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I'm a 78 year old male with blood in my

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Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: I'm a 78 year old male with blood in my urine...just this morning
What might cause that?
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Answered by Dr. Anders Mark Christensen 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Many possible explanations

Detailed Answer:
Hi Edwards2,

There are many possible explanations, e.g. tumor, infection, kidney stone, strenuous exercise, kidney disease, excessive intake of beets, etc. What you should do is see your doctor for a urinalysis, physical examination and referral to an ultrasound and cystoscopy. If you have no other symptoms, e.g. pain, weight loss, it is likely benign.

Hope this helps. Please let me know if you have further questions.
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