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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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Accidently ate piece of sharp glass with food.have pain in right side.ct scan ultrasound are normal.infection in uti.once blood in urine after waxin?

Accidently ate piece of sharp glass with food.have pain in right side.ct scan ultrasound are normal.infection in uti.once blood in urine after waxin?

Here are some ...: The scene described poses a low odd to perforate the GI-tract by a little piece of glass. The most reasonable course to take is do nothing; wait and see. But still bear this history in mind without being overwhelmed. As to blood in urine, you definitely need a checkout to assure no UTI or something important, but it is not related with waxing. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications in case one is the cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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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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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Get urinalysis with a mid-stream catch
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Visit PCP or urologist
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Follow up with urologist
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Note other symptoms, related medical history
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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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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Go to your PCP have a complete exam urinalysis, a culture sensitivity.
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If all exams are normal, make a habit to drink a lot of water.
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Request regular urine checks to see if the blood in your urine persist
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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

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