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How much bleeding with a UTI is acceptable?
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine
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In brief: Small amounts
In some cases a UTI will cause an irritation of the lining of the bladder.
This is called hemorrhagic cystitis. This can cause some blood in the urine. In most cases it is not a lot but it can be alarming. This should clear within a week of being treated for the uti. If you have continued bleeding after the infection is cleared then you need a follow up appointment with your doctor.

In brief: Small amounts
In some cases a UTI will cause an irritation of the lining of the bladder.
This is called hemorrhagic cystitis. This can cause some blood in the urine. In most cases it is not a lot but it can be alarming. This should clear within a week of being treated for the uti. If you have continued bleeding after the infection is cleared then you need a follow up appointment with your doctor.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: A little
A little blood in toilet bowl can be quite impressive, but, you can see through it.
Blood should clear up within 24 - 36 hours of starting appropriate antibiotics. You can not see through urine when there is a large or significant amount of blood in the urine.

In brief: A little
A little blood in toilet bowl can be quite impressive, but, you can see through it.
Blood should clear up within 24 - 36 hours of starting appropriate antibiotics. You can not see through urine when there is a large or significant amount of blood in the urine.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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