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Moderate Blood In Urine
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get 2nd opinion: Ask why not treated. If no answer, get evaluation by another physician. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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?
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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