Blood in your urine can be a startling sight, one that prompts concern over your health. While it doesn’t always mean something serious, several serious things can cause it. And that means you should contact your doctor right away.
It’s also important to understand what’s going on in your body. You may see a range of colors — from pink or slightly dark urine to bright red or cola-colored liquid. You may also see clots, which can come from your prostate, urethra, kidneys or ureters (tubes connecting your kidney to your bladder).
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or benign enlargement of the prostate, is the most common prostate problem that will affect almost all men as they age. There are many treatment options available that range from medications to surgical options that destroy excess tissue. Learn more about them in this helpful video from Cleveland Clinic.
Chapters: 0:00 Introduction 0:10 What is BPH? 0:45 What are treatment options for BPH? 0:60 What are some medications used to treat BPH? 1:43 What are some surgical options used to treat BPH? 3:43 Call your doctor if you notice any of these symptoms
Atopic dermatitis is a sensitivity disease of the skin, similar to asthma in the lungs, hay fever in the sinuses and food allergies in the gut. It’s a chronic condition and tends to flare periodically. The symptoms vary. Adult eczema often occurs in patches on areas of the body prone to friction or sweat. If those self-care steps don’t help, your dermatologist may prescribe topical or oral medications, or other therapies.
Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in the United States and about 7% of all cancer deaths. Because it’s hard to detect early, it’s important to recognize any symptoms that occur. Find out what to look for and when you should talk to your provider with this helpful video from Cleveland Clinic.
Chapters: 0:00 Intro 0:28 What is pancreatic cancer? 0:58 What are the warning signs of pancreatic cancer? 2:46 When to talk with your healthcare provider about symptoms of pancreatic cancer