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Blood in urine (Hematuria)- Treatment

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How is blood in urine(hematuria) treated?

The treatment of hematuria depends upon the underlying cause.

No specific treatment: if there is no serious underlying condition present, then no specific treatment is required and the hematuria often resolves on its own.

Antibiotics: is given if hematuria is due to the urinary tract infection (UTI).

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Treatment to remove the stone: if a stone is causing hematuria, your doctor may try to remove the stone with medical therapy or a procedure such as ureteroscopy, ESWL, and others.

Treatment of the enlarged prostate: medicines or surgery to manage the symptoms.

Treatment of underlying cancer: if the underlying cause is cancer in the kidneys or urinary bladder, then your doctor would remove the tumor by doing nephrectomy or cystectomy/cystoscopy respectively. If the tumor can’t be removed they would ask you to take chemotherapy to kill the tumor cells.

Read more: Blood in urine (Hematuria) – Causes, Signs and Symptoms

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