Blood In Urine - Diagnosis & Treatment

Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. It can be visible to the naked eye (gross hematuria) or only detected microscopically (microscopic hematuria).

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What Should I Do If I Notice Blood In My Urine?

If you notice blood in your urine, it's important to seek medical attention promptly. 

At London International Patient Services we have GPs and consultant urologists who can see you without the wait. Get in touch quickly and our team will arrange an appointment with the right specialist.

At your appointment, they will ask you to describe your symptoms, including when you first noticed the blood, how much there is, and whether you've experienced any pain or other associated symptoms.  Our specialists will recommend certain tests or procedures to determine the cause of the bleeding. This might include:

  • Urinalysis:

A simple test involving the analysis of a urine sample. It can detect the presence of red blood cells, white blood cells, bacteria, or other substances in the urine. This test may also involve a visual inspection of the urine's color and clarity.

  • Urine culture:

This test is used to identify any bacteria present in the urine, which could indicate a urinary tract infection (UTI). It involves culturing a urine sample in a laboratory to identify specific bacteria and determine the appropriate antibiotics for treatment.

  • Blood tests:

Blood tests may be conducted to assess kidney function, check for signs of infection or inflammation, and evaluate other aspects of overall health

  • Imaging studies such as ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI

  • Cystoscopy:

A procedure using a thin tube with a camera to examine the bladder


Even if the bleeding stops or is not accompanied by pain or discomfort, seeking medical advice is essential. Various underlying conditions can cause haematuria, some of which might be serious, so getting evaluated is crucial. Keep track of any changes in symptoms or the appearance of blood in your urine. Note any associated pain, frequency of urination, or other relevant details, as this information can be valuable for our medical specialists during diagnosis.

Drinking plenty of water can help dilute urine and alleviate discomfort while urinating if there's irritation.

Remember, blood in urine can be caused by various conditions, ranging from mild to severe. Seeking prompt medical attention is crucial to determine the cause and start appropriate treatment if needed. Avoid self-diagnosis or delaying medical care, as some underlying conditions might require immediate attention for proper management.


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Treatment Options for Blood In Urine

The treatment plan for blood in urine varies widely depending on the cause. Therefore, seeking medical advice and following the recommendations of a healthcare professional are vital for proper diagnosis and management. Avoid self-diagnosis and self-treatment, as haematuria can sometimes be a symptom of severe conditions that require proper medical attention and care. Depending on what’s causing blood in urine to appear, you might get the following treatments:

  • Antibiotics may be prescribed if a urinary tract infection (UTI) is causing the bleeding.

  • Kidney stones might require pain management and measures to help pass the stones or procedures to remove them.

  • If there's an underlying kidney disease, treatment could involve medications, lifestyle changes, or other interventions to manage the kidney condition.

  • In the case of bladder or kidney tumours, treatment may involve surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a combination of these treatments.

  • If the cause is related to medications like blood thinners, adjusting the dosage or changing the medication regimen may be considered in consultation with a healthcare professional.

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