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Definition of Hematuria

Hematuria: Blood in the urine. Hematuria may or may not be accompanied by pain, but it is always abnormal and should be further investigated. Painful hematuria can be caused by a number of disorders, including infections and stones in the urinary tract. Painless hematuria can also be due to many causes, including cancer.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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