Patient Comments: Blood In Urine - Describe Your Experience

Please describe your experience with blood in urine.

Comment from: Bright A., 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: June 09

I have gross hematuria, but the doctors are saying it is schistosomiasis. I have taken all the anti-infection drugs but the pains still persist, but each time I take Emtrim and diclofenac the pains will subside for some hours. I just don't know the particular drugs to take in order to clear the blood in my urine.

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Comment from: Flash, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: March 23

I had gross hematuria this morning; bright red blood with some clots. By the time I went to the urgent care, hematuria was only microscopic. No infection was found. I was never very susceptible to urinary tract infections anyway. I had maybe two in my life and the last one was over 15 years ago. No Pain, no other symptoms. The doctor wants me to have a CT scan to check for kidney stones, but wouldn't I be in pain if that was the cause! Guess I'll have the scan and find out what's going on.

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Comment from: Ihadcancer, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: March 06

I take 2 full strength daily aspirin to prevent recurrence of stage IV cancer for 7 1/2 years now. Recently I have had pale pink urine on 4 occasions. The doctor believes the aspirin is the cause but tests are ordered.

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Comment from: tacata, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: October 27

For a year I've been having urological issues. After cystoscopy, blood work and rectal exams and even a CT scan and PSA test, I was told no cancer. I've been having infections on and off the last few months. A few days ago I did not go to the bathroom for a few hours, went to urinate and I passed urine brown with blood. Tomorrow, I am getting my annual blood and urine work done. I hope for the best.

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Comment from: Maria, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 19

I have been having blood in urine for years and urinary tract infections. But three weeks ago I had to urinate every thirty minutes at night. After five miserable painful days I finally was given Keflex. I got better but now I have pain in left kidney and was up all night again. I think it is much more than urinary tract infection. I am seeing the urologist and having ultrasound soon. Really tired of feeling awful.

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Comment from: allenmad12, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: February 28

I have fairly heavy fresh blood from penis, even when not urinating. I also have swelling in my legs.

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Comment from: david, 65-74 Male (Caregiver) Published: December 21

My husband is 73. When he urinates he bleeds once in a while. He just had a urine test 1 week ago, everything was fine, and no urinary tract infection. I am not sure what causes this bleeding, this is the third time he had since last month. I wonder if I should take him to the doctor.

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