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Urinary Tract Cancers

Blood in urine after surgery

06/06/2005

Question:

My mom had a surgery for blaader cancer before one week. But still there is blood in urine. is this common? Please advice... Thanks

Answer:

Very common.  It may take several weeks for the urine to clear.  If there are concerns I suggest you contact her surgeon.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University