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Women's health What it means when a woman finds blood in her urine

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Causes of blood in urine in women.

What presence of blood in a woman's urine means play What presence of blood in a woman's urine means (Courtesy)

Blood in urine could be harmless or could indicate a serious underlying condition.

Often times it's recommended that when it happens at an alarming rate, you should see your doctor.

Here are the main reasons why there could be blood in your urine.

Urinary tract infection

These occur when bacteria enter your body through the urethra and multiply in your bladder. Symptoms include  the urge to pee, pain and burning with urination, and strong-smelling urine.

Kidney infections

This is when bacteria enters your kidney through your bloodstream.

Kidney infections cause a fever and flank pain.

A bladder or kidney stone

The minerals in concentrated urine coalesce to form crystals on the walls of your kidneys or bladder and the crystals can become small stones.

Kidney disease

This is an inflammation of the kidneys' filtering system.

play What presence of blood in a woman's urine means (Voidphase)

 

Cancer

Visible blood in your urine may be a sign of advanced kidney, bladder cancer.

Kidney injury

A physical injury to your kidneys can cause visible blood in your urine.

Medications

Some anti-cancer drugs can cause blood to appear in your pee.

Exercise

While working out, the activities may bit excessively strenuous and cause trauma to your kidneys. This can lead to presence of blood in your urine.

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