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3 weeks ago I had strep throat and hematuria. Doc gave penicillin. Diagnosed psgn. Now urinalysis shows RBC count 20-30, all blood tests normal-issue?

3 weeks ago I had strep throat and hematuria. Doc gave penicillin. Diagnosed psgn. Now urinalysis shows RBC count 20-30, all blood tests normal-issue?

Autoimmunity: It is a fact that streptococcal infections of the throat or elsewhere can cause glomerulo-nephritis or even myocarditis. The mechanism is thought to be an autoimmune response to a protein on the bacterium that cross reacts to a similar protein on the person's own tissue. This is called auto-immunity and is only one of many autoimmune diseases in humans such as lupus, diabetes type I and anemia. ...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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Why do I have strep throat and blood in my urine?

Why do I have strep throat and blood in my urine?

Thanks for asking!: Please see your doctor. The bacteria causing your strep throat, can cause problems in other areas too, including the kidneys. ...Read more

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Gerd petechiae enlarge liver no hep some blood in urine 2 Swollen glands neck elevated lymphocytes but hiv neg after 7 months? What could it be help!

Gerd petechiae enlarge liver no hep some blood in urine 2 Swollen glands neck elevated lymphocytes but hiv neg after 7 months? What could it be help!

Specialist: My advice is to consult an infectious disease specialist. Although rare, seronegative cases of hiv do occur and require a RNA testing to detect viremia although I would expect the specialist to order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis in your case after he/she evaluates you. Bring all your test results to the appointment. ...Read more

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Can Strep Throat cause you to cough up blood?

Can Strep Throat cause you to cough up blood?

Yes: Infected tonsils often bleed easily. If the amount of blood is large or continues, see your doctor so he/she can look at your tonsils. Also check to see if the blood is coming from your nose. All the best. ...Read more

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Can strep throat cause your throat to bleed or have streaks of blood down you throat and in the back of the back?

Can strep throat cause your throat to bleed or have streaks of blood down you throat and in the back of the back?

Not usually: Strep is a extremely sore throat caused by a bacteria. Usually people have red dots on back roof of their mouth as well as white exudate on the back of their throat. Some people have a fever and upset stomach along with the sore throat. ...Read more

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Difference between strep and sore throat? Gave blood monday and now have a sore or strep throat what's the cause?

Difference between strep and sore throat? Gave blood monday and now have a sore or strep throat what's the cause?

See below: A sore throat is exactly what it says it is - a sore throat (more of a symptom). Strep throat is a specific cause of sore throat caused by group a strep bacteria. Testing by your doctor is the only way to tell if it is strep or not. ...Read more

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I have strep throat & started taking amoxicillin yesterday its twice a day @ 875mg. I noticed today that my urine is bright yellow almost orange color?

I have strep throat & started taking amoxicillin yesterday its twice a day @ 875mg. I noticed today that my urine is bright yellow almost orange color?

Vitamin overdose: You might also be taking some vitamin supplements? Particularly B-vitamins? I don't actually recommend vitamin supplements unless you have a 'real' reason to take them. I don't think the Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is at fault here-but it's quite possible you're dehydrated from your illness. I would drink as much fluid as you can: thin soups, ginger tea, lemonade, coconut water etc to support your body through this ...Read more

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Why would there be blood in my phlegm with strep throat?

Why would there be blood in my phlegm with strep throat?

Seek consult: Blood in your throat is never normal. Get an ent. ...Read more

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Hello. I have strep throat and Whenever I hack up mucus (I do this all the time instead of blowing my noise) some blood shows on the mucus. Help?

Hello. I have strep throat and Whenever I hack up mucus (I do this all the time instead of blowing my noise) some blood shows on the mucus. Help?

Common problem.: I assume you are on antibiotics. If not you need to be. Small amounts of blood in the mucus are common with infections of the nose and throat. IF you have a lot of bleeding or you still have fever after 72 hours, can't swallow liquids, shortness of breath etc. Call doc right away or get seen again. This should clear up as you recover. ...Read more

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I have strep throat and blood in ear. Is this normal?

I have strep throat and blood in ear. Is this normal?

Not common: Strep pharyngitis does not typically cause bloody ear drainage. Theoretically, severe inflammation could cause enlargement of the blood vessels on the ear drum, which might bleed. I'd consider this a stretch though! ...Read more

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Blood test positive for strep, But I don't remember having strep throat recently. Where could it come from? 10 days on penicillin, Should that clear it up

Blood test positive for strep, But I don't remember having strep throat recently. Where could it come from? 10 days on penicillin, Should that clear it up

Hard to say: I assume you are commenting on a strep antibody test, since you would be very sick with strep in your blood. Adults can have ASO and similar tests at higher than expected levels form rather insignificant illnesses. A single skin infection, minor sore throat, or other issue can push up a titer. In the absence of symptoms it is viewed as a curiosity, not a sign of active disease. ...Read more

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I tast blood when I swallow and I have strep throat. What should I do?

I tast blood when I swallow and I have strep throat. What should I do?

It happens: Any infection that inflames your throat/tonsils can result in a little bloody debris. If you have tested positive for strep and are under treatment, that's all you need to do. If not, see a doc and get evaluated/treated. ...Read more

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I've had strep throat for 3 day and had two wisdoms pulled 2 days prior today cleared my throat two clots covered in blood came up now blood in myspit?

I've had strep throat for 3 day and had two wisdoms pulled 2 days prior today cleared my throat two clots covered in blood came up now blood in myspit?

Blood due to tooth: If you have had a culture of the throat documenting s. Hemolyticus, it is possible you have a hemorrhagic tonsillitis. It is more likely that the blood is arising from the sockets where the teeth were removed. See your oral surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it means when you have a strep throat and you wake up with blood in your mouth is it coming from the throat? And why

What does it means when you have a strep throat and you wake up with blood in your mouth is it coming from the throat? And why

See the doctor: Strep throat can involve the mouth also and cause your gums to bleed especially if you have gum disease so that is most likely where the blood is coming from have the doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Doctor said I have strep throat. Is it normal for me to cough up tiny bits of blood alongside of mucus?

Doctor said I have strep throat. Is it normal for me to cough up tiny bits of blood alongside of mucus?

Not unusual: Some individuals get marked inflammation from strep throat, and with cough, fragile blood vessels could rupture and cause bleeding. This should resolve with treatment. Be sure to complete your full course of medication, as the strep infection tends to flare if only partially treated. ...Read more

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1 YR old tested positive for strep throat. He has taken cefdinir for 6 days but symptoms still present: including fever (101-104) &blood count normal.

1 YR old tested positive for strep throat. He has taken cefdinir for 6 days but symptoms still present: including fever (101-104) &blood count normal.

Needs re-evaluation: Bacterial resistance to the antibiotic? Discuss with the pediatrician that fevers are persisting! They may wish to change the antibiotic. Likely they will want to reevaluate your son and make sure that nothing else is going on and THEN change the antibiotic. ...Read more

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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


Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more