Symptom: Blood in urine


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Blood in urine: Blood or blood-like discoloration of urine.
Introduction: 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.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Blood in urine:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Blood in urine (88 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Blood in urine (5 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Blood in urine (28 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Blood in urine (2 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Blood in urine: darkened urine (43), urine color changes (46), urinary pain (30), urinary burning (12), urination symptoms (104), bleeding symptoms (146)
    Blood in urine type of: Bleeding symptoms (146), Urinary symptoms (104), Urine color changes (46), Darkened urine (43)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Blood in urine: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Blood in urine as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Blood in urine: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Blood in urine as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Blood in urine: The following list of conditions have 'Blood in urine' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease ... hematuria
  • Acute kidney failure ... blood in urine
  • Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia ... hematuria
  • Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ... Hematuria

    B

  • Bladder Cancer ... Blood in urine
  • Bladder papilloma ... bright red blood in urine

    C

  • Cervical Cancer ... blood in urine
  • Cystitis ... blood in urine

    D

  • Diabetic Nephropathy ... blood in the urine

    E

  • Enlarged prostate ... blood in the urine

    G

  • Glomerular Disease ... Hematuria (blood in urine)
  • Glomerulonephritis ... blood in urine
  • Goodpasture syndrome ... blood in urine

    I

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura ... urinary bleeding

    K

  • Kidney Cancer ... Blood in the urine, blood in urine, blood in urine
  • Kidney stones ... hematuria, blood in urine

    N

  • Nephritis ... blood in urine

    P

  • Polycystic kidney disease ... Blood in the urine
  • Prostate Cancer ... Blood in urine
  • Prostatitis ... blood in urine
  • Pyelonephritis ... blood in urine

    R

  • Renal colic ... blood in urine

    S

  • Schistosomiasis ... blood in urine

    T

  • Thalassemia ... blood in urine
  • Thrombocytopenia ... blood in urine

    U

  • Urinary stones ... blood in urine
  • Urinary tract infections ... hematuria

    W

  • Wilms' tumor ... blood in urine
    Conditions listing complications: Blood in urine: The following list of conditions have 'Blood in urine' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    E

  • Exercise ... hematuria (blood in urine)

    M

  • Malaria ... hematuria


    Last revised: May 10, 2004

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