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Is Occult Blood In Urine During Pregnancy Dangerous
Getting pegnancy symptoms, 3rd day of missed periods. Negative home strip test. Found occult blood in urine?
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
Need more tests: Specifically, you need to have a urinalysis and urine culture by your doctor. If on two urinalyses, there are 3 or more red blood cells per high per field under microscope, then you will need a full workup. The workup includes urine cytology, imaging (ctscan usually), and camera to look inside the bladder (cystoscopy). ...Read more
RBCs in Urine: These are qualitative terms where trace is a few red blood cells (rbcs) and 1+ is few more rbcs assuming of course that the urine has been screened for the presence of intact rbcs'. Thus the more rbcs the higher the value. Caveat here is that the dipstick can return a positive result when free hemoglobin or other similar substances are present. ...Read more
Runs the gamut...: The fact that it is a trace amount is the best news - just keep an eye on it. The fact that there is blood in your urine may indicate kidney stone, infection, prostate cancer, or the simple act of running or driving daily and causing the minor bouncing trauma of those activities that cause your kidneys to leak a little blood. Could be something, could be nothing. Something to follow, though. ...Read more
Had physical, everything came back normal in blood and urine except it says I have "trace" occult blood in urine. Healthy person, just curious?
Blood in urine: If there are no rbc's in your urinalysis it is probably of no significance. ...Read more
What could cause high blood pressure to start out of the blue current (155/95) and occult blood in urine?
84 years. Scan shows Urinary Wall distended, gross thickening of bladder wall 18 to 20 mm. Cystitis and Prostatomegaly. Occult blood in urine routine.
I have bladder/ flank pain with occult blood in urine and something that feels like round ligament pain (not preg). Is this a gyn or urology issue?
Could be stone: It is possible that you have a stone that is passing as this can cause blood in urine and pain in flank and bladder regions. Best to see a urologist to check urine also to rule out infection and potentially imaging to rule out kidney stones or other urinary causes for pain. ...Read more
I am 20 f. Urine culture 2 weeks ago results showed occult blood of trace. Blood in urine. Now I notice white small shredded like stuff. What is it?
Inconsistent info: Urine culture does not detect blood. If urine culture was negative for bacterial growth, the "white small shredded like stuff" is likely to be mucus and not something to be concerned about. If you do have blood in urine and it was not contamination from menstrual blood, it needs to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Blood in urine no uti. First time it said 4-10 rbc and plus 1. Second time no rbc but still plus 1 for occult blood a few days later. Thoughts?
Get repeat UA:
If your continue to have blood in the urine, you will need Urology consult to rule out some things.
The list for blood in the urine is long, and depends on your age and medical history, meds taken, trauma, etc
Just get the repeat UA done, then if blood still present--Urology consult. ...Read more
There should not be:
Any blood in the urine during any trimester of pregnancy is not normal and need to be investigated and treated
it can be due to urinary tract infection, kidney stones, kidney disorder or cancer
it can also be in women who have medical conditions like lupus, sickle cell disease and diabetes. ...Read more
Pregnancy symptoms but negative home urine test in the 1st day of missed period. Moreover found occult blood positive. I very much feel pregnant?
You could be startin: You could be starting your period.Get a more detailed answer ›
What to do if I know blood in urine can cause a positive but can it cause a negative in a pregnancy test?
No: No. I don't think so.Get a more detailed answer ›
my LMP 7/30/14 having pregnancy symptoms I had blood in urine but it's different does not seem like period the blood has no odor what is it? Urgent
Always have had blood in urine, since I was a child. Went to doctor even had Testing done and everything showed up fine. Will this affect my pregnancy?
Unlikely: If you were checked out and found to have normal kidney function and bladder, then it should not affect your pregnancy. Some individuals have benign familial hematuria. A second common cause of hematuria is excess calcium in urine, or hypercalciuria, which can lead to kidney stones which can be very painful or contribute to kidney infection. Be sure this has been evaluated. ...Read more
I have always suffered from blood in urine. Every time I go to a doctor to get urine sample it shows up. Will this affect my pregnancy? Thanks!
Can, blood in urine (bladder infection) give false positive pregnancy results? I've read both yes and no.
No: Pregnancy test is specific, infections or other diseases will not except some rare ovarian tumors. Speak to your doctpr ...Read more
Gurgling in stomach, and blood in urine. Had protected sex last week. Condom, pulled out&plan b. Is this symptoms of pregnancy? Now what? Please help
Have all symptoms of pregnancy. Had 5 test with faint positive, 2 blood tests negative. No infections, no std's but large amount of blood in urine.
Trust the: Pregnancy tests if you have already missed your period. The blood pregnancy test is the gold standard for detecting pregnancy. ...Read more
U/A results- hematuria x6mo Occult blood- moderate Leukocyte esterace, ur- trace Amorph Sed, ur 3+ No UTI symptoms, no HX of any bladder or urinary?
Infection....: Infection......depending on your Hx......kidney stone, Nephropathy, can be considered. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have traces of blood in urine? How can that go away? How dangerous is it???
Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is not normal and should be evaluated. Possible causes include infection, stones, blood disorders, trauma and tumors. Sometimes, urine dipstick tests are very sensitive and will register "trace" blood, and the result may not be clinically significant. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more
I have had 2 urine tests showing occult blood 1+. Is it safe to wear a tampon when I am retested to make sure it's not from the vaginal area?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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
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