more common than the general population. Treatment is surgical removal of the kidney and is generally curative as these are slow growing tumors. ...Read more

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Can large quantities of blood in urine ever be normal?

Can large quantities of blood in urine ever be normal?

Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is never normal. See a urologist for appropriate testing and treatment. The least pathologic thing it could be is a urinary tract infection. See a urologist to get an answer to your question and to formulate a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a trace of blood in urine for a black 47 year old male

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 more

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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


Herpes (Definition)

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