are collections of crystals that form in the urine.
Stones may be found anywhere in the urinary tract,
particularly in the kidneys and bladder. Stones
in the urinary tract almost always cause bleeding
and can sometimes cause severe pain.
|Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an enlargement
of the prostate gland that can happen as men
In addition to bleeding, BPH may cause problems
with urination and occasionally pain.
||A urinary tract infection (UTI), caused by bacteria,
can lead to inflammation in the bladder and urethra
as well as bleeding. UTIs are often accompanied
by burning, fever, pain, and the frequent need
Other causes of bleeding
in the urinary tract include:
Occasionally, no cause
can be identified, a condition
known as idiopathic hematuria.
of the prostate gland)
of the urinary tract
|Damage to the urinary tract may cause bleeding.
Damage may be due to a blow or accident or use
of a catheter. Very strenuous exercise may sometimes
irritate the urinary tract and cause bleeding.
||Cancer may occur anywhere in the urinary tract.
A tumor in the urinary tract may sometimes cause
no symptoms other than bleeding.