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Do blood and urine mix in the kidneys?

Do blood and urine mix in the kidneys?

Not usually: Urine is made from water and waste products the blood stream delivers to the kidneys. In effect, the kidneys are giant filters, but the blood vessels pass through microscopic structures which do the filtering. The blood vessels and urine vessels do not mix; there is a thin layer of cells which separate the two, but allow the transfer of waste chemicals in the blood into the urine. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Blood in urine and sperm?

Blood in urine and sperm?

Cystoscopy: You need a urologic evaluation with cystoscope, ct scan and ultrasound of your prostate as well as blood work. This may not be serious but you need a work up. ...Read more

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Seen blood in stool and urine?

Seen blood in stool and urine?

Get checked: Not much here to go with, but you need to get checked out. ...Read more

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Obstructed urine flow and blood in urine?

Obstructed urine flow and blood in urine?

Cystitis: Urinary tract infections (utis), cause inflammation and pain in the bladder and urethra which can lead to blood in the urine and small (dribbling) frequent voidings. Urinary tract stones, usually arising from the kidneys will sometimes mimick a uti. It's best to see your physician to have a urine culture done. Post coital voiding will help reduce the frequency of utis. ...Read more

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My blood and urine test result are worrying me. it shows high Uric acid levels and traces of blood in urine.

My blood and urine test result are worrying me. it shows high Uric acid levels and traces of blood in urine.

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, uric acid levels in urine are not meaningful, it is the blood level that counts. A few red cells in urine are not abnormal, and trace may be the same. It would be prudent to discuss the issue with your doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more

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Lung cancer and blood in your urine?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Lung cancer and blood in your urine?

Not related likely: Most likely blood in the urine is not related to your lung cancer. Go to see your doctor to eval why you have blood in the urine- infection? Stone? Etc. Are you receiving chemo? Sometimes- medication include chemo can cause irritation on the bladder/cystitis. Discuss with your doctor re-above problem- get some work-up and go from there. An imaging like sono kidney or ct scan may be needed. ...Read more

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Information and blood in the urine?

Information and blood in the urine?

Reddish vs red drops: How it looks makes a difference here. The best way to get information is to give details to provider and get urine studies. Typically blood in the urine is associated with a bladder infection. There are other causes from common contamination (like during a period) to unusual conditions mentioned by the other doctors answering this. The only way to know if there is a problem, what to do = see a doc. ...Read more

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Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Possible infection: Leukocytes can mean infection; protein in the urine is not normal - see your internist for a urinalysis, culture and full evaluation. ...Read more

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Doctor found small trace of blood in my urine. Blood work came back good. What can cause blood in urine when blood work is good?

Doctor found small trace of blood in my urine. Blood work came back good. What can cause blood in urine when blood work is good?

Depends on the test: If trace of blood was found on dipstick test of the urine, this might not be a thing of concern Having normal blood work is very reassuring. Minor bleeding from the genital area might give such result, and also minor trauma. If it persists,, or gets worse, it might need to be rechecked again ...Read more

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Blood Clot and Blood in Urine and pain in Penis, High Bubbles in Urine after cystoscopy Male? How to heal? Is it normal?

Blood Clot and Blood in Urine and pain in Penis, High Bubbles in Urine after cystoscopy Male? How to heal? Is it normal?

Heal: No it is not normal but surely your doctor has described everything to you and helped you start improving from your symptoms. If the doctor has not treated as you would like, have a friend refer you to a different doctor. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Blood in urine from stones?

Blood in urine from stones?

See below: Yes, stone passage can cause blood in urine, usually acompanied by pain in the loin area. ...Read more

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Could drugs show up in a blood and urine test for high blood pressure?

Tests: Lab tests are agent specific. If you test for specific drugs and they are present they will usually show up. ...Read more

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What changes in blood volume, blood potassium, urine volume and urine sodium would turn on the raa system?

What changes in blood volume, blood potassium, urine volume and urine sodium would turn on the raa system?

RAAS turn ons: The renin angiotensin aldosterone system is designed to maintain blood volume. It is turned on when there are actual fluid deficits, such as vomiting or dehydration, or deficits perceived by the kidney as those patients with congestive heart failure. As a result of increased activity of the RAAS, urine volume and sodium losses by the kidney decreases. High potassium is possible, as well. ...Read more

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String blood in urine and pain to urinate?

String blood in urine and pain to urinate?

Requires: A trip to your PCP for urinalysis and culture. Initial management for urinalysis tract infection may be indicated and further urinary anatomic evaluation may be necessary if no resolution or reoccurring symptoms ...Read more

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Urine and blood test, blood normal, urine showing white blood cells and doc referred for ultrasound why? In some pain side/Lowe adm

Urine and blood test, blood normal, urine showing white blood cells and doc referred for ultrasound why? 
In some pain side/Lowe adm

Imagining study: Ultrasound is a safe, non-invasive and inexpensive way to look at the structure of internal organs and is a good first imaging study to investigate WBC in urine. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What does gall sludge, blood in urine, and yellow fingernails have in common?

What does gall sludge, blood in urine, and yellow fingernails have in common?

Sickle cell anemia.: The textbook answer is sickle cell anemia, but by age 22 i assume you would know by now if you had that. There could, of course, be multiple causes; but blood in the urine, by itself, deserves a workup. See your doctor and find out what is causing 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


Dr. Michael Michaels
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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