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Urine test moderate blood in urine, what could be wrong?

Urine test moderate blood in urine, what could be wrong?

Many reasons: Blood in urine can go from simple infection to severe inflammation of your kidneys. You really need to see your doctor and have this checked out. ...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


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My urine dips always show 1+ or moderate blood in urine, but usually no RBC. What could be the cause of frequesnt blood in urine with no RBC?

My urine dips always show 1+ or moderate blood in urine, but usually no RBC. What could be the cause of frequesnt blood in urine with no RBC?

Who tests?: Are you testing your own urine or is it done by a professional? Why? Hemolysed blood tests pos for hemoglobin but not for red cells. There are various ways this can happen. WHAT DOES YOUR DR SAY??? ...Read more

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The doctor said I have moderate blood in urine but didn't treat it?

The doctor said I have moderate blood in urine but didn't treat it?

Get 2nd opinion: Ask why not treated. If no answer, get evaluation by another physician. ...Read more

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What does moderate blood in urine chemistry mean? Doctor said nothiing to worry about.

What does moderate blood in urine chemistry mean? Doctor said nothiing to worry about.

Testing Method: Any blood in the urine on a properly collected specimen (catheterized for women) warrants evaluation if persistent or visible.
If you've not had a cath specimen then it is critical you do. If there's no blood on two separate tests then you are ok. If there is blood then you need to see a urologist. Two cath specimens like this warrant a workup. A ct and look in the bladder should be done. ...Read more

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Urine dips always show 1+ or moderate blood in urine, but usually no RBC. What could be the cause? This is NOT during my menstrual cycle. Thanks

Urine dips always show 1+ or moderate blood in urine, but usually no RBC. What could be the cause? This is NOT during my menstrual cycle. Thanks

Microhematuria: If you exercise heavily, you will secrete myoglobin in your urine and as a UA can not distinguish between hemoglobin (from blood) and myoglobin (from muscle), UA will be positive for blood but no RBC seen. If your UA however reveals both blood and RBC then you need to seek a urologist's care for further evaluation and workup. ...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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I have interstitial cystitis and lupus. UA lately has been showing moderate blood in urine but no RBC. Do I just assume it's from the IC?

I have interstitial cystitis and lupus. UA lately has been showing moderate blood in urine but no RBC. Do I just assume it's from the IC?

Assume nothing: Do not assume the cause of the bleeding present, rather see your FP or Urology MD for confirmation. The ultimate fate of your kidneys is at risk if you assume and are wrong. ...Read more

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Had influenza. Bad muscle aches. Drank tons of h20. UA showed moderate blood in urine, neg for RBC. Urine was yellow/clear. Specific gravity >1.030??

Had influenza. Bad muscle aches. Drank tons of h20. UA showed moderate blood in urine, neg for RBC. Urine was yellow/clear. Specific gravity >1.030??

Few issues here: Well first of all you need to drink more water you are indeed dehydrated. Now not sure if you had vomiting or diahrea but you did not state so. The other issue is the blood you need to hydrate. And then give another yrine specimen to see if the blood is gone. Very important for you to do this. Valdosta have you been ecercising is this why you ache? Need a good history ...Read more

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UA showed moderate blood in urine, but neg for RBC. Urine was yellow/clear. Specific gravity was >1.030. Have lupus & interstitial cystitis. Any concern?

UA showed moderate blood in urine, but neg for RBC. Urine was yellow/clear. Specific gravity was >1.030. Have lupus & interstitial cystitis. Any concern?

Okay,...: Your UA is okay with good working ability of kidneys since urine specific gravity is hight at 1.030. More? Ask doctor timely for detail. ...Read more

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Moderate blood in urine, no bacteria found, is there treatment?

Moderate blood in urine, no bacteria found, is there treatment?

Get evaluation: Blood in urine is usually not from routine infection. Stones, tuberculosis and multisystem diseases need to be considered.
Insist on an answer from your physician or obtain second opinion. ...Read more

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Had ua which shows moderate microsccopic blood in urine but when cultured shows no RBC or WBC or protein. How can be moderate blood but no rbc?

Had ua which shows moderate microsccopic blood in urine but when cultured shows no RBC or WBC or protein. How can be moderate blood but no rbc?

Wrong test: A urine culture looks for bacteria growing, it can not detect red blood cells

Hematuria without visible red blood cells can result from hemolyzed rbcs or rhabdomyolosis. Rbcs are frequently seen without protein in urologic disease. ...Read more

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Is moderate amount of blood in urine with no bacteria an indication of lupus?

Is moderate amount of blood in urine with no bacteria an indication of lupus?

Not really: It indicates that you have hematuria. There are many things that can cause hematuria- from infection, inflammation, stones, problem with kidney itself-likenephritis, nephrotic syndrome, etc. You need to have more eval like a ct scan, and need to see a urologist or nephrologist depending on what is the cause/problem. ...Read more

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What might be cause of trace ketones and moderate blood in routine urine sample. NO RBC in urine though. My non-fasting glucose was 102.?

What might be cause of trace ketones and moderate blood in routine urine sample. NO RBC in urine though. My non-fasting glucose was 102.?

Few issues: It is abnormal to have blood in thevurine. So this must be accounted for. Now if you are on a period or kidney stones this may account for the blood. But must know the cause. So hydrate well and go back to doctor for another sample to see if the blood is gone. If not you may have to do further testing ...Read more

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Moderate amount of microscopic blood in urine sample. Had cat scan and found nothing. What could it be? All values were normal in urinalyses.

Moderate amount of microscopic blood in urine sample. Had cat scan and found nothing. What could it be? All values were normal in urinalyses.

More tests needed.: Your initial investigations may not be complete. After a CT scan is negative, should the hematuria be persistent, i.e. not just due to a treatable infection or a kidney stone that may pass, you'd need a cystoscopy wherein they put a camera into the bladder via the urethra and look at the bladder under direct visualization. ...Read more

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I had a urine cytology done because last 4 months moderate blood is in my urine alot of lower belly and back pain test results showed moderate blood a?

I had a urine cytology done because last 4 months moderate blood is in my urine alot of lower belly and back pain test results showed moderate blood a?

Consult Urologist: Blood in urine requires a comprehensive physical examination including digital rectal exam, speculum vaginal examination & at least kidney, pelvic & bladder ultrasound. Could this be a STD? Might also require CT scan of pelvis. Good Luck ...Read more

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What can over moderate traces of blood in your urine mean?

What can over moderate traces of blood in your urine mean?

Trace blood in urine: If there is a trace of blood and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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My WBC in urine was 10 and blood is moderate from urine test. I have a c t scan scheduled. Should i be worried?

My WBC in urine was 10 and blood is moderate from urine test. I have a c t scan scheduled. Should i be worried?

Worry is never good: You are being worked up for why you have wbc's in your urine and hematuria. Could be kidney stones, etc. But the work up is necessary, and no matter what it shows, you will be taking steps to help treat your condition. God bless. ...Read more

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Larascoptic pyeloplasty fixed crossing vessel puj last year. But getting pain and moderate hydronephrosis.blood and protein in urine.why would this be?

Larascoptic pyeloplasty fixed crossing vessel puj last year. But getting pain and moderate hydronephrosis.blood and protein in urine.why would this be?

Need evaluation: There are many potential causes of recurrent pain with hydronephrosis and inflammation after a pyeloplasty. You need to make sure that there is not a stricture (narrowing) that developed at the site of repair. Sometimes a kidney stone formed in the kidney might have begun to pass. UTI must also be ruled out. Talk to your urologist about appropriate tests. ...Read more

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If lab shows blood in urine on a 'light' day menstruating, does a microscope test differenciate between that & other causes? Moderate mucus etc

No: Blood in the urine from a voided specimen any time during menstruation is unreliable. You'll either have to wait until your period is completely stopped and get a clean catch specimen or have a straight catheterization for a repeat specimen. ...Read more

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Urine results showed 100 mg/dL Protein in urine, Moderate Blood, Total Protein/Creatinine Ratio, Urine 319.7, Red Blood Cells, Urine 4-10, SEC many.

Urine results showed 100 mg/dL Protein in urine, Moderate Blood, Total Protein/Creatinine Ratio, Urine 319.7, Red Blood Cells, Urine 4-10, SEC many.

Sounds like you: Had a urine test for infection? Results look like you may have a mild UTI, though some numbers do not match up with the test acronym. Make sure you drink plenty of water and take antibiotics given with food. If you have pain on urination, the healthcare provider can give you some medicine to numb that area up for a couple of days. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain. Gential pain. Blood in urine. Tested negative kidney stones appendisitis.uti negitive. Bedwetting moderate.

Here are some ...: Depsite 31, any documented blood in urine — visible or invisible — should be evaluated with imaging studies for kidneys / ureters & cystoscopy for bladder & urethra, especially at NO UTI. Peliv & genital pains and bedwetting may be related but not with blood in urine except having severe bladder stone or bladder tumor. So, follow with an Uro-doc to plan how to assess & care for your concerns. ...Read more

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Blood in urine?

Blood in urine?

Blood in urine: Multiple things cause blood in urine. Most common is a urinary tract infection. However, anything affecting the kidneys (stones, inflammation, glomerulonephritis) or the bladder (cysts, cancer, trauma) can cause blood in the urine. Also, things affecting the penis (irritation, inflammation, infection, trauma) can cause blood. Should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood in urine?

Blood in urine?

Get evaluated: You should definitely seek a medical opinion if you have seen blood in your urine. This could indicate infection, stone, or tumor in the renal system (kidney, ureter, and bladder.) Please,, contact your doctor and express your concerns. ...Read more

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Causes of blood in urine?

Causes of blood in urine?

Infection, stone, or: The most common cause of blood in urine is a bladder infection. It may also be a sign of kidney stones. Rarely, if the blood is persistent in your urine, it could be bladder or kidney cancer. You should see a urologist if it doesn't go away. ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Many things: Blood in urine can be from minor to major causes. Tumors, infections, inflammation, medications, ruptured vesses in the urinary system all can cause blood in the urine. A single drop of blood in a cup of urine can turn the urine red. If you suspect blood in your urine, get seen by your pcp or urologist and find the cause. Don't delay. It is not worth it to wait. ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Lots of things: If this is new, we'll do some imaging to see if you have a tumor in your kidney or bladder, or a stone. If you do, hopefully we can take care of it before it can hurt you. Around 1% of folks have it for their entire lives, often from a minor problem with collagen synthesis ("thin GBM syndrome"). ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Hematuria: Most commonly bladder infections. Gross blood in urine needs to be evaluated by doctor. Other causes could be bladder cancer, passing a kidney stone, interstitial cystitis (inflamation of urinary bladder), prostatitis (in males). Many other cause. Please, see physician. ...Read more

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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