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What kind of cancer can it be if you have blood in the urine?

What kind of cancer can it be if you have blood in the urine?

Needs evaluation: Any degree of blood in the urine (whether its microscopic or visible/gross) needs to be fully evaluated. Sources of blood in the urine may be either benign (e.g., infection, stones) or malignant. A malignancy anywhere in the urinary tract may cause hematuria - from the kidenys all the way dwn to the urethra. This is why patients need imaging and cystoscopy to evaluate hematuria. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Dark brown blood in urine. Dr thinks it is cancer. Bladder+kidneys are good and blood work is normal. No pain. Fatigue. What cancer can it be?

Dark brown blood in urine. Dr thinks it is cancer. Bladder+kidneys are good and blood work is normal. No pain. Fatigue. What cancer can it be?

Blood in urine: It is abnormal to have blood in urine. If it cannot be accounted for you need to look at the kidneys and then have the bladder scoped. You are screening for a cancer. If you have this done and cleared by urologist then you have an unexplained blood in urine ...Read more

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Is blood in urine a sign of bladder cancer?

Is blood in urine a sign of bladder cancer?

Not necessarily : Hematuria can be caused by tumors, infection, foreign bodies (i.E bladder stones), trauma (including procedures) to name a few. It should be evaluated with a good history/physical exam, cystoscopy and an imaging study (usually a ct scan). Urine culture with sensitivity (before cysto) and urine cytology. Depending on findings other tests or procedures may be indicated. ...Read more

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If you have ovarian cancer does it show blood in urine test?

If you have ovarian cancer does it show blood in urine test?

No it does not unles: No it does not show blood in urine, unless there is metastasis in kidney, or tumor pressing on urinary tract structure. ...Read more

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Blood in urine, no uti .. 19 yrs old, 2 kids . Freaking out its cancer !!!!!!

Blood in urine, no uti .. 19 yrs old, 2 kids .
Freaking out its cancer !!!!!!

Don't freak out: See your doctor for an exam and urinalysis but relax. The likelihood of cancer in a 19 yo is EXTREMELY remote. There are other things I would consider that are not that serious... ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bladder cancer? Lot of pain detected trace of blood in urine

What are symptoms of bladder cancer? Lot of pain detected trace of blood in urine

Blood: Blood in the urine,whether visible or a trace on dipstick,is the most common way bladder tumors present.If you have blood in your urine you need to see a doctor and get it checked.Best wishes. ...Read more

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Micro blood in urine- 250+ result..Nurse said it was max. Dad had bladder cancer. Does this indicate cancer?32y/o woman who has never smoked.

Micro blood in urine- 250+ result..Nurse said it was max. Dad had bladder cancer. Does this indicate cancer?32y/o woman who has never smoked.

Micro hematuria: Microhematuria in a 32-year-old female who has never smoked is not very likely to be due to bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is not really genetic in nature. Despite that, you should have a hematuria workup which would include imaging of your kidneys as well as a cystoscopy and a variety of possible urine studies. ...Read more

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I had a partial hysterectomy over a year ago. The last two times I've had se it was painful and had bleeding. Tonight dry blood in urine. cancer?

I had a partial hysterectomy over a year ago. The last two times I've had se it was painful and had bleeding. Tonight dry blood in urine. cancer?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. It is unlikely to be cancer, but it still warrants evaluation. ...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