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What causes small traces of blood in urine?

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Dr. P. T. Patil


Practicing since :1971

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Posted on Wed, 31 Oct 2018 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: Very small amount of blood in urine - 1 drop when urinating. Started after slight trauma with penis being snapped with the elastic waistband of tight long underwear while urinating at urinal. Slight burning feeling now when urinating. Just started yesterday. No swelling or other pain.
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Bleeding is mostly due to trivial injury to urethra .Not o be worried for

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for query .Based on the facts that you have posted blood in urine that you have is mostly due to trivial injury to urethra .

It should heal up within 5 days .

Take antibiotics like Norflxacin twice daily .

Ensure to drink more water .

There is nothing to be worried about it .

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions,I shall be happy to help you
Thanks and Regards.

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