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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Other than stones what could be the reason for passing blood in the urine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old female. I went to my doctor a year before because I had a little blood in my urine when I wiped. He did a urine analysis, and some blood work and everything came back fine. There were no problems until three days ago. I peed then a few minutes later it felt like it s...  Read Full »

Dr. Gupta Aman Manoharlal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A bladder infection (cystitis), stones and overdose of Coumadin (Warfarin), all three can be the likely reason for your bleeding. In case of any such bleeding, an ultrasound is a must. I prefer to start with a short course of antibiotics (mostly Nitrofurantoin and Cipr...  Read Full »

Why am I having blood in urine before getting my periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old. I have been observing that since last three to four period cycles, I have been having blood in urine. Just an hour before periods then it is normal once I get my period and the urine is again clear. Recently, I got my period and an hour back I urinated with little bl...  Read Full »

Dr. Gupta Aman Manoharlal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Endometriosis is not so common. Although you have a pattern of bleeding which goes in favor of bladder endometriosis. First thing which needs to be ruled out is a stone disease. Get an NCCT KUB done which will confirm or rule out stone disease. If it is not there then...  Read Full »

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