Iam an eighty year old man who has prostatitis and BPH. Last few nights after defecating I had bloody urine. The more I pee the more blood comes out. At night when I get up to pee it seems to clear up. It seems to be intermitant but occurs mostly after defecating. Do you know what it could be? Thanks.
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you. The enlargement of the prostate is the commonest cause of blood in urine in the elderly.
However, Iâll suggest consulting a urologist and getting yourself investigated. You might require a CT scan/Cystoscopy to rule out other causes like a stone in the urinary tract or bladder cancer.
Further treatment will depend upon the underlying diagnosis. Meanwhile, Iâll suggest drinking plenty of fluids which prevents the precipitation of a clot in the urinary tract. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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