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Monday, February 28, 2011 Gerhardt Nere, Community Member, asks

Q: What causes traces of blood in urine?

My urine is dark in color, like a trace of blood is there, and it shows up mostly at the end of urinating along with a lot of bubbles. My doctor ruled out a bladder infection. Does anyone know what this could be?

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Jay Motola, Health Pro
3/ 6/11 5:51pm

There are numerous causes of blood in the urine, hematuria.  THe most common are infections, stones and tumors of the urinary tract. If you'd like another opinion, I suggest you see a Urologist. Here's a link to what you can expect at that appointment.

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