This is mainly due to the presence of blood cells in urine tract. In most cases it is benign. In other cases, it might be due to strenuous workouts, kidney disorder, medications in cancer patients, alport syndrome ( a of cancerdisease in glomeruli) or an enlarged prostate. If at any time you see blood in urine immediately see a doctor. Prevention is always better than cure!!
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: It is a result of the abnormal destruction of red blood cells. These cells damage the filtering system of the kidneys which results in kidney failure. It mostly affects children during diarrhea.
The common symptoms are:
- Abdominal pain.
- Low platelet count.
- Anemia, edema, fatigue.
Renal Cell Carcinoma:
This is a type of cancer in kidneys. It occurs due to the presence of malignant cells in the linings of tubules of the kidneys. It is common in adults. Identified when blood is present in the urine, flank pain, i.e., pain between the ribs and hips, and abdominal mass due to large bloating. This disease occurs due to our lifestyle: smoking, diabetes, hypertension and obesity.