Health

Ask health experts and get answers to your health question ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a UTI started on Cipro 250mg. First dose tonight. I…

Customer Question
I have a UTI...

I have a UTI started on Cipro 250mg. First dose tonight. I noticed that i am passing small clots every now akd then is this normal

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

Nothing but pressure burning and spotting blood and small clots

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Any other symptoms?

No just started this evening. Went to my local hospital. They dipped my urine. They said it had nitrates, blood, in my urine

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Health
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Health Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
12/19/2017
Health Professional: Onlinedoc, General Physician replied 4 months ago
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc, General Physician
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 3,394
Experience: General physician with experience in General & Family Medicine,Ayurveda, Integrative, CAM
Verified

Hello and thanks for your question.
It's my first priority to help you.
I'm reviewing your question now & will post back with the reply soon.

Ask Your Own Health Question
Health Professional: Onlinedoc, General Physician replied 4 months ago

Please provide some additional information.

What are your age and gender?

Do you suffer from a severe pain in the abdomen, during urination?

Are you taking any other medicines?

Any other medical illness?

Fever?

Thanks.
Waiting for your reply.
I will post back to the reply/answer momentarily. Thank you for your patience.

Ask Your Own Health Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No I do not suffer from any illnesses. The only thing right now is this UTI.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
My age is 40. Female
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
are u there
Health Professional: Onlinedoc, General Physician replied 4 months ago

Yes, I'm answering you in a few minutes.

Thanks for your patience.

Ask Your Own Health Question
Health Professional: Onlinedoc, General Physician replied 4 months ago

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.
Thanks for the follow-up.
I understand your concern.

As per your description, such blood in urine can be caused due to infections, inflammation, stones or growths anywhere in the urethra, bladder or kidneys.

As you have started Cipro so you should continue it.

Also, maintain a good hydration with plenty of fluids, Gatorade.

You should take OTC Pyridium tablets and cranberry juice.

If you feel dizziness, severe fatigue with blood in urine then this must be evaluated by a urologist.

The evaluation includes a urine culture, a urine cell test called a cytology, as well as a Ct scan of the kidneys ( or a sonogram) and a cystoscopy, where the urologist looks in the bladder.

As you are experiencing blood clots now so possibly bleeding starts to stop.

In case of profuse bleeding then visit the emergency room.

"I sincerely ***** ***** I have helped you and that I have earned my 5-star rating today!
Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5 stars at the top of the screen ( rating me now does not close your question).
We can continue here until you are satisfied, simply use the reply box and let me know. Thank you!”.

Ask Your Own Health Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Onlinedoc Your Own Question
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc, General Physician
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 3,394
3,394 Satisfied Customers
Experience: General physician with experience in General & Family Medicine,Ayurveda, Integrative, CAM

Onlinedoc is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

I have been dealing with an extremely serious health crisis for over three years, and one your physicians asked me more questions, gave me more answers and encouragement than a dozen different doctors who have been treating me!!

Janet VPhoenix, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor (MD)

5,660 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Doctor

102 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Doctor (MD)

5,096 satisfied customers

Practice Director

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor (MD)

19,832 satisfied customers

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Fellowship in Sports Medicine

Dr. Chip

Dr. Chip

Doctor (MD)

14,177 satisfied customers

Over 20 yrs of Family Practice

Dr. Mark

Dr. Mark

Doctor (MD)

6,250 satisfied customers

U.S. Physician/Surgeon in Neurosurgery

Dr. Gupta

Dr. Gupta

Doctor (MD)

5,053 satisfied customers

Vastly experienced MD Physician with 19 years of experience.

< Previous | Next >

Related Health Questions
I have a question about anxiety and using natural
Hi, I have a question about anxiety and using natural supplements to help. I have been battling anxiety for the past year and a half and its gotten to the point where I can't go anywhere in public wit… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
569 satisfied customers
I am such an ididot I was eating chips as I became sick ,but
I am such an ididot I was eating chips as I became sick ,but why i.felt burning arms all inside as I had diarrhea .I feel very weak.… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
Doctor (MD)
M.D.
14,177 satisfied customers
My right thumb hurts when I try to put pressure on it I try
My right thumb hurts when I try to put pressure on it I try to pop it but won't pop … read more
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Consultant Gynecologist
MBBS. MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology
3,695 satisfied customers
I hit my ankle of off the corner or a steel beam attached to
I hit my ankle of off the corner or a steel beam attached to a bench. This was 3 days ago and it is swollen and tender on the front left side of my right ankle. There isn't a bruise that I can see eit… read more
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc
General Physician
3,394 satisfied customers
I've been bloated for 3 days and I'm not sure if I should go
I've been bloated for 3 days and I'm not sure if I should go to the hospital … read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
7,004 satisfied customers
I would like to take a picture but I do not know how to
I would like to take a picture but I do not know how to upload it. The infection is horrible on her leg.I would also like to rate the expert but that does not come up on the screen.… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
569 satisfied customers
Now that I'm fine STD wise with my symptoms what should I do
Hello doctor, now that I'm fine STD wise with my symptoms what should I do to get to feeling normal? Do I have the slight pain still with my left testicle that comes and goes any advice?… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
Doctor (MD)
M.D.
14,177 satisfied customers
My friend is having chest pains, he said ge has hard time
Hi my friend is having chest pains, he said ge has hard time breathing and his neck shoulders hurt … read more
Dr. Shah
Dr. Shah
MD
3,799 satisfied customers
To find out why I got blood In my urine this morning. No I
Hey trying to find out why I got blood In my urine this morning … read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I'm having side pains on my right side they come and go
I'm having side pains on my right side they come and go randomly feels like I pulled a muscle but annoying pain … read more
Dr. Shah
Dr. Shah
MD
3,799 satisfied customers
I have had an unbearable migraine all day. When I first woke
I have had an unbearable migraine all day. When I first woke up I took 1 Fiorecet. About 5-6 hrs later took 2 Advil and 2 Tylenol Arthritis. Was not helping and getting worse. Put ice on neck, head, f… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
569 satisfied customers
I have hugh bright red bumps on the right side of my face.
Second opinion] I have hugh bright red bumps on the right side of my face. Bright red blisters around my right ear to my nose … read more
Dr Ted Manos
Dr Ted Manos
Self Employed
MD
905 satisfied customers
I've been scuba diving (Friday and Saturday), but now have
Hi, I've been scuba diving (Friday and Saturday), but now have such a sore throat that it hurts to swallow. The only time I've had a throat like this is from glandular fever. Is it likely to have been… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I started getting pain in my right knee. With some swelling
I started getting pain in my right knee. With some swelling behind the knee. I didn't injure it in any way that I know of. Since the pain started I also have gotten a sharp pain in my thigh that went … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,832 satisfied customers
My calcium levels are higher than normal 11.4, my medical
My calcium levels are higher than normal 11.4, my medical doctor wants me to see an endrocronologist for removal of my parathyroid. this gland is supposed to control calcium. Without them now what? th… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,832 satisfied customers
I have hugh bright red bumps on the right side of my face.
I have hugh bright red bumps on the right side of my face. Bright red blisters around my right ear to my nose … read more
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Emergency physician
Surgeon in Traumatology and Orthopedics
742 satisfied customers
I have been having diarrhea for the last 24 hours and just
Hi doc, so I have been having diarrhea for the last 24 hours and just recently I've noticed a bloody mucus like discharge appear in the stool and when I wipe. It's not an insane amount but enough to m… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
569 satisfied customers
I noticed dried blood in my underwear this morning. What
I noticed dried blood in my underwear this morning. What could that be from. I am 58 years old , on aspirin and sudafed … read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
7,004 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x