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Is urine is darker yellow after hepatitis a recovery?

Is urine is darker yellow after hepatitis a recovery?

No: If you have recovered from hepatitis there should not be color changes in the urine. During acute infection, bilirubin and its breakdown products may appear in urine and alter its color, but not after recovery. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Yellow in the white of the eyes and dark urine. Is this jaundice or hepatitis?

Yellow in the white of the eyes and dark urine. Is this jaundice or hepatitis?

YES: The symptoms you describe are consistant with a liver disease such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, biliary obstruction or cholangitis. Stop drinking alcohol and see your doctor. ...Read more

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My biilirubin is 3.5 and sgpt is 99. All hepatistis a, b and c are tested negative. No yellowing of urine or uncomfort. What can be problem.?

Can't tell: Bilirubin is breakdown product of red blood cells. May be elevated when many rbc's are being destroyed, when liver does not adequately pick up or process, or when unable to excrete. Numbers like this could represent a variety of conditions. To make sense out of these it is important to know your history, other lab values, and how these values are changing over time. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to why in hepatitis, pale stool and dark urine occurs?

Hepatitis: During hepatitis, jaundice occurs which is due to increased bilirubin in the blood. A by-product of bilirubin is urobilinogen which is excreted in the urine causing the dark color. ...Read more

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I have hepatitis C and my urine is dark brown. What does that mean?

I have hepatitis C and my urine is dark brown. What does that mean?

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. Blood in the urine can appear dark. Dehydration leading to concentrated urine can appear dark. In short, your hepatitis c may have nothing to do with the urine color but it could. You need to be evaluated by your doctor i would encourage you to do this soon. ...Read more

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Hello..Often my urine is darker yellow, and or cloudy, and often has a very abnormal "strong foul odour" especially after coffee..Any advice please?

Hello..Often my urine is darker yellow, and or cloudy, and often has a very abnormal "strong foul odour" especially after coffee..Any advice please?

Drink more water?: First. Have your urine checked by a physician. Looking for glucose, protein, specific gravity, ph, etc... It may indicate an underlying illness. Your doctor is smart and will advise you based on the results of what to do. ...Read more

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How come my urine in the morning is dark and yellow?

How come my urine in the morning is dark and yellow?

See below: Overnight, your body holds onto water. That causes your urine to be darker in color when you awake. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more


Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Hepatitis A (Definition)

It is a viral infection of your liver usually food born that will resolve over time with ...Read more