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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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Is it ok to have hematuria for over 7 months?

Is it ok to have hematuria for over 7 months?

Here are some ...: For someone at 50, hematuria alone should incite personal concern and professional urge to initiate a comprehensive evaluation; don't wait but go to see urologist now. As to being okay or not for 7 months, that depends the degree and duration of bloody urine. For usual healthy persons, they can tolerate a blood loss of 45 cc daily without much negative impact to red blood cell counts. Go... ...Read more

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What is iga hematuria?

What is iga hematuria?

IgA Nephropathy: Jack: IgA nephropathy is inflammation of kidneys where immunoglobulin IgA deposits in the renal system - patients experience hematuria - blood in urine. The cause is unknown. The kidneys function well however, in some people there is progression to worsening disease. A kidney specialist must oversee care. Sometimes, IgA nephropathy can be is assoc. with rheumatic disease like Ank. Spondylitis. ...Read more

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Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Yes: Hematuria means blood in the urine, it could be microscopic not visible by naked eyes or macroscopic visible, nephrologist and urologist could investigate the causes. ...Read more

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What causes hematuria in the urine?

What causes hematuria in the urine?

See below: Hematuria is a term applied to blood in the urine, either frank blood or cola coloured urine or microscopic amounts.There are numerous causes, either from bladder or kidneys. ...Read more

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How much blood can you lose if hematuria?

How much blood can you lose if hematuria?

Variable: In micro-hematuria, you lose a negligible amount of blood. With visible hematuria, it can run the gamut from a small amount to a significant amount, even requiring transfusion and emergency surgery. ...Read more

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Docs, could a uretocele cause terminal hematuria?

Usually not...: Ureterocele itself usually will not cause hematuria or terminla hematuria. If ureterocele with stone stuck inside, some heamturia may happen. Terminal hematuria suggests some bleeding from th urothelium in the prostate urethra. ...Read more

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What can cause gross hematuria with no other symptoms?

Many causes: There are many potential causes. Likely a urologist is needed to help evaluate. Cancers of the genitourinary (gu) tract need to be ruled out including kidney cancer, bladder cancer, prostate cancer (in men). Other non-cancerous causes may cause blood in the urine including kidney stones. ...Read more

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What's the cause of hematuria for a 2-3 years old boy?

See below: The most common etiology would probably be infection or trauma, but there are also kidney disorders in children that should be ruled out. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Urinary Bleeding (Definition)

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