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causes of high bilirubin in urine

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
18 years experience in Infectious Disease
High bilirubin : dark colored urine and increased bilirubin may be due to some form of hepatitis. Usually it's accompanied by right upper abdominal pain and jaundice-y ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: The combination of tea colored urine containing bilirubin and protein and low platelets suggests a significant problem, possibly liver disease. Pleas ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
13 years experience in Pathology
Bilirubin in urine: Bilirubin in urine may indicate liver damage or liver disease.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Just get seen: This is serious. If you're taking any meds you don't truly need, including any "herbals" (which are often not what they're supposed to be), consider s ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Hypercalciuria: According to information on line affects 5-10% of the population and is the commonest cause of calcium kidney stones. It has long been known that it i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection, stone, or: The most common cause of blood in urine is a bladder infection. It may also be a sign of kidney stones. Rarely, if the blood is persistent in your u ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Hepatitis is suspect: Hepatitis b or c is an infectious and inflammatory disease that can cause protein in urine while causing elevated liver enzymes. Other conditions like ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See Nephrologist: 3 levels of protein in urine: microalbuminuria--less than 300 mg a day tubular--300-1000 mg a day nephrotic--more than 3500 if there is blood in ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Intake: Kidneys regulate potassium on daily basis dependingon the intake. It is common to see high urine potassium if the intake of potassium is high. Howeve ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Liver is in trouble: This sounds like too much alcohol. But, it could be infection or reaction to other medication or fatty deposits if the patient is obese. But, first wo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Mack
11 years experience in Urology
Lots: Hyperparathyroidism, paget's disease, renal tubular acidosis, genetic causes, cushing's disease, immobilization, excess calcium intake/viatmin d exces ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Spector
34 years experience in Critical Care
Not usually: Dehydration causes your urine to be more concentrated so it appears a deeper yellow. If the dehydration is severe and a person's blood pressure is low ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not known: There are many theories but know one knows for sure. Many thins probably contribute.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
A lot of factors: Your kidney function and its filtration rate, what you eat, age, the amount of your muscle mass, liver function, the rate of cell breakdown in your bo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Diabetes, high BP: Can also be caused by immune kidney disease like glomerulonephritis, kidney infections, medications or toxins. Best evaluated by nephrologist, unless ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Visala Nanduri
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Kidney problems: Many reasons. Poorly controlled diabetes andhypertention are the common causes. Primary kidney diseases are also possible. This should be addressed as ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Depends: High bilirubin can be due to various type of diseases, including liver diseases, blood disorders. I am not sure whether your other liver tests are no ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
22 years experience in Hepatology
Negative: Bilirubin should not be detected in urine.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Cause protein/urine: There are three ways protein enters the urine.1due to overload of protein in the serum called overflow protenuria 2due to decrese in absorption in pr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Gout, dehydration.: Gout, dehydration, and renal failure are the most common causes.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Nitrates or nitrites: Nitrates can be normal in urine and often the result of protein metabolism. Nitrites can indicate infection. Without more information, in terms of oth ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Many causes: Common causes of both protein and blood in urine include, glomerular disease, kidney infection, urinary tumors and infections. Please discuss the matt ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: That high level makes no sense with a serum uric acid that low. Repeat it. The only explanation is if you ate taking a uricosuric agent such as Proben ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Many possibilities: An elevated WBC is typically seen when you have an infection. It is not directly related to having diabetes, but diabetics are more prone to getting ... Read More
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