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Does yellowish sclera related to dark coloured urine?

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Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes it can be

Bilirubin is a pigment that causes a yellowing of the skin (; whites of the eyes or sclerae) jaundice.
Bilirubin darkens the urine. The two problems either relate to liver disease or hemolysis of red blood cells (bilirubin is found in them). Tests can be done to distinguish the source ; the history/exam would also be critical. See your doctor if not already doing so.

In brief: Yes it can be

Bilirubin is a pigment that causes a yellowing of the skin (; whites of the eyes or sclerae) jaundice.
Bilirubin darkens the urine. The two problems either relate to liver disease or hemolysis of red blood cells (bilirubin is found in them). Tests can be done to distinguish the source ; the history/exam would also be critical. See your doctor if not already doing so.
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