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drinking lots of water but not urinating

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities.: Could be a variety of possible causes. On example may be a diabetic with poor kidney funcion.
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Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
20 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes is concern: This is a very vague complaint- but many people present with this problem when there blood sugars are running too high. The excess urination may not ... Read More
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Dr. Kristi Kohl
20 years experience Family Medicine
Polydipsia: You have polydipsia, which is defined as excessive thirst combined with drinking more than normal. If you are chronically dehydrated, you may be more ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe not enough: Certain experts say that one should drink half their body weight in ounces of water a day. You probably aren't drinking that much. It could be that ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
What's the problem?: Serum creatinine of 1.2 is fine especially if you've got some muscles. I'm wondering why you're on pregabalin and especially why you're B12-deficient; ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abeera Mansur
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
P:C ratio: We usually check a protein to creatinine ratio, so creatinine may also decrease leaving the ratio the same.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Smith
35 years experience Urology
Concentration: The first voided urine was probably concentrated as you were taking in the fluid it became more dilute then less concentrated therefore appearing more ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yellow urine: Dark yellow is not as bad as dark brown, etc. Dark yellow often signifies your urine is simply concentrated. Certainly with dehydration, your urine ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Is urine dark yellow throughout the day or only first void of the day? Do you take vitamin b complex? Do you take any medications? First-void urine te ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked.: Brown urine may mean your urine is very concentrated - and you would be correct to respond by drinking more water. But it can also mean that there's b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
34 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: Remember just because the urine looks clear does not mean that it will test clean!

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