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Baby Urine Dark Yellow
No: In general, urine should be clear to pale yellow. Dark yellow or strong smelling urine is often a sign of being somewhat dehydrated. Try increasing fluids and see how the urine responds. If it stays dark yellow in spite of increased fluid intake and baby is urinating at least 5-6 times per 24 hours, you may have to have your doctor examine the baby and their urine for other issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Concentrated urine: Concentrated urine means that you need to hydrate more. In the baby, it means you should try to get them to take more fluids. Babies should only drink breast milk or formula, 24-32 ounces a day, if under 6 months. Up to 6 ounces of juice can be added at 6 months. That usually takes care of fluid requirements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7month baby how much water can drink on a day?Eat purée potato,rice cereal,oatmeal cereal. Wet diapers all time but urine are very yellow.formula feed
I have 3 boys. I was cleaning under toilet lid I noticed that some urine dried dark yellow/brown. No one is complaining or sick. Normal?
Personal wipes/wash: I agree: this is maladaptive learned behavior:so like washing hands, keep sanitary antispetic wipes or personal hygiene wipes by the toilet along with a sign:"clean up you mess" and wash your hands". Also a good time for the "lid down" lecture. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hydration: dark urine usually means not enough hydration or water in your diet. You urine becomes very concentrated. At other times, when its lighter, you are having enough. Aim for 16 ounces ( one bottle) at least three times a day of water, in addition to fresh fruits and veggies- which are high in water content. Best of health ...Read more
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. ...Read more
What is the normal human urine's color? Mine is a bit dark yellow. Do I have problem? And if yes, what is that?
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