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What causes rusty colored urine?

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Posted on Mon, 18 May 2015
Question: I am 64 and my urine has suddenly turned rusty brown - and I feel fine otherwise. what could this be? YYYY@YYYY
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Answered by Dr. Saumya Mittal (22 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
needs further evaluation

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I am Dr Mittal.
I have read your query.
I think I would be able to help you.
The symptoms of the query are quite suggestive of a possible urinary tract pathology.
The rusty coloured urine could be due to
1. Urine infection
2. Urinary calculi
3. Pyelonephritis
4. Possible TB or Malignancy.
I would suggest that you try a few tests -
1. Urine routine and culture.
2. Ultrasound abdomen .
3. KFT

The tests should be done as soon as possible. Inform the reports as soon as possible. I hope to be able to help you find a treatment accordingly.

I have tried to make it as simple as possible. I hope that the information helps you. Please feel free to contact us for more information. Best of luck. Dr Mittal.
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Brief Answer: needs further evaluation Detailed Answer: Hi I am Dr Mittal. I have read your query. I think I would be able to help you. The symptoms of the query are quite suggestive of a possible urinary tract pathology. The rusty coloured urine could be due to 1. Urine infection 2. Urinary calculi 3. Pyelonephritis 4. Possible TB or Malignancy. I would suggest that you try a few tests - 1. Urine routine and culture. 2. Ultrasound abdomen . 3. KFT The tests should be done as soon as possible. Inform the reports as soon as possible. I hope to be able to help you find a treatment accordingly. I have tried to make it as simple as possible. I hope that the information helps you. Please feel free to contact us for more information. Best of luck. Dr Mittal.