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Are You Overhydrated If Your Urine Is Clear Like Water
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
If I drink bottled water, go to bathroom and the urine is clear like water or slightly yellow, is that a guarantee my kidneys are functioning well?
Kidney function: The only sure way to see if your kidneys are working well is by having a blood test to measure your electrolytes, BUN and creatinine levels. A urine analysis is more helpful to detect protein or blood in your urine. If you really want to know how your kidneys are working, see a physician and get those tests ordered. ...Read more
Constantly urinating large volumes. Urine is completely clear and has no scent to it. It's literally like water. I'm not overhydrating. What gives?
Clear urine: Indicates well hydrated and mucous could be vaginal secretion. Are there any other symptoms? If concerned see your doctor and have a urinalysis. ...Read more
Heard that if one drinks a gallon of water a day thru out the day & their urines clear, it means the fat cells are being washed out of the body. True?
False: Fat cells, or fat by itself, does not get washed out of the body. Fat is fuel, which is vital to human survival, so the body is very good at holding fat. Our goal is to not eat nor drink excess calories, so not to create more fuel for storage. That said, a person who drinks a gallon of water a day INSTEAD of sweet liquids or calorie-containing liquids, helps her body use fat for fuel (burns fat). ...Read more
Would not drinking enough water cause blood in your urine. Seems like when I start drinking more water, it clears up.
No: Looks like you have blood in your urine when you drink a lot of water it gets diluted and then you are unable to see the blood in the urine. If you can see blood in urine, I m sure even after drinking a lot of water and dilution you have microscopic blood in your urine which is called microscopic hematuria and is abnormal. It ll need investigation that where blood is coming from. Contact yr physician. ...Read more
Why has my urine been coming out what appears to be clear, I haven't been drinking ridiculously large amounts of water. Help me?
After drinking lots of water, urine is really mostly clear (know this is normal) but noticed a slight, very slight, green hue...Should I be worried?
My urine looks like oil separated from water and has a strong garlic like odor but is clear. I drink between 2600-2800mL water per day.
Dear Docs Is drinking too much water harmfull? My urine is always as clear as water. About 4 liters/day
Hi, depends on your kidney function if the kidney is normal it can clear up to 1 lit of fluid per hour, also it depends if your serum Sodium is normal or low, in a situation called SIADH, a hormone is being secreted from Hypothalamus inappropriately which decreases the Sodium level in blood and that could become dangerous.
What makes drink a lot of water? Do you feel thirsty a lot or just habit? ...Read more
The past 2 months I have eaten a lot less. Decreased frequency in urination despite drinking 3L of water daily. Urine never light/clear. Normal?
Water goes somewhere: 3L a day is a bit much. But if it is that much for weeks/months, then obviously the fluid is not accumulating, and nothing bad is happening. It is a relatively large amount of intake compared to average, but there is no fluid retention occurring, so doesn't seem like there are consequences from it. Cannot say in your particular case. ...Read more
A few weeks ago I started to notice that my urine was extremely pale if not clear, it is the same every day even if I'm not drinking much water I'm 19?
Usually related to overhyddration, but
more frequent urination, or in greater amounts than usual, with pale urine as well as urinating at night can mean early kidney failure. Can feel otherwise normal. If have these additional symptoms, should consult physician for blood tests to assess renal function if continues. Then sometimes imaging, ultrasound of kidneys. ...Read more
Pain, presurre and discomfort after urinate, the urine is frequent and a lot, very clear just like water. I had a d+c 2 weeks ago, im not bleeding.
Here are some. ..: Clear urine indicates your urine is well diluted, usually resulting from drinking a lot of water; if not, check kidney function. Frequent voiding is often related with clear urine - diluted, but, if in doubt, check out if having UTI and being able to empty bladder or hold the urine; that is easy to do. As to pain, pressure, etc. After voiding, maybe just wait and see as long as being slowly better ...Read more
Hi, It sounds like water is going right through me for 1 month now. I'm urinating 13-18 times a day. It goes worst at night when I lie or sit down. Most of the time the urine is clear & volume also full/normal. I don't feel any burning or pain when urinat
Today, I am frequently urinating, and the urine is clear. But, I didn't drink any water today. What could this be?
UTI?: If the symptom of frequency just started today, you could have a bladder infection. Get a urinalysis and that will help to determine the cause. Antibiotics will quickly resolve the problem if you do have a uti. ...Read more
How long will it take for a 15 mg oxycodone to clear ur urine this was my first time taking it and I drink a lot of water?
My son had Dark yellow urine, drank a large bottle of water and it went completely clear and then a few hours later back to yellow. Normal??
I pee every 30 mins. My urine is clear & I drink a proper amount of water but it's spread through out the day. & I don't drink coffee. What is wrong?
For how long? Occurs at night? Checked for UTI? How much do you drink a day? Always be a mix of water /gatorade as too much water dilutes body sodium. There is a rare condition called diabetes insipidus where you make a lot of urine as either due to pituitary damage or kidney damage there is either low levels or no reponse to anti-diuretic hormone. F/u/ with doc
http://diabetesinsipidus. Org ...Read more
My urine in the mornings is dark yellow but the rest of the day it's pretty much clear. I drink a lot of water because I'm an athlete. Is this normal?
Having only 3-4 glass water for few days Slight pain in begning of stream with slightly darker urine, both of which clear up after few seconds Normal?
I have clear urine, I'm lightheaded and I'm bloated. What could this be? I've been drinking a lot of water.
Lightheaded: Not sure what you meant by including urine in your comment. Have you been having urinary infection symptoms? Lightheaded and bloating can be due to many things including infections, stress, medicine, or even something as simple as constipation. This would be a good thing to go talk to your doctor about. ...Read more
Is drinking enough water to keep urine color clear all the time is the best thing one can do for healthy kidneys.
Hydration: Hydration is very important to the body. The urine should be very light yellow to clear. However a lot will depend on any other medical issues you may have or medications you may. E taking now. Best to discuss with the doctor that k OES your medical history to keep everything in consideration ...Read more
Is it normal to urinate a lot when drinking 3 to 4 liters of water daily? However my urine is clear and it doesn't hurt or burn.
3 yo had dark yellow urine. For last 1 hr I had him Drink large bottle water to see if it lightens. He just went and it was completely clear Worry?
I recently had sex with my boyfriend. Everytime I pee It burns & My urine is as clear as water & once I even bled a little. I'm worried. Help me please!
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