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Bleeding from urethra. Taking medication for high cholesterol and high blood pressure

Hi, For the past two nights I took a bath, the 1st night, and soaked in our hot tub, the second night. Both nights afterward, I bled from my urthera, the second night having increased significantly. The bleeding did stop after about 15 minutes. Am on blood pressure and cholesterol medicines, am 53 yrs old thanks, YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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Bleeding from urethra is a serious symptoms which needs to be investigated more so in the 50 plus age group.
Various causes of urethral bleed are

4.Bleeding disorders
5. injuries
6.glomerulonephritis- inflammation of the kidneys

As you are having two episodes of urinary bleed ,it will advise you to consult a doctor as soon as possible.

You will need blood and urine investigations along with imaging in the form of Ultrasound +/ CT scan to reach the proper diagnosis.

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