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What questions will my doctor ask about the blood in the urine?

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Be ready to answer these questions for the health care provider:

  • What color was the blood in the urine?
  • Were there blood clots? If so, what size and shape?
  • Was there blood at the beginning or end of the urine stream or during the entire stream?
  • Was it painful for to urinate? Where was the pain located (for example, back, side, groin, or genital area)?
  • Are there other symptoms, such as frequent or urgent urination? Burning during urination? Fever or chills?

From: Blood in the Urine Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Diseases: "Hematuria (Blood in the Urine)."

University of Iowa Health Care: "Blood in the Urine."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Diseases: "Hematuria (Blood in the Urine)."

University of Iowa Health Care: "Blood in the Urine."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

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