Thank you for your question. What you are experiencing is microhematuria or microscopic hematuria (red blood cells in the urine). The presence of red blood cells in urine is indicative that there is bleeding in the genitourinary tract. This includes the kidneys, the ureters, the prostate, the bladder and the urethra. Consultation with your urologist is essential as this condition could be consistent with non-life threatening (urinary tract infection or prostatitis) and and more serious conditions (e.g. cancer).
Ash Tewari, MD
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