Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
162 Doctors are Online

Child having blood in urine. Does mold in home cause hematuria?

both of my young children have had blood in their urine . my one child (6 yr old boy)has had a negative workup. The second (5 yr old girl) just had the hematuria tonight. I just read some things about black mold and hematuria. We have no visible mold in our home. Have you heard of mold in a home causing hematuria? My husband does have a history of kideny stones. The pediatrician ruled out stones in my son and wasn t thinking it is IgA nephropathy . Obviously, we haven t been in yet with my daughter. Will make an appointment in am. My son s episode was about 6 weeks ago.
Asked On : Fri, 18 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  70
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Nephrologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.
There is no known correlation between mold in the home and hematuria.
It seems like a familial condition since both children have it. Some familial renal diseases which can cause blood in urine are Alport's syndrome and Thin Basement membrane disease. You need to see a nephrologist if possible.
Hope this helps
Good luck.
Answered: Mon, 12 Aug 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor