How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Chip Your Own Question
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 35589
Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. Chip is online now

My wife has just foned me from her holiday in Portugal. She

This answer was rated:

My wife has just foned me from her holiday in Portugal. She has a stble aoertic dissection following heart surgery 23 years ago.She has noticed blood in her urine over the past week. Originally it was brownish but today red. She is 74 and in general good health. What action?
Hi. She needs to see a doctor and get an exam, blood work, and a urinalysis to start with. This could be nothing more than a bladder infection requiring antibiotics but this could indicate a kidney problem or even kidney or bladder cancer. It really isn't something she should just wait and see if it goes away
Dr. Chip and 2 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Ok, sounds sensible. Will get her to get to docs/clinic asap. Thanks. Patrick

My pleasure Patrick but let me know how it goes for her and please remember to rate my service to you