Blood in the urine : Medical Symptom Description

Blood in the urine: Blood in the urine is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Blood in urine. For a medical symptom description of 'Blood in the urine', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Blood in urine (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Blood in the urine' may be possible.
Blood in urine (symptom): Blood or blood-like discoloration of urine.
Blood in urine (symptom): Blood in the urine is called "hematuria" and can indicate quite severe problems. Bleeding can arise within the urinary system in areas such as the kidneys, bladder, prostate or other parts of the urinary tract. Blood in urine may appear as reddening or darkened urine or other urine color changes such as smoky, orangish or pinkish hues. Streaks of blood may also appear in the urine. The appearance of blood in the urine or any urine color changes needs prompt professional medical investigation.

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