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What Does It Mean If I Have Blood In My Urine
Pyuria: White blood cells in urine usually are there because of an infection in the urinary tract. However, they can also be there in large numbers in a female when there is a vaginal infection or when she is having her period (always see red cells also in this situation). My best advice is to see your doctor and have a urine culture done to see what is going on. ...Read more
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
Diagnosis First: It depends where it is coming from. It may be from the filtering units, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, or urethra. The presence of other factors in the urine, symptoms, and patient's age all will suggest a likely source, and order of investigations to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can blood in semen be due to bloody urine? Had hematuria few months ago( got complete evaluation).
Now, bloody semen. could it mean theres hematuria?
Unlikely: It's unlikely for the blood in your semen to be due to hematuria unless you also urinated blood just before ejaculation Usually blood in the semen comes from the epididymis/prostate/urethra and not the bladder although since urine and semen both pass through the urethra it is not impossible for a little blood from the bladder to find it's way in the semen. I would see your Dr for a urinalysis. ...Read more
I have 80% crenated red blood cells in urine.is this means it is a renal source or it also be from bladder.micro hematuria for more than 6 yrs?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urologist said blood in urine but no infection so now doing more tests. What are common possibilities if I have no infection but hematuria?
Can hematuria recur within 3 days of a course of cipro 500 mg twice a day for hematuria cystitis? Scan normal, urine/blood show infction.
Terminal hematuria but dipstick & lab results normal. How do I know blood is in urine and not coming from vagina? Thanks.
Hematuria: Hi, you might want to ask ur doctor about three-tube test. Three consecutive samples of the urine stream are collected—the first few milliliters, midstream, and the last few milliliters in 3 different tubes which can determine the cause of hematuria, also if you are worried about vaginal bleeding a pelvic exam can help determining the cause. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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