Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

Is blood in urine a sign of a kidney infection?

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  • ADr. Michael Mangelson, MD, Urology, answered on behalf of Intermountain Healthcare
    Blood in the urine is often present with kidney infections, but painless bloody urine is rarely due to an infection. High fever, back/flank pain and urinary tract discomfort are typically the signs of a kidney infection with or without visible blood in the urine.
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