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Darkened urine

Darkened urine: Introduction

Darkened urine: Discoloration or darkening of urine color. See detailed information below for a list of 350 causes of Darkened urine, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Darkened urine:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Darkened urine. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Darkened urine

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Causes of Types of Darkened urine:

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Darkened urine: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Darkened urine, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Darkened urine Treatments

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Stories from Users for Darkened urine

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Message Boards for Darkened urine

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Diagnostic tests for Darkened urine:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Darkened urine. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine for signs of anemia
    • Temperature - may suggest urinary tract infection, lupus erythematosus, infective endocarditis if there is blood in the urine. If jaundiced may suggest viral hepatitis, pancreatitis, cholangitis or severe alcoholic hepatitis.
    • Blood pressure - e.g. if high blood pressure may suggest glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidneys, lupus erythematosus.
    • Cardiovascular examination - to look for signs of infective endocarditis which may cause emboli to kidney e.g. fever, heart murmur, small hemorrhages on the nails.
    • Abdominal palpation for mass in flanks - e.g. bilateral flank masses may suggest polycystic kidneys and hydronephrosis; a unilateral flank mass may suggest a hypernephroma (renal cell carcinoma), unilateral hydronephrosis, solitary kidney cyst or renal vein thrombosis.
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Darkened urine:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Darkened urine as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Darkened urine: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Darkened urine may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Darkened urine

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Darkened urine. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Darkened urine: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Darkened urine

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Darkened urine: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Darkened urine:

The list of organs typically affected by Darkened urine may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Darkened urine

The list below shows some of the causes of Darkened urine mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Darkened urine?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Darkened urine. Of the 350 causes of Darkened urine that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 18 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 325 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Darkened urine:

The following list of conditions have 'Darkened urine' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Darkened urine:

The following list of medical conditions have Darkened urine or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.







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Causes of Darkened urine Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Darkened urine based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Darkened urine?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Darkened urine, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Darkened urine:

    Subtypes of Darkened urine:

    Blood in urine (389 causes), Brown urine (16 causes), Haematuria (162 causes), Hematuria (91 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Darkened urine:

    Urine color changes (401 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Urine symptoms (630 causes), Urinary system symptoms (1228 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes)

    Symptoms related to Darkened urine:

    Blood in urine (389 causes), Cloudy urine (33 causes), Urine color changes (401 causes), Blood in urine (389 causes), Cloudy urine (33 causes), Orange urine (18 causes), Dehydration (284 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Cirrhosis, Glomerulonephritis (61 causes), Gall stones (43 causes), Biliary obstruction (17 causes), Trauma

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