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what are the differences between coke-colored urine and red urine?

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Dr. Ramsay Kuo
Urology 26 years experience
Degree of blood: Red colored urine usually signifies a new onset, more significant amount of blood in the urine. Cola colored urine (I assume brownish) may indicate the presence of older blood that has been sitting in the bladder for a longer period of time. Some tea coloring of the urine may also indicate the presence of bilirubin occurring with biliary/liver obstruction. See your doctor is any of above occurs

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Last updated May 2, 2015

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