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What is the causes of blood in the urine?

What is the causes of blood in the urine?

Many, usually benign: Bladder infection (hemorrhagic cystitis), kidney or bladder stone, interstitial cystitis, glomerulonephritis ( type of kidney disease), bleeding blood vessel abnormality, malignancies (eg cancer) of bladder, kidney, prostate or urethra or can be benign microscopic hematuria (sometimes familial). But rule of thumb is that it signifies possible cancer unless proven to the contrary. ...Read more

Ua (Definition)

A ua is a urinalysis, or chemical and microscopic analysis of the urine. The standard urinalysis is performed with a dipstick test for ph, blood, protein, sugar, and ketones. In addition, a urinalysis usually includes a microscope examination to identify if the urine contains cells, "casts" (structures that indicate a problem originating in the kidney) or crystals (such as ...Read more


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What are the causes of a high pH in the urine on a random drug test?

What are the causes of a high pH in the urine on a random drug test?

Alkaline: Anything that turns uirne alkaline so it would be oral ingestion of a variety of substances. ...Read more

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If standard test results show blood in the urine could that be because of menstrual blood? Or can the test decipher the difference?

If standard test results show blood in the urine could that be because of menstrual blood? Or can the test decipher the difference?

It could be from : Menstrual blood or infection . The latter would show additional positive results on leucocytes/ white blood cells and nitrates on urine test. A repeat urine test is warranted for reassurance. Take care! ...Read more

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What is the cause of protein in urine usually?

What is the cause of protein in urine usually?

Many causes.: Renal disease from causes like diabetes, sle, and others accounts for the major reasons for protein in the urine. Protein should not be in the urine. The kidney basement membrane is supposed to keep it out. If it isn't intact, protein leaks out. In burns, accidents, etc., things like myoglobin leak out, and in poststrep. Glomerulonephritis, anythhing can leak out, but these resolve with rx.. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cortisol in blood and in urine ? If normal in blood and so abnormal in urine. Any solutions?

What is the difference between cortisol in blood and in urine ? If normal in blood and so abnormal in urine. Any solutions?

Diurnal variation: Blood levels of cortisol vary during the day. 24 hour urine levels provide a better status of adrenal function. Beyond that, you need to consult with an endocrinologist as the issue is not suitable for this forum. ...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 is the normal level of epithelial cell in urine of pregnant lady?

What is the normal level of epithelial cell in urine of pregnant lady?

Contaminant: There is no "normal" amount of these cells. These are basically normal cells that represent contamination of the urine specimen with skin cells. It is very common and not concerning. ...Read more

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What are the causes of albumin in the urine and is it dangerous?

What are the causes of albumin in the urine and is it dangerous?

How much?: We all have small amounts of Albumin in the urine. More than 150 mg/day is abnormal. The more protein/albumin in urine the worse it is. Depending on the cause of Albumin and the amount of albumin, it can be dangerous. See this for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/nephrotic-syndrome/ds01047/method=print. ...Read more

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What is the cause of white blood cells in urine?

What is the cause of white blood cells in urine?

Usually infection: Urinary infection is commonest cause of white blood cells in urine. Non-infectious causes include drug reaction, and crystals in urine. ...Read more

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What is the cause of swollen testicules and blood in the urine?

What is the cause of swollen testicules and blood in the urine?

See a urologist.: These findings usually do not present together, except in cases of a urinary tract infection that has spread to the epididymus and testicles. There is often pain and fever. Blood in the urine must be evaluated. A urologist can get a history, perform an exam, and test your urine, and from there order appropriate imaging tests or possibly a cystoscopy. ...Read more

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What is the most likely cause of protein and ketones in urine, egfr of 78%, negative cultures and normal blood results.

What is the most likely cause of protein and ketones in urine, egfr of 78%, negative cultures and normal blood results.

How much?: Miss a meal and you'll have +1 ketones in your urine. Many people have trace proteinuria and this is okay. You may also have orthostatic proteinuria caused by standing up -- some people are like this -- and this is easily ruled in or out by checking your first-voided urine in the morning. Forget "most likely"; you do need to have the cause found. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the maximum percentage of albumin that can be in a urine test? What is the remedy?

What is the maximum percentage of albumin that can be in a urine test? What is the remedy?

Unclear question: If the amount of protein in urine exceeds 300mg in a day, that is abnormal. Treatment depends on the cause of the protein leak. Diabetes and high blood pressure are common causes and have different treatments. ...Read more

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What are the specific signs of blood in the urine?

What are the specific signs of blood in the urine?

Blood in the urine: Blood in the urine (hematuria) can either be seen with the naked eye (this would be called gross hematuria) or it can be detected on laboratory tetsing - urine dipstick testing and microscopic analysis - this is called microscopic hematuria (or microhematuria). While there are many causes of both situations, a patient would need evaluation to rule out life threatening issues like cancer. ...Read more

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What are the cause of bleeding in the urine of a dialysis patient?

What are the cause of bleeding in the urine of a dialysis patient?

Possible:: Hmorrhagic cystis, acquired cystic kidney disease seen in some patients on chronic dialysis, kidney or bladder tumor, vasculitis or vascular malformation, kidney stone or polycystic kidney disease which caused renal failure in the first place. ...Read more

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What is blood in the urine ?

What is blood in the urine ?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine is called hematuria. It can be visible or microscopic. It cannot be considered normal without an evaluation be a urologist. Possibilities include cancer, infection, stone, enlarged prostate, urinary blockage and others. Given the complexity inherent with this medical sign and severity of some of the possibilities please bring this to the attention of your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of coloration in urine?

What is the cause of coloration in urine?

Lots of things: Color of urine can be a refelection of how concentrated the urine is, if there is any blood in the urine, or if you have ingested & are clearing through your kidneys something that adds color to the urine, such as Azo standard/ pyridium, (phenazopyridine) which is used to help patients with bladder infections and has an orange color. Other meds can do similar things and have different colors. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more