Hematuria refers to a condition in which urine is mixed with blood or blood clots
It can be divided into " gross hematuria" and " microscopic hematuria". Traditional Chinese medicine belongs to the category of " blood syndrome".
The causes of hematuria are mainly renal calculus, ureteral calculus, glomeruloNephritis, pyelonephritis, cystitis, prostatitis, diseases of tissues and organs adjacent to urinary tract, blood diseases, infectious diseases, hypertension arteriosclerosis, hypercalcemia, hyperuricemia, urinary tumor, renal arteriosclerosis, congenital renal malformation.Kidney sagging or wandering, heavy physical labor or long-distance running, drug toxicity damage, waist trauma and other factors make veins damaged and blood seeps into urine.
The clinical symptoms vary. Those caused by urinary stones have severe lumbago, frequent micturition, urgent micturition, pain in micturition, difficulty in micturition, and obvious hematuria. Caused by urinary system infection, bilateral lumbago, frequent micturition, urgent micturition, and painful micturition; Those complicated by renal tuberculosis are characterized by low afternoon fever and night sweat. Edema and elevated blood pressure can be seen in those caused by nephritis. Those caused by renal cell carcinoma had painless hematuria throughout the course. Hematuria occurs at the end of micturition in patients caused by prostate cancer. Frequent micturition, urgent micturition, urinary retention, dizziness, tinnitus, vexation, thirst, soreness of the waist and knees, and distension of the lower abdomen are common characteristics of various hematuria.
Treatment of this disease should be based on syndrome differentiation, treating both the symptoms and root causes, nourishing yin and lowering fire to cool blood, clearing away heat and promoting diuresis to absorb blood.
Article by : Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital