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Have puj blockage, stent inserted and urinating heavy blood. What's wrong?

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Had a puj blockage and have had a stent inserted 2 weeks later I am urinating heavy blood.
I am on the list for pyleoplastery surgery
Is something wrong right now though??
Posted Fri, 21 Dec 2012 in Men's Health
Answered by Dr. G.Srinivasan 50 minutes later
Welcome to XXXXXXX and thanks for your query.
I am looking at the causes of blood in urine in this scenario.
The stent placement could have introduced infection or it may because of decompression of distended renal pelvis.
It is better to do urine culture, treat infection if present and then proceed with the surgical procedure.
Hope this helps. Kindly get back for doubts if any.
Wishing you good health

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