Patient Comments: Blood In Urine - Describe Your Experience

Please describe your experience with blood in urine.

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: ralph, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: May 06

I am 80 so as one can imagine have an enlarged prostate. Six days ago in the morning I had bright red blood in my urine; none since then. I am waiting to see if it happens again.

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Comment from: Ryan, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: February 01

I have had blood in my urine for almost a week. Urine looks like fruit punch most of the time. Blood work was fine, except creatinine was 4 times higher than normal. I am waiting for specialized urine tests. I also have blood in my stool. Prostate is ok. No symptoms, no pain in back, blood pressure is 110/78, and no pain when urinating. Gastrointestinal specialist scheduled in a week, no urologist scheduled yet.

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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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Comment from: Alok, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: January 11

On 27th Sep 2015, gross hematuria was found first time. CT scan revealed kidney was well in shape and size. Prostate was 29 gm that the doctor says was slightly enlarged. Bladder was normal in shape and size, no mass seen, and no diverticulum, just a slight thickening of bladder wall. Liver was well in shape and size. Blood test showed PSA normal, creatinine normal, HB 15.8, but blood sugar 300 mg/dL. Means I was diagnosed to be diabetic (type 2) though there were never any usual symptoms. Since then I have had gross hematuria (blood in urine) every 15 to 20 days, thick clots. Hematuria is not total when it starts, always terminal, then either initial with clot or terminal with clot. I had very low degree pain around pelvic area, at times sharp pain waves going to the rectum area from bladder side. Gross hematuria stops in 24 to 36 hours by taking Pause (tranexamic acid) tablet. No fever ever. I noticed that if I press hard to urinate bleeding starts, looks like from the neck of the bladder. I don't know if it is hemorrhagic cystitis or prostatitis. Urologist is unable to tell. He has ruled out bladder cancer as urine cytology was normal. I am ruling out prostatitis as there was no blood seen in sperm immediately after or before urinating blood. In 3 months I have had 6 episodes of gross hematuria. However diabetes during these 3 months has been absolutely under control. I am taking metformin and diabetes has been under control (fasting usually is 80 to 90 mg/dL and post-prandial is 125 t0 140 mg/dL.

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