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Doctor insights on: Microscopic Hematuria In Males

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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


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Doctor found microscopic hematuria incidentally and I am asymptomatic. Healthy, 22 yr old male. This doesn't need to be worked up right?

Doctor found microscopic hematuria incidentally and I am asymptomatic. Healthy, 22 yr old male. This doesn't need to be worked up right?

You're kidding ?: This could be something benign like hypercalcuria (too much calcium in your pee), but it could be an early warning for a significant problem that should be treated before you have a permanent problem. Discuss it at length with your doc. ...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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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 I be able to not eat spicy food if I have a problem with my kidney? (microscopic hematuria)

Would I be able to not eat spicy food if I have a problem with my kidney? (microscopic hematuria)

You can eat spicy: Spicy food has nothing to do with hematuria but you should be checked to try to find the cause of the microhematuria. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a ultrasound for kidney? I have microscopic hematuria. Urine 500++

Yes: Ultrasound of the kidney is relatively quick, painless, and uses no ionizing radiation, so it is often the first imaging study performed to evaluate the kidneys. It may identify a potential cause of the hematuria. If it doesn't, further tests may need to be done. ...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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