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kidney stones

Bladder, Kidney & Urinary Tract
November 30, 2018

What to do when there’s blood in your pee

Do you need to see the doctor if your pee has blood in it? Unless you are a woman and are currently menstruating, the answer is Yes! it’s not normal to have blood in your pee. The colour of your urine says a lot about your health. What’s more concerning is spotting blood in it which could appear red, maroon, pink, or like a dark, smoky colour. Haematuria Haematuria is what doctors call it when you have there’s blood in your urine. In rare cases, red urine may be caused by certain foods or medicines. You may or may not…
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Bladder, Kidney & Urinary Tract
March 8, 2017

What you need to know about kidney stones

You feel like you’re on your deathbed. Waves of pain are attacking from every angle; in your side, below the ribs, your groin… the pain makes it near impossible to wee! You could have kidney stones. Symptoms that make grown men cry You will know it by its array of symptoms ranging from extreme pain (pretty much everywhere), pink, red or brown urine, nausea, vomitting, and urinating more than usual. And don’t forget the agony that comes from urinating – intense agony. How they are formed Kidney stones form when waste materials in the urine do not dissolve completely. Some…
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