How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask A. Schuyler, NP Your Own Question
A. Schuyler, NP
A. Schuyler, NP, Nurse Practitioner
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 15946
Experience:  Board Certified NP, MS, RN. 25 years private practice & hospitalist
Type Your Health Question Here...
A. Schuyler, NP is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Why is blood in the urine common in women over 50 and what

Customer Question

Why is blood in the urine common in women over 50 and what is the most likely cause, if no infection or serious disease found.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 7 years ago.



Welcome to Just Answer and thanks for your question. As women approach menopause the estrogen level decreases and tissues kept in top shape by estrogen can become thinner and subject to trauma. This includes not only vaginal tissue which is thinner and drier, but tissue in the urethra as well. Friction from intercourse can cause minor bleeding into the urine.



Related Health Questions