Blood in Urine: Symptoms & Signs

Medically Reviewed on 9/10/2019

Blood in the urine may or may not be accompanied by pain, but it is always abnormal and should be further investigated by a health care professional. Painful blood in the urine can be caused by a number of disorders, including stones and infections in the urinary tract. Painless blood in the urine can also be due to many causes, including cancer. Blood in the urine is also referred to as hematuria. Visible blood in the urine is referred to as gross hematuria, while blood in the urine that is not visible to the naked eye is referred to as microscopic hematuria.

Related Symptoms & Signs

Other causes of blood in urine

  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Goodpasture's Syndrome
  • Medications (Both Prescription and Nonprescription)
  • Trauma

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/10/2019

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