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Blood after urinating, pain. Taking bactrim for UTI. Urine test shows blood, bacteria. Treatment?

I ve had a small amount of blood when I wipe myself after urination about 3 times in the past 2 months. Had some painful urination as well a few times and had my urine tested and now talking Bactrim for UTI . They noted blood and bacteria in the urine. I have taken the Bactrim for 4 days and found blood today after urination.
Asked On : Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Blood in the urine(Haematuria) may be due to many causes like Urinary tract infection,Kidney Stone,Stone in the ureter/bladder,Cancer of the Urinary bladder etc.
As per your Urine culture,you are taking Antibiotic.
But,it is not controlled.
So,you have to get investigated further with X ray abdomen KUB(Kidney Ureter Bladder),Ultrasound abdomen,Intra venous pyelography(IVP),Cystoscopy etc with the advice of urologist.
Hope it is a simple infection,but be cautious and get investigated.
Wish you good health

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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Mayank Bhargava's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
With the available described information, there appears to be possibility of renal stones.
Presence of pain while urinating along with blood suggests the diagnosis.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist/ general surgeon and should go for thorough check up.
You should go for ultrasound imaging and urine culture & sensitivity for better clarification.
You should continue Bactrim on empirical basis and also take hemostatic medicines.
Take plenty of water.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
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General & Family Physician Dr. Michelle Gibson James's  Response
Hi thanks for using healthcare magic

There are a number of different causes for hematuria ( blood in the urine). One of the most common causes is infection.
You can consider completely the course of antibiotics then returning to your doctor for a repeat urine analysis to determine if the blood is still present.

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Pulmonologist Dr. Modini Venkatarao's  Response
you may suffering with
2 any stones in Urinary tract
3any tumor in Urinary tract
so investigation is necessary further so you consult your GP immediately
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