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Dr. Chip, General Practice
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I was catherised after i could not pass urine, 2 days later

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I was catherised after i could not pass urine, 2 days later after the catheter was removed I started seeing blood in my urine..I,am on cumadin, adalat for hypertension, I am 84 yrs old
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: My health has been very gooduntil this episode which started 5 days ago
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had a catarac removed 8yrs ago, and thyrodectomy 20 yrs ago
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome I'm Dr Chip

This could be just from the trauma of the catheter but it could indicate a prostate or bladder infection and with your being on coumadin, any bleeding is worrisome

I suggest you let your doctor know about this right away so he can check things out and make sure the bleeding doesn't continue

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I have had no pain during urination nor muscular abdominal pain at all...removal of the catheter was painful
I am quite pleased with your answer and quick response..
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.

My pleasure but please rate my service to you so I can get credit for my time