While in many instances the cause is harmless, blood in the urine (hematuria) might indicate a serious disorder.
When to see a doctor
Some medications and certain foods, including beets, rhubarb and berries, can cause your urine to turn red. A change in urine color caused by drugs, food or exercise might go away within a few days.
Bloody urine looks different, but you might not be able to tell the difference. It’s best to see your doctor anytime you see red-colored urine.
Almost anyone can have red blood cells in the urine. Factors that make this more likely include:
I will be talking further about blood in urine in the upcoming blog. Stay connected.
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