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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Many things: Blood in urine can be from minor to major causes. Tumors, infections, inflammation , medications, ruptured vesses in the urinary system all can cause blood in the urine. A single drop of blood in a cup of urine can turn the urine red. If you suspect blood in your urine, get seen by your pcp or urologist and find the cause. Don't delay. It is not worth it to wait. ...Read more

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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 causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Bleeding: Hematuria is blood in the urine. It is caused from bleeding somewhere in the genitourinary (gu) tract. That could be in the kidneys (eg kidney cancer or a kidney stone), in the ureters (cancer or stone), bladder (cancer, infection), prostate, or urethra. A urologist can help track down the source and determine what to do. ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine?

What causes blood in urine?

Lots of things: If this is new, we'll do some imaging to see if you have a tumor in your kidney or bladder, or a stone. If you do, hopefully we can take care of it before it can hurt you. Around 1% of folks have it for their entire lives, often from a minor problem with collagen synthesis ("thin GBM syndrome"). ...Read more

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What causes Blood in urine?

What causes Blood in urine?

Here are: Many. Examples are tumors of urinary tract - kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra with bladder most commonly involved, UTI-hemorrhagic cystitis, stone passage through ureter or bladder stone itself, cystitis after radiation, some nephropathy, even after vigorous running, after catheter, after various surgery in kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, and urethra, etc. ...Read more

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What would cause of blood in urine for woman?

What would cause of blood in urine for woman?

UTI: The cause of blood in urine is really the same in both women and men-except for a couple of differences- 1. In woman- sometimes, you can have contamination from menstrual blood- if you don't use the proper way to collect your urine. 2. Due to anatomy different in male/female- urinary tract infection is more common in women than men. Blood in urine can be caused by infection, inflammation, stone etc. ...Read more

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What are the common causes for dark urine / blood in the urine?

What are the common causes for dark urine / blood in the urine?

Many things: Infection, increased bilirubin (which can be from a liver problem or blood destruction). There is a rare disorder called paroxsymal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Could be bleeding from the kidney. The most common would be an infection. ...Read more

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What causes blood in your urine?

What causes blood in your  urine?

Many causes: There are many causes to blood in urine. My usual workup includes kidney ultrasound, urinalysis, analysis of urine for protein. If all of these are nonrevealing, cystoscopy can be performed also. I do recommend that you see your physcician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes blood in your urine?

What causes blood in your urine?

Infection, tumor,etc: Most common cause is a bladder infection, usually associated with symtoms of urinary frequency, buring on urination, foul smelling urine & ?Pain. Can be a sign of cancerin urinary tract anywhere from kidney -> bladder, prostate or urethra, kidney disease such as glomerulonephritis, kidney stone, blood vessel abnormality, or medications. Microscopic blood from all of above + interstuitial cystitis. ...Read more

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Could masturbation lead to blood in urine for females?

Could masturbation lead to blood in urine for females?

Unlikely: Look for another cause. If your physician has ruled out the serious concerns (renal disease, tumor, stone), remember that 1-5% of adults have small amounts of blood in the urine for their entire lifetimes without difficulty. ...Read more

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What causes traces of blood in your urine?

What causes traces of blood in your urine?

No: Blood in urine is acute urinary tract infection, tuberculosis or malignancy until proven otherwise. There are other less frequent causes, but Azithromycin is not likely one of them. ...Read more

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What are the possible reasons for blood in urine?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine (hematuria) has several common causes. The main reason for concern is that this is how bladder cancer is usually found. But more common causes include bladder infections, kidney stones, and prostate problems in men. Visible blood in the urine, particularly if not associated with pain or burning with urination needs to be evaluated with kidney imaging and cystoscopy (scope). ...Read more

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Describe reasons for blood in the urine ?

Describe reasons for blood in the urine ?

See below: Any type of injury or disease to the kidneys or lower genitourinary tract will usually result in blood in the urine. ...Read more

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What causes blood in the urine, fever and a backache?

What causes blood in the urine, fever and a backache?

Infection& stone: Looks like you have fever due to infection. The infection is due to kidney stone which is causing back pain.With fever & hematuria i urge you to go to er because you need antibiotic within six hours before the septicemia sets in. The septicemia is life threatening. Also read red urine- http://doctorrajput.Com thanks. ...Read more

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What causes fever and blood clots in urine?

What causes fever and blood clots in urine?

Infection?: Probably this is a sign of an infection in the urinary tract, or possibly a stone. I advise you to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What causes blood in urine after intestinal surgery?

the catheter: Typical therapy for a surgical patient is a foley catheter inserted into the bladder. This can cause minor trauma with blood in the urine. It should resolve in a day or two. If not then investigation is required. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Blood in urine?

What are the tests for Blood in urine?

Here are some...: Tests for blood in urine include, not limited only for medical necessity of individual cases: urine -urinalysis, urine culture; blood - serum creatinine, BUN, etc.; imaging - US, CT, MRI, etc.; cystoscopy, retrograde pyelogram, ureteroscopy, biopsy, etc.. To delve summarily into hematuria, go to http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. More? To www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login-I can help ...Read more

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What causes blood in the urine no pain?

What causes blood in the urine no pain?

Painless hematuria.: A number of kidney problems can cause blood in urine without pain: glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, kidney tumors, vascular malformations and occusionally a large non-obstructing kidney stone. Benign and malignant tumors rare vascular malformations of bladder can cause painless hematuria. Bleeding disorders (ie hemophilia, von willebrands)plus anticoagulant medications & drug side effects. ...Read more

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What causes sugar in urine?

What causes  sugar in urine?

High blood sugar: Serum blood sugar concentrations greater than about 150 mg/dl leaks into the urine and produces glucosuria - sugar in the urine. This may be a sign of diabetes. ...Read more

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What causes sugar in urine?

What causes sugar in urine?

Usually diabetes.: One of the functions of the kidney is to absorb all sugars into the bloodstream & prevent their excretion in the urine. Diabetes, or conditions where blood sugar is very high, can overwhelm the kidney's ability to reabsorb glucose, causing it to spill out into the urine, a condition called glycosuria. Though diabetes is the most common cause, rare defects in kidney function can cause this as well. ...Read more

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What causes blood in the urine and pain?

What causes blood in the urine and pain?

Painful hematuria: Obstructing kidney or ureteral stones, pyelonephritis, mechanical blockage, trauma & tumors kidney. Bladder infections, interstitial cystitis, prostatitis & occasional drug side effects. ...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