Blood in urine
- Published: 04 November 2018
The admixture of blood in the urine (hematuria) is a dangerous symptom required visit to an urologist immediately.
In particular, hematuria is one of the first manifestations of the tumor process in the urogenital system. Its dangerous feature is the rapid extension and metastasis to the surrounding organs and tissues.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is possible reason of blood in urine. It provokes rupture of the vessels of the bladder neck. Urolithiasis can also occur bleeding due to stone damage of the urinary tract mucosa.
Even a single fact of the appearance of the smallest amount of blood in the urine cannot be left without attention.
The restoration of the natural color of urine does not mean the elimination of the problem. The symptom may recur after 6-12 months. Lost time leads to serious negative consequences, because of dealing with a neglected disease is more difficult.
However, it is necessary to take into account the fact that the color of urine may change due to the characteristics of some products, for example, beet. An admixture of blood can also be triggered by certain groups of drugs: anticoagulants, nephrotoxic drugs, etc.