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Sudden Gross Hematuria Causes
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Yes, but not common: Seeing gross bloody urine (gross heamturia) or few or some red bladder cell under microscope (microhematuria) is possible, but still not common for prostatitis while prostatitis has been commonly assigned to many men with some urinary symptoms such as some suprapubic discomfort, vague ache / pain in the perineum (between sac and anus), slow start of urine flow, slow urine flow, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are: Many. Examples are tumors of urinary tract - kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra with bladder most commonly involved, UTI-hemorrhagic cystitis, stone passage through ureter or bladder stone itself, cystitis after radiation, some nephropathy, even after vigorous running, after catheter, after various surgery in kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, and urethra, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 occasion of gross hematuria, no symptoms, urinalysis came back negative. Age 23. Should I push for further investigation? What could be cause?
Might not be urine: I've seen many cases of women in the emergency department mistake blood in the urine with vaginal bleeding. It can be subtle. Medications like Macrobid and pyridum also commonly change the color of urine and can be confused for blood. Renal and bladder stones can also cause bleeding but usually cause pain. You might need further tests if it reccurs. ...Read more
1.Can exercise ck elevation over several months cause isolated dysmorphic gross hematuria? 2.Will eating more protein counter the high ck?
Bone scan 3 weeks ago showed increased radiotracer upper pole right kidney. Now have gross hematuria for 3-4hrs upon waking. What could be the cause?
had episode of gross hematuria. No infection. CT scan shows 2 non obstructing stones. Could stones have caused the hematuria?
Possible but: Are the2 stones in the kidney area or the ureter? What size? GROSS hematuria from small non obstructing stone would be quite unusual. In this context, cystoscopy to rule out bladder tumor and contrast CT-IVP with delayed films to rule out transitional cell tmr (the lining of the urinary tract)of a renal pelvis or ureter is a prudent diagnostic approach. The stones should be followed. Hope all turns well ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Dec 2011 I overdosed on 17 Aleve (naproxen) pills. I got pregnant in july 2012 and I got hydronephrosis in my left kidney. Symptoms were gross hematuria on august 2012. Could the pills have caused this?
No: Hydronephrosis is common during pregnancy, more on the right than left. Could also be due to a kidney stone if there is associated pain. If you have continued to take aleve (naproxen) or another pain medication, you could have bleeding from your kidney from that. Sometimes a clot in the ureter tube could cause pain and hydronephrosis as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could gross hematuria occur 36 hr after trauma? If is only one episode merits further evaluation?
One episode gross hematuria 2 months ago no subsequent micro or macro hematuria, with 7 micros. Cytologies negative. 69 years. Complete workup?
Last month I had one occasion of gross hematuria, definitely not menstruating at the time. I've had nothing visible since! I'm 23, what can this mean?
See Doc timely. ..: Gross heamturia once deserves a timely urological attention and adequate evaluation with comprehensive Hx, physicals, tests - UA, IVP or CT. IVP, etc. +/- cystoscopy. So, pack up the info on the onset, duration, progress, & the possible related symptoms over time, and bring those to Doc so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable care for you. Best wish. .. ...Read more
WBC 8.54, neutro 40%, lympho 51%, mcv 80fL. Sudden gross hematuria for 12 hrs, Urine C/S neg. Are the labs ok for my 5yr kid?
Here are some. ..: Gross hematuria at 89, no matter what, should be thoroughly evaluated at least once with adequate imaging studies followed with cystoscopy. For imaging, US is not enough and CT. IVP is preferred if renal function is suitable. If not, US or CT without contrast can be supplemented with retrograde pyelogram - a special x-ray under fluoroscopy to see image of ureters and the hollow parts of kidneys. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Persistent mild bilat hdn since birth. Now 5 yrs. Usg, DTPA was ok. Recently 1 episode of gross hematuria for 6 hrs. Reason unknown. What test now?
Blood in urine: Please go to doctor as it could be many things such as infection or kidney issues ...Read more
Gross hematuria 7months ago Got Full checkup Rcntly 2-4rbc on urinanalysis (Small Jog 30hrs bfr test) Could indicate recurrence of serious hematuria?
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Just urinated and had a significant color issue. It was almost purple in color. I have no idea why but definitely showing symptoms of gross hematuria?
Can anyone explain to me how a renal contusion, gross hematuria, and pain happens after a physical attack?
Here are some: The one with the described scenario can be safely monitored and followed with rest and healthy lifestyle depending on the timing after the accident. It is caused by speedy shaking-up and impact to disarrange the kidney tissues, and diagnosed with Hx, physicals, imaging studies - usually CT. IVP. So, ask Doc timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having little amounts of blood in semen, recurring every few weeks, for past 8 months. Have got complete testing for gross hematuria last year. Worry?
Gross hematuria for 6hrs. H/O bilat mild HDN & dysentery 1month ago. C/S neg. Usg ok. Creatinine 0.5. no pain or fever. Why doc doesn't do cystoscopy?
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