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Blood in urine

Blood in urine: Introduction

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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Causes of Blood in urine:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Blood in urine. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Blood in urine:

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Blood in urine: Symptom Checker

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Diagnostic tests for Blood in urine:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Blood in urine. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine for signs of anemia
    • Temperature may suggest urinary tract infection, lupus erythematosus, infective endocarditis
    • Blood pressure e.g. if high blood pressure may suggest glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidneys, lupus erythematosus
    • Cardiovascular examination to look for signs of infective endocarditis which maycause emboli to kidney e.g. fever, heart murmur, small hemorrhages on the nails
    • Abdominal palpation for mass in flanks:
      • E.g. bilateral flank masses may suggestpolycystic kidneys and hydronephrosis
  • more tests...»

Blood in urine: Animations

Medications or substances causing Blood in urine:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of 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.

Drug interactions causing Blood in urine:

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.

  • Folex and Advil (Ibuprofen) interaction
  • Folex and Motrin (Ibuprofen) interaction
  • Folex and Nuprin (Ibuprofen) interaction
  • Folex and Aleve (Naproxen) interaction
  • Folex and Naprosyn (Naproxen) interaction
  • Folex and Ansaid (Flurbiprofen) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Blood in urine: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Blood in urine

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

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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Misdiagnosis and Blood in urine

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Blood in urine: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Blood in urine listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Blood in urine:

A condition in which free hemoglobin is found in the urine. --2004
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Organs affected by Blood in urine:

The list of organs typically affected by Blood in urine may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Blood in urine

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How Common are these Causes of Blood in urine?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Blood in urine. Of the 389 causes of Blood in urine that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 8 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 3 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 15 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 364 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Blood in urine:

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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Conditions listing medical complications: Blood in urine:

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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Causes of Blood in urine Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Blood in urine based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Blood in urine?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Blood in urine, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Blood in urine:

    Haemoglobinuria, Hematuria, Urinary tract bleeding, Haematuria
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Blood in urine:

    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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