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Red urine

Red urine: Introduction

One serious cause of red, reddish or pink urine is blood in urine. Other causes may be listed under darkened urine or urine color changes. Any red, pink, or reddish color of the urine needs prompt professional medical investigation....more »

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Causes of Red urine:

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

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Causes of Types of Red urine:

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Red urine: Symptom Checker

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

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Red urine Treatments

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Stories from Users for Red urine

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Message Boards for Red urine

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Diagnostic tests for Red urine:

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

  • Physical examination
    • Examine for signs of anemia
    • Temperature with blood in the urine may suggest urinary tract infection, lupus erythematosus and infective endocarditis. Temperature in a person with bilirubin in the urine may suggest cholangitis, viral hepatitis, pancreatitis or severe alcoholic hepatitis
    • Inspect color of the skin and sclera of the eyes - e.g. the yellow discoloration of the sclera and the skin in jaundice results from elevated bilirubin levels in the blood. The elevated bilirubin levels in the urine causes a dark discoloration of the urine.
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Medications or substances causing Red urine:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Red 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.

Drug interactions causing Red urine:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Red 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.

  • Coumadin (Warfarin) and Mevacor (Lovastatin) interaction
  • Coumadin (Warfarin) and Advil (Ibuprofen) interaction
  • Coumadin (Warfarin) and Motrin (Ibuprofen) interaction
  • Coumadin (Warfarin) and Nuprinl (Ibuprofen) interaction
  • Coumadin (Warfarin) and Aleve (Naproxen) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Red urine: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Red 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: Red 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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Red urine: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Red urine

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions such as overactive bladder or other causes of pelvic pain. more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Red urine

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Red urine: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Red urine:

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

Detailed list of causes of Red urine

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

How Common are these Causes of Red 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 Red urine. Of the 58 causes of Red urine that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 54 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Red urine:

The following list of conditions have 'Red 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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Causes of Red urine Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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

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

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

    Classifications of Red urine:

    Subtypes of Red urine:

    Pink urine (14 causes), Orange urine (18 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Red 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 Red urine:

    Blood in urine (389 causes), Cloudy urine (33 causes), Urine color changes (401 causes), Dark urine (99 causes), Hematuria (91 causes), Glomerulonephritis (61 causes), Nephrotic syndrome, Good Pasture syndrome, Renal calculus, Carcinoma of the bladder, Medications- clofazamine, Beetroot, Burns

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