Dear Dr. Mo: What is Heamturia and if I would have it, what could be causing it?
Dear reader: Hematuria is a medical term, which we use to describe presence of blood (or red blood cells) in urine and it always warrants further medical
investigation and evaluation.
Blood should not be found in urine in any amount under normal circumstances.
If it is there it may be visually undetectable – this condition is called micro-hematuria – and only urine lab tests can establish blood’s presence.
If you can visually notice blood in urine this condition is referred to as gross (macro) hematuria. Continue reading