Symptom: Urine color changes


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Urine color changes: Any change to the color of urine.
Introduction: The urine may change color for many reasons, some harmless and some quite severe. Blood in urine is called "hematuria" and may change the color of urine to a pinkish, reddish, orange, darker, or even greyer looking urine. The appearance of any urine color changes needs prompt professional medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Urine color changes:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Urine color changes (29 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Urine color changes (16 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Urine color changes (46 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Urine color changes (2 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Urine color changes: darkened urine (43), clear urine (1), cloudy urine (10), red urine (5), blood in urine (28), blue urine (0), orange urine (2)
    Urine color changes type of: Urinary symptoms (104)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Urine color changes: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Urine color changes as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Urine color changes: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Urine color changes as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Urine color changes: The following list of conditions have 'Urine color changes' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease ... urine color changes, hematuria
  • Acute kidney failure ... blood in urine
  • Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia ... hematuria
  • Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ... Hematuria

    B

  • Bladder Cancer ... Blood in urine, darker urine
  • Bladder papilloma ... bright red blood in urine

    C

  • Cervical Cancer ... blood in urine
  • Cirrhosis of the liver ... dark urine
  • Cystitis ... dark urine, cloudy urine, blood in urine, blood in urine

    D

  • Dehydration ... Dark colored urine
  • Diabetes Insipidus ... clear urine
  • Diabetic Nephropathy ... blood in the urine
  • Diarrhea ... Dark colored urine

    E

  • Enlarged prostate ... blood in the urine

    G

  • Glomerular Disease ... dark urine, Hematuria (blood in urine), urine color changes, pink urine, pink urine
  • Glomerulonephritis ... dark urine, cloudy urine, blood in urine
  • Gonorrhea ... cloudy urine
  • Goodpasture syndrome ... blood in urine

    H

  • Heat cramps ... darker urine
  • Hepatitis ... dark urine, orange urine, red urine
  • Hepatitis A ... darker urine
  • Hepatitis B ... darker urine
  • Hepatitis C ... darker urine

    I

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura ... urinary bleeding

    J

  • Jaundice ... orange urine, dark or reddish urine, red urine

    K

  • Kidney Cancer ... Blood in the urine, blood in urine, blood in urine
  • Kidney stones ... cloudy urine, hematuria, blood in urine

    L

  • Liver cancer ... darker urine
  • Lupus nephritis ... dark urine

    N

  • Nephritis ... cloudy urine, blood in urine

    P

  • Pancreatic cancer ... dark urine
  • Polycystic kidney disease ... Blood in the urine
  • Porphyria ... urine color changes, darkened urine
  • Prostate Cancer ... Blood in urine
  • Prostatitis ... cloudy urine, blood in urine
  • Pyelonephritis ... blood in urine

    R

  • Renal colic ... blood in urine

    S

  • Schistosomiasis ... blood in urine

    T

  • Thalassemia ... blood in urine
  • Thrombocytopenia ... blood in urine
  • Tuberculosis ... reddish urine, cloudy urine, urine discoloration

    U

  • Urinary stones ... cloudy urine, blood in urine
  • Urinary tract infections ... cloudy urine, red urine, hematuria
  • Urinary tract infections (child) ... cloudy urine

    V

  • Viral Hepatitis ... dark urine

    W

  • Wilms' tumor ... blood in urine
    Conditions listing complications: Urine color changes: The following list of conditions have 'Urine color changes' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    E

  • Exercise ... hematuria (blood in urine)

    M

  • Malaria ... hematuria


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