Have blood in urine. Feel fine otherwise.

Patient : I just urinated and there was blood in my urine. I felt no burning or pain. What could be causing the blood? I am a male 65 years old in good shape. Just had blood work done and it was good.
Symptoms:  Blood in urine
Doctor :   Thank you for your question. Painless discharge of blood in the urine is a cause for concern. The most common cause of p ainless hematuria (blood in the urine) is the development of bladder cancer. We are not telling you this to alarm you but we want you to promptly go to your doctor to be examined. You may need to undergo an ultrasound, and consult a urologist to rule out the cancer as a cause of your bleeding. It is also possible, on a less serious note, that you may be suffering form a developing urinary tract infection which can simply be treated with a course of antibiotics. Please see your doctor immediately. Thank you for consulting AskTheDoctor.com

Related Q&A

Q: I'm a 32 year old male. I've been experiencing mild urinary retention for the past two weeks that came on suddenly. ...

Q: I was really sick with a stomach bug last week, it really effected my bowels to put it nicely. So much so my butt hol...

Q: I have chronic bladder infection for 6 months. I prescribed pyridium I told one yesterday but I have been having real...

Q: Son 32 has prostititus. Can marijuana use cause bladder infection or prostititus infection

Q: Should I be concerned with a liver panel of an AST 23 and ALT 13. This would give me a 1.8 > AST /ALT which seems to ...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon