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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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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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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 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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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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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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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

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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Blood in urine after stopping half way to aim better. Could the forceful stop have cause the bleeding?

Blood in urine after stopping half way to aim better. Could the forceful stop have cause the bleeding?

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

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


Dr. Michael Gabor
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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