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Large amount of blood in urine is not normal?

Large amount of blood in urine is not normal?

Always abnormal: Any amount of blood in the urine is abnormal and is a little more ominous if you can see it suspended in the urine. There are many sources from benign to very serious possibilities. You should either see your family doctor or a urologist right away for this. ...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 ok for a dialysis patients to have large amount of blood in urine?

Is it ok for a dialysis patients to have large amount of blood in urine?

See below: Blood in the urine is abnormal and needs to be investigated. There are many causes of bleeding from bladder and kidney. ...Read more

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I noticed a large amount of blood in urine. Should I go to er?

I noticed a large amount of blood in urine. Should I go to er?

See below: Call your doctor, for guidance, otherwise proceed to er. Blood in the urine can appear even with a few drops of bleeding, and the urine appearance can be from frankly bloody or cola colored, or microscopic amounts, not seen by naked eye, there are numerous causes. ...Read more

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What can cause a large amount of blood in urine besides an infection?

What can cause a large amount of blood in urine besides an infection?

Stones?: Kidney stones, bladder cancer, kidney disease, endometriosis, are few of the examples. If you have blood in the urine you should see your doctor promptly. ...Read more

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Could a kidney stone or UTI cause large amounts of blood in urine with no pain?

Could a kidney stone or UTI cause large amounts of blood in urine with no pain?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine (hematuria) has several common causes. The main reason for concern is that this is how bladder cancer is usually found. But more common causes include bladder infections, kidney stones, and prostate problems in men. Visible blood in the urine, particularly if not associated with pain or burning with urination needs to be evaluated with kidney imaging and cystoscopy (scope). ...Read more

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Large amount of blood in urine and pain. I'm pregnant so what?

Large amount of blood in urine and pain. I'm pregnant so what?

See your doctor: This is not normal in pregnancy. It could indicate a severe bladder infection, kidney infection, kidney stone or other problem. ...Read more

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Large amount of blood in urine, urinalysis showed no infection but "many" bacteria/hpf and protein came back at 70. What can this indicate?

Large amount of blood in urine, urinalysis showed no infection but "many" bacteria/hpf and protein came back at 70. What can this indicate?

Blood in urine: The urine protein is usually due to the red blood cells in the urine. You should have a urine culture sent to check for infection, even though the test does not show leukocytes. Also be evaluated for kidney stones and other causes of blood in the urine. An ultrasound or stone protocol CT scan may be needed as well as bloodwork to check kidney function. ...Read more

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I've been seeing blood in my urine since last sept. No infec. Doc said was ok. Know I have large amount of blood & protein in urine. What know?

I've been seeing blood in my urine since last sept. No infec. Doc said was ok. Know I have large amount of blood & protein in urine. What know?

Kidney stones: There are many causes for this disorder and it can affect any part of your urinary tract. A kidney stone may not cause pain, but can cause blood in the urine and persistent urge to urinate. Imaging test (ct) will support or deny the diagnosis.
Rec.: see a nephrologist asap. It is very rare for kidney stones to cause kidney failure, but cases were reported in the past. ...Read more

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I have large amounts of blood in my bm and urine like hooked up to bottle of red dye. No pain to speak ofonly a little in lower left which makes limp?

I have large amounts of blood in my bm and urine like hooked up to bottle of red dye. No pain to speak ofonly a little in lower left which makes limp?

Bleeding: Bleeding like this is not in any way normal or okay. You have a problem that can represent significant risk to your health. Please get in to see your physician asap. ...Read more

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My doctor found a farely large amount of protein and blood in my urine. Is this bad?

My doctor found a farely large amount of protein and blood in my urine. Is this bad?

Confirmation: Large amt of protein and blood indicates significant kidney disease. Protein in the urine should be quantified and urine blood by urine microscopy. If both are positive, please see nephrologist. ...Read more

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Can large quantities of blood in urine ever be normal?

Can large quantities of blood in urine ever be normal?

Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is never normal. See a urologist for appropriate testing and treatment. The least pathologic thing it could be is a urinary tract infection. See a urologist to get an answer to your question and to formulate a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with kidney stones over year ago that are to large to pass and now have blood in urine. Should this be a concern?

Diagnosed with kidney stones over year ago that are to large to pass and now have blood in urine. Should this be a concern?

Kind off: No pain associated with blood in the urine called painless hematuria, in spite of the history of kidney stones might need to be investigated, in one hand to rule out other pathology, and to make sure there is no complications or damages to the kidney from the stones ...Read more

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UA Results: I have Small (1+) Bilirubin, Large amounts of Ketones (80 and 160 mg/dL), and trace-hemolyzed blood in urine. Should I be concerned?

UA Results: I have Small (1+) Bilirubin, Large amounts of Ketones (80 and 160 mg/dL), and trace-hemolyzed blood in urine. Should I be concerned?

Urine tests: 29F of unknown ethnicity and medical history from US notes urine + Bilirubin Ketones and trace blood. Asks should I be concerned? ANS: Yes so ask the Dr. Who did the tests as "concern" would be based on why tests were done based on what they know about your medical Hx, condition, meds etc. ...Read more

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Always had trace blood in urine. Had UTI 6 days ago follow up urine still has large amounts of blood. Blood work good no kidney pain. Bladder cancer?

Always had trace blood in urine. Had UTI 6 days ago follow up urine still has large amounts of blood. Blood work good no kidney pain. Bladder cancer?

Micro hematuria: Microhematuria in a 34 year-old female who has never smoked is not very likely to be due to bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is not really genetic in nature. Despite that, you should have a hematuria workup which would include imaging of your kidneys as well as a cystoscopy and a variety of possible urine studies. ...Read more

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Slight amount of blood in urine. What does this mean? 65 year old male in good health

Slight amount of blood in urine. What does this mean? 65 year old male in good health

Many things: There are many things that cause blood in your urine. Just based on your age, you need to see your doctor and be throughly checked over. ...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