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Other than cancer, what would cause microscopic blood in the urine?

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Dr. Michael Yu
Urology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Microhematuria

One of the most common referrals for urologic evaluation.
Infection, kidney stones, enlarged prostate, blood thinner use, and many other issues can cause this condition. If persistent then you need to see a urologist for evaluation.

In brief: Microhematuria

One of the most common referrals for urologic evaluation.
Infection, kidney stones, enlarged prostate, blood thinner use, and many other issues can cause this condition. If persistent then you need to see a urologist for evaluation.
Dr. Michael Yu
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Many possibilities

Blood in the urine can be caused by a cancerous tumor, a bladder polyp, an infection, interstitial cystitis, a kidney stone, and kidney disease.
Additionally, blood can also be present on a urinanalysis from extra-urinary sources such as vaginal orrectal bleeding.

In brief: Many possibilities

Blood in the urine can be caused by a cancerous tumor, a bladder polyp, an infection, interstitial cystitis, a kidney stone, and kidney disease.
Additionally, blood can also be present on a urinanalysis from extra-urinary sources such as vaginal orrectal bleeding.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. George Klauber
Also from hypercalcuria - excess calcium in urine. Crystals in kidney tubules can cause microscopic and sometimes gross blood in the urine
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Blood urine

Infection, blood thinner (aspirin, coumadin) blood disorders, cancer.

In brief: Blood urine

Infection, blood thinner (aspirin, coumadin) blood disorders, cancer.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Stones!

Kidney stones, infections, or other kidney diseases can cause blood in the urine.

In brief: Stones!

Kidney stones, infections, or other kidney diseases can cause blood in the urine.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many causes.

There are numerous causes of micro-hematuria, but the ones we worry about the most are kidney and bladder cancer.
Microscopic bleeding can be caused by stones, infection, trauma, etc. For more info, go to website and click on patient videos where you will find one on hematuria: www.Bergenurological.Com.

In brief: Many causes.

There are numerous causes of micro-hematuria, but the ones we worry about the most are kidney and bladder cancer.
Microscopic bleeding can be caused by stones, infection, trauma, etc. For more info, go to website and click on patient videos where you will find one on hematuria: www.Bergenurological.Com.
Dr. Andrew Siegel
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Dr. Jay Uberoi
Urology

In brief: Lots of things

You should get it checked out.
Most causes are benign. Small stones, cysts in the kidneys, maybe a mild uti.

In brief: Lots of things

You should get it checked out.
Most causes are benign. Small stones, cysts in the kidneys, maybe a mild uti.
Dr. Jay Uberoi
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