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75 years of age has blood in urine, during night. Cause?

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a woman 75 years of age has blood in her urine during night time urination
Posted Wed, 16 Oct 2013 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It needs to be investigated.

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have passed blood in urine ( Hematuria).
I shall be happy if you can post few more details to help me to make comments on your problem.
1) Do you have any other urinary symptoms like frequency of urination ,urgency for urination,,difficulty in passing urine,burning urination etc ?
2) Do you have fever with chills ?
3) Are you taking any medications especially blood thinners for your heart problem ?
4) Have you ever undergone tests for this symptom ? and what are the findings ?

Blood in urine can be due to many reasons commonest being
1)Infection of the urinary tract ,
2) Presence of stones in urinary system
3)Cancer of the any organ of urinary system

It needs to be investigated thoroughly to find out the source of bleeding.

Please consult qualified Urologist for clinical assessment and get all the following basic tests done under his guidance .
1) Routine urine and urine culture
2) Ultrasound scanning of the abdomen
3) Blood coagulation profile
4) Renal function tests.
5) Intravenous pylography.
6)C.T scan of urinary system.
7) Endoscopic examination of bladder ( Cystoscopy).

Further treatment will depend upon the results of these tests.

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any more questions please feel free to ask me I shall be happy to help you

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