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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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What does 1+ mean when blood in urine?

What does 1+ mean when blood in urine?

Well,: Blood in the urine is an alarming finding. However it is not always a cause for serious concern, though it can sometimes point to a dangerous condition so it is important to take yourself to a doctor's as soon as it is noticed. ...Read more

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What does a lot of blood in urine mean?

What does a lot of blood in urine mean?

Time to see urology: This is serious. It can be infection, stone, cancer or many other things but it needs to be checked out. In a 24 year old woman it's probably infection but you need to be cultured and treated. ...Read more

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What can microscopic blood in urine mean?

What can microscopic blood in urine mean?

Hematuria...: Per aua guidelines of 2012, if you have >3 red blood cells in a urine sample and are over age 35, you should see a urologist for a work up. If you are younger than 35, the urologist may choose to observe you or work you up, depending on your risk factors. The standard work up consists of a triple-phase ct scan and cystoscopy (a camera in the bladder). This standardized work up determines cause. ...Read more

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What does blood in urine for a male mean?

What does blood in urine for a male mean?

Blood in urine: If there is blood in the urine and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, recent groin injury, recent genitourinary surgery, etc? See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What does a trace of blood in urine mean?

What does a trace of blood in urine mean?

Hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to find its cause. First have a urine culture to see if you have a uti. If not, see a urologist (u) for an evaluation of the h. The u will order a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the state of your kidneys. If those tests are negative, a cystoscopy, to see the bladder wall, may be needed. If you don't have a uti, see a u to find the cause of it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Large amount of blood in urine is not normal?

Large amount of blood in urine is not  normal?

Always abnormal: Any amount of blood in the urine is abnormal and is a little more ominous if you can see it suspended in the urine. There are many sources from benign to very serious possibilities. You should either see your family doctor or a urologist right away for this. ...Read more

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What can cause small traces of blood in urine?

What can cause small traces of blood in urine?

Here are some...: Red blood cell in urine indicates a leak from damaged blood vessels of any caliber, which may result from any forms of inflammations from bacterial, viral, chemical, or even autoimmune, from disease-related effects like hypertention, diabetes, etc., from stones, tumors, even obstructions, etc. More? Go to Blood in Urine - Hematuria in http://www.formefirst.com/hematuria.html. More? Contact me... ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine for more than 1 and a half month?

What causes blood in urine for more than 1 and a half month?

Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is never a normal finding. It could come from a uti, bleeding from the bladder (b) or the kidneys. I would first get a urine culture, it is normal the next step is a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the structure of the kidneys and to see if there are kidney stones or a tumor present. If of these negative, you need to see a urologist to look at your urinary bladder. ...Read more

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I have blood in urine, really worried, what do you recommend?

I have blood in urine, really worried, what do you recommend?

See your doctor: Blood is normally not found in urine. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? Injury or recent surgery could also cause this. In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: trace blood in urine?

What is the definition or description of: trace blood in urine?

Microscopic amounts: The urine should be totally clear -- no blood, no pus. Small amounts of blood could be seen in the urine of normal people (marathon runners and truck drivers who constantly pound the kidneys up and down). Usually, though, blood in the urine may indicate trouble like stones, bladder infection, cancer, or other pathology that may need to be investigated. ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of blood in urine what does it mean?

Would like to have explanation of blood in urine what does it mean?

Urinary tract pathol: You have blood in the urine with/ without any pain, you need to see your doctor asap, you will need blood and urine test, a cat scan of your kidneys to find the cause. The possibilities are you may have a kidney stone, kidney infection, bladder infection or tumors, glomerular disease like glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney disease and tumors of kidney including cancer. ...Read more

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Blood in urine from stones?

Blood in urine from stones?

See below: Yes, stone passage can cause blood in urine, usually acompanied by pain in the loin area. ...Read more

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How to treat blood in urine?

How to treat blood in urine?

Hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to find its cause. First have a urine culture to see if you have a uti. If not, see a urologist (u) for an evaluation. Of the h. The u will order a renal ultrasound and an ivp to assess the state of your kidneys. If those tests are negative, a cystoscopy, to see the bladder wall, may be needed. If you don't have a uti, see a u to find the cause of it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Occult blood in urine means?

Occult blood in urine means?

Heamturia: It could be a UTI even with no symptoms. It could be a kidney stone, vascular malformation,or a tumor. There could be an issue with the bladder or kidney. You should see your doctor and have the urine tested and have the condition checked out. ...Read more

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Can ic cause blood in urine?

Can ic cause blood in urine?

IC: Interstitial cystitis (ic) usually is not associated with blood in the urine (hematuria). Urinary tract infections and stones are a much more likely etiology of blood in the urine. Occasionally hematuria, usually microscopic, is hereditary and of no significance. @ 15 % of hematuria, in older patients is associated with tumors and cancer which is usually detected with a ct scan or cystoscopy. ...Read more

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Is the blood in urine curable?

Is the blood in urine curable?

Diagnosis First: Whether it is curable depends on where it is coming from. It may be from the filtering units, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, or urethra. The presence of other factors in the urine, symptoms, and patient's age all will suggest a likely source, and order of investigations to your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood in urine with pain in side?

Blood in urine with pain in side?

Hematuria: Could be a bladder infection, kidney infection or kidney stone. You should get it checked out. In the meantime drink water to help flush your system. ...Read more

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Caaaan wine cause blood in urine?

Caaaan wine cause blood in urine?

Foods and hematuria: If you have hematuria (h), you need to see a urologist (u) for its evaluation. H is not normal and wine will not alter its cause or influence its severity in any way. See a u who can lead you to a diagnosis and a cure for your h. ...Read more

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8 year old boy has blood in urine?

Time to seek help: Needs to get in today or tomorrow & be evaluated. Blood color in the urine can be from many things, but a minimum of a visit & some testing will be needed to sort it out. ...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