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Please can some one help me I’m convinced I have blood in my

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Please can some one help me I’m convinced I have blood in my wee and Iam past myself it’s bladder cancer I suffer from severe anxiety
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 11 days ago.

Good morning, I am Dr Ruff, thank you for contacting us today

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I can send pictures of my wee so you can see if it’s blood
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 11 days ago.

I am sorry to hear of your anxiety. Blood can be from a number of causes, mainly infection or stones. However Bladder cancer is also a cause.

It is rare in young adults, and only really seen from 50 years and older. More common in smokers.

You should get a urine dip done to check if there is blood and infection, the sample can then be sent off and checked.

Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 11 days ago.

If you like, however this is not an accurate way of checking at all and you will still need to get a urine dip done.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I’m on antibiotics
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Just started today then they said to wait a week and get a sample
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 11 days ago.

Great, so it is therefore irrelevant if you have blood now if infection is the cause.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 11 days ago.

That is my pleasure.