Seek Medical Attention Immediately
- If your symptoms include blood clots or red, brown, pink or orange coloration in urine
- If you see blood in urine—even only once.
- What coloration was the blood in urine?
- What were the size and shape of the blood clots?
- Was the blood throughout the entire stream of urination?
- If it were painful to urinate where was the pain located?
- Were there other symptoms such as frequent urination or pain, fever or chills?
Call a Doctor
Usually blood in urine isn’t serious, however, some cases it might be.
- Have blood drawn to check for kidney disease
- Check for kidney or bladder stones, enlarged prostate, a tumor or blockage to urine flow with kidney imaging
- Have the inside of the bladder checked with a cystoscopic examination to check for a tumor or bladder stone
- Have a urinalysis to check for a urinary tract infection or kidney disease