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does vitamin c make you urinate

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Hmm: No one has ever complained to me that i know of, and i give mega doses of vitamin c by iv...

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Yes: Vit c (ascorbic acid) leads to acidification of urine which in some individuals irritates the bladder lining leading to increased urinary urgency, fre ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Bright yellow.: In general, taking in more vitamin c than you need will turn the urine bright orange/yellow in color. That just shows that the money you spent on vit ... Read More
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Color: Normal.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
30 mnt half is gone: Body needs about 140 mg a day when body is fully saturated ( in liver ) all Vit C is eliminated , half of it in 30 mnts and every 30 mnts another ha ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
No: The excess will come out in your urine but your body will adjust the pH as it always does. Why are you taking large doses?
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Needs more research: Some say high doses of Vit C can acidify urine and thus help treat UTI's, but research on this has only used doses up to 4 grams a day and found that ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rossman
51 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not yellow urine: Vit c does not cause yellow urine - it's the b vits that do that. If you take too much vit c you will have loose stools or diarrhea till your body get ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Yes, that is what they are intended. But, to make sure of lowering urine pH to 6.5 or below, nitrazine paper could be used to monitor and known to be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: Have you been eating a lot of high vit C foods (citrus etc)? If so , this may explain it. ON the other hand, vit C assay is not part of the routine u ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Doubtful : Ask your doctor or the doctor who ordered the urinalysis, clinical correlation of the test result is needed, best regards

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