Common "Hematuria" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Blood in the urine is called hematuria which can be either gross or microscopic. Urine appears pink, red, or cola-colored and is generally not painful. Urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis, renal stones, prostate enlargement, glomerulonephritis, tumors of the renal system, sickle cell anemia, renal injury, medications, or strenuous exercise is responsible for causing hematuria.

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I have blood in my urine along with abdominal pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I observed some amount of blood while urinating with a little abdominal pain, and I had the urge to urinate more for 4 days. Is it an infection or something else? Should I wait for some more days?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Blood in the urine (hematuria) and frequent urination can be signs of a urinary tract infection (UTI) or a sexually transmitted infection (STI), such as chlamydia or gonorrhea. If you are experiencing pain or discomfort during urination, or if the blood in your urine...  Read Full »

Kindly interpret my routine urine test report.

Query: Hello doctor, My routine urine examination shows, trans-hazy, reaction - 6.0pH, blood - ++, RBC - 15-20 hpf, pus cell - 2-5 hpf, and epithelial cells - 4-6 hpf. Please review my report.  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First of all what problems you were having when you got your urine test? There is blood in your urine. Causes are many like bleeding disorder, kidney stones, inflammation in the kidney (nephritis). So I need to know what problems you are experiencing to make a diagno...  Read Full »

I had an MRI of my prostate. Please review my reports.

Query: Hi doctor,I have enlarged prostate, urinary retention, and hematuria for almost a year. I had MRI of prostate done. I would like to have the interpretation of images. Currently, I am on Flowmax and Finasteride.  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The MRI scan of the prostate (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows a grossly enlarged prostate which is indenting the lumen of the urinary bladder and which you are probably aware of. Further, the median lobe of the prostate is showing hypertrophy and p...  Read Full »

Why are my urine protein and blood levels fluctuating?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with early IgA nephropathy, about five years ago, and I am on medication. Protein and blood are present in the urine, and their levels have varied over time, ranging from traces to ++. My recent urine analysis showed protein (+), erythrocytes (++), RBC (8-10 /HPF), creatin...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishna Somani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to To correctly answer your questions, I need to know the following. I suggest you get a 24-hour urine for protein done. This will tell you the degree of kidney damage. Revert with more information to a nephrologist online -->  Read Full »

My son gets dark colored urine. Is it a medical emergency?

Query: Hello doctor, My son's appendix burst about four weeks ago. On the day they burst, his urine was a thick dark red color. His appendix was gangrenous and the infection had spread to all four quadrants of his abdomen. He had a catheter after surgery which became blocked with the thick urine so was rem...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Dark red colored urine means blood mixed with urine and is generally arising from the urinary tract. It means either from urinary bladder (common) ureter (less common) and kidney rarely but cannot be due to appendix unless it has locally affected the above-mentioned ...  Read Full »

Is blood in my mom's urine due to UTI or Xarelto?

Query: Hi doctor, This deals with my mother, who has a history of chronic E. coli bladder infections. She has been on preventative antibiotics and topical estrogen. Recently, she was eight months UTI free with being on 2000 mg mannose sugar daily. Her eGFR was 65 around six months ago. I reduced the sugar ...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the history and the reports sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Clearly, she is a case of recurrent UTI (urinary tract infection). We need to determine the cause of UTI. In my opinion, it is because of her age her bladder po...  Read Full »

The urine test shows blood. Please suggest.

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I had undergone chest X-ray, ECG, creatinine, fasting glucose, postprandial blood sugar, urea, uric acid, lipid profile, liver function test, thyroid stimulating hormone, TSH, urine complete analysis, complete blood count with ESR and ultrasound of abdomen and pelvis. All the re...  Read Full »

Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to According to your reports, it seems to be a urinary tract infection secondary to a kidney stone. Some kidney stones are not visible on the ultrasound. So, I suggest you do a CT scan of the abdomen and repeat urinalysis. If the same report persists, then we can think ...  Read Full »

How to manage body pain and fatigue present for many years?

Query: Hello doctor, The primary concern surrounding my inquiry is body pain and fatigue. I have lymphedema in my lower legs since eight years. Intermittently, the condition is mediated with compression stockings, massage therapy and occasional stationary exercise. The swelling persists with activity, just...  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar M.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The laboratory reports (attachment removed to ensure privacy) indicate mild anemia and microscopic hematuria. The anemia seems to be a dual deficiency involving iron and B12. To confirm the cause, further tests including reticulocyte count, peripheral smear, serum iron, ...  Read Full »

Why I am having blood on my penis after walking in the treadmill?

Query: Hello doctor, About three weeks ago, my wife noticed a blood stain on my underwear while she was doing the laundry. I was surprised because I did not feel pain or any burning sensation. A week later I noticed this but I thought it was the old underwear my wife found. Recently I noticed blood in my u...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like you to get urine routine test, urine cultures creat, RBS (random blood sugar), CBC (complete blood count), USG (ultrasound), KUB (kidney, ureter, and bladder) plus prostate done. Possibilities are, blood in the semen, blood in urine due to infection or s...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a treatment for hematuria.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 76 year old male. I have hematuria for the past two months. My prostate was normal in the USG report and the culture report did not show any growth of microorganisms. I took Levofloxacin for 10 days, but now my doctor prescribed Tranexamic 500 IV. I am also suffering from a lumbar ...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hematuria has to be taken seriously. If ultrasonography is normal, then I suggest you go for a CT scan and urine cytology. If these are also negative, then a cystoscopy should be done. The usual cause of blood in urine is a prostate problem. So, if no other cause is fou...  Read Full »

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