Skip navigation! Story from Body. Cory Stieg. They say that you can tell a lot about your health by looking at the color of your pee : Clear to pale yellow means you're hydrated, and amber to brown means you should probably drink some water ASAP.
Blood in Urine: 10 Things That Can Cause This Strange Symptom | SELF
Gross hematuria, which is blood that you can see in your urine, might make your pee look pink, red, or like you dumped some Coke into the toilet, according to the Mayo Clinic. None of this is ideal, but some causes of bloody urine are more serious than others. Foods with deep red hues such as beets, rhubarb, and berries can make your pee look red, according to the Mayo Clinic. A bladder infection is a type of urinary tract infection that happens when bacteria gets into your body through your urethra the small opening through which you pee. There, the bacteria can multiply, causing symptoms like a constant urge to pee, pain and burning when you do manage to squirt any out, and pelvic pressure, the Mayo Clinic explains.
Hematuria refers to the presence of blood in the urine. Some causes are specific to, or more likely to affect, females. In this article, we discuss the possible causes of blood in the urine in females.
Blood in the urine is a symptom of many common problems in males. The medical term for blood in the urine is hematuria. In this article, learn about nine possible causes of hematuria in males, along with their additional symptoms and information on when to see a doctor.