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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 can cause a large amount of blood in urine besides an infection?

Stones?: Kidney stones, bladder cancer, kidney disease, endometriosis, are few of the examples. If you have blood in the urine you should see your doctor promptly. ...Read more

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Can an infection cause blood in urine?

Can an infection cause blood in urine?

Yes: Cystitis (bladder infection) can cause blood in the urine. There are other reasons for blood in the urine so this is a symptom that needs to be reported to your physician. ...Read more

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Blood in urine without infection (blood and urine tests confirm). No visible sores. Disconfort in penis for 4/6 weeks. What could be the cause?

Blood in urine without infection (blood and urine tests confirm). No visible sores. Disconfort in penis for 4/6 weeks. What could be the cause?

Source of blood?: you need to figure out the source of this blood -- whether it is kidneys or bladder and then treat according to resource and cause for it. ...Read more

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Why does a urinary tract infection cause blood in urine?

Why does a urinary tract infection cause blood in urine?

Inflammation. : Bacterial infections can cause inflammation/irritation of the lining of your urinary tract leading to traces of blood making its way in your urine. Also explains why sometimes with a bad cold we sometimes see streaks of blood in mucous and phlegm. Bacteria similarly cause irritation of the respiratory tract lining. ...Read more

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8wk postpartum hypertension 165/123 blood in urine no infection. Referral to urologist ?? Cause lower back pain & Cesarian scar pain R side US normal

8wk postpartum hypertension 165/123 blood in urine no infection. Referral to urologist ?? Cause lower back pain & Cesarian scar pain R side  US normal

BP Rx needed: First of all, you need to have your obvious hypertension treated with medication. Secondly, have your OB GYN search for answers as to why you are still having pain 2 months post partum C/S which is not normal. The back pain may be related to the blood in your urine, wither with a urinary tract infection/pyelonephritis or a complication/cause of the hypertension. A Urologist is a good idea. ...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


Dr. Bernard Seif
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more