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A 29-year-old female asked:

If i have dark yellow urine in the morning( or if i sleep for a few hours) then drink water and it gets gradually lighter, wuld that be jaundice?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: Jaundice applies to skin color, not to urine color. Urine color variation is normal and it reflects your body' s hydration level.
Last updated Apr 24, 2015

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