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Doctor insights on: Red Fibers In Urine

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Does supplemental fiber cause bright yellow urine?

Does supplemental fiber cause bright yellow urine?

Not necessarily: The fiber itself wouldn't but if the product you are using has dyes added into it those might. ...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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Pungent pain at the tip of my penis when I pass urine. No puss discharge or unusual redness or other. Going for a week, getting better a little?

Pungent pain at the tip of my penis when I pass urine. No puss discharge or unusual redness or other. Going for a week, getting better a little?

Urine test: Sounds like an infection, should have it checked & treated. Urinary tract infections can ascend painlessly to the bladder or kidneys, where it can do considerable harm. Please see your Dr. ...Read more

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Can sudocrem help clear up soreness & redness due to sweat & urine & treat thrush & balanitis?

No: You need an antifungal topical treatment as clotrimazole, OTC, and later you need to be evaluated by your doctor if it comes back, ...Read more

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Blood in urine high temp redness in one lower leg?

Blood in urine high temp redness in one lower leg?

Please Go To ER: You are very ill. I would advise getting to the er now. Please do not wait, do not page you doctor, call 911 if you have to. You are describing a situation that could be life threatening. ...Read more

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I have recently had dark urine and a redness on my penis. No pain but a little discomfort while peeing. Echo, blood and urine test evrth normal

I have recently had dark urine and a redness on my penis. No pain but a little discomfort while peeing. Echo, blood and urine test evrth normal

Drink more fluids: Apparently you do not have an infection or a stone in the urinary tract. It may be concentrated urine and you should drink more fluids and that should help. ...Read more

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What could cause my 16 month old little girl to cry and hold her vaginal area? I have called her pediatrician, he isn't concerned nor wanted to see her. She has been doing this for a week now off and on. No temp, no blood in urine, no redness or swellin

What could cause my 16 month old little girl to cry and hold her vaginal area? I have called her pediatrician, he isn't concerned nor wanted to see her. She has been doing this for a week now off and on. No temp, no blood in urine, no redness or swellin

Make her an appt...: I would call and get her an appointment anyway. It is not normal for her to experience focused pain like that. Some possible causes include a simple diaper rash in the area that is irritated by urinating. Even without the doctor's appointment, you can look down there yourself to see if you see any redness and treat it as you would a regular diaper rash. Might require an anti-fungal cream from dr. ...Read more

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First time I notic red cells in urine and then I check it is RCB, s 4-5., pus cells is 1-2. What should I do?

First time I notic red cells in urine and then I check it is RCB, s 4-5., pus cells is 1-2. What should I do?

Hard to say: Without knowing why you have your urine checked in the first place, it is hard to provide you with a guess. However persistent presence RBC in urine in a male is not normal, thus a doctor's visit may be required if this has been a recurring or persistent issue. ...Read more

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What could cause red urine?

What could cause red urine?

Blood & others: Blood makes urine red, can be due to bladder infections or glomerulonephritis, & kidney or bladder stones, also tumors of the kidney, ureter, bladder or urethra. Prostatic enlargement and prostate cancer are other causes. Vascular malformations of bladder or kidney as well as blood coagulation problems ie hemophilia or blood thinners. Foods:beets, blackberries, rhubarb. Meds: pyridium, (phenazopyridine) senna + TB meds. ...Read more

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Can ribena cause red urine?

Can ribena cause red urine?

Not known.: This is not listed as a side effect. To be prudent you should be checked by a urologist or pcp. Make sure that this is not blood in the urine (hematuria), which is a serious condition and should be evaluated. Ribena urinary system side effects: when used in high doses - hyperoxaluria and the formation of kidney stones of calcium oxalate. ...Read more

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For some reason my urine is red.?

For some reason my urine is red.?

Yes: Often red urine suggests blood, and needs to be addressed by a dr. Assap. ...Read more

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Urine is red go to the doctors asap?

Urine is red go to the doctors asap?

Red urine: If it is the only symptom and on first day, and absolutely no other abnormal feeling, it can be due to food [beets! ] or blood = can be from a stone in the kidney of bladder [no pain if not causing blockage], or kidney malformation, of cancer if kidney-bladder. Infection can cause that but always with pain and frequency of urination. If lasting, need absolutely to see a doc. ...Read more

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Can I masturbate if my urine is red?

Can I masturbate if my urine is red?

Sure: You want to find out why your urine is red. Many folks get this after they eat beets. If it's blood, you probably want to get with your personal physician, though many people have intermittent episodes of blood in the urine without a cause ever being found. ...Read more

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Is red urine in 3 year old child alarming?

Is red urine in 3 year old child alarming?

Usually not: Red urine generally indicates bladder infection or urethral injury. Consulting with your child's primary care physician is advised. ...Read more

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I am experiencing blood or red colored urine.

I am experiencing blood or red colored urine.

Blood in urine: This can be for various causes. The blood is coming from bladder, ureter or kidney. This can be caused from stone, infection, polyp, tumor. Blood in urine should be evaluated ...Read more

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Why does my urine look red I've been peeing red for a day now

Why does my urine look red I've been peeing red for a day now

Hello.: Hello. This may be gross hematuria (visible blood in urine). This should be evaluated to ensure that you don't have inflammation, infection or a tumor in the genitourinary system. ...Read more

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What are the differences between coke-colored urine and red urine?

What are the differences between coke-colored urine and red urine?

Degree of blood: Red colored urine usually signifies a new onset, more significant amount of blood in the urine. Cola colored urine (I assume brownish) may indicate the presence of older blood that has been sitting in the bladder for a longer period of time. Some tea coloring of the urine may also indicate the presence of bilirubin occurring with biliary/liver obstruction. See your doctor is any of above occurs ...Read more

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What causes a low red blood count and a trace amount of blood in th e urine?

What causes a low red blood count and a trace amount of blood in th e urine?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. ...Read more

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Got flex cysto. Clear urine afterwards but red urine 2 days after flex. Cysto. Could that be due to the flex. Cystoscopy?

Got flex cysto. Clear urine afterwards but red urine 2 days after flex. Cysto. Could that be due to the flex. Cystoscopy?

Possible, but...: Gross bloody urine 2 days after flexible cystoscopy might be procedure-related, but you should be followed in 3-6 months once at least. Why and how? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html; thereby you gain much insight on how to be followed correctly after nothing significant found at initial evaluation. ...Read more

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Does it mean we have liver problems if we eat beets and fail the beet test by our urine being a red color? Or something else?

Does it mean we have liver problems if we eat beets and fail the beet test by our urine being a red color? Or something else?

Myths: I am really not sure what you are really asking. I know of no liver disease or any other medical condition based upon whether urine turns red after eating beats. This is a myth and there is no medical truth to it. ...Read more

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Once in a while I see red flakes in my urine. It started a month back and I'm a 19 year old guy. They are completely random. What could be the cause?

Once in a while I see red flakes in my urine. It started a month back and I'm a 19 year old guy. They are completely random. What could be the cause?

Need to see a Doc: You should see a doctor. It's important to check your blood pressure, signs of swelling and to do a urine test and, if needed, blood tests as well ...Read more

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Hello, please please could you help us, my mum who is 70 has blood in her urine, she has passed a long bit of blood which was dark red. Please help?

Hello, please please could you help us, my mum who is 70 has blood in her urine, she has passed a long bit of blood which was dark red. Please help?

See a urologist: A urologist will look in your mom's bladder with a fiber optic camera and order a ct scan of the kidneys to figure out where the blood is coming from. ...Read more