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Q: Can drinking an excessive amount of cafinated drinks cause bloody urine that clears up after you drink a large amount of water or juice?

I work an over night job on the weekends and teh last 3 weeks I have drank a larger amount of coffee than normal. Monday morning I have found blood in my urine that goes wawy after i drink large amounts of water and cranberry juice.
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Jay Motola, Health Pro
12/ 2/12 9:44pm

Caffeinated drinks are not associated with blood in the urine. The fact that the urine clears with drinking large quantities of fluids means that the blood is being diluted.  You need to be seen by a Urologist.

 

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By Jallenw, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/02/12, First Published: 08/27/12