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Presence of blood in the urine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am a 44 year old woman with 3 adult children i have had 2 urine test and both came back with blood in them but i had a hysterctomy when i was 32 can you help
Doctor :   May I know the reason why the urine test were done?
User :   for a medical for work
Doctor :   Do you have any symptoms?
User :   no /no pain feel great
Doctor :   Symptoms while passing urine?
User :   none
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you specify the number of RBC's seen in the urine?
User :   just a little bit of blood
Doctor :   Let me guide you.
Doctor :   Blood in the urine is quantified as numbers, number of the RBC's.
Doctor :   Frank blood in the urine can occur in conditions apart from the menstruations in situations such as stones in the kidney or following a trauma.
Doctor :   Small number of RBC,s can occur in conditions such as renal disorders.
Doctor :   May I know if you have any other medical illness such as diabetes, hypertension or kidney disease.
User :   None im healthy
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since you do not have any other medical illness, the blood in the urine may have been caused by benign conditions such as infection inducing trauma to the renal system or due to renal stone.
Doctor :   If you do not have any symptoms, then I suggest you to use plenty of water(atleast 8 to 10 glasses of water) per day.
Doctor :   And watch out for these symptoms - pain while passing urine, burning sensation while passing urine.
Doctor :   If you develop such symptoms then you would need further evaluation.
Doctor :   The present situation would settle in a few days.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes i will thank you for your help
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no thats all thank you take care
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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