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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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Docs, could a uretocele cause terminal hematuria?

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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I have intermittent terminal hematuria, usually when opening bowels.Dipstick is negative.If urianalysis is negative,what further tests should be done?

I have intermittent terminal hematuria, usually when opening bowels.Dipstick is negative.If urianalysis is negative,what further tests should be done?

More info needed: Blood in the urine is not normal and needs to be explained. UTI is one of many possible causes, and if a urine culture shows no infection, we look for other causes. A CT can help identify stones. Cystoscopy may also be done to look at the bladder lining. Your urologist can help sort this out. ...Read more

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If intermittent terminal hematuria but both dipstick and microscopic urianalysis negative, and UTI ruled out, what else could it be?

Urethral: Sounds like blood is coming from urethra. Urethral stricture . Direct visualization with a cystoscope by a trained healthcare professional and bladder ultrasound is the next step. ...Read more

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Terminal hematuria (disptick & lab results normal) is increasing in frequency; now coupled with diarrhea. What could it be? Thanks!

Terminal hematuria (disptick & lab results normal) is increasing in frequency; now coupled with diarrhea. What could it be? Thanks!

See a Doc: If dipstick & labs ( do you mean microscopic urine analysis) are normal then what do you mean by terminal hematuria?. Combination of diarrhea with gross or microscopic hematuria especially with some other symptoms such as skin rash, arthritis or blood in the stool and history of travel needs evaluation & management. My suggestion you should talk to your GP. ...Read more

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Intermittent terminal hematuria,but dipstick negative. Could microscopic urianalysis reveal bladder cancer? If urianalysis negative, what other cause?

Intermittent terminal hematuria,but dipstick negative. Could microscopic urianalysis reveal bladder cancer? If urianalysis negative, what other cause?

Cysto: Terminal hematuria is likely from bladder or urethra. Has your doctor suggested cystoscopy? I would not be worried about bladder cancer in a 25 year old but giving you a cause would be guessing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Terminal hematuria but dipstick & lab results normal. How do I know blood is in urine and not coming from vagina? Thanks.

Terminal hematuria but dipstick & lab results normal. How do I know blood is in urine and not coming from vagina? Thanks.

Hematuria: Hi, you might want to ask ur doctor about three-tube test. Three consecutive samples of the urine stream are collected—the first few milliliters, midstream, and the last few milliliters in 3 different tubes which can determine the cause of hematuria, also if you are worried about vaginal bleeding a pelvic exam can help determining the cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I still suffer with occasional burning urination and terminal hematuria? Seen urologist had cystoscopy no Uti everything normal.

Why do I still suffer with occasional burning urination and terminal hematuria? Seen urologist had cystoscopy no Uti everything normal.

Hematuria: This can occur from numerous things, including infection, stones, cancer, kidney disease or injury, medications and even strenuous exercise. Would strongly recommend seeing a nephrologist or good general internist for a full detailed evaluation. Cystoscopy is not a definitive procedure to exclude all causes. ...Read more

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Can bladder cancer be seen on ultrasound? If u/s shows no tumor, should further testing be done on a child with gross terminal hematuria? Not a uti.

Can bladder cancer be seen on ultrasound? If u/s shows no tumor, should further testing be done on a child with gross terminal hematuria? Not a uti.

Here are some ...: Ultrasound study only gives a gross rough imaging assessment with low sensitivity for small lesions. So, it is an absolute saying no bladder cancer. Terminal gross hematuria suggests its origin from the urethra, especially prostate urethra. So, a cystourethroscopy under anesthesia is needed. But, how far an evaluation should go for? It should be individualized. So, ask and talk with Doc timely. ...Read more

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