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Thick yellow urine

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No: Urine is normally some shade of yellow.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Drink water. : A bright yellow urine could suggest simply that you're not drinking enough water. We should be drinking enough water in a day to make our urine almost... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 22 years experience
Both: Clear to pale yellow urine is a sign of good hydration. Medium to dark yellow urine is a sign of dehydration.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Clear better. : We're supposed to be drinking enough water daily to make our urine almost clear. A yellow urine suggests that you'd need to drink more water. It's a w... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Food supplements are poorly regulated and highly touted for marketing, and many of them contain some ingredients causing yellow urine especially those... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Yellow urine may suggest concentrated urine, effect from drug like azo-related. Cloudy urine may suggest having alkaline urine+many amorphous phosphat... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
Dr. Rishi Kumaranswered
Anesthesiology 8 years experience
Relative dilution: The gradient of colorless -> yellow urine is based, among other factors, on the relative dilution of the excreted waste. Increasing intake of water le... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
Urogynecology 33 years experience
Diet & hydration: Urine color is caused by the breakdown of bile pigments . Your diet, vitamins, hydration may affect the color of your urine.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Urine infection?: Have your doctor check your urine for an infection which may require antibiotics
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Discerning urine color can be very subjective; so, get a formal urinalysis with a properly collected fresh urine specimen to confirm your concern abou... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Dehydration: Dark yellow urine is a result of dehydration. The kidneys are trying to retain more water. As long as it doesn't burn, all you would need to do is dri... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Yellow urine: Ver yellow urine may be caused by various foods

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