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ask: What does it mean when u have blood in the urine??

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My gram is 72 years old and she has cancer...she was diagnosed with bladder cancer about 3 months ago. it had just started today...does it mean anything

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Pat Elliott

Anon - Thanks for writing and sharing your concern about your grandmother. You probably have a lot of questions, and want to know how you can help her through this. You'll find a lot of helpful information based from our bladder cancer community page at http://www.empowher.com/condition/bladder-cancer

Blood in the urine is common. Other symptoms include frequent urination, painful urination, lower back pain, weight loss, bone pain and sometimes abdominal pain. She's going to need a lot of support through this, and will probably need some help at home and in getting to appointments and in getting her medications.

If you have questions after reviewing the information on our site please let us know and we'd be happy to help. Let us know also if you need help for yourself in being one of her caregivers.

Take care,
Pat
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July 29, 2010 - 5:35pm
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Anonymous

Hi,I am sorry to hear that your Grandma has bladder cancer.Blood in urine is the main symptom of Bladder cancer,so it is extremely common in bladder cancer patients.If you would like to read more you can go to http://www.webmd.com/cancer/bladder-cancer/bladder-cancer-topic-overview.I pray your Grandma gets better.She is very lucky to have a Grandchild like you,that cares enough to look for answers for her.I hope this helps.Try to have a good day.: ) Sincerely,KIT

July 29, 2010 - 4:01pm
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