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Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jun 5, 2024.

What is hematuria?

Hematuria is blood in your urine. Your urine may be bright red to dark brown.

What other signs and symptoms might I have with hematuria?

What causes hematuria?

Ask your healthcare provider for more information about these and other causes of hematuria:

How is hematuria diagnosed?

Your healthcare provider will ask when you first saw a change in the color of your urine. Tell him or her about any medical conditions or medicines you take. Some medicines can damage your kidneys or increase your risk for bleeding. You may need any of the following:

How is hematuria treated?

Hematuria may go away without treatment. You may need medicines to treat an infection. Treatment depends on the cause of your hematuria. Ask your healthcare provider for more information about the treatment you may need.

How can I manage my symptoms?

Drink liquids as directed. You may need to drink extra liquids to help flush the blood from your body through your urine. Water is the best liquid to drink. Ask how much liquid to drink each day and which liquids are best for you.

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor?

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