Blood in the urine is not always indicative of a serious issue, but it is a sign to see a doctor, to make sure. Hematuria is the medical term for bloody urine, and a variety of factors can lead to this event.
There are two types of hematuria. Gross hematuria occurs when the naked eye can see that blood is present in the urine. A patient is diagnosed with microscopic hematuria if blood can only be seen in the urine only with a microscope.
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