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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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Scenario #1: multiple kiney stones in both kidneys. Severe left flank pain. Antibiotics / pain mgmt x 14 days. Tomany stones to pass. Hematuria +. Tx?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Scenario #1: multiple kiney stones in both kidneys. Severe left flank pain. Antibiotics / pain mgmt x 14 days. Tomany stones to pass. Hematuria +. Tx?

See urologist: You need to see a urologist . There are different maipulation can be considered including eswl, laser lithotripsy, percutaneous etc.Eswl will be the non invasive one. Definitely need to discuss further with urologist about treatment options for you. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with UTI and have a swollen testicle. Isthis normal? I have been taking antibiotics prescribed for three days, resting and taking ibuprofen. The swelling has not subsided but the hematuria has.

I was diagnosed with UTI and have a swollen testicle. Isthis normal? I have been taking antibiotics prescribed for three days, resting and taking ibuprofen. The swelling has not subsided but the hematuria has.

Epididymitis: Blood in urine not common with epididymitis, however UTI + epididymitis is not uncommon. Urine culture should be checked in case organism isn't sensitive to antibiotic ur taking. Likely have urethro-vasal reflux with urination. Certainly require a urologic work-up to rule out urethral stricture or posterior urethral valves. This would require uroflowmetry ; voiding cyst-urethrogram. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have been on antibiotic for four days and still have blood in urine. Does it normally take that long to clear up?

What do you suggest if I have been on antibiotic for four days and still have blood in urine. Does it normally take that long to clear up?

Blood in urine: You may have blood in the urine for several days if you have a bladder infection. It is important to see if it is decreasing on antibiotics (A). If it is, the A is working, especially if the symptoms of burning and frequency are getting better. If they aren't, you need to speak to the physician who prescribed the antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood in urine and antibiotic treatment for?

What to do if I have blood in urine and antibiotic treatment for?

Blood in urine: If this is the first episode and you are just starting the antibiotic- my recommendation is to continue antibiotic and follow up with you doctor. If you have had blood in the urine multiple times despites antibiotics- you should see a urologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood in urine, what is the antibiotic treatment for?

What to do if I have blood in urine, what is the antibiotic treatment for?

Blood in urine: Blood in urine may be due to infection or other inflammatory conditions of kidney system. Infection needs to be confirmed with a bacterial culture. If it is positive, another tests is done additionally which indicates what antibiotic would treat that bacteria and wich antibiotis wouldnt be affective. Your doctor then can make the right call after checking the report or an educated guess without it ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


Dr. Michael Michaels
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