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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

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Comment from: summer sue, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: July 07

I just finished having a UTI caused by E. coli. My pee was bright red for 12 hours. My doctor said that it was a symptom of that infection. I have trouble believing that you could have that much red blood. I'm wondering if anyone else has had this problem with a UTI.

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American Urological Association. "What Is a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?" May 25, 2015. <http://www.urologyhealth.org/urologic-conditions/urinary-tract-infections-in-adults>.

Barini-García, Magda, and Kristene Whitmore. "Urinary Tract Infection Fact Sheet." Dec. 23, 2014. <http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/urinary-tract-infection.html#h>.

Hooton, Thomas M. "Patient Information: Urinary Tract Infections in Adolescents and Adults (Beyond the Basics)." May 29, 2015. <http://www.uptodate.com/contents/urinary-tract-infections-in-adolescents-and-adults-beyond-the-basics?source=see_link>.

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