Does Urine Help An Earache?

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Urine myoglobin is a test to detect the presence of myoglobin in a sample of urine.

Myoglobin is a protein in heart and skeletal muscles. When a muscle is exercised, it uses up available oxygen. Myoglobin has oxygen attached to it, which provides extra oxygen for the muscle to keep up a high level of activity for a longer period of time.

When muscle is damaged, the myoglobin in muscle cells is released into the bloodstream. The kidneys help remove myoglobin out of the body. In...

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