What can cause gross hematuria (blood in urine)?

Here are. Many. Examples are tumors of urinary tract - kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra with bladder most commonly involved, UTI-hemorrhagic cystitis, stone passage through ureter or bladder stone itself, cystitis after radiation, some nephropathy, even after vigorous running, after catheter, after various surgery in kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, and urethra, etc.
Infection,tumourSton. Can be due to following reasons 1 infections in bladder or kidneys 2 bladder or kidney stone 3tumours and cancer of bladder or kidneys 4benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostatitis 5kidney disease like glomerulonephritis 6 inherited alpert sybdrome and sickle cell disease 7meds like aspirin, anticoagulants, anti cancer drugs 8 some time strenuous exercise can too blood can be visible or microscopic.

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Gross hematuria at end of urination, occasional clots at beginning of urination, no related pain during. "Tense" bladder, scrotum pain. Blood/urine samples clean. Age 28, male. Suspecting (ex medical student) prostate or bladder, tumor or lesion. Atypical

Get a medical check. Bleeding in the urine in a young person is less likely related to a tumor. You should seek a visit with a good internist and let him/her run tests to rule our intrinsic renal disease(like Glomerulonephritis) or a bleeding disorder. Let us check your CBC and Platelets,PT, PTT and renal function along with Urinalysis. If you need further help contact us after you have first seen a PCP and done labs. Read more...

Gross hematuria, end of urination. Blood samples, urine samples done. No infection. "Tense" bladder, lower back pain, occasional scrotum/testicle pain?

Hmm... I bet you've got a little vascular malformation that's grown in your prostatic urethra. Time to get with a urologist. You're a young man, probably in the peak of good health, and pain around there is surely a nuisance. We can figure it out and fix it, I'll bet. Best wishes. Read more...
Terminal hematuria. Could be posterior urethritis or prostatitis, assuming urine is clear at first. Advise consult urologist. Will likely order kidney & bladder ultrasound + possible cystoscopic examination. Cystoscope is a long thin instrument for examining urethra & bladder. Read more...

WBC 8.54, neutro 40%, lympho 51%, mcv 80fL. Sudden gross hematuria for 12 hrs, Urine C/S neg. Are the labs ok for my 5yr kid?

Mgt. A workup for the underlying cause can include imaging. A mass should be excluded as a cause. The anemia may be related to the event, and compared to prior values. Read more...

Urine test said 'few RBCs'. Also had bloody semen 2 days before this. I had gross hematuria last year & got complete check-up. What tests to get now?

Here are some... Hi! KSkinner, Please review the article on Hematuria in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Thereby you should get ideas on what you can and should do now and in the future. I do believe I have answered a number of various questions related with hemospermia as well. If so, go over those first. In your current concern on few RBCs with hemospermia, they may be related depending on when & how... Read more...

If a child presents with end-of-stream (terminal) gross hematuria, what is the standard workup after an xray shows no stones and urine culture normal?

Here's my thought... How old is the child? Did he have any change in his usual voiding pattern? If everything as reported to be okay, it's most likely, he has non-bacterial self-limiting urethritis so just watch and see. If not going away as expected or recurring, taking a direct look with scope may be helpful, but rarely needed. So, keep in touch with and ask doc timely. Read more...

Had kidney stone1995, gross hematuria n 2011 for 1 day and last friday, had hematuria again, 1 day, no etc symptoms, no fever, urine test 302 rbc, 11 wbc?

Hematuria kidnestone. You have hematuria, with past history of stone it may be stone which was small and passed it.But you need a repeat urine test and cat scan of kidneys to see if there is a stone or some other pathology causing hematuria.Hematuria which is painless can have other causes then stone like a tumor or cancer.Consult your urologist. Read more...
More studies needed. It does not appear that the cause hematuria has been determined. If no beets in your diet then see a nephrologist or urologist for further evaluation. Utrasound of your kidneys and or bladder maybe requested or an intravenous pyelogram to look for persisitent stones. Miicrosopic analysis of your urine should be checked for casts /signs of nephritis and check for myo or hemo globinuria. Read more...
Here are some ... For your reported scenario despite prior kidney stone, you should go for a run of comprehensive evaluation with CT.IVP and cystourethroscopy to make sure of no tumor somewhere in urinary tract with bladder tumor leading the pack of frequency. So, don't wait and go for it. Best wish ... Read more...

Is it poss for radiologist to miss bilat renal calculi on a CT? What should pt do w/ micro & gross hematuria >yr (& cola colored urine)? give up?

Hematuria. Anything is possible but calculi are usually easy to see on a CT. Blood in the urine can be caused by many things including infection, stones, kidney diseases, muscle damage and others. We usually do blood tests to check kidney function, urine and often a CK to look for muscle damage. If those tests don't pinpoint the cause they at least help decide the next step. Read more...

22 year old male. I've have gross hematuria for months now with some clots in the urine. I've had neg cultures, ct and cystoscope. UA had protein?

More testing. You are "spilling"'out protein and blood in your urine. A CT scan is helpful in ruling out major structural caused and large stone, the urine analysis ruled out infection, the cystoscope would evaluate for abnormalities of the bladder. Other considerations would be systemic problems such as a coagulopathy or inflammatory condition, lupus being an example. If all those tests neg, consider biopsy. Read more...