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My husband had Office-based transurethral microwave thermotherapy , 4 days ago. He still has catheter, there's still some blood in urine. He also has ?

My husband had Office-based transurethral microwave thermotherapy , 4 days ago. He still has catheter, there's still some blood in urine. He also has ?

Not unusual: to keep the catheter till edema subsides , early removal may cause obstruction at prostate , don't worry small bleeding also will stop , take him for follow up , most likely the catheter will removed by the surgeon. ...Read more

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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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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I am having terrible.Pain after getting a stent put in and blood in urine is this normal?

I am having terrible.Pain after getting a stent put in and blood in urine is this normal?

Probably: Stents are not much fun and they can be uncomfortable. They can cause blood in the urine also. However, if you think it is more than what you would consider normal, call the physician that placed the stent. I assure you, that physician would want to know if you are having problems that are beyond the normal. ...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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After various episodes of UTI + blood in urine, us came back normal.Now no symptoms of UTI but blood in urine - no change with amoxicillin.What to do?

After various episodes of UTI + blood in urine, us came back normal.Now no symptoms of UTI but blood in urine - no change with amoxicillin.What to do?

Urologist: If you are having persistent blood in the urine (hematuria) that is not related to infection and not responding to antibiotics, then you need a formal evaluation by a urologist. You likely need a procedure called a cystoscopy and evaluation of your kidneys for stones or other problems. ...Read more

Catheter (Definition)

A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more


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Urine Looks Like Blood (Definition)

Urine that looks like blood is a symptom in which there may be some damage to the kidney or bladder, resulting in bleeding into the urine. Causes may include strenuous exercise or medications, as well as more severe ...Read more