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A 36-year-old male asked:

I have very dark urine in morning, like dark brown, brown, like tea or more. my alt is 54, alp 128, albumin 48, total bilirubin 8, creatinine 108, urea 6.02, hep b, c negative many times tested, extended liver profile negative as well. cause?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
The information provided makes a liver condition to account for tea colored urine very unlikely. Hemolytic disease is more likely the cause. Needs more information, e.g. fractionation of bilirubin, reticulocyte count, etc.
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