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Blood in the urine is called "hematuria" and may indicate quite severe problems. Bleeding can arise within the urinary system in areas such as the kidneys, bladder, prostate or other parts of the urinary tract. Blood in urine may appear as reddening or darkened urine or other urine color changes such as smoky, orangish or pinkish hues. Visible streaks of blood may also appear in the urine. The appearance of blood in the urine or any urine color changes needs prompt professional medical investigation....more »
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When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Blood in urine as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Blood in urine. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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causes of Blood in urine as a symptom include:
A condition in which free hemoglobin is found in the urine. --2004
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The following list of conditions have 'Blood in urine' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Blood in urine or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Blood in urine, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Medical Conditions associated with Blood in urine:
Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Urine color changes (401 causes), Darkened urine (350 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Urine symptoms (630 causes), Urinary system symptoms (1228 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes)
Symptoms related to Blood in urine:
Darkened urine (350 causes), Urine color changes (401 causes), Urinary pain (93 causes), Urinary burning (73 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Blood in stool (406 causes), Red urine (58 causes), Black urine, Orange urine (18 causes), Dark urine (99 causes), Blue urine (13 causes), Green urine (7 causes), Urinary bleeding (389 causes), Urination pain (123 causes), Bladder pain (16 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Prostate symptoms (16 causes), Urethral pain (4 causes), Difficulty urinating (648 causes), urinary hesitancy (40 causes), Hematuria (91 causes), Strenuous exercise or exertion, Overly exuberant urination of large amounts, Excessive exercise, Injury, Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Bleeding from ejaculation (20 causes), Urinary tract infection (68 causes)
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