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Urinary bleeding due to self cathing. What should I do now?

Urinary bleeding due to self cathing. What should I do now?

Gel: It is probably due to the trauma caused by the catheter. You should use lubricant which should help with this. You should also make sure you are not developing infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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Urinary bleeding due to self cathing. What should I do now?

Gel: It is probably due to the trauma caused by the catheter. You should use lubricant which should help with this. You should also make sure you are not developing infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Urinary bleeding and pain self cathing. What should I do? Vaseline?

Urinary bleeding and pain self cathing. What should I do? Vaseline?

Need evaluation: You may have an infection from the catheter.You need to get evaluation with a docto. ...Read more

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Living with Urinary Incontinence (Checklist)

Find a good urologist for proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment
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Find out the type and cause of your UI and educate yourself
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Manage your intake of fluids: neither too much nor too little
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Watch what you drink: avoid caffeine and alcohol. Stop smoking
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Has anyone had urinary bleeding in the bag after c-section? Why?

Has anyone had urinary bleeding in the bag after c-section? Why?

Yes: During a c-section there is some tugging and stretching of the abdominal and pelvic tissues to make room for the baby to deliver. Sometimes, the bladder is mildly traumatized in this process and small traumatized blog vessels can cause blood in the urine. Unless there is an actual bladder injury this condition usually clears up in the first 12-24 hours following the surgery. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Could bleeding in bottom cause blood in urine?

Could bleeding in bottom cause blood in urine?

Hemorrhoids: Blood in the urine is usually due to a urinary tract infection (UTI) or kidney stone, both of which usually cause pain. Blood in the toilet, noticed after voiding , is sometimes related to hemorrhoids, anal fissures or vaginal bleeding, all common after recent childbirth. A urine specimen obtained by cather will help detect or rule out the source of the bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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