Let's see if we can figure out what's causing your symptoms.
Select additional symptoms and we'll narrow your results.

What causes back pain and dark urine? 10 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.



Gallstones are hard deposits in the gallbladder that can eventually block the exiting bile ducts. Abdominal pain, fever, itchy skin, and jaundice are possible symptoms.

Read more »



Porphyrias are rare types of genetic blood disorders in which patients have a defect in heme production, an important part of hemoglobin. Blisters are a sign of porphyria cutanea tarda, the most common type of porphyria.

Read more »


ABO Incompatability Reaction

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

An ABO incompatibility reaction can occur if you're given the wrong type of blood during a transfusion. It is a rare but dangerous response by your immune system to the blood. Symptoms include fever, aches, and more.

Read more »


Renal Cell Cancer

Renal cell carcinoma is the most common kind of kidney cancer found in adults. Often aggressive, it occurs when cancer cells grow uncontrollably in the lining of the tubules of the kidney, causing many possible symptoms.

Read more »


Acute Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is an inflammation in the pancreas, which causes pain and swelling in the upper left side of the abdomen, nausea, and burping.

Read more »


Transitional Cell Cancer (Malignant Neoplasm of Ureter)

Urine collects in the renal pelvis and is drained by the ureter into the bladder. When cancer develops in the renal pelvis or ureter, it begins in transitional cells, which line these organs.

Read more »


Liver Cancer

Liver cancer causes destruction of liver cells and interferes with the ability of the liver to function normally. Cancer that originates in the liver can spread from the liver to other parts of the body.

Read more »


Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is cancer of the pancreas, an organ that secretes an enzyme that breaks down fats, carbs, and proteins. Pancreatic cancer can obstruct the outflow of bile from the liver and causes yellow skin.

Read more »


What You Need to Know About Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria is a rare disorder that causes red blood cells to break down sooner than normal. This can lead to symptoms that range from minimal (urine discoloration) to severe (stroke).

Read more »


Yellow fever

Yellow fever is a serious, potentially deadly flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes. It's found mostly in Africa and South America. Symptoms of stage 3 yellow fever include abdominal pain, vomiting, and jaundice.

Read more »

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.