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Hematuria is the medical term for blood in the urine and is a common symptom of many urological conditions. While hematuria may be caused by benign activities, such as strenuous exercise or taking aspirin, it is important to contact a doctor if you are experiencing this condition. This condition should never be disregarded.


Some causes of hematuria are:

  • Urinary tract infections
  • Kidney infections
  • Bladder or kidney stones
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Kidney disease
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Recent surgery
  • Trauma
  • Inherited diseases, such as sickle cell anemia and Alport syndrome


Treatment for hematuria depends on the determined cause.

AUA Urology Care Foundation Hematuria Video