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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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Had a prostate biopsy, blood in urine gone after week. Had sex later, what seemed like brake fluid comes out, engine needs cleaning. What should I do?

Had a prostate biopsy, blood in urine gone after week. Had sex later, what seemed like brake fluid comes out, engine needs cleaning. What should I do?

Prostate biopsy: It is not uncommon to have blood in the ejaculate for many weeks following needle biopsy of the prostate. Remember, just like a bruise, blood changes color as it breaks down. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blood in my urine after having a prostate biopsy?

Is it normal to have blood in my urine after having a prostate biopsy?

Yes: After a prostate biopsy, one can expect to have blood in the urine, stool, and sperm. These are usually self-limited and need no special treatment. Increase your fluid intake and monitor. If there is any pain, fevers, or heavy bleeding, call you urologist immediately. ...Read more

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Is a blood clot in urine normal after prostate biopsy?

Is a blood clot in urine normal after prostate biopsy?

Common: This occurs relatively commonly. If limited and otherwise does not hinder voiding, a watch and wait approach is reasonable. If not, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Had prostate biopsy 12 days ago and even though my urologist told me that I would see blood in my urine, its been a while now. I still see blood/pain.

Had prostate biopsy 12 days ago and even though my urologist told me that I would see blood in my urine, its been a while now. I still see blood/pain.

Let me explain: After a prostate biopsy, you'll probably need to take an antibiotic for a few days. You may feel slight soreness and have some light bleeding from your rectum. You may have blood in your urine or stools for a few days. You may also notice that your semen has a red or rust-colored tint caused by a small amount of blood in your semen. This can last for several weeks. ...Read more

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My PSA is 5, is prostate biopsy recommended. I have no symptoms. No blood in stool or urine.

My PSA is 5, is prostate biopsy recommended. I have no symptoms. No blood in stool or urine.

You Should consider: Normal PSA (Prostatic Specific Antigen) 2.5- 3.0 ng/ml Based on the levels, examination of prostate, due to peak incidence at your age, your doctor recommended and follow your doctor's advise, it is a low risk procedure, At your age yes if you are two more decades older (75) then will be no (now most take that path) ...Read more

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I had a transrectal prostate biopsy 8 days ago. Sometimes after sleep, when I urinate, bright red blood first comes out. Then clear urine. Cause?

I had a transrectal prostate biopsy 8 days ago. Sometimes after sleep, when I urinate, bright red blood first comes out. Then clear urine. Cause?

Prostate biopsy: This is considered normal after needle biopsies of the prostate. It will clear up with time. Mention it to your urologist at follow up. ...Read more

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Blood in urine two weeks after bladder biopsy - normal?

Blood in urine two weeks after bladder biopsy - normal?

Biopsy scab: Bleeding 10 days to 2 weeks after biopsy is common and usually reflects sloughing of the scab formed when the biopsy was taken. It usually is a self limited process (resolves on its own) unless the biopsy was from a tumor, in which case the bleeding will be more unpredictable. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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I had blood in urine 2days in 2000. Ive, cystoscopy, prostate all normal. Month ago 3 times blood in urine. Urine looks ok. Waiting for apt. Likely cause?

I had blood in urine 2days in 2000. Ive, cystoscopy, prostate all normal. Month ago 3 times blood in urine. Urine looks ok. Waiting for apt. Likely cause?

Possibilities: Blood could be from one of the kidneys, a renal pelvis, a ureter (less common), the bladder or the prostate. For anyone to guess without test results would be meaningless. Most likely your first test will be a CT-IVP with contrast. Good luck to get good news soon. ...Read more

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Urine test showed a 6.7 psa level, should I accept the recommendation for a prostate biopsy?

Urine test showed a 6.7 psa level, should I accept the recommendation for a prostate biopsy?

Probably: A blood test with a psa of 6.7 is hi. But other factors need to be taken into account such as your age, overall health, and your 10 year life expectancy. If you are young anf healthy, then a biopsy is usually recommended. As an alternative, active monitoring of the blood in 3 months is also an option but you must closely monitor the psa as it may signify prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Cystoscope showed red areas biopsy was taken does this mean bladder cancer, had a lot of pain & blood in urine?

Cystoscope showed red areas biopsy was taken does this mean bladder cancer, had a lot of pain & blood in urine?

Red areas in bladder: 48F from England has cystoscopy and Bx of red areas. Asks: Does this mean bladder cancer? Had lots of pain and blood in urine. ANS: at your age not likely and the Bx will tell. So wait till it comes back. Wha did the Dr. Think it was? ...Read more

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I couldn't hold my urine if my life depended on it, could this mean I have cancer in prostate or bladder? I'm 26 don't have blood in urine

I couldn't hold my urine if my life depended on it, could this mean I have cancer in prostate or bladder? I'm 26 don't have blood in urine

Bladder and: Prostate cancer do not occur in 26 year olds, but your symptom is serious and you need to a urologic doctor to assess the capacity and innervation of your bladder. ...Read more

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How long after having a prostate biopsy should I be seeing blood in my semen?

Weeks to months: Hematospermia/hemospermia is very common immediately after a PNBx, but may continue for up to several months afterwards as well. Of course, other factors such as asprin/NSAIDs may prolong your "bleeding.". ...Read more

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How long after a prostate biopsy should blood be leaking out?

1 or 2 days: There should not be excessive bleeding after a prostate biopsy. Should clear up after a couple of days. Call the urologist it bleeding is severe or persists. ...Read more

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Blood clots after prostate biopsy, how long?

Couple of days: Blood clots after prostate biopsy are not common though bleeding to some extent may last up to about a week. ...Read more

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How long should I expect to have blood in my pee after having a prostate biopsy?

How long should I expect to have blood in my pee after having a prostate biopsy?

Prostate biopsy: Blood in the urine is very common after prostate biopsy. It ususally clears up in a few days (3-5), but it may be sporadically present 1-2 weeks after the biopsy. If there are multiple blood clots and or difficulty urinating/retnetion of urine you should see you physician immedialtely or go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Boyfriend had a prostate biopsy lst wk, we had intercourse last night and his semen was mixed with blood and he came inside me should I panic?

Boyfriend had a prostate biopsy lst wk, we had intercourse last night and his semen was mixed with blood and he came inside me should I panic?

Blood: Bloody semen can occur for a number of reasons. The medical term is hematospermia and is more common than many realize.

Contact the surgeon who performed the biopsy and discuss further.

Here is a good resource of information: http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/457632-overview ...Read more

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What is my urologist looking for in a blood test after a positive prostate biopsy, possibly wanting to check white cell count??

Probably PSA: Not sure what a "positive" biopsy means, unless this means one for cancer. PSA is prostate specific antigen and is a blood test to tell what level exists before treatment. ...Read more

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What are the remaining possible causes of intermittant heavy blood in urine if the following tests proved negative: bacteria, lower body xray, internal bladder viewing, and prostate manipulation?

What are the remaining possible causes of intermittant heavy blood in urine if the following tests proved negative: bacteria, lower body xray, internal bladder viewing, and prostate manipulation?

Need what you mean: Are you referring to digital rectal exam when you say "prostate manipulation".What do you mean by "lower body X-ray"? You should have CT scan of the abdomen with contrast because the blood is not necessarily coming from the bladder.It could be from the kidneys. I would think the urologist who cystoscoped you must have also checked your kidneys. It is a good idea to talk to your urologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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My prostate biopsy came back positive for cancer. Doctor ordered a blood test. Would he possibly be checking my white blood cell count?

My prostate biopsy came back positive for cancer. Doctor ordered a blood test. Would he possibly be checking my white blood cell count?

No: Blood tests done for prostate cancer are usually done for two reasons. One is to get a baseline PSA. The other is to look for bone metastases. Alkaline Phosphatase can go up if the cancer has spread to the bone. Ask your doctor when you get the results. ...Read more

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My prostate biopsy came back positive for cancer. Urologist has ordered a blood test, bone scan, & CT Scan. What is he looking for in the B/test?

My prostate biopsy came back positive for cancer. Urologist has ordered a blood test, bone scan, & CT Scan. What is he looking for in the B/test?

Additional tests: After a positive biopsy for prostate cancer are done to determine if the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. The bones are a common area for prostate cancer to spread (metastasize.) Good luck! ...Read more

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All test for std's are neg, cystoscopy & X-ray neg! Sitting for long time irritates prostate or perineum & blood in urine/ semen occ. What do I do?

All test for std's are neg, cystoscopy & X-ray neg! Sitting for long time irritates prostate or perineum & blood in urine/ semen occ. What do I do?

12 STDs: There are twelve stds. Some are bacterial, some are viral, etc. Prostatitis is, in general, not caused by stds. And many chronic prostatitis situations are not caused by infection. You may want to seek out online the natural approaches to managing chronic prostatitis. Or you may want to consult a urologist since the symptoms are persisting. I just want to point out that there are a lot more stds. ...Read more

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Gross hematuria at end of urination, occasional clots at beginning of urination, no related pain during. "Tense" bladder, scrotum pain. Blood/urine samples clean. Age 28, male. Suspecting (ex medical student) prostate or bladder, tumor or lesion. Atypical

Gross hematuria at end of urination, occasional clots at beginning of urination, no related pain during. "Tense" bladder, scrotum pain. Blood/urine samples clean. Age 28, male. Suspecting (ex medical student) prostate or bladder, tumor or lesion. Atypical

Get a medical check: Bleeding in the urine in a young person is less likely related to a tumor. You should seek a visit with a good internist and let him/her run tests to rule our intrinsic renal disease (like Glomerulonephritis) or a bleeding disorder. Let us check your CBC and Platelets, PT, PTT and renal function along with Urinalysis. If you need further help contact us after you have first seen a PCP and done labs. ...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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What do you suggest if I have been on antibiotic for four days and still have blood in urine. Does it normally take that long to clear up?

What do you suggest if I have been on antibiotic for four days and still have blood in urine. Does it normally take that long to clear up?

Blood in urine: You may have blood in the urine for several days if you have a bladder infection. It is important to see if it is decreasing on antibiotics (A). If it is, the A is working, especially if the symptoms of burning and frequency are getting better. If they aren't, you need to speak to the physician who prescribed the antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is is true that after 5 yrs from radiation therapy for prostate it's normal to test positive for blood in urine. 2 drs tole that?

Is is true that after 5 yrs from radiation therapy for prostate it's normal to test positive for blood in urine. 2 drs tole that?

Yes.: One of the side effects of external beam radiation (ebrt) for prostate cancer is radiation cystitis, or bladder inflammation years after initial treatment. This can present as mild to severe bleeding in the urinary tract. This bleeding should not be ignored, however, and should be evaluated to make sure there is not another cause for bleeding. Seek evaluation from a urologist. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to get results from a prostate biopsy as late as two weeks?

Is it unusual to get results from a prostate biopsy as late as two weeks?

Prostate biopsy: The turnaround time to get results from a biopsy depends on where your doctor is sending the tissue to be reviewed. Most biopsies take 2-3 days to be processed and reviewed, but a slightly complicated case may take 5-6 days and a very complicated case might take longer. Also, after the biopsy report is available, it might take a few days for your doctor to actually view it. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Biopsy (Definition)

Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...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