Presence of blood in urine is called Hematuria. Because of blood in urine, the color of the urine becomes reddish, brownish or darker than it.

Types of Hematuria

Hematuria is of two types:-

Gross Hematuria

When the presence of frank blood in the urine can be seen with the naked eye. Then it is called as gross Hematuria.

Microscopic Hematuria

This kind of Hematuria is exemplified by presence of RBC’s in the urine. But RBC’s are seen only when the urine is check up under the microscope. The color of the urine does not change and the patient cannot see blood on naked eye.


More often than not there are no symptoms of Hematuria in the patient. It is painless. But, when the patient passes blood clots in the urine, the patient of Hematuria can complain of pain.


The most common causes of Hematuria are (UTI) urinary tract infection, vigorous exercises, menstruation in females and trauma. The other important causes of Hematuria include the followings.

  • Presence of stone (calculus) in the kidney, ureter or bladder when the stone passes down, it may cause Hematuria.
  • Inflammation of urethra, kidney, bladder or prostate gland
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE)
  • Polycystic kidney disease.
  • Taking medicines like Aspirin, NSAIDS (Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs), and blood thinners like heparin and drugs like cyclophosphamide can cause Hematuria.
  • Cancer of kidney or bladder.
  • Idiopathic (that it, unknown causes)

Homeopathic treatment

Homeopathic approach is stand on treating the basic cause of Hematuria. In those cases where exact cause in not elicited, there are some wide-ranging medicines recommended to address the disease. Homeopathy is strongly recommended for Hematuria.

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