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What causes blackish specks in urine?

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Posted on Sat, 4 Jun 2016
Question: Hi my name is XXXXXXX I am 40yrs old I just went to the restroom and after I urinated I wiped myself a whole bunch of black stuff was on the toilet paper should I be concerned about that
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Answered by Dr. Matthew J. Mangat (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
do the routine tests, for an idea of cause and treatment.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXX and welcome to HCM.
As an Urologist, i can fully understand your concern.

You should follow the underlying advice :
1. Get examined by an Urologist and do the following tests :
2. urine routine and culture.
3. blood routine, creatinine, RBS,HbA1C,LFT,platelets,PT,VDRL,HIV and HbsAg.
4. ultrasound scan-KUB,with residual urine.

Also answer the following :
1. did you have this discoloration earlier.
2. did you have pain,while passing urine.
3. Do you go frequently, to pass urine.
4. What other medication,are you taking.

Wish you good health.
Feel free to clear all your doubts
Dr.Matthew J. Mangat.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Matthew J. Mangat (1 hour later)
Hi I am still taking the same meds nothing has changed my urine for the last few days has been like a dark yellow I have been having some pain below my belly button like sharp pain I don't know if I have a UTI it's never felt like this my meds are Cozaar atenolol levothyroxin metformin celebrex as needed also take Sprintec. Omeprezole carbazipime and wellbutrin and that's it THANK you
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Answered by Dr. Matthew J. Mangat (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
The basic tests for UTI is needed.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXX,

For your UTI symptoms,you'll need to do the tests,as mentioned in previous reply.

Your medication show, you're on treatment for, Diabetes,Hypertension,Hypothyroidism,Arthritis,and seizures or anxiety disorder.

Once the reports are available, i can give you an expert opinion.

Wish you well.

Dr.Matthew J. Mangat.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What causes blackish specks in urine?

Brief Answer: do the routine tests, for an idea of cause and treatment. Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXX and welcome to HCM. As an Urologist, i can fully understand your concern. You should follow the underlying advice : 1. Get examined by an Urologist and do the following tests : 2. urine routine and culture. 3. blood routine, creatinine, RBS,HbA1C,LFT,platelets,PT,VDRL,HIV and HbsAg. 4. ultrasound scan-KUB,with residual urine. Also answer the following : 1. did you have this discoloration earlier. 2. did you have pain,while passing urine. 3. Do you go frequently, to pass urine. 4. What other medication,are you taking. Wish you good health. Feel free to clear all your doubts Dr.Matthew J. Mangat.