Haemoglobin in Urine: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment
The presence of haemoglobin in urine, also known as hematuria, can be a concerning sign. It might indicate an underlying condition affecting your kidneys or urinary tract.
In this blog, we will explore the causes, diagnostic procedures, and potential treatments associated with hemoglobin in urine to help you better understand this worrisome condition.
Causes of Haemoglobin in Urine:
- Urinary Tract Infections: Common Culprits
- Kidney Stones: Sharp Pain and Bloody Urine
- Glomerulonephritis: Affecting the Kidney’s Filters
- Injury or Trauma: When Blood Appears in the Urine
- Bladder or Kidney Cancer: A Rare but Serious Concern
Diagnosis and Testing:
When you notice blood in your urine, it’s essential to undergo a thorough medical evaluation. We will discuss the various diagnostic approaches, including:
- Urinalysis: A First Step in Detection: Book Here
- Imaging Tests: Visualizing the Urinary Tract: Book Here
- Cystoscopy: Examining the Bladder and Urethra: Book Here
The appropriate treatment for haemoglobin in urine depends on the underlying cause. We will delve into potential treatment strategies for conditions such as:
- Antibiotics for UTIs: Eliminating the Infection
- Pain Management for Kidney Stones: Easing the Discomfort
- Immunosuppressive Therapy for Glomerulonephritis: Suppressing Inflammation
- Surgical Interventions: Addressing Structural Abnormalities
The presence of haemoglobin in urine demands attention and investigation. Identifying the underlying cause is crucial for determining the appropriate treatment and ensuring your urinary system’s health.
If you notice any changes in your urine color, especially the presence of blood, do not hesitate to consult a medical professional promptly.
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Dr. Satya Kartheek is an experienced Consultant Physician in General Medicine, has been a front line COVID warrior consulting patients, online, outpatients, inpatients and ICU wards. Experienced doctor in both urban and rural setup.