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What does trace of occult blood in urine mean?

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In brief: Need more tests

Specifically, you need to have a urinalysis and urine culture by your doctor. If on two urinalyses, there are 3 or more red blood cells per high per field under microscope, then you will need a full workup.
The workup includes urine cytology, imaging (ctscan usually), and camera to look inside the bladder (cystoscopy).

In brief: Need more tests

Specifically, you need to have a urinalysis and urine culture by your doctor. If on two urinalyses, there are 3 or more red blood cells per high per field under microscope, then you will need a full workup.
The workup includes urine cytology, imaging (ctscan usually), and camera to look inside the bladder (cystoscopy).
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: It means

That altho no visible blood, chemically blood was detected in your urine.
This is not usually normal. You may have an infection or a ureteral/kidney stone or some bladder inflammation or a tumor, so please get evaluated, diagnosed and properly treated.

In brief: It means

That altho no visible blood, chemically blood was detected in your urine.
This is not usually normal. You may have an infection or a ureteral/kidney stone or some bladder inflammation or a tumor, so please get evaluated, diagnosed and properly treated.
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Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Specifically, you need to have a urinalysis and urine culture by your doctor. If on two urinalyses, there are 3 or more red blood cells per high per field under microscope, then you will need a full workup. The workup includes urine cytology, imaging (CTscan usually), and camera to look inside the bladder (cystoscopy).
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