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Should I be concerned if my urine is brown?

Should I be concerned if my urine is brown?

Yes: Brownish urine may be concentrated meaning that you are not drinking enough water. However, i would recommend calling your doctor's office for a urinalysis to make sure that nothing else more serious is going on. ...Read more

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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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What it means to have brown urine and what I should be concerned about?

What it means to have brown urine and what I should be concerned about?

Testing: recommended to figure out the reason, whether it be normal, infection, blood, dehydration, among other things. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes my urine has a brownish color. Do i need to be concerned? Is this a sign of a kidney problem?

Sometimes my urine has a brownish color.  Do i need to be concerned?  Is this a sign of a kidney problem?

Exam: Best to get a complete urine analysis done along with labs and talk to your MD. Urine color is often variable and not always a marker of disease but a urine test is easy. ...Read more

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Shud i be concerned with brown looking urine from my 5 yr old girl, who has had recent elevated creatinine level in urine? No diagnosis yet, drs mon

Shud i be concerned with brown looking urine  from my 5 yr old girl, who has had recent elevated creatinine level in urine? No diagnosis yet, drs mon

Brown urine: There are a number of causes of brown urine, that can reflect kidney, liver, blood or muscle disorders that need to be evaluated by medical tests (mostly blood-work, some urine tests). Preliminary tests might include urinalysis, cbc, retic count, cpk, aso titer, c3, c4, cmp, urine protein/creatinine ratio, aso titer, etc. A pediatric nephrologist (kidney specialist) may be appropriate. ...Read more

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What to do if i just passed my first kidney stone, now my urine is brown. Is this normal?

What to do if i just passed my first kidney stone, now my urine is brown. Is this normal?

Altered renal blood: Quite common with or after passing kidney stone. Should clear up soon. Please keep your dr informed if it continues. Blood in urine is never normal and often not serious. ...Read more

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I've had flu like symptoms and every time I cough or sneeze, I urinate. I started noticing here lately that my urine is brown. I drink a ton of water.?

I've had flu like symptoms and every time I cough or sneeze, I urinate. I started noticing here lately that my urine is brown. I drink a ton of water.?

Urination: It could be something as simple as dehydration causing a change in color of your urine, however there are certain kidney diseases that occur during or after flu/upper respiratory illnesses that need to be ruled out. Iga nephropathy and post strep glomerulonephritis are key. You should see your primary doctor and have urine tested for blood and have your blood tested to see how your kidneys are. ...Read more

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Why is my urine brown?

Why is my urine brown?

Urine color : There are a few thing that can do that : dehydration , rhabomyolisis ( muscle break due to meds or trauma ) elevated bilirubin . Need to get check with blood and urine tests. ...Read more