Also known as Benign Hematuria and Essential Hematuria
Temporary or benign blood in urine is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with temporary or benign blood in urine, 89% report having blood in urine, 40% report having sharp abdominal pain, and 35% report having painful urination. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of temporary or benign blood in urine are blood in urine and symptoms of bladder, although you may still have temporary or benign blood in urine without those symptoms.
Patients with temporary or benign blood in urine often receive urinalysis, hematologic tests, radiographic imaging procedure, complete blood count, x-ray computed tomography, endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy of the urinary tract, glucose measurement and electrolytes panel .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with temporary or benign blood in urine include phenazopyridine (azo), bicalutamide (casodex), mannitol / sorbitol, eprosartan / hydrochlorothiazide, piperazine, atropine / difenoxin, nilutamide, methenamine / sodium phosphate, monobasic, citric acid / sodium citrate, hydrochlorothiazide / methyldopa, estradiol / testosterone, chloroquine and mefenamic acid .
Groups of people at highest risk for temporary or benign blood in urine include age 75+ years age 60-74 years.