Kelli Cooper has been a writer since , specializing in health and fitness. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Rutgers University and is a certified personal trainer with the American Council on Exercise. Hematuria, or blood in the urine, can result from a number of causes, including exercise. Although hematuria is more common in long distance runners, this condition can occur after any type of prolonged, intense physical activity. In most cases, it is not cause for serious concern.
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We respect your privacy. I started having blood in my urine two days ago after strenuous weight lifting and aerobic workouts for cardiac rehabilitation, three times a week. Also, my left side hurts. It is not a lot of blood, and it starts and stops. Seeing blood in the urine can be very upsetting.
What Causes Blood to be in Urine After Exercising?
Is it normal to have blood in the urine after running? This happened to me last year during a 6-mile run which was normal for me. I had a whole series of tests afterward which were all normal and the urologist said it was common for runners. But, is it common?
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