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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


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25 y.O. Female routine pap smear found microscopic hematuria. No pain, no symptoms, and nurse says no infection. What could be the cause?

25 y.O. Female routine pap smear found microscopic hematuria. No pain, no symptoms, and nurse says no infection. What could be the cause?

Two different source: Microscopic hematuria describes that blood was found in the urine from the bladder. A routine pap smear tests the cervical cells found inside the vagina. The test and the results seem to be from two different sources. You should call your nurse and ask her to clarify the findings as well as the next step. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic microscopic hematuria presented with no symptoms?

What are the causes of chronic microscopic hematuria presented with no symptoms?

Here are. ..: More than one hundred of conditions may cause the scenario you described, including in the following five categories: infection-related, obstruction-related, stone-related, new-growth-related, or kidney-tissue-related. Not infrequently, multiple causes may be implicated. Despite having some many causes, only some 3-5% may be found to have cancer. For detail? Ask Doc timerly. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic microscopic hematuria presented with no symptoms?

What are the causes of chronic microscopic hematuria presented with no symptoms?

Few: If no diagnosis is apparent from the history, urinalysis, radiologic imaging, or cystoscopy, then the most likely causes of persistent isolated hematuria are a mild glomerulopathy and a predisposition to stone disease, particularly in young and middle-aged patients. ...Read more

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Would bacterial vaginitis cause microscopic hematuria?

Would bacterial vaginitis cause microscopic hematuria?

No: 2 different things the microscopic hematuria needs to be worked up by a urologist usually not anything serious, every once in a while could be something serious. ...Read more

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Could untreated hypertension cause persistent microscopic hematuria?

Could untreated hypertension cause persistent microscopic hematuria?

Causes of hematuria: Hematuria can be caused by any bleeding in the urinary tract. It could be due to a tumor of the kidney (K), K stones in the ureters or by a bladder tumor, among other things. Culture your urine and if you have hematuria with no uti, see a urologist for evaluation. If you do have a uti, have your urine analyzed after the infection to make sure it resolves. Hypertension is not a likely cause for it. ...Read more

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Can tuberculosis cause microscopic hematuria? I have cough for more than 3 weeks and microscopic hematuria

Can tuberculosis cause microscopic hematuria? I have cough for more than 3 weeks and microscopic hematuria

Yes, but: Tuberculosis in the kidney can cause microscopic hematuria. Tuberculosis in the lung would not. In all likelihood these two issues are not related. It would be prudent to discuss the issue with the doctor who ordered the urine examination. ...Read more

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I have both microscopic hematuria and mucus present in my urine. I am a 30 year-old female and terrified I have urachal cancer. How likely is this?

I have both microscopic hematuria and mucus present in my urine. I am a 30 year-old female and terrified I have urachal cancer. How likely is this?

Urachal cancer: I've only seen a handful of urachal cancers in the last 20 years. It would be very unlikely. Speak with your urologist. You may need to have an examination of your bladder with a cystoscope. Best of luck. ...Read more

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28 year old female with microscopic hematuria. Rbc 4-10/hpf, ketones trace, 3+ occult blood, >=1.030 specific gravity. What does this mean is itserious?

Dehydrated: The presence of ketones indicates that you were slightly dehydrated when you took the sample. The blood sounds more serious than it actually is, as many people have microscopic hematuria as you describe. If you are having other symptoms, see your physician. ...Read more

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26 f, chronic microscopic hematuria & leukocytes in urine. Asymptomatic. Possible causes other than uti?

26 f, chronic microscopic hematuria & leukocytes in urine. Asymptomatic. Possible causes other than uti?

A long list. ..: Asymptomatic microhematuria may be caused by: infection/inllammation, stones, neoplasms (tumors), & obstruction along the whole urinary tract; and chronic kidney diseases such as various nephropathy by DM, high BP, NSAIDS, certain antibiotics, etc. What to do with them? At least, get one thorough evaluation with CT. IVP + cystoscopy usually and not everyone, then follow up with Doc and cope wit ...Read more

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Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria in urine at least 2yrs. No protein Urologist did cystoscopy. Nothing. Said idiopathic. Causes? Please be specific.

Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria in urine at least 2yrs. No protein Urologist did cystoscopy. Nothing. Said idiopathic. Causes? Please be specific.

Microscopic hematuria: It could be a benign condition, Ig A nephropathy or thin basement membrane disease.
Make sure bp is normal and kidney function is stable.

Other reasons could be other glomerulonephritides, but they usually give rise to protein in the urine. Some people have have kidney cysts or small kidney stones but they also give rise to frank blood in urine. ...Read more

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Have lupus. Have had persistent moderate blood in urine (no RBC) for yrs with no known cause. Now have microscopic hematuria (+2-5), with trace protein?

Have lupus. Have had persistent moderate blood in urine (no RBC) for yrs with no known cause. Now have microscopic hematuria (+2-5), with trace protein?

LUPUS: It certainly sounds like prompt follow-up with one of your doctors would be in order; preferably your rheumatologist. If that follow up appointment is going to be delayed, then make an appointment with your primary care Doctor Who can initiate some further testing and evaluation. ...Read more

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Can bladder cancer cause microscopic hematuria. I'm 32 yrs old not a smoker but microstcopic hematuria persist. Ct scan normal. Can I rule out cancer?

Can bladder cancer cause microscopic hematuria. I'm 32 yrs old not a smoker but microstcopic hematuria persist. Ct scan normal. Can I rule out cancer?

Here are some...: To sort out what may cause microhematuria, please follow the instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html & in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you surely gain much insight on how to work with doctor timely so to deduce the possible cause for microhematuria and how to manage it sensibly and realistically. ...Read more

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I'm 32 yrs old I have persistant microscopic hematuria. Ct scan normal no urine infection. What can be the cause. Is cystoscopy needed? What are next steps

Asymptomatic hematur: Asymptomatic microscopic hematuria if accompanied with proteinuria or abnormal renal function require renal workup. If normal renal function with absence of proteinuria then urology work up is indicated which could include a cystoscopy ...Read more

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Can you have benign microscopic hematuria that isn't caused by bladder cancer, kidney stones, kidney disease etc?

Can you have benign microscopic hematuria that isn't caused by bladder cancer, kidney stones, kidney disease etc?

Here are some. ..: More than 100 reasons can be listed for microhematuria, i.e., >3 RBCs / HPF, and the odd from urinary malignancy is low at around 3 % in thorough work-up with imaging studies and cystoscopy, etc. Although Doc could not specifically give definite DX for all occasions, a proper attention to? UTI, ? obstruction, ? stones, ? tumors, and? Kidney inflammation of a wide range of causes should well cover... ...Read more

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I had microscopic hematuria. Blood test, CT scan, ultra sound results came back normal. Urinalysis at the second time showed no blood. What can cause this?

I had microscopic hematuria. Blood test, CT scan, ultra sound results came back normal. Urinalysis at the second time showed no blood. What can cause this?

See below: There are many causes of small amount of blood in urine, including vigorous exercise. Your investigation suggests that you need not be concerned. You may consult this site for info: http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/blood-in-urine-causes#1
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.
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If normal morphology for red cells can a renal cause be eliminated for a microscopic hematuria in urine? Ct scan normal no infection.

If normal morphology for red cells can a renal cause be eliminated for a microscopic hematuria in urine? Ct scan normal no infection.

See a Urologist: CT with contrast is good to find small renal masses. Really tiny ones not on CTs can still cause hematuria, but are often not clinically significant, at least not yet. A follow up CT sometime may be considered.
Blood may be from the ureter or bladder, requiring CT/U/S or poss. MRI.
Blood can come from diffuse renal disease, esp. If there is also protein in the urine. CT may not see this. ...Read more

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If microscopic hematuria was it diagnosed using a microscope?

If microscopic hematuria was it diagnosed using a microscope?

Scope or dipstick: Microscope or dipstick as opposed to visible or "gross" hematuria, where it is evident to the naked eye. ...Read more

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