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Doctor insights on: Uremia Vs Hematuria

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Dr. Michael Michaels
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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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Are uremia and uraemia the same thing?

Yes: In the U.S., it is most commonly spelled uremia; in the U.K., I believe it is spelled uraemia. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have hematuria for over 7 months?

Is it ok to have hematuria for over 7 months?

Here are some ...: For someone at 50, hematuria alone should incite personal concern and professional urge to initiate a comprehensive evaluation; don't wait but go to see urologist now. As to being okay or not for 7 months, that depends the degree and duration of bloody urine. For usual healthy persons, they can tolerate a blood loss of 45 cc daily without much negative impact to red blood cell counts. Go... ...Read more

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What is iga hematuria?

What is iga hematuria?

IgA Nephropathy: Jack: IgA nephropathy is inflammation of kidneys where immunoglobulin IgA deposits in the renal system - patients experience hematuria - blood in urine. The cause is unknown. The kidneys function well however, in some people there is progression to worsening disease. A kidney specialist must oversee care. Sometimes, IgA nephropathy can be is assoc. with rheumatic disease like Ank. Spondylitis. ...Read more

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Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Yes: Hematuria means blood in the urine, it could be microscopic not visible by naked eyes or macroscopic visible, nephrologist and urologist could investigate the causes. ...Read more

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What causes hematuria in the urine?

What causes hematuria in the urine?

See below: Hematuria is a term applied to blood in the urine, either frank blood or cola coloured urine or microscopic amounts.There are numerous causes, either from bladder or kidneys. ...Read more

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How much blood can you lose if hematuria?

How much blood can you lose if hematuria?

Variable: In micro-hematuria, you lose a negligible amount of blood. With visible hematuria, it can run the gamut from a small amount to a significant amount, even requiring transfusion and emergency surgery. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, can uremia patients eat bananas?

Hello doctors, can uremia patients eat bananas?

Banana & uremia: Uremic patients usually have very poor appetite. The question is not really whether they could eat bananas but what problems bananas can cause in uremic patients. Bananas are high in potassium and patients who are uremic will likely have difficulty excreting potassium from the body. High blood potassium can lead to irregular heart rhythms which can cause lead to a life-threating situation. ...Read more

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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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What can cause gross hematuria with no other symptoms?

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 more

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What's the cause of hematuria for a 2-3 years old boy?

What's the cause of hematuria for a 2-3 years old boy?

See below: The most common etiology would probably be infection or trauma, but there are also kidney disorders in children that should be ruled out. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What is the difference between uremia and hepatic encephalopathy?

What is the difference between uremia and hepatic encephalopathy?

See below: Both can cause Metabolic Encephalopathies, or brain dysfunction. Uremia due to kidney failure, hepatitis due to liver failure. The pathways and toxicity are respectively different but the net effect on brain may be very similar. Clinicians can easily distinguish the two entities. ...Read more

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Could you give me a list of specialists in florida or cuba area who deals with children with hematuria?

Could you give me a list of specialists in florida or cuba area who deals with children with hematuria?

Hematuria doctors: You should call the hospital in the area that the child resides in an ask for a list of pediatric urologists who can find out the cause of the hematuria and start the child on a treatment plan to resolve it. Good luck. ...Read more

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He already had his normal colonoscopy and it was fine so if all the tests came back ok what is causing him to still have this hematuria?

He already had his normal colonoscopy and it was fine so if all the tests came back ok what is causing him to still have this hematuria?

Confused?: Hematuria is blood in the urine, so it is not related to colon problems. Hematuria means something wrong with Urinary system: Bladder or Kidney trouble. So a Urologist may be able to help if the blood in urine is persisting or obvious even one time. ...Read more

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Why is uremia a part of curb 65?

Why is uremia a part of curb 65?

Please help to ...: Please help clarify what is "curb 65" so I may be able to answer this Q to the point. Uremia is a term denoting patients with renal failure have significant chronic systemic effects resulting from deranging fluid, electrolyte, vitamin-D and RBC-related malfunctions. More? Ask your nephrologist timely or contact me and I can help. ...Read more

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How can I treat uremia effectively?

How can I treat uremia effectively?

Uremia treatment: Uremia can be treated by dialysis, either peritoneal (P) dialysis or hemodialysis (H). If a patient is on P or H, having a successful kidney transplant can cure the patient's uremia and allow the patient to stop dialysis. ...Read more

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Porque la uremia es parte de curb-65?

Please resubmit: using the language translator. Thanks.

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Is uremia a toxin in the blood?

Is uremia a toxin in the blood?

Urea toxin: Yes very toxic. and will kill you. Wikipedia has nice discussion under metabolic waste. ...Read more