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I had blood tests & urine test & my urine test came back

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I had blood tests & urine test & my urine test came back abnormal. I don't see blood in my urine by sight. The lab Corp report was highlighted as follows
Occult blood 1+ Abnormal
RBC. 3-10 Abnormal
Can it be serious?
I've had many urinary tract infections with & without blood
What do u think
Thanks, Shari
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

This can be for no particular reason at all.

It can be what is called march hematuria, which is harmless.

It can be from infection, but you have no other signs if that.

It could be from a kidney problem.

You should talk to your doctor about these possibilities.

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