Q: I had blood in my urin so i went to the ER I was told that i had a UTI they put me on Sulfameth and phenazopyridine to help it go away.. However I am seeing small blood clots in my urin. Is that normal or is that a stone passing? Also these meds give me nausea :(


A:    Blood in the urine could be associated with pain or painless , if you had pain along with the passage of blood then there are more chances it was due to stone and the clots you are seing may be due to more bleeding by passing stone. If you have no pain that is it is painless hemturia then it needs to be investigated further as the causes could be medical diseases of the kidney , or cancers of kidney , ureter or bladder. I would suggest you to go for further evaluation like cystoscopy, MRI and urinary cytology.

Related Q&A

Q: I have a headache for 6 days blood in urine and pain in abdomine had a stent put in panrease 2 years ago any ideas wh...

Q: For a while It constantly felt like I had to urinate but I never really had to, and it was painful to do so. When thi...

Q: I have urinary problems now for a few weeks (frequency, urgency, can't seem to empty bladder, and slight burning). I...

Q: Hello, I had protected sex about a week ago, and now I currently have slight redness/irritation at the tip of my p...

Q: Sir few drops of blood came after i urinate this happen from 15years every year some times now i am 37 years three mo...


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