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Eileen Cruzover 1 year ago

what are the causes, risk factors and diagnosis of blood in urine?

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over 1 year ago

Causes of Blood in Urine (Hematuria) - UTI - Pyelonephritis - Kidney stone - Bladder stone - Benign Prostrate Hyperplasia (BPH) - Prostatitis - Sickle cell anemia - Alport Syndrome - Medicines e.g. Heparin, Aspirin, Anti-cancer drugs, Penicillin - Hepatitis - Endometriosis - Hemophilia - Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) - Nephritic Syndrome - Trauma to bladder or kidney - Strenuous workouts Risk Factors for Blood in Urine - Men with age over 50 - History of kidney infection - Regular vigorous exercises - Patients taking specific medicines on a daily basis Diagnosis of Blood in Urine - Medical history - Pelvic exam - Digital Rectal exam - Urinalysis - Blood test - CT Scan - MRI - Cystoscopy - Kidney biopsy

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over 1 year ago

The causes are diverse, ranging from infections and renal stones to malignancies of the urinary tract. It helps to narrow down your differentials if you know whether bleeding is painful or painless. For diagnosis, the basic investigations are urine DR, urine culture and radiology such as X-ray, CT scan or ultrasound.

over 1 year ago

Heamtouria may be cause by infection urinary tract or stone and dignosis by ultrasound