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Blood in Urine: Treatment, Procedure, Cost and Side Effects

What is the treatment?

Hematuria, or blood in the urine, can be either gross (visible) or microscopic (blood cells only visible through a microscope). Gross hematuria can vary widely in appearance, from light pink to deep red with clots. Although the amount of blood in the urine may be different, the types of conditions that can cause the problem are the same, and require the same kind of workup or evaluation. People with gross hematuria will visit their doctor with this as a primary complaint. People who have microscopic hematuria, on the other hand, will be unaware of a problem and their condition will most commonly be detected as part of a periodic checkup by a primary-care physician.

Treatment depends on the cause. Depending on the condition causing your hematuria, treatment might involve taking antibiotics to clear a urinary tract infection, trying a prescription medication to shrink an enlarged prostate or having shock wave therapy to break up bladder or kidney stones. In some cases, no treatment is necessary.

Evaluating blood in urine requires consideration of the entire urinary tract. Tests used for the diagnosis of blood in urine may include a CT scan, cystoscopy, ultrasound, IVP, MRI, urine culture, and urine cytology. Management of blood in the urine depends upon the underlying cause. Be sure to follow up with your doctor after treatment to ensure there's no more blood in your urine.

How is the treatment done?

First and foremost, the doctor will take a detailed history and do a thorough physical examination. The doctor will order for urine testing to look for presence of infection, or presence of minerals in urine that can cause kidney stones. Certain blood tests may be done to look for underlying disease conditions that can cause blood in the urine.

Further tests such as intravenous pyelogram/ x-ray of the urinary tract after injection of a dye or an ultrasonography (use of high-frequency sound waves and computer processing to view your kidneys and bladder) may be done. Imaging tests such as computerized tomography (CT scan) which uses radiation and a powerful computer to create cross sectional images of the inside of the body and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which uses a magnetic field and radio waves instead of X-rays to produce images may be done to provide detailed images of the urinary tract.

Procedures such as endoscopy or cystoscopy (insertion of a narrow tube fitted with a miniature camera) may be done to visualize the inside the bladder. At times the workup may be negative and the cause of blood in urine is unknown. In such individuals, observation with repeated urine analysis, blood tests, blood pressure monitoring, and assessment of prostate specific antigen (in men over the age of 50) may be done.

The treatment for hematuria varies and is dependent upon the cause. Hematuria does not have a cure; rather, your doctor will treat the condition or disease causing the blood in your urine. If your doctor determines a tumor is present somewhere in the urinary tract, prostate or lower gastrointestinal (GI) tract, possible treatments may include chemotherapy, surgery or radiation therapy.

Who is not eligible for the treatment?

Blood in urine is a very common symptom with females which is known as menstruation. In that case it is natural phenomenon which needs no treatment unless any irregularity or problem is seen in the menstrual cycle.

Are there any side effects?

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What are the post-treatment guidelines?

No cause will be found for microscopic hematuria in many cases. If initial ultrasound and other investigations reveal no disease, cystoscopy for persistent asymptomatic microscopic hematuria is not warranted in patients under 40 without risk factors for bladder cancer unless gross hematuria, a significant increase in the number of red blood cells, or urinary tract symptoms develop. When no specific cause for persistent microscopic hematuria is found, perform urinalysis and measure blood pressure.1,3,4 If the hematuria persists beyond three months, consider referral to a specialist.

How long does it take to recover?

How long hematuria lasts depends on its underlying cause. For example, hematuria related to strenuous exercise typically goes away on its own within 24 to 48 hours. In general, people with exercise-related hematuria do not need any treatment other than to modify their exercise programs. Hematuria resulting from a urinary tract infection will end when the infection is cured. Hematuria related to a kidney stone will clear after the stone is passed or removed. People with drug-related hematuria will improve if they stop taking the medication that caused the problem.

What is the price of the treatment in India?

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Are the results of the treatment permanent?

If hematuria is caused as a symptom of any minor urinary tract infection, hematuria will end when the infection is cured. Hematuria related to strenuous exercise typically goes away on its own within 24 to 48 hours. Hematuria related to a kidney stone will clear after the stone is passed or removed. People with drug-related hematuria will improve if they stop taking the medication that caused the problem. But if the hematuria is the cause of any malignant tumor or prostate cancer, prolonged treatment needs to be done. So the result of hematuria will be permanent or not depends on the cause underlying it.

What are the alternatives to the treatment?

There are several home remedies for hematuria which are simple and are quite safe to use with no risk of side effects and are cost-effective. Some of the popular home remedies for hematuria which are being used since a very long time and have proved to be quite effective in many cases are:

One of the most effective home remedies for hematuria is to drink cranberry juice or take some spinach juice and mix it with coconut water. Now drink this mixture. This mixture will treat the infections in bladder by working as a diuretic.

Bitter gourd is considered to be one of the most efficient home remedies for hematuria. All you need to do is consume bitter gourd on daily basis. Or you can even try drinking its juice which is equally beneficial.

Baking soda is also very helpful in treating hematuria. All you have to do is take eight ounce of water and then add half tablespoon of baking soda in it. Mix well and drink this mixture. This home remedy will fight fungal infections and urinary tract infection. Remember to drink it on regular basis.

Boil a cup of water and then add one teaspoon of lemon juice in it. Allow this mixture to cool down a little bit and then drink it throughout the day at fixed intervals of two hours.

Consuming moderate amount of meat soup on daily basis can also be very effective in treating hematuria. Do not add any spices or oil in it.

Pomegranate juice is also very beneficial in curing hematuria. Make it a daily habit to drink this pomegranate juice to get good results.

Consume food rich in vitamin C as it will boost the immune system of the body and will increase the acidity of the urine. This will prevent the bacteria to cause further infection.

Take one glass of fresh coconut water and then add two teaspoons of fresh drumstick flower juice in it. Mix them well and drink this mixture two times in a day. This natural home remedy will help in getting rid of infections.

Take a pumpkin and mash it into a paste. Now mix it with sugar cane juice and drink immediately. This will quickly heal hematuria.

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4 Underlying Causes Of Hematuria!

DM - Nephrology, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Medicine
Nephrologist, Gurgaon
4 Underlying Causes Of Hematuria!

Hematuria is the medical name of what is commonly known as bloody urine. It’s an unpleasant and particularly painful feeling where the discharge of urine from your system is either cola coloured with blood clots or just a light shade of pink. It varies in visibility, that is, it can either appear to the naked eye or it may only appear under a microscope when a sample is examined. If it isn’t easily visible then it can only be detected as a part of your regular check-up as the symptoms are more often than not invisible. Which is why it is very important to get a full body check-up done as often as possible.

Hematuria is an indicator of other serious conditions that could be underlying and not easily apparent. You should not sit on it and definitely visit your doctor if you notice something similar or if you feel any sort of discomfort while urinating. The number of reasons that can cause bloody urine are:

  1. UTI: Urinary tract infection is one of the reigning causes of most renal and gynaecological problems. It is when your urethra and bladder are affected and it causes a perineal urge to urinate which is also a painful experience. Along with this your urine might carry a strong stench. Bloody urine, in this case, is not visible to the naked eye so you have to go in for a check-up as soon as the other symptoms arise.
  2. Stones: Stones in your bladder or kidneys are caused due to the accumulation of minerals from highly concentrated urine. These harden over time and become stone-like. Kidney stones are extremely painful and can cause bleeding both microscopic and visible.
  3. Exercise: Exercise should be practised in moderation. If you are not used to regular exercise then the first time you start, take it slow and gradually build up from that point onwards. Even then, if after a workout you see blood in your urine, then visit your doctor immediately. It is rare for exercise to cause bleeding but it can be the trigger to other problems that might be the actual culprits behind the bleeding. If you have any injuries in your kidney from working out or from contact sports then you are likely to see blood in your urine.
  4. Prostrate: This is a problem aging males are likely to face no matter how active and healthy a lifestyle they lead. The prostate gland can sometimes get enlarged and cause obstruction in the flow of urine by pushing the urethra into a compressed corner, as the prostrate takes up more space than is allotted to it. The signs include microscopic bleeding but also a painful need to urinate perpetually. There may also be a visible bloody discharge of urine.

Thus, hematuria can be sneaky or it can come with ringing bells. Either way, it is best to not avoid going to the doctor and most importantly get regular check-ups done for your own health and safety. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Blood In Urine - What Does It Mean?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology
Urologist, Lucknow
Blood In Urine - What Does It Mean?

If you notice blood while urinating, you must visit a urologist to get a clear picture of the health issue. Blood in urine is known as hematuria in medical terms. Such a condition can occur in both men and women. It is a common condition and does not require the patient to panic. Rather immediate tests should be conducted to find out the cause of the blood and treated accordingly. Such conditions are very much treatable with a little care and vigilance following of the doctor’s advice. Here are some of the common causes of hematuria in individuals: 

  1. Urine Infections: Urine infections are the common cause of blood in your urine. Most commonly these affect urinary bladder and rarely kidneys also. Prompt identification and treatment can easily revert this problem. 
  2. Urinary Stones: Another major cause of hematuria, usually accompanied by pain in the abdomen. 
  3. Enlarged Prostate: With an enlarged prostate, there can be blood flow with the urine. Rarely this may be a sign of cancer in the prostate. 
  4. Exercise: This might come as a surprise for many of the fitness freaks. While exercises are needed for the body and rightly so; but exercises should be done in a certain limit. Heavy exercises, limitless and vigorous exercises can sometimes cause other health problems in the body. One such problem is the passing of blood in the urine. 
  5. Medications: Quite interesting is the fact that long-term consumption of certain medicines might cause hematuria in individuals. Certain medicines like penicillin and aspirin are absorbed by the body to a certain extent. But overdose or the regular dosage might lead to further problems in the human body. 
  6. Kidney Injury: A kidney injury is a form of internal injury which can be felt and manifested through signs and symptoms. Such injuries occur mostly to those who are in the field of sports. At times, a heavy punch, a hard training session, or an exhaustive fall might lead to kidney injuries. This, in turn, would cause hematuria. 
  7. Tumors of Urinary Tract: Bleeding can occur from tumors arising from kidney, ureter, urinary bladder as well as urethra. These require timely detection and management. Early treatment leads to an excellent long-term outcome. 

Thus, these are some of the common reasons for the development of blood in urine. However, it is a condition which can be best analyzed by the medical practitioner. Therefore, on the occasion of blood, you must get it tested and treated immediately.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction - How It Can Be Treated?

MCh Urology, DNB Urology, MS-General Surgery, MBBS, Diploma In Laproscopy & Urology, Basic & Advance Robotic Urology Training
Urologist, Delhi
Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction - How It Can Be Treated?

The urinary system is the second most disease prone area in the human anatomy, after the cardiovascular system of our body. Gallbladder stones, urination problems, kidney failure and many more add to the list of such diseases. The Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction (UPJO) is another addition to the list of troubles people might face concerning their urinary tract. According to two research papers posted in the Central European Journal of Urology, UPJO and its remedies have been of common interest to medical researchers, recently. Let’s delve into further details of this disease.

The urinary system
The kidney extracts the fluid from the blood, which is then converted into urine with the help of renal parenchyma. It is a compound found in the kidney itself. Once the urine is produced by the kidney, it is transported to renal pelvis, which is the first part of the urine collection system. The renal pelvis is attached to the kidney itself. The urine finally passes through the ureter to the bladder, which excretes the urine, once it is full, through the urethra.

Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction  UPJO
It is in the renal pelvis where the UPJO occurs. UPJO is the term commonly used to denote any blockage arising in the path of the urine from the renal pelvis to the ureter. The reason behind this blockage could be undetermined but in most of the cases one of the two happens:

  • A blood vessel might pressure a blockage, going above the ureter
  • There might be a non-functioning segment in the ureter, which is also termed as ‘congenital narrowing of the ureter’.

Symptoms of UPJO
UPJO can be very difficult to identify before any test because its symptoms are very similar to symptoms of gallbladder stone, urination difficulties, etc. Few of the symptoms, according to the patients undergoing treatment for UPJO, are as follows:
• Sudden pain in the upper abdomen portion of the body
Infection in the renal pelvis (which can only be identified after tests)
• Crystalline formations near the ureter (stones),
• Haematuria (blood mixed with the urine)

Recommended tests
It is quite astonishing how, in a few cases, UPJO may not cause any symptoms and hence pass undetected. But the commonly recommended tests for those undergoing such pain are:
• CT scan

In the imaging output from these scans, the dilation in the renal pelvis can be caught. Other than these tests, several other tests are recommended to evaluate UPJO. For example, a renal sonogram may show a dilated renal pelvis, commonly known as hydronephrosis or pelvicaliectasis.

Treatment of UPJO
Transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty is currently the most popular treatment for UPJO. According to a research, 62 laparoscopic pyeloplasties were carried out. The average age of the patients consulting a specialist was 40 years, out of which 52% were female. The most common reason for consultation was urethral pain with or without infections, and 94% of patients had a total or partial obstructive pattern. The main reason behind the patients’ urge to treat UPJO with pyeloplasty was that it has the advantages of a minimally invasive surgery.

Even a minute pain in the abdomen can be infectious.Hence, it is recommended to undergo the medical tests that have been mentioned and treat UPJO with pyeloplasty before perilous complications arise.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Common Kidney Function Tests - Why They Are Done?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Nephrologist, Noida
Common Kidney Function Tests - Why They Are Done?

Are you experiencing symptoms such as blood in your urine, high blood pressure, an increased urge for urination, difficulty in urination or painful urination? These clearly indicate some problems or disorders with your kidneys. A kidney function test is a diagnostic test, which is carried out for detection of kidney problems. After proper diagnosis, treatment methods are considered.

Types of kidney function test
There are several types of kidney function test, which can be suggested by a doctor as these help in the estimation of the glomerular filtration rate or GFR. The GFR determines how fast the kidneys are eliminating waste materials.

  1. Urinalysis: This test is carried out for detection of the amount of protein and blood in urine. Protein may be found in the urine for several reasons, but all of them are not related to kidney diseases. This test is repeated after some weeks to notice the differences in result.
  2. Serum creatinine test: This blood test is used for examining whether creatinine is developing in the blood. The kidneys filter creatinine from the blood completely, and high creatinine levels indicate some kidney problem.
  3. Blood urea nitrogen or BUN test: This test checks the amount of waste products along with the amount of nitrogen in the blood. Nitrogen is obtained after the breakdown of proteins. Several common medicines, including some antibiotics, may increase the blood urea nitrogen levels.
  4. Estimated glomerular filtration rate: This test is carried out for estimating how well the kidney is functioning in the filtration of waste. The rate is determined by examining factors such as test results, age, gender, height and weight.

How are the tests obtained?

  • A kidney function test requires a fresh urine sample and a blood test.
  • A 24-hour urine sample helps in the determination of the amount of creatinine expelled by the body in a single day. Except morning, you should urinate in a special container given by your health provider. You must keep the container capped and refrigerated during the process of collection. You should label the containers properly.
  • Blood samples are also required for undergoing BUN and serum creatinine tests. An elastic band will be tied to your upper arm, and a hollow needle gets inserted into your skin into the vein. The collected blood is sent to the laboratory for testing and analysis.

Kidney Ultrasound :  Is a noninvasive diagnostic exam that produces images, which are used to assess the size, shape, and location of the kidneys. Ultrasound may also be used to assess blood flow to the kidneys. This ultrasound should be done every year to check the health status of the kidney during the full body check up. Ultrasound can detect cysts, tumors, abscesses, obstructions, fluid collection, and infection within or around the kidneys. Stones of the kidney and ureters may be detected by ultrasound.

In case you see any symptom, which indicates some kind of a kidney problem, you must consult a doctor immediately, who will prescribe you the necessary kidney function test required to be carried out. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Blood In Urine - Is It Actually Serious?

Urologist, Gurgaon
Blood In Urine - Is It Actually Serious?

Most people would panic on seeing slightly red urine being passed. A common urologic condition, this happens because blood cells are leaking into the urine. There are multiple reasons which can cause it, and not all of them are major causes for concern.

Read on to know more about some common causes, and how to manage this.

  1. Urinary tract infections: There could be an infection of the entire urinary tract including the kidneys, the ureters, the bladder, and the urethra. In addition to blood in the urine, there could also be an urge to urinate, pain with urination, fever, and flank pain.
  2. Enlarged or infected prostate: The prostate naturally enlarges with age and can obstruct the urethra, causing pain and blood in the urine. There is a constant urge to urinate and difficulty initiating the stream. Infection of the prostate also produces similar symptoms along with fever and pain.
  3. Kidney diseases: In addition to infections, other kidney diseases including glomerulonephritis, which can also lead to hematuria. Kidney stones, which are quite common, are also another reason, and this will be characterised by the sudden sharp pain around the flank which is very diagnostic of kidney stones. Injury to the kidneys from trauma or sports is another reason for hematuria.
  4. Cancers/tumours: Cancers in the kidney, bladder, or prostate can cause blood to appear in the urine, but this would happen once cancer has reached some advanced stage, not very early in the process.

Listed below are some risk factors for hematuria.

  1. Age: Men older than 50 are more prone to hematuria
  2. Sex: While men are more likely to have stones or prostate infections, UTIs are quite common in women below 50s.
  3. Family history: though not hereditary, if kidney stones or cancers or infections are in the family, chances of developing hematuria also goes up.
  4. Medications: Aspirin, blood thinners, NSAIDs, and some antibiotics increase the chances of hematuria.
  5. Exercise: Long distance runners are shown to be more prone to developing hematuria.

Diagnosis: In addition to a physical exam, blood tests, imaging (CT scans and/or MRI) and cystoscopy might be required to confirm the diagnosis. Identifying the cause is extremely important as treatment would depend completely on the causative agent. Though hematuria is just one of the symptom, the underlying cause could have severe adverse effects on the whole body system.

Treatment: Whether it is an infection or enlarged prostate or kidney stone or tumour, once the cause is identified treatment is customised accordingly. Antibiotics for the infections, laser treatment for the stones, etc. are recommended.

If you see your urine turning slightly pink in colour, talk to your doctor immediately. Identifying the underlying cause and treating it will help solve the problem of hematuria.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Popular Questions & Answers

Hi Since yesterday while I was going washroom, I was unable to pass complete urine. Bcoz of whc I had pain. After passing urine. For few seconds. But now after urine m having pain n also blood is passing. Is it an issue suddenly. M really worried.

MS - General Surgery, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery(FMAS) & Reproductive Medicine, Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Training in Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Srinagar
Do not worry get a urine examination done plus a USG abdomen. Seems like you might have small stone/s in your kidneys. Nothing to worry. Take lots of water and get back to me with tge reports. Regards.
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Hello doctor, I am 63 years old. From past 2 days I am on fasting, because of that I didn't feel to go to toilet since I ate nothing. I consulted with a doctor and he asked me to get blood and urine tests. I had 41000 wbc and 4.46 rbc. Kindly suggest me something.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Diplomate of National board in Surgical Oncology
General Surgeon, Kolkata
Please get a proper check up kindly get evaluated fully from a qualified hematologist. Yourbresults are not good and may indicate sepsis or something more ominous.

Respected sir/madam, My daughter age 2 years and 9 months. Recently she suffered from fever and stomach ache, I consult pediatric and the doctor suggested for blood & urine test. One of the blood test result is SERUM CALCIUM- 9.1% mg/dl WIDAL TEST SALMONELLA TYPHI "O" Titre: 1:80. SALMONELLA type "H" TITRE: 1:40. SALMONELLA PARATYPH "AH" TITRE: 1:20. SALMONELLA PARATYPH "BH" TITRE: 1:20. Another blood test result HAEMOGLOBIN: 8.7 gms% WBC COUNT: 8,000 Cel/cum. NEUTROPILS: 41% LYMPHOCYTES: 55% EOSINOPILS: 04% monocyte: 00% basophil: 00% ESR: 10 mm/hr RBC: 5.13 platelet: 2.36 Lak/ cum. And the urine test result is PH: 6.0 specific gravity: 1.010 ALBUMIN: NIL SUGAR: NIL BILE SALTS:-VE BILE PIGMENTS:-VE UROBILINOGEN: ABSENT KETONE BODIES: NIL BLOOD: ABSENT nitrate: ABSENT PUC CELLS: 4-6 / HPF RBC: NIL EPITHELIAL CELLS: 2-3 /HPF CASTS: NIL CRYSTALS: NIL. Another urine test result is ORGANISM ISOLATED: E.COLI. COLONY COUNT: 1,00,000 CFU/ML SENSITIVE: Amikacin, imipenem, ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin, cefoperazone, ceptazidime, cefiphime, cephalothin, co-trimoxazole, ofloxacin, piperacillin tazobactam, cephalexine, moxifloxacin, gatifloxacin, tetracycline, norfloxacin, gentamicin. RESISTANT: CEFADROXIL, CEFOTAXIME, CEFUROXIME, NALIDIXIC ACID. Sir/Madam finally the doctor said she is suffered with typhoid and urine infection then admit the hospital we give antibiotics. The problem is very serious or not? Admit the hospital is necessary or not? please tel me the ans. But my baby is not so dul she eat ok, play ok, sleep ok, but sometimes pain at stomach. I don't think for money I only think my baby don't sad. Give best suggestion,

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Genito Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Ludhiana
I think the paediatrician is right. If you still doubt get a 2nd opinion of another paediatrician and then decide what to do.

I am a 31 Year old female. From last two weeks, I found blood in my urine after doing 40 mins walking. My urine test Is clear, kidney test Is fine. In ultrasound, found 3 mm calculus found in right kidney. Why this blood urine came after walking. It's because of kidney stone?

General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, - Blood in urine is a sign of the problem due to the calculus - have plenty of oral fluids including 2-3 litres of water per day to flush out the toxins from the body - get treatment done for the calculus which will cure your problem.

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What is the treatment?
How is the treatment done?
Who is not eligible for the treatment?
Are there any side effects?
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How long does it take to recover?
What is the price of the treatment in India?
Are the results of the treatment permanent?
What are the alternatives to the treatment?
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So when the bladder fills baby cries and when he passes out the urine the bladder gets empty and baby stops crying. This is a classical cycle which happens every time when a baby passes out urine in certain cases of course. And this is an absolutely normal thing. So for this thing you don't really have to seek the doctor. I think that should solve a lot of queries of a lot of parents.

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Today I am going to talk about the most common problem with the patients i.e. nasal Bleeding. It is not that challenging for the ENT consultant as it a concern for the patient himself or herself. Nasal bleeding there are so many cause behind it. There are so many presentations for it. But my logo for the nasal bleeding which you have to remember from the beginning to the end of this health tip in this video is don t pain, nasal panic no ignore . Basically there is a condition where you do not panic and please do not ignore the problem. Don t think that this is the first and last episode now you don t have to visit the ENT consultant. There can be many concerns about nasal bleeding which would to discuss in this video. First of all nasal bleeding can present in many ways, it can present as a perfuse bleeding, I can present just 1 to2 drops in one or both the nostrils, or it can present as blood mixed with mucus or the flam when you blow the nose. So there are . It can present in children, adults, young, old age. Any age can be effected with the nasal bleeding so there are many causes behind but before we go into the details of the causes because the causes, difference of causes in the pediatric group and the old age group. First I would like to tell you if there is any bleeding if you are sitting some place or if you are somewhere else and your nose starts bleeding spontaneously, please do not panic. The most important thing what you have to do is that pinch your nose. See this is the airline design area, you have to pinch this side of the nose and bend forward, and do this procedure for 3 minutes for the count of three minute, and basically our bleeding time is 2 to 3 minutes. So this is the concern that the patient has to press the press the nose for around 3 minutes at maximum 5 minutes. This send the signal to your brain you have to that the nose blood vessels have to stop bleeding. So this accelerate the procedure to stop the bleeding. This is the most important thing. Secondly the patient think the most common notion among the patient is that high blood pressure is causing the bleeding or high temperature is causing the bleeding so this is what I want clear, basically nasal bleeding is not caused by the high blood pressure but blood pressure is caused by the nasal bleeding when patient reached the hospital in the time, when the time patient reached the hospital he is or she is in so much panic that it creates high pressure. That s the relation between nasal bleeding and high blood pressure. So don t connect your BP with your nasal bleeding, first thing. Second thing hot temperature is not responsible for the nasal bleeding. Basically if we say into our data, our medical data, the most common problem of nasal bleeding is in the dry weather. So as I have already come to the causes so let s discuss in detail about what are the causes of nasal bleeding. For the first, I would like to discuss about the young and adult nasal bleeding causes. The most important thing is the dry weather. When the dry weather is mostly in the autumn season. Autumn is that season of the year, where there is transition from the summer into winter season, September to November month basically. In this season there is no rain, there is less humidity. Even in the winter season if there is no rain in that season it has a less humidity. Even in the summer season if you see just before the June i.e. May and April, it is again dry weather. So this is the dry weather it does not depend if it is hot weather or cold weather. It is the dry weather which is responsible for our nasal bleeding. So usually 80% of the nasal bleeding occurs in the interior part of the nose. There are some blood vessels is the posterior part of the nose also which a patient cannot control so definitely if you are pinching the nose it is controlling the interior part of the nasal bleeding. So you have to be careful the most important cause of the nasal bleeding is dry weather. After the nasal bleeding just apply some lubricants like petroleum jelly any ghee or any ointment in the nose. It will lubricate they nose and prevent the recurring nasal bleeding. And later on please the second thing, most important thing is don t ignore your nasal bleeding. Visit you ENT specialist to rule out the many other causes of nasal bleeding. So for my take away message home for patient is neither panic nor ignore. Please nasal bleeding is not the situation to panic and do not ignore it, visit your ENT specialist to rule out anything serious for the nasal bleeding.

Thank you so much.
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Hello, I am Sheila Seharawat, dietician, Mental Diet Clinic. We are in this field for the past eleven years. And have been treating so many therapeutic patients with the medical issues in a healthy manner, like aajkal agar aap dekhoge toh BP, diabetic ki patient s kaafi a rahain hai. But aajkal dekhogi, BP pehle hoti thi humaare kam se kam 35+ but aajkal aapke teenagers mein bhi like 12 years + also maine case dekhe hai jinko ki BP ki kaafi problem hoti hai. BP ko control karne ke liye jo aapko food stuffs daily routine mein aapko include karne hai woh aapke potassium rich food stuffs hone chahiye. Jaise ki aap fruits mein, banana use kar sakhteh ho. Aap kiwi fruits use kar sakhteh ho. Aap avocado use kar sakhteh ho that are rich in potassium. Jo ki aapki BP ke level ko control kar sakhteh hai.

Second thing aapki daily routine mein aapki paani ka intake aapna accha include karna jisse ki BP aapka control hoteh hai. Phir humhe vegetables pe dihaan rakhna chahiye. Vegetables and salads aapke diet mein zaroor hona chahiye. Jo ki appko roughage provide karta hai jisse ki aapka BP control hota hai.

Vegetables mein aapko green leafy vegetables include kar sakhteh ho especially jaise ki white beans aap daily routine mein aapke diet mein include karoge, as a salad use kar sakhteh ho, woh aapki BP ko control karega. Plus ek sweet potato agar daily small size ka sweet potato agar aap daily include kar sakhteh ho that is rich source of potassium jo ki aapki BP ko control karne mein help karega.

Plus I will suggest daily, agar aap 15-20 minutes ki walk kar sakhteh ho toh that is really good for your BP as well as overall health. Then aapko quinoa, aajkal aapne kaafi suna hoga, quinoa is rich in protein as well as fiber. Quinoa ko aap as a dahlia use kar sakhteh ho. That is really good for your BP control. So yeh theh aapki kuch important points jinko aap mind mein rakhke aapki daily diets mein include kar ke aapki BP ko control kar sakhteh ho.

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