Utah Valley Urology Clinic
Blood in the urine means there are red blood cells (RBCs) in the urine. Often, the urine looks normal to the naked eye. But when checked under a microscope, it contains a high number of red blood cells. In some cases, the urine is pink, red, or tea colored, which you can see without a microscope.
Most of the causes of blood in the urine are not serious. For example, heavy exercise may cause blood in urine. Other more serious causes include:
Your provider will review your medical history and do a physical exam. Other tests may include:
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