the past year I have had dark urine on 3 different occasions.
no pain or other symptoms.
tests have ruled out bladder cancer and there was no blood in the
blood test revealed ALT at 54.
confusing since I feel fine and have not eaten some of the usual suspects
such as beets.
types of liver diseases, the ALT level is higher than AST, and the
AST/ALT ratio will be low.
The normal range of values for ALT (SGPT) is from 7 to 56 units per
liter of serum.
yellow urine is often indicative of dehydration.
of beets can cause urine to have a pinkish tint, and asparagus consumption
can turn urine greenish.
of mild dehydration include thirst, decreased urine volume.
symptoms of dehydration are dark yellow-orange urine.
yellow or orange urine can be caused by recent use of laxatives or
consumption of B complex vitamins or carotene.
causes of dark urine with no pain or other symptoms are:
Food (beets, blackberries or other naturally red foods)
" Food dyes
" Certain drugs.
drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Darkened urine as a symptom:
" Methylene blue dye
" Pyridium -
" Rifampin -
" Sinemet CR