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what does it mean when your urine is yellow

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Yellow urine: You are not drinking enough water would be my first guess based on what you told me.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some possibilities..: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually R low ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possibly: A yellow urine indicates low water intake so it is concentrated. If you have a urine infection it becomes turbid and usually there is burning on urina ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: It could be as a result of infection, you would need a urine analsis.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Adequate hyration: Normal urine should be pale yellowor clear if hydrating adequately.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get it checked: Usually indicates bleeding within the urinary tract due to infection or some other problem; or spilling of hemoglobin (for example, if there is a prob ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: There are many causes, including foods like beets, blood in urine and some medications. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yellow stool: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. It can be seen in people w ga ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: It liklely means you have an infection..either a garden variety bacterial infection or STD like gonorrrhea/chlamydia etc.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
It is fresh: It reflects your body core temperature . Nothing to worry . It is absolutely normal.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly an infectio: Please see your physician. You could have a urinary tract infection.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Normal or infection: Most common cause of cloudy urine is harmless sediment. Less likely is infection, in which case urine is likely to smell and you would have symptoms ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Bile flow blocked: Stool gets its brown color from bile. Bile is produced in the liver and is stored in the gall bladder. It is a digestive enzyme which is dumped into ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Several possible: Causes, ranging from normal variant to pinguecula to jaundice. Consider an exam if this is a sudden new finding.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Medication: Fluorescent color to the urine is frequently from B vitamins
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Lotta possibilities.: Without examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health. This is a perfect description of a liver problem (but only if t ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Urine: Red urine usually implies blood. Some foods also give red urine for example beetroot. Blood in the urine is not common so you should have this checked ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Period color: Hi, there are 2 possibilities, 1- mixing the period blood with discharge from ur cervix 2- infection plz see ur MD for pelvic exam.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
36 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: I assume from your question that your snot is a mixture of clear and yellow. This could be indicative of any number of things: rhinosinusitis, aller ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Medications: Certain medications (pyridium, rifampin) can turn your urine orange color. Dark discoloration of the urine can also be a sign of dehydration or could ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Yellow stool: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for ... Read More

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