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Can a hernia cause occult blood urine?

Can a hernia cause occult blood urine?

Unlikely: While it is possible to have a hernia that is associated with the bladder, it would be unlikely to cause occult blood in he urine. I would recommend further investigation before i would believe that was the cause. ...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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What 1+ occult blood negative in urine means?

What 1+ occult blood negative in urine means?

UA: It means you have +1 blood in your urine and the Normal value should be "Negative" so have the hematuria evaluated and worked up by the Doc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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5.0 urine pH and trace occult blood. Is this normal?

Depends: 5.0 urine ph probably not an issue. Trace occult blood should be investigated and explained. ...Read more

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My 10 year old's urine shows +1 occult blood. Is this concerning and what could it be? He's had 2 done and shows same results.

My 10 year old's urine shows +1 occult blood. Is this concerning and what could it be? He's had 2 done and shows same results.

Needs follow-up: Microscopic hematuria unassociated with proteinuria needs further follow-up. Persistent microscopic hematuria over 18 months warrants kidney biopsy. ...Read more

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What is the possibility if occult blood is 4 + in urine, Bactria is 4+ & protein is 1+?

What is the possibility if occult blood is 4 + in urine, Bactria is 4+ & protein is 1+?

Infection....: Infection......depending on your Hx......kidney stone, Nephropathy, can be considered. ...Read more

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My current routine urine shows occult blood.Same was reported 5 months ago. Blood report is normal. what to do for prevention ?

My current  routine urine shows occult blood.Same was reported 5 months ago. Blood report is normal. what to do for prevention ?

Blood in UA: Occult blood is a potentially significant signal that something is wrong in the urinary tract, and should not be ignored. Depending on your age and history, it could be anything from a small stone to a cancer. See a urologist. ...Read more

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Urine routine. All normal except Occult Blood 2+, Protein 30 mg/dl. Blood all normal except GFR 66. 37 yr old semi-active male. How serious?

Urine routine. All normal except Occult Blood 2+, Protein  30 mg/dl.    Blood all normal except GFR 66. 37 yr old semi-active male. How serious?

Hematuria: Hematuria is always serious if there is no obvious explanation. Expect a workup for kidney and bladder cancer for starters. It would be great to detect these while still curable. There's more but this is the most important reason to be concerned. ...Read more

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Urine occult blood 1+ was result for a urinanalysis. I seem to get this result often, and I am asymptomatic. Is it anything to worry about or no?

Urine occult blood 1+ was result for a urinanalysis. I seem to get this result often, and I am asymptomatic. Is it anything to worry about or no?

Hematuria: If you have had blood on more than one occasion then this needs further work up. Do you have family history of kidney disease ? Best to see a kidney doctor. Thin basement membrane disease is one of the many possibility. Best of luck. This needs attention. ...Read more

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Occult blood in urine means?

Occult blood in urine means?

Heamturia: It could be a UTI even with no symptoms. It could be a kidney stone, vascular malformation,or a tumor. There could be an issue with the bladder or kidney. You should see your doctor and have the urine tested and have the condition checked out. ...Read more

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I have had 2 urine tests showing occult blood 1+ . Is it safe to wear a tampon when I am retested to make sure it's not from the vaginal area?

I have had 2 urine tests showing occult  blood 1+ . Is it safe to wear a tampon when I am retested to make sure it's not from the vaginal area?

Sure: If you are having any vaginal bleeding it can show up in a clean catch urine specimen. A tampon may help. You could also have a catheterized speciman to be the most accurate. If the blood persists then get checked ou to determine the cause. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What does trace of occult blood in urine mean?

What does trace of occult blood in urine mean?

Need more tests: Specifically, you need to have a urinalysis and urine culture by your doctor. If on two urinalyses, there are 3 or more red blood cells per high per field under microscope, then you will need a full workup. The workup includes urine cytology, imaging (ctscan usually), and camera to look inside the bladder (cystoscopy). ...Read more

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Difference between trace and 1+ occult blood in urine ?

Difference between trace and 1+ occult blood in urine ?

RBCs in Urine: These are qualitative terms where trace is a few red blood cells (rbcs) and 1+ is few more rbcs assuming of course that the urine has been screened for the presence of intact rbcs'. Thus the more rbcs the higher the value. Caveat here is that the dipstick can return a positive result when free hemoglobin or other similar substances are present. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a trace of occult blood in urine?

What does it mean if you have a trace of occult blood in urine?

Runs the gamut...: The fact that it is a trace amount is the best news - just keep an eye on it. The fact that there is blood in your urine may indicate kidney stone, infection, prostate cancer, or the simple act of running or driving daily and causing the minor bouncing trauma of those activities that cause your kidneys to leak a little blood. Could be something, could be nothing. Something to follow, though. ...Read more

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Why would ALT elevate acutely with a virus? Was 36 early in month at physical and 74 later in month when sick? WBC normal. Urine 1+ occult blood.

Why would ALT elevate acutely with a virus? Was 36 early in month at physical and 74 later in month when sick? WBC normal. Urine 1+ occult blood.

Liver cell damage: Hepatitis viruses live inside the liver cell where they use the cell metabolic machinery to survive and reproduce until they exhaust the cell and fill it up. At that point the cell ruptures or disintegrates releasing its contents like ALT. Death of many cells means more ALT release and worse liver disease symptoms ...Read more

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I am 20 f. Urine culture 2 weeks ago results showed occult blood of trace. Blood in urine. Now i notice white small shredded like stuff. What is it?

I am 20 f. Urine culture 2 weeks ago results showed occult blood of trace. Blood in urine. Now i notice white small shredded like stuff. What is it?

Inconsistent info: Urine culture does not detect blood. If urine culture was negative for bacterial growth, the "white small shredded like stuff" is likely to be mucus and not something to be concerned about. If you do have blood in urine and it was not contamination from menstrual blood, it needs to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Had urine test, some results urine occult blood negative trace Urine protein screen negative, trace mg\dl negative. is this normal reading with trace ?

Had urine test, some results urine occult blood negative trace Urine protein screen negative, trace mg\dl negative. is this normal reading with trace ?

Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is in the best position to do that. Having said that, the results you provided are normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a trace amount of albumin and occult blood, ketone boldies and bacteria present, epithelial cells 10-15 im urine test.?

What does it mean to have a trace amount of albumin and occult blood, ketone boldies and bacteria present, epithelial cells 10-15 im urine test.?

Contaminated: The epithelial cells tell me that there was some contamination of your sample. Just being a woman makes it more difficult to give a clean-catch urine. You may want to repeat it, perhaps next year or earlier if you physician advises. ...Read more

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Blood in urine no uti . First time it said 4-10 rbc and plus 1. Second time no rbc but still plus 1 for occult blood a few days later. Thoughts?

Get repeat UA: If your continue to have blood in the urine, you will need Urology consult to rule out some things.
The list for blood in the urine is long, and depends on your age and medical history, meds taken, trauma, etc

Just get the repeat UA done, then if blood still present--Urology consult. ...Read more

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I got my CBC and Urinalysis results back. I have no RBC or WBC in my urine but I have trace occult blood in the urine. What could be the be the cause?

I got my CBC and Urinalysis results back. I have no RBC or WBC in my urine but I have trace occult blood in the urine. What could be the be the cause?

Some ideas: A few red cells may have lysed in a dilute urine. This may be myoglobin or free hemoglobin from your exercising. There may have been contamination if it was your time of month. Or it may be a lab error. Your physician may decide to just watch it, or repeat the test. ...Read more

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What could cause high blood pressure to start out of the blue current (155/95) and occult blood in urine?

What could cause high blood pressure to start out of the blue current (155/95) and occult blood in urine?

Needs urgent attenti: many glomerular (kidney) conditions could do that. It is abnormal and with your age also you need urgent attention with complete blood work and urine analysis. ...Read more

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Getting pegnancy symptoms, 3rd day of missed periods. Negative home strip test. Found occult blood in urine?

Getting pegnancy symptoms, 3rd day of missed periods. Negative home strip test. Found occult blood in urine?

SEE THE DOCTOR: Having blood in the urine is not normal. Check a quantitative pregnancy test(more specific than home tests). ...Read more

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I have bladder/ flank pain with occult blood in urine and something that feels like round ligament pain (not preg). Is this a gyn or urology issue?

I have bladder/ flank pain with occult blood in urine and something that feels like round ligament pain (not preg). Is this a gyn or urology issue?

Could be stone: It is possible that you have a stone that is passing as this can cause blood in urine and pain in flank and bladder regions. Best to see a urologist to check urine also to rule out infection and potentially imaging to rule out kidney stones or other urinary causes for pain. ...Read more

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I have blood urine moderate a my CT scan is negative. ?

I have blood  urine moderate  a my CT scan is negative. ?

CT scan of what?: If there is blood in your urine, it would be prudent to see a kidney doctor, a nephrologist. A negative CT scan of the head does not rule out kidney or lower urinary tract lesions.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

Occult Blood (Definition)

Blood that is not visible to the eye, but that can ...Read more