Doctors for Blood in Urine in Victoria Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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BLOOD IN URINE
Hematuria or blood in the urine is a condition where the kidneys allow leakage of blood due to urinary tract infections, kidney infections, bladder stones, kidney stones, kidney disease and enlarged prostate. It can also be caused by cancer, injury to the kidneys and as a side effect of certain kinds of medication. This condition can also be inherited genetically.
HOW IS BLOOD IN URINE DIAGNOSED?
The general physician will find out details of medical history and for men, this may include a rectal examination and women may have a vaginal examination. The patient will be referred to a hospital urology or nephrology department, or a specialist haematuria clinic, for further tests to identify the cause of your symptoms. Tests used for the diagnosis of blood in urine may include a CT scan, cystoscopy, ultrasound, IVP, MRI, urine culture, and urine cytology.
HOW IS BLOOD IN URINE TREATED?
Treatments of hematuria vary widely and depend on the reason for the bleeding. It is improtant to note that quite often no cause is found for the hematuria. The treatment includes antibiotics, ayurvedic medications and homeopathic methods.
DID YOU KNOW?
Some common causes of blood in urine are:
• Strenuous (difficult) exercise
• Sexual activity
• Having a virus
• Having an infection, such as a urinary tract infection (UTI)