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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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If intermittent terminal hematuria but both dipstick and microscopic urianalysis negative, and UTI ruled out, what else could it be?

If intermittent terminal hematuria but both dipstick and microscopic urianalysis negative, and UTI ruled out, what else could it be?

Urethral: Sounds like blood is coming from urethra. Urethral stricture . Direct visualization with a cystoscope by a trained healthcare professional and bladder ultrasound is the next step. ...Read more

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A 2-3 years old boy not circumcise can this cause to having uti? And can it also cause having hematuria? At what age should a boy gets circumcised?

A 2-3 years old boy not circumcise can this cause to having uti? And can it also cause having hematuria? At what age should a boy gets circumcised?

Uti associated: Circumcision is associated with significantly reduced risk of UTI . In U.S. Insurance has not been paying for circumcision for last twenty years. In males infections have subsequently increased 5x. Circumcision is easiest performed near birth but can be performed at older ages. Hematuria can be associated with cystitis or bladder infection. ...Read more

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When I am dehydrated I have severe burning and UTI symptoms as soon as I am hydrated it resolves. Could my chronic hematuria cause this pain?

When I am dehydrated I have severe burning and UTI symptoms as soon as I am hydrated it resolves.  Could  my chronic hematuria cause this pain?

Here are some ...: Personal experience and commonsense can do so much for our life like what you described. Of no doubt, the effect of changing concentration and pH of urine may reach the personal threshold of sensation in the lining mucosa of bladder & urethra. So, clinically, it is okay as long as having stable renal function on tests and no UTI. Clinically, chronic hematuria is probably not related with the pain ...Read more

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26 f, chronic microscopic hematuria & leukocytes in urine. Asymptomatic. Possible causes other than uti?

26 f, chronic microscopic hematuria & leukocytes in urine. Asymptomatic. Possible causes other than uti?

A long list ...: Asymptomatic microhematuria may be caused by: infection/inllammation, stones, neoplasms (tumors), & obstruction along the whole urinary tract; and chronic kidney diseases such as various nephropathy by DM, high BP, NSAIDS, certain antibiotics, etc. What to do with them? At least, get one thorough evaluation with CT.IVP + cystoscopy usually and not everyone, then follow up with Doc and cope wit ...Read more

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2 recent episodes of gross hematuria. Also 1 episode 10 months ago. No uti, no symptoms, no history of kidney disease. Female age 23. What could it be?

2 recent episodes of gross hematuria. Also 1 episode 10 months ago. No uti, no symptoms, no history of kidney disease. Female age 23. What could it be?

Hematuria: You need to be evaluated by a Nephrologist in-person. It could be related to IgA nephropathy, other glomerulonephritis but UTI still needs to be ruled out. Urine can seem to contain gross blood at the time of menstrual period. ...Read more

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Why do I still suffer with occasional burning urination and terminal hematuria? Seen urologist had cystoscopy no Uti everything normal.

Why do I still suffer with occasional burning urination and terminal hematuria? Seen urologist had cystoscopy no Uti everything normal.

Hematuria: This can occur from numerous things, including infection, stones, cancer, kidney disease or injury, medications and even strenuous exercise. Would strongly recommend seeing a nephrologist or good general internist for a full detailed evaluation. Cystoscopy is not a definitive procedure to exclude all causes. ...Read more

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Male/42/w/30yrs multiple renal stones(calcium oxalate)why do my recent nonobstructing stones cause hydronephrosis/10outof10 pain/hematuria& no uti?

Oxalate stones: Are often the result of crohn's disease related to the lack of absorption of bile salts in the diseased ileum. You shouldn't have hydronephrosis if there is no obstruction but certainly they can cause lots of pain and hematuria. Hope you are improving. ...Read more

Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


Dr. Martin Raff
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more