Users' questions

What is the combination of hematuria and proteinuria?

What is the combination of hematuria and proteinuria?

The combination of hematuria plus proteinuria suggests glomerular disease. Painless hematuria without proteinuria should prompt a search for coagulation disorders, structural abnormalities, and cancer.

Are there any drugs that can cause hematuria?

Drugs that can cause hematuria Analgesics Anticoagulants Busulfan Cyclophosphamide Oral contraceptives Penicillins (extended-spectrum) Quinine Vincristine Systemic causes of hematuria Bleeding diathesis Sickle cell disease Metabolic causes of hematuria Hypercalciuria Hyperuricosuria Renal vascular causes of hematuria

What causes hematuria in the genitouri nary tract?

Hematuria can be due to an isolated anatomic disorder of any part of the genitouri- nary tract (TABLE 1)—or it can be the harbinger of a systemic disorder, notably cancer.

What is the difference between microscopic and gross hematuria?

There are two types of hematuria; microscopic or gross hematuria. Microscopic hematuria means that the blood can only be seen with a microscope. Gross hematuria means the urine appears red or the color of tea or cola to the naked eye.

What is the difference between Gross and microscopic hematuria?

Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. Hematuria can be gross or microscopic. Gross hematuria is visible blood in the urine. Microscopic hematuria refers to the detection of blood on urinalysis or urine microscopy. Hematuria can be intermittent or persistent.

The combination of hematuria plus proteinuria suggests glomerular disease. Painless hematuria without proteinuria should prompt a search for coagulation disorders, structural abnormalities, and cancer.

Can a heavy use of analgesics cause hematuria?

Heavy or surrep- titious use of analgesics may be associated with analgesic nephropathy, which can be associat- ed with hematuria]

Hematuria can be due to an isolated anatomic disorder of any part of the genitouri- nary tract (TABLE 1)—or it can be the harbinger of a systemic disorder, notably cancer.