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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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Can gross painless hematuria affect pregnancy? Doctors aren't sure what the cause is for the hematuria is, but can it affect my baby? :(

Can gross painless hematuria affect pregnancy? Doctors aren't sure what the cause is for the hematuria is, but can it affect my baby? :(

No : Hematuria is not going to affect the baby. It is good that the doctors are trying to find the cause but this is to help you not because the presence of hematuria is harmful to the baby. ...Read more

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Have hematuria no pain, no nothing, and unknown why, dr. Said to wait it will go away and it did but comes back few times after masturbation in urine?

Have hematuria no pain, no nothing, and unknown why, dr. Said to wait it will go away and it did but comes back few times after masturbation in urine?

Blood in the urine: Blood in the urine is an abnormal condition that should be evaluated by a urologist. Depending on your age, smoking status, and other health factors blood in the urine can be due to several conditions, some very significant like bladder or kidney cancer. ...Read more

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25 y.O. Female routine pap smear found microscopic hematuria. No pain, no symptoms, and nurse says no infection. What could be the cause?

25 y.O. Female routine pap smear found microscopic hematuria. No pain, no symptoms, and nurse says no infection. What could be the cause?

Two different source: Microscopic hematuria describes that blood was found in the urine from the bladder. A routine pap smear tests the cervical cells found inside the vagina. The test and the results seem to be from two different sources. You should call your nurse and ask her to clarify the findings as well as the next step. ...Read more

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Severe urinary urgency and frequency, lasting only a few hours and recurring every few weeks. Occasional incontinence and hematuria. Urine tests/culture are normal, no pain/burning. What could it be?

Need to see urolo: Gist. Your symptoms are in many ways consistent with overactive bladder syndrome. It's possible that you always have microscopic hematuria. At any rate, you do need a full urological evaluation to determine the exact diagnosis. www.nafc.org/bladder-bowel-health/types-of-incontinence/... Read about the causes, prevalence, and treatment options for urge incontinence from nafc. ...Read more

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Dosctor actually my father has 3 years of hematuria which is on and off with a gap of 1-2 months the hematuria is intial in the very beginning of urination with no pain and burning.he has done almost all investigations including CTKUB urine cytology for m

Dosctor actually my father has 3 years of hematuria which is on and off with a gap of 1-2 months the hematuria is intial in the very beginning of urination with no pain and burning.he has done almost all investigations including CTKUB urine cytology for m

Keep looking: Blood in the urine can be caused by a tumor or other serious condition. Has he had a cystoscopy, in which a urologist looks inside the urine channel? This is a short office procedure and would show the lower part of the urethra, where this blood is probably coming from. ...Read more

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Causes of gross hematuria with no pain, bladder wall thickening on CT & inability to urinate?

Causes of gross hematuria with no pain, bladder wall thickening on CT & inability to urinate?

Here are ...: You need cystoscopy to confirm if you have bladder tumor and bladder outlet blockage by prostate enlargement by BPH or prostate cancer or both. Detailed Hx plus cysto... are the must step to take. Please don't delay for not hurting. ...Read more

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