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Blood in Urine – Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Blood in Urine – Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment
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Overview – Blood in Urine – Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

The presence of blood in urine (medically termed hematuria) can indicate several underlying medical issues. At Emirates Hospitals Group our expert teams of Nephrologists, Urologists and other specialties will work together you provide the optimal treatment plan.

Causes of Blood in Urine

  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) – Infections in the urinary tract can irritate the lining of the bladder or urethra, leading to blood in the urine.
  • Bladder or Kidney Stones – The passage of kidney stones through the urinary tract can cause bleeding,
  • Bladder or Kidney Infections – Infections in these organs can lead to blood in urine, as well as other symptoms like pain and fever.
  • Trauma or Injury
  • Enlarged Prostate – Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or prostate cancer can lead to bleeding in the urine.
  • Blood Disorders – Hemophilia, clotting disorders and other conditions can result in bleeding into the urinary tract.
  • Medications – medications such as blood thinners, can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Kidney Disease – Chronic kidney diseases such as glomerulonephritis, can lead to blood in urine due to damage to the kidney’s filtering ability.

Diagnoses of Blood in Urine

The are a number od diagnostic procedures we may perform that include:

  • Urinalysis
  • Imaging
  • Cystoscopy

Treatment for Blood in Urine

Early diagnosis is important to appropriately treat the underlying cause of Blood in Urine. Depending on whether its a gynecological issue, Urological issue or Nephrology related issue, the Doctors at Emirates Hospitals Group will work to ensure the most accurate diagnosis and treatment plan is provided.