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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamins: Usually, urine is a clear, sparkling, lemon color. Daily multi-vitamins could cause your urine to have more of a fluorescent yellow color. With liver ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
28 years experience Urology
Color = content: Usually it's just concentrated but can be from foods (vit c).
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YOUR BODY: Eliminates in the urine and through stools the vitamins it can not store. Your urine will have most of those. Very normal to have darker urine.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: Synthroid (thyroxine) unless containing some artificial yellow color, should not do what you describe. Bright yellow color doesn't necessarily mean ab ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Various: Concentrated urine can be yellow, also some dyes in vitamins and other pills can turn the urine yellow.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
B vitamins usually: The b's give a bright, almost fluorescent or iridescent yellow color to urine as they are excreted ((a reminder that they are water soluble, so mega d ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Vitamin D deficiency: 1,000 international units (IU) of Vitamin D will typically raise 25OH D level by 10ng/mL (30-100ng/mL is considered normal reference range). Vitamin D ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not much: The urine color typically reflects its concentration and contents. As long as there are no other symptoms, it isn't a big deal. The more concentrated ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Probably several: But, one easy thing to try is to drink lots of water (8+ 8oz glasses per day) for a day or two. If this clears it - you might not have a problem other ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Urine: Bright yellow urine is not necessarily abnormal and can be seen after taking some B vitamins or not drinking enough fluids. If you have further concer ... Read More
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