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Lower abdominal pain. Done urine test. History of colorectal CA. Done chemotherapy. Meaning?

Hi! My mother has on and off lower abdominal pain . She is 77 years old. Her urine test shows an RBC result of 10-12/hpf. What does this mean? She s taking maintenance medicines for her heart (vastarel and concore) and other food supplements. She also had a history of colorectal CA in 2005, had 6 sessions of chemotherapy . Follow up whole abdomen CT Scan after one year showed that she s clear.
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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Apr 2013
hello chersmateo. Welcome to HCM.
its hematuria. the causes may be many such as: kidney damage, tumors which erode the urinary tract anywhere along its length, kidney trauma, urinary stones, renal infarcts, acute tubular necrosis, upper and lower urinary tract infections, nephrotoxins, and physical stress.
Also this is usually asscoiated with urinary infection, such pain, burning sensation while urinating and often need to urinate are typical signs of it.
So she needt to do urine analysis and uro ultrasound. Till that she can dring some of teas made for ureteral stones and lot of fluids.
Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help
Answered: Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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