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Should my baby's urine be dark yellow?

Should my baby's urine be 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 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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What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

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 more

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Why is my urine dark yellow?

Why is my urine dark yellow?

Dark yellow urine: In an otherwise healtyy person, it represents a concentrated urine. Drinking plenty of water should dilute the urine and will not appear as yellow. There are other rare conditions that may cause a dark urine. ...Read more

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How come my urine in the morning is dark and yellow?

How come my urine in the morning is dark and yellow?

See below: Overnight, your body holds onto water. That causes your urine to be darker in color when you awake. ...Read more

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Why is my urine dark yellow most of the times though some times its clear?Am worried.

Why is my urine dark yellow most of the times though some times its clear?Am worried.

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

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What is the normal human urine's color? Mine is a bit dark yellow. Do I have problem? And if yes, what is that?

What is the normal human urine's color? Mine is a bit dark yellow. Do I have problem? And if yes, what is that?

Urine: Urine color changes based on foods you have eaten or not eaten and how much fluids you are ingesting. You are normal. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What causes dark yellow urine?

What causes dark yellow urine?

Here are some...: Discerning urine color can be very subjective; so, get a formal urinalysis with a properly collected fresh urine specimen to confirm your concern about dark yellow urine which may related with dehydration or certain disorders in liver or red blood cells or certain drugs like pyridium, (phenazopyridine) etc. If related with dehydration, in fact, dark yellow urine indicates you have good kidneys to concentrate urine ...Read more

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What does dark yellow urine mean?

What does dark yellow urine mean?

Dehydration: Dark yellow urine is a result of dehydration. The kidneys are trying to retain more water. As long as it doesn't burn, all you would need to do is drink more water. ...Read more

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Why would my urine be dark yellow colored and smell kind of sweet?

Why would my urine be dark yellow colored and smell kind of sweet?

Dehydrated?: If you haven't been drinking fluids, your urine will be darker. When you are well hydrated, your urine will be light yellow to clear. If issues continue, see your doctor for a simple urine test in the office. ...Read more

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I can see pus in my urine. What could cause this? Also urine is a dark yellow.

I can see pus in my urine. What could cause this? Also urine is a dark yellow.

Infection: It is definitely not normal to see pus in your urine. In a woman, pus in your urine could be coming from your bladder or from your vaginal. Pus in urine most likely a sign of infection. If you have burning when you urinate or are feeling the need to urinate more frequently then it is more likely that you have a urinary tract infection. Otherwise, it could be due to a STD. ...Read more

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The colour of my urine is too dark yellow..Is this an indication of any health problem..Please help?

The colour of my urine is too dark yellow..Is this an indication of any health problem..Please help?

Dehydration or meds: Urine gets darker when it is more concentrated or when some meds com out with the urine. Drink more water until the urine is only pale yellow in color . That way you know you are not dehydrated. ...Read more

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I had dark brown urine (tea color) one morning, but after that it went back to being yellow and/or clear, should I be worried?

I had dark brown urine (tea color) one morning, but after that it went back to being yellow and/or clear, should I be worried?

Not yet but: usually means some blood but could be something drank dark but abnormal yes if gone and no symptoms like acute low back pain[kidney stone] wait and see , if recurs see urologist best or at least get a urinalysis , if blood see a urologist for prostate or bladder/kidney cancer or problems like stone ...Read more

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Hello..Often my urine is darker yellow, and or cloudy, and often has a very abnormal "strong foul odour" especially after coffee..Any advice please?

Drink more water?: First. Have your urine checked by a physician. Looking for glucose, protein, specific gravity, ph, etc... It may indicate an underlying illness. Your doctor is smart and will advise you based on the results of what to do. ...Read more

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What does orange, dark yellow urine indicates.?

What does orange, dark yellow urine indicates.?

Dehydration?: It may be a sign of dehydration. Did you take any medicine or vitamins? Sometimes, though less likely, it can be an infection too. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to pee dark yellow urine?

Please advise if it's normal to pee dark yellow urine?

Dark yellow urine: Urine can be dark yellow from taking B vitamins and/or being a bit dehydrated. ...Read more

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Why is the roof of my mouth yellow and why is my urine dark yellow / greenish?

Why is the roof of my mouth yellow  and why is my urine dark yellow / greenish?

Get Checked for: Jaundice, hepatitis , problem with the liver and gallbladder. Hope nothing is serious! ...Read more

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Do hydrocephalus cause dark yellow urine?

Do hydrocephalus cause dark yellow urine?

Water on brain: Hydrocephalus is water on the brain. Urine is from water in the bladder. One doesn't cause the other. ...Read more