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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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Why do I have hematuria in the past 4 months? Small to moderate in each urine analysis. Doctors are brushing it off but I want to know what or why?

Why do I have hematuria in the past 4 months? Small to moderate in each urine analysis.  Doctors are brushing it off but I want to know what or why?

Don't brush: You need to have this checked out. It may be nothing but if there is some blood make sure it is not during your period. If they brush you off, see a urologist to be complete and you need to suggest a cat scan of the kidneys, ureter and bladder to have a complete workup. also need a bladder scope. Make sure it is all negative. ...Read more

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Blood &small concretions in semen 6 months ago had hematuria ct scans, ultrasounds 2cystoscopies all normal Inflamed prostate?( no other symptms Teen

Blood &small concretions in semen 
6 months ago had hematuria
ct scans, ultrasounds 2cystoscopies all normal
Inflamed prostate?( no other symptms
Teen

Here are some...: Clinically, your evaluation for hemospermia and hematuria is more than enough, especially one at 18. But how to sort the things out correctly? The articles in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html and in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter.html will be helpful. More? Ask urologist timely by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Micro hematuria 2yrs both cystoscopy & upper CT negative urinalysis hemoglobin small, RBC 2-5. Dr says this is common for some people. Should I worry?

Micro hematuria 2yrs both cystoscopy & upper CT negative urinalysis hemoglobin small, RBC 2-5. Dr says this is common for some people. Should I worry?

Donot worry: This condition is called " idiopathic hematuria", which simply means that it is not due to any disease therefore Donot worry. Also please remember that it does not always go away, next time you have a urine test with a different doctor, he may tell you the same. Please remember you Donot need to undergo the tests again. Your doctor is right when he says that you should not worry. ...Read more

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Hematuria and 4 small kidney stones still having a lot of pain even though stones are not blocjin anything had CT scan to confirm this tips?

Hematuria and 4 small kidney stones     still having a lot of pain even though stones are not blocjin anything    had CT scan to confirm this    tips?

Pain should resolve: Your pain should resolve if you increase your fluid intake and continue with pain meds as prescribed. You could have had a small stone that passed before the ct scan was done. At 26 yrs old, you should not already have 4 kidney stones. I recommend visiting a urologist for a possible metabolic evaluation to reduce or delay future stone episodes. ...Read more

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Micro hematuria 2 yrs. Both Upper CT Scan & cystoscopy neg. Urologist says idiopathic. Urinalysis Hemoglobin, small, RBC 2-5. What could be the cause?

Micro hematuria 2 yrs. Both Upper CT Scan & cystoscopy neg. Urologist says idiopathic. Urinalysis Hemoglobin, small, RBC 2-5. What could be the cause?

Need more exams: your physician should undertake a complete evaluation and order some additional tests -- depending on your age, the blood could also be from your genital area, etc. ...Read more

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What can cause small traces of blood in urine?

What can cause small traces of blood in urine?

Here are some...: Red blood cell in urine indicates a leak from damaged blood vessels of any caliber, which may result from any forms of inflammations from bacterial, viral, chemical, or even autoimmune, from disease-related effects like hypertention, diabetes, etc., from stones, tumors, even obstructions, etc. More? Go to Blood in Urine - Hematuria in http://www.formefirst.com/hematuria.html. More? Contact me... ...Read more

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What can caue small amounts of blood in urine?

What can caue small amounts of blood in urine?

Many things: Urine infections, menstrual blood contaminations, stones, tumors in the kidney or bladder, some congenital kidney disorders (spongiotic kidney), trauma, strep infections, lupus, chronic bladder catheters, to name some. ...Read more

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