Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Blood Clots in the Urine Home Care

Home care for hematuria includes:

  • Avoid aspirin.
  • Avoid nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications.
  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Strain your urine:
    • As directed by your doctor.
  • Urinate when you have the urge to urinate:
    • Allow the bladder empty completely.
  • Take prescribed medications as directed:
    • Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
    • Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.

Blood Clots in the Urine Warning Signs

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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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