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by Shannon DW

(Hematuria—Adult)

 

Risk Factors

Risk factors include:
  • Smoking
  • Medications such as certain antibiotics and pain medications
  • Recent upper respiratory tract infection
  • Family history of kidney problems
Kidney Stones Can Cause Microscopic Hematuria
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RESOURCES

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org

National Kidney Foundation
http://www.kidney.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

HealthLink BC
http://www.healthlinkbc.ca

The Kidney Foundation of Canada
http://www.kidney.ca

 

References


Hematuria in children. National Kidney Foundation website. Available at: http://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/hematuria.cfm . Accessed August 22, 2013.


Hematuria in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebsochost.com/dynamed . Updated October 9, 2012. Accessed August 22, 2013.


Hematuria in children. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebsochost.com/dynamed . Updated July 22, 2013. Accessed August 22, 2013.


Microscopic hematuria. Am Fam Physician. 1999 Sep 15;60(4):1154. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/990915ap/990915b.html . Accessed August 22, 2013.


Urination problems. American Academy of Family Physicians' Family Doctor.org website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/health-tools/search-by-symptom/urination-problems.html . Accessed August 22, 2013.

 

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