Urology Austin

Knowing Your Body: Hematuria

When we don’t know our bodies, it can get pretty scary when things go wrong. Of course, now the internet is around to research symptoms, but that doesn’t always lead to exactly what the problem is. Some issues have to be addressed by professionals, and one example is Hematuria. More commonly referred to as blood in the urine,

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Hematuria Urology Update


When the GP says Hematuria

Like the good husband he was, Ron dragged himself to his annual doctor’s appointment, completed the forms, answered the questions and peed in the cup. But something proved little different this year. This year, beyond the usual “eat healthy and exercise more” that he kept meaning to do, the doctor reviewed the results of his pee-in-a-cup exam,

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Hematuria Urology Update


Hematuria: Questions to ask your doctor

Hematuria means there is blood in the urine and can be caused by many factors. These include: kidney stones, urinary tract infections,cancer and many others.

According to an article from the Mayo Clinic, there are several risk factors which may cause hematuria. These are:

Age: Men 50 and older may experience hematuria due to enlargement of the prostate.

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Hematuria Urology Update


What causes pink or red urine?

We all know what our urine should look like and we know that the color changes, depending on the time of day, our activities and our level of hydration. It tends to be a deeper yellow first thing in the morning or if you’ve been doing hard physical labor and not drinking enough water to maintain your hydration.

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Hematuria and UTIs

Janie was 19 when she got her first Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). She wanted to share her experience with you: “It was a cloudy day my sophomore year of college, late in the year. I had been feeling achy and uncomfortable the whole day, but by the time I realized something was wrong during one of my classes,

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Hematuria Urology Update


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