Brown Urine

Dark-cloloured urine
Aetiology—pathologic Hematin, dipyrrole—from unstable haemoglobin—homogentisic acid, melanin, myoglobin, porphyrin, myoglobin,
Aetiology—nonpathologic/physiological Aloin, beets, cascara, chloroquine, cresol, drugs—azo gantricin, methylene blue—aniline dyes, fuschin, menses, iron, metronidazole, niridazole, nitrofurantoin, rhubarb, salol, methoxazole, sulfonamides
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One of the most reliable signs is the presence of red or brown urine.
Many patients report passing red to brown urine that may darken when exposed to air, light and warmth.
And, when taking any anticoagulant drug, seek medical care immediately if you have symptoms of bleeding, such as bloody or tarry stools, red or brown urine, coughing up or vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds, or nose bleeds.
Symptoms of Haff disease generally appear within 6 to 21 hours after eating fish and commonly include severe muscle pain, stiffness and brown urine.
And finally, I noted advertising for a pill that may cause nausea, muscle weakness, brown urine, tiredness and having one's skin turn yellow.
It has advised people who used orlistat to seek medical advice if they experience possible symptoms of liver injury, in particular weakness or fatigue, fever, jaundice, or brown urine.
A Generally, the first step in the work-up of red or brown urine is urine centrifugation.
If this happens, or you have brown urine, contact your doctor right away to get blood tests for possible muscle problems.
James Jauchem wrote in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology of "Calamity on Meadow Street" that "in addition to brain tumors, Brodeur seemed to blame exposure to EMF for the following ailments: Osgood Schlatter syndrome [a disease affecting the tendons of the kneecaps], ganglion and keratinous cysts [small pockets of fluid resulting from inflammation], scoliosis and other spinal deformities, parotid gland inflammation, hypospadias [an abnormality of the penis in which the urethra opens underneath], heart defects, lipodystrophy [a fatty tissue disease], glomerulonephritis [a kidney disorder], strep throat, fever, dark brown urine, pain and swelling in the eyes, swelling of the face, arm numbness, severe headaches, and keratoacanthoma [a disease of the eyes].
Symptoms of serious liver disease include jaundice (yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes) and brown urine.
Dark brown urine can be caused by foods, medications, bilirubin, hematuria or hemoglobinuria, and myoglobinuria.