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A 43-year-old member asked:

Why is my urine dark yellow?

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Dr. Victor Bello
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Dark yellow urine: In an otherwise healtyy person, it represents a concentrated urine. Drinking plenty of water should dilute the urine and will not appear as yellow. There are other rare conditions that may cause a dark urine.

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A 22-year-old member asked:

Should my baby's urine be dark yellow?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: This suggests most likely that the urine is concentrated and the baby needs more fluids, particularly if the baby is otherwise doing well.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How come my urine in the morning is dark and yellow?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
See below: Overnight, your body holds onto water. That causes your urine to be darker in color when you awake.
A 23-year-old member asked:

My urine smelks fruity an its a dark yellow?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Lots. c MD ASAP: Dark urine can be concentrated, like from dehydration (or kidney problems), can be from liver problems, obstructed bile ducts, blood problems. Fruity could be from sugar in your urine (not good), as in diabetes, ketones in your urine (not eating or...Complication from diabetes), or related to stuff you ate or meds. Not been eating? Drinking fluids? See a doc asap.To make sure of what is going on.

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