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What causes dark brown urine?

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Dr. Esmeralda Sera

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Posted on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 in General Health
Question: Suddenly,Thursday,my urine went color of used motor oil (almost black)despite much more water
has persisted to today (SAT).NO pain,soreness,dicomfort,nausea,etc.Feel great! What now ?Can't
see my DR 'til Mon.
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Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera 53 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Urine exams

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking

They are some causes for your situation

1-Medical conditions. Some liver and kidney disorders and some urinary tract infections can turn urine dark brown.
2- Medication
3-Food
4-Extreme body exercises etc

I will suggest you 1-urinalysis 2-Blood count

Feel free to ask further questions

Best regards
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