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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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Why is my urine brown?

Why is my urine brown?

Urine color : There are a few thing that can do that : dehydration , rhabomyolisis ( muscle break due to meds or trauma ) elevated bilirubin . Need to get check with blood and urine tests. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my urine is brown?

Should I be concerned if my urine is brown?

Yes: Brownish urine may be concentrated meaning that you are not drinking enough water. However, i would recommend calling your doctor's office for a urinalysis to make sure that nothing else more serious is going on. ...Read more

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What does dark brown urine in the morning mean?

What does dark brown urine in the morning mean?

Concentrated urine: It means you did not drink enough fluids and may be somewhat dehydrated and urine is concentrated.If it is only in the morning and not during the day.Try drinking more fluids in the evening and see if it gets lighter. ...Read more

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Isit normal to have brown urine this as only happened once?

Isit normal to have brown urine this as only happened once?

Dehydration: Can indicate dehydration (which if only once, you corrected), or transient muscle injury that resolved, or blood (/?Menstrual?) combining with urine. As long as resolved, no major concern. If recurs, should get urine checked by dr / urgent care to be sure. ...Read more

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Do you end up hospitalized if you start having brown-colored urine?

Do you end up hospitalized if you start having brown-colored urine?

Blood: Need to see a doctor but unlikely need to stay in hospital...This is an office evaluation. ...Read more

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Can it be normal to have brown urine once this as only occured once?

Can it be normal to have brown urine once this as only occured once?

Of course: I'm betting you exercised really hard & had some rhabdomyolysis. Always drink plenty of water when you exercise & hopefully this will never make you really sick. The brown in your urine is myoglobin. ...Read more

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What it means to have brown urine and what I should be concerned about?

What it means to have brown urine and what I should be concerned about?

Testing: recommended to figure out the reason, whether it be normal, infection, blood, dehydration, among other things. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the problem if a child's urine is brown, and he has a high temperature?

What is the problem if a child's urine is brown, and he has a high temperature?

Blood in Urine: A brown or tea colored urine means that there is blood in there most of the time. A fever says infection is present. Not good! call and see your pediatrician asap. ...Read more

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My urine was like a reddish brown. I never had this before. What would cause this?

My urine was like a reddish brown. I never had this before. What would cause this?

Several causes: Discolored reddish brown urine can be related to some medications, some food, or blood in the urine. Blood (hematuria) in urine is caused by urinary tract infections, enlarged prostate, cancerous and noncancerous tumors, kidney cysts, long-distance running, and kidney or bladder stones.If continues should consult physician to test urine and give examination. ...Read more