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Microscopic Hematuria Urine
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
60 yrs Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria urine 2.5 yrs. No protein BP low. Urologist did cystoscopy. Neg. Said common. Do I need to do more? RBC 3.84
It can be benign: Some people are prone to have a few RBCs in their urine. As long as your Bladder and Kidney are checked out to be healthy and free from any tumor or growth, then you can ignore it. I would suggest that you get your kidneys checked out with a CT scan of the abdomen to be sure that there is no tumor there. ...Read more
I'm always showing microscopic hematuria in urine. My doctor doesn't seemed concerned and has no answers for why. What should I do? Should i be concer
Causes of hematuria: Hematuria can be caused by any bleeding in the urinary tract. It could be caused by a tumor of the kidney, kidney stones in the ureters or by a bladder tumor, among other things. Have your urine cultured and if you have hematuria with no uti, see a urologist for evaluation. If you do have an uti, have your urine analyzed after the infection to make sure it resolves. If not, see a urologist. ...Read more
Microscopic hematuria in urine at least 2yrs. Urologist did cystoscopy. Nothing. Said it was idiopathic not to worry. No symptoms. Do I need 2 do more?
Asymptomatic Microscopic hematuria in urine at least 2yrs. No protein Urologist did cystoscopy. Nothing. Said idiopathic. Causes? Please be specific.
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 kidney cysts or small kidney stones but they also give rise to frank blood in urine. ...Read more
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
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
26 f, microscopic hematuria detected inconsistently in urine tests. Blood tests show kidney function is fine. Should i be worried/see a urologist?
Constant hematuria: If you have no urinary tract infection, you need go to a urologist to assess your urinary tract. You will need a renal ultrasound and probably an intravenous pyelogram to see if there are any problems with your kidneys. If these studies show no problem, you will need to have the urologist do a cystoscopy so your urinary bladder's wall can be visualized to see if you have any abnormalities there. ...Read more
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?
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
What is next? Microscopic hematuria. KUB clear, kidney ultrasound clear, urine tests clear, cystoscope clear. Pain in flank. Dr says return 6 months.
Ask your: Urologist about Loin pain hematuria syndrome, to see if you may have this. ...Read more
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
I have microscopic hematuria with no pain or symptoms. My urine cystology is negative and abdomen and pelvic CT scan is normal. Should i be worried?
Probably not: Microscopic hematuria can also happen in young people who vigorously exercise such as runners. Just follow your doctors recommendations. ...Read more
Have lupus. Moderate microscopic hematuria x months though NO RBC in urine, trace ketones in urine, otherwise normal UA. Total bilirubin 1.6. Thoughts?
Scope or dipstick: Microscope or dipstick as opposed to visible or "gross" hematuria, where it is evident to the naked eye. ...Read more
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
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
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 an uti, have your urine analyzed after the infection to make sure it resolves. Hypertension is not a likely cause for it. ...Read more
Can tuberculosis cause microscopic hematuria? I have cough for more than 3 weeks and microscopic hematuria
Microscopic hematuria and cysto, bloodwork and ultrasound were fine. Malb/cre ratio was 156. I know that is high. Next steps are?
Blood in the urine most commonly arises in the setting of bleeding within the urinary system. However, sometimes blood can be in the urine because the kidney isn't filtering as it should, allowing the blood cells into the urine.
Since your microalb/creat ratio is elevated, that could be a sign that the kidneys are leaking protein (not filtering well). You should see a nephrologist for evaluation. ...Read more
49 yr old male never smoke. Microscopic hematuria +1. Cystoscopy found flat red lesion. Nothing else. Biopsy done. What are odds this is primary CIS.
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
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