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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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Help please? I had blood in urine for a month, scared of kidneys getting damaged?

Help please? I had blood in urine for a month, scared of kidneys getting damaged?

See your doctor: Blood is normally not found in urine. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? Injury or recent surgery could also cause this. In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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Blood in urine after 3 weeks of my kidney removal?

Blood in urine after 3 weeks of my kidney removal?

Need more info: Not enough info for a clear answer. Was a catheter used post op? Do you have symptoms of infection. Was there cancer of the kidney? Ureter? Bladder? Was it a partial kidney removal? You need to follow up with your urologist. ...Read more

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Can a 3mm stone in kidney cause blood in urine?

Yes: Most likely it will pass itself, if it does not in next 2 weeks you will need to see a urologist. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...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