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Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. There are various types of arthritis, osteoarthritis being the most common form. Osteoarthritis (OA or degenerative arthritis) is a skeletal complication caused by cartilage loss in a joint. It can occur anywhere in the body, but the most common sites are hips, knees, elbows, and spine.

Hematuria is a condition characterized by the presence of red blood cells in the urine. Generally, red blood cells are not present in urine because filters in the kidney prevent blood from entering the urine. In hematuria, the filters or other parts of the urinary tract may be responsible for leaking blood into the urine.

Hematuria is a condition of red blood cells in the urine. This causes a change in the color of the urine to red, pink or cola. But, sometimes the color of urine remains same. Red blood cells in the urine can come from a variety of reasons indicative of different diseases.