From Texas, USA:
My niece has been losing weight drastically, 17 pounds over the last three to four weeks. Her urine was tested and it is high in protein and a very dark color. She is 13. What could this be?
Your niece needs to have a comprehensive history and physical examination done at her pediatrician's office promptly to evaluate her for several disorders which could be responsible for her urine findings and weight loss.
Original posting 13 Mar 2007
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:12
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.