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The evaluation for blood in urine consists of taking a history, performing a physical examination, evaluating the urine under a microscope, and...
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Hematuria, or blood in the urine, can be either gross (visible) or microscopic (as defined by more than three to five red blood cells per high-power...
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The causes of gross and microscopic blood in urine (hematuria) are similar and may result from bleeding anywhere along the urinary tract. One cannot...
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Painful urination with blood; especially in someone who is diabetic, is a urinary tract infection until otherwise proven. Yes, you need to see a...
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This is called "occult blood", or hidden blood. Just a few blood cells in the urine can cause the chemical dipstick test to be positive, so...
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No....Miralax (a stool softener) does not cause hematuria (blood in the urine).
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Are having any pain or burning when you urinate? Sounds like symptoms of UTI. I had one a few months ago and with mine I had a lot of pain and...
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That is not usual. Usually women will just urinate a lot but anyway, when women are pregnant they start to have chemical changes. What you have is a...
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You are correct. Dark, red, or brown urine could be blood, although there are medications and even certain foods that can change the color of the...
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There are two types of pregnancy tests. One tests the blood for the pregnancy hormone, hCG. The other checks the urine for this hormone. You can do a...
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Urine is a generally thought of as a sterile body fluid, therefore, evidence of white blood cells or bacteria in the urine is considered abnormal and...
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Blood in the semen can come from several different sources: Infection and inflammation. This is the most common cause of blood in the semen. Blood...
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An internist, family practitioner, or an endocrinologist will treat thyroid problems.  It is usually the blood test (for thyroid) and the...
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Hi If you have uterine fibroids that's one thing, but blood in your urine is something else, you should see your doctor ASAPGood Luck
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Frequency of urination needs a medical investigation, including an examination and blood/urine tests to rule out diabetes mellitus. See your primary...