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i have been passing blood in my i have had a camera down

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i have been passing blood in my urine i have had a camera down me and have been told my bladder is clear also had a scan on my kidneys and was told that was fine but since have passed more blood and this time it was really dark
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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you could have inflammation of your kidneys causing this

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you should see a kidneys doctor specialist or a nephrologist to get more testing of your urine and kidneys.

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have you had a 24 hour urine collection yet?

Customer:

no i only submitted it this morning

Dr. David :

submitted what? the urine sample?

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you could also be having rhabdomyolysis causing the dark urine if your are breaking down muscle.

Customer:

yes sorry

Dr. David :

a blood CK level can check for rhabdomyolysis which can turn the urine dark red.

Customer:

thankyou

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let me know if you have other questions

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best of luck to you

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I know you get to the bottom of your dark urine

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ask your doctors about rhabdomyolysis.

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and get a blood CK level checked.

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