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My 4 year old has almost tea colored or orange urine in the morning or other times. it's hard to get him to drink. worry?

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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yea-colored urine: tea-colored urine could be a sign of kidney inflammation-called gleulonephritis. You need to see your doctor immediately about this. It probably has nothing to do with water intake.
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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Agree with Dr. Nabulsi. Darker yellow urine can be from not enough fluid intake, but tea colored or orange is not and should be checked.
Sep 22, 2020
Last updated Jan 15, 2021

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