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Could a man get blood in his urine from heavy lifting?

Could a man get blood in his urine from heavy lifting?

Possibly: Heavy physical activity like running marathons has been linked with blood in the urine but it's not the kind of thing you should ignore. Let your dr. Check things out. ...Read more

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 exactly does it mean when a man urinates and there is blood in the urine?

What exactly does it mean when a man urinates and there is blood in the urine?

Hematuria: Tumor of kidney or bladder must be ruled out. Can also be caused by uti, prostatitis, kidney stones & certain kidney dieases & happens to some marathon runners. Should always be checked out. But, basically it is urinary tract cancer until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Hello dr I have a question...What seems to be wrong when a man see blood in urine?

Hello dr I have a question...What seems to be wrong when a man see blood in urine?

See a doctor: Not my specialty but could be infection, kidney stones or something more serious. If a medical q about yourself, start with your family doc who may refer to other specialists or treat depending on labs. Don't wait;. ...Read more

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What does it mean for an elderly man with prostate problems if passing blood clots in urine?

What does it mean for an elderly man with prostate problems if passing blood clots in urine?

Many possibilities: Gross hematuria can be from many things, benign and not so benign. Things to rule out include bph, bleeding disorders, infections, kidney stones, and cancer. He should see a urologist and get fully worked up. ...Read more

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Can all std's be diagnosed in both men and women by just having their blood and urine samples? Without taking pap smear or swabs from them?

Can all std's be diagnosed in both men and women by just having their blood and urine samples? Without taking pap smear or swabs from them?

No.: There are certain diseases (syphillis, hiv, hep c) that are proven byblood tests, but most clinical exam and/or require culture (gonorrhea, chlamydia, mycoplasma). Empiric treatment is indeed done. ...Read more

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My 12 year old son has blood in his urine?

My 12 year old son has blood in his urine?

Evaluation: An evaluation for blood in the urine needs to be undertaken. The causes are numerous. It could be a urine tract infection or one of many other possibilities. Please have him see a health professional and or a specialist for a further evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause my 3yr old to have blood in his urine?

1 of the following: Could be a UTI in bladder or kidney, urethritis, glomerulonephritis or even kidney tumor. Needs to be checked with urine analysis for bacteria or protein, urine culture & kidney + bladder ultrasound. ...Read more

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Hello my husband had an apendectomy & I was wondering if it was normal to have blood in his urine. Not full blood but the color of blood in his urine?

Hello my husband had an apendectomy & I was wondering if it was normal to have blood in his urine. Not full blood but the color of blood in his urine?

Yes but: Yes because while he was asleep under anesthesia they inserted a catheter in his bladder and took it out before he wake up. That sometime irritate the urethra and cause the color changes in the urine. If the blood does not go away or start being associated with pain or start having fever see the doctor right away. ...Read more

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Blood in his urine for multiple months. No other symptoms?

Blood in his urine for multiple months. No other symptoms?

Blood in urine: He needs blood and urine labs and a referral to a kidney specialist or a urologist. Blood in the urine is not normal. All the best and thank you. ...Read more

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Baby boy 3 days ago and at 24hrs old he passed a large amount of what appeared frank bright blood in his urine. He has passed further amounts since?

Baby boy 3 days ago and at 24hrs old he passed a large amount of what appeared frank bright blood in his urine. He has passed further amounts since?

See MD: Some new babies will have some pink tinged urine shortly after birth that is not from blood and not considered abnormal. It should stop once the baby starts eating better. You should see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What should I do if my newborn baby boy has blood in his urine?

What should I do if my newborn baby boy has blood in his urine?

Evaluation needed: Gross hematuria (blood in urine) should be evaluated immediately. See your pediatrician immediately or go to urgent care or ER if pediatrician unavailable. ...Read more

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My bf has blood in his urine & now his testical has swollen and is very painful... What should we do?

My bf has blood in his urine & now his testical has swollen and is very painful... What should we do?

Infection: These are signs of infection. This should be evaluated and treated post haste. Call your doctor or go to the er. Not life threatening, but germs multiply by the hour. Best to "nip them in the bud". ...Read more

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There's a blood in my husband urine last night. Then when he woke this morning and pee no more blood in his urine. What is the cause of that urine?

There's a blood in my husband urine last night. Then when he woke this morning and pee no more blood in his urine. What is the cause of that urine?

Needs to be checked: Urinary blood in a 52-year-old man must be considered as sign of possible malignancy. He needs to see a urologist. Hopefully will be from a benign cause, but we won't know until he is worked up. Good luck. ...Read more

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My husband has blood in his urine and says he is peeing chunks like the size of a dime?

My husband has blood in his urine and says he is peeing chunks like the size of a dime?

See doctor asap: He needs to see a doctor for a full evaluation, urinalysis, and maybe imaging tests right away. This can be a kidney stone, obstruction, clot, irritation, or other more serious conditions. ...Read more

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My 11 year old son had some blood in his urine over the weekend with no other symptoms. Should he get a Urinalysis or wait and see if it happens again?

Hematuria: He should get an evaluation and a urinalysis and urince culture. Hematuria (blood in the urine) is never a "normal" finding. ...Read more

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Hello, my boyfriend got kicked in the nuts sept. He was experiencing severe pain and blood in his urine. He is still able to get hard but not ejaculate?

Hello, my boyfriend got kicked in the nuts sept. He was experiencing severe pain and blood in his urine. He is still able to get hard but not ejaculate?

See answer: In an otherwise healthy young male, inability to ejaculate usually related to underlying psychological issues, certain medications, and alcohol and recreational drugs. Your boyfriend sustained significant trauma to cause blood in urine. If he has noticed changed in his urination such as slowing of the stream, then a urethral stricture very likely. Recommend urological evaluation to find cause. ...Read more

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Our 4 day old son has blood in his urine. It's getting worse. Should we take him to the hospital?

Urate crystals?: Many new babies have a rusty stain in the diaper that is easily mistaken for blood. It is usually urate crystals - a common finding that will go away. But always stay on the safe side with new babies. Call your pediatrician or family doctor and check this out with them. You may want to talk to the consulting nurse at your childrens hospital. Good luck with your new human! Lgromko md. ...Read more

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I just hit my boyfriend in the testicles and he is now passing blood in his urine what should I do?

I just hit my boyfriend in the testicles and he is now passing blood in his urine what should I do?

ER: Best to go to the ER, or if you can wait a few hours and get in to a primary care provider, do that. May need a urology referral. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My male friend has blood in his urine, but no pain associated with it. He was diagnosed with a uti, but the test revealved a high protien count, ideas?

Proteinuria: You should have him go to a nephrologist. Proteinuria (p) is not a normal finding. He needs a 24 hour urine collection for creatinine clearance and protein to see what his kidney function is and how much p he has. If the blood work does not give answer to the cause of his p, and he has more than 1 gram of p/day, he may need a renal biopsy to arrive at a diagnosis and a prognosis of his p. ...Read more

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My grandson has what appears to be frank blood in his urine 3 day old newborn?

My grandson has what appears to be frank blood in his urine 3 day old newborn?

Blood??: It would certainly be unusual for any newborn to have bloody urine but there are some events where this appears to be the case. The crystals formed by concentrated urine can form a rust colored stain in a diaper. Many interpret this to be blood, but a simple test can show it's not. True blood is commonly seen for a day or so after a circumcision.Contact the kids doc & see what s/he suggests you do. ...Read more

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My husband tested negative for prostate cancer, but now has blood in his urine. What could be causing this?

My husband tested negative for prostate cancer, but now has blood in his urine. What could be causing this?

Biopsy: If it was a couple weeks after the biopsy, you have your answer. Either way, see your urologist. ...Read more

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Why does my 56 yr old husband have blood in his urine and uti's after he drinks alcohol? If he has a small whiskey it causes this to happen. Why?

Why does my 56 yr old husband have blood in his urine and uti's after he drinks alcohol? If he has a small whiskey it causes this to happen. Why?

Be evaluated. ...: Seeing gross bloody urine in a 56-yr man requires a timely evaluation with imaging study for urinary tract and cystourethroscopy so to make sure of no bladder tumors although UTI may cause bloody urine at times. To help such timely care, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of symptoms to Doc for analysis, physicals, tests as needed so to deduce accurate Dx for Rx... ...Read more

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I've only slept with my boyfriend and he's only slept with me, he's been having blood in his urine which may be a sti/std, could I of given him it?

No if true: If you've each only had sexual relations with each other you cannot spread std's other than giving oral herpes to the genitalia by oral sex. But one of you may not be completely truthful. Your boyfriend could have a bacterial infection of the bladder or prostate gland that could cause hematuria. ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more