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Are red specks in urine from yeast infection?

Are red specks in urine from yeast infection?

The red specks: Would have to be examined microscopically to determine what they are. ...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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I was perscribed antiobiotics against the urine inflammation, and some hours later i noticed that the redness on my penis is more swollen. Is thi norm?

I was perscribed antiobiotics against the urine inflammation, and some hours later i noticed that the redness on my penis is more swollen. Is thi norm?

Not exactly: 20y male with gu infection likely urethritis, so may be able to see part of problem & it may worsen some prior to improving for first 24-48 hours. If 2+ days on meds and still worsening, get rechecked by dr. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications in case one is the cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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Does an UTI cause visible symptoms like a redness on genitals or somth? I have dark urine and a redness but my blood and urine test are pretty normal?

Does an UTI cause visible symptoms like a redness on genitals or somth? I have dark urine and a redness but my blood and urine test are pretty normal?

No: A UTI will generally not cause any discoloration of the genital area. You may have something else (like yeast) that can coexist with a uti. ...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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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Get urinalysis with a mid-stream catch
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Visit PCP or urologist
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Follow up with urologist
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Note other symptoms, related medical history
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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Go to your PCP have a complete exam urinalysis, a culture sensitivity.
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If all exams are normal, make a habit to drink a lot of water.
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Request regular urine checks to see if the blood in your urine persist
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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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