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Are you overhydrated if your urine is clear like water?

Are you overhydrated if your urine is clear like water?

Sufficiently watered: That means you drank enough water unless: you've been drinking coffee or alcoholic beverages or on a diuretic. They all cause increase in urine production and artificially clear your urine. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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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?

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?

Need tests: Would recommend starting with a urine analysis. Based on results a fluid deprived test may answer a simple question: are your kidneys able to concentrate urine? So far it sounds like a diabetes insipidus type of disease. ...Read more

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Urine... With, urine clear coloured like water with a little mucus in it..what does that mean?

Urine... With, urine clear coloured like water with a little mucus in it..what does that mean?

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

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Would not drinking enough water cause blood in your urine. Seems like when i start drinking more water , it clears up.

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

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Why is my urine clear but I don't drink any water?

Why is my urine clear but I don't drink any water?

Need to drink water: You must be getting in enough fluids to keep your urine from being concentrated. However, it is really a good idea to make water the primary thing that you drink. It is the healthiest thing to drink. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Urine: Nope. Not in any way. That means that the light that hit the urine probably picked up a metabolite that in the right light loos green. Given the clear nature or your urine these stand out colors may be more noticeable. I would not worry in any way. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Urine: No matter how much you drink your urine should not have oil in it. I would have your doctor check a urine specimen. Also get your BP checked. ...Read more

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Will drinking a lot of water clear my urine for a alcohol test?

Will drinking a lot of water clear my urine for a alcohol test?

Urine Drug Screening: Nope. And if the urine is too dilute it will be discarded and you will be asked to provide another one or have a failure. The tests now a days are nearly impossible to beat. It is best to get into recovery and get happy about it. ...Read more