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38 year old with mild micro hematuria. What are the chances of being cancerous? Suffered meningitis and encephalitis

I have a son who is 38 years old and has mild micro haematuria at his age what are the chances of it being cancerous ? he has been a smoker up until 3 months ago and has since suffered Viral Meningitis and a level of Encephalitis also suffered renal failure after having been treated with the anti viral treatment of viral meningitis. awat your reply Heather
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM.
There is really small chance of it at his age. It can be related to kidney damage due to therapy but most often causes of hematuria are urinary infections, kidney stones and urethral and kidney trauma which can be minor. He should just do urogenital ultrasound, kidney function test and do often urine analysis to see is there any improvement. Wish you good health.
Answered: Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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