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what does it mean if my urine is dark

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It usually means: That you need to drink more water. Your kidneys are working fine but your urine should be light and straw colored if you have been drinking enough wat ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Depends: There are many diseases and conditions which can turn the urine dark. Jaundice, diseases of the biliary tract, liver, and G.I. Tract can cause this. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible gardnerella: There is a very common vaginal infection called gardnerella vaginitis which classically has a fishy smell. You should be evaluated and have an exam do ... Read More
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: You could also be suffering from a bacterial infection of your vagina that needs antibiotics. It would be prudent to have a physical exam so you can ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience Urology
Dark urine: Dark urine can mean many things. The main concern is blood in urine will create a dark "tea-colored" urine. I recommend that you see your doctor and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Dark urine could just be really concentrated, or at worst be a small amount of blood. In any case, you should have this checked out.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: Dark urine and pain can be an indication of a kidney stone. Be seen for a diagnosis.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience Urology
Dark urine: Common causes of dark urine are bilirubin, blood, hydration status. www.peedoc.com @drhtay.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dark urine : If you have no medical issues with your kidney then dark urine maybe a concentrated urine. The kidneys have the capacity to concentrate and dilute uri ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Yellow urine: You are not drinking enough water would be my first guess based on what you told me.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Dark urine: Dark urine can be due to dehydration, urine infection or from liver disease (elevation of bilirubin in the bloodstream). Please see a doctor.

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