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Should womens vitamins change the color of urine?

Should womens vitamins change the color of urine?

They can. : Vitamin B12 (or multivitamins containing b12) can turn the urine a deep yellow, or even orange color depending on your hydration status. This is normal and simply represents excess of this vitamin being excreted into the urine. It should not change the turbidity (cloudiness) or odor of the urine, and should not cause any pain or discomfort. ...Read more

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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Does the color of urine change when you are pregnant?

Does the color of urine change when you are pregnant?

Yes: Change of urine color is often due to taking prenatal vitamins, especially if the color is "bright". Not drinking enough water also can cause urine to be a dark yellow. Aim to drink enough water to make urine almost colorless. If urine appears red or blood tinged, a physician should be consulted. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications in case one is the cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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What are the symptoms that occur when a UTI has reached the kidneys? Have no change in the color of urine but still frequent urination

What are the symptoms that occur when a UTI has reached the kidneys? Have no change in the color of urine but still frequent urination

Bladder infections: Usually do not progress to kidney infections (pyelonephritis). Kidney infections are most of the time the primary infection through bacteria in the blood. If a bladder infection is left untreated and is unresolved spontaneously the individual could become septic (bacteria in blood) and wind up with pyelonephritis. Just get the bladder infection treated while still just that. ...Read more

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What is the color of urine in females?

What is the color of urine in females?

Varies: The color of urine in females is the same as it is in males and depends on the concentration and presence of chemicals that may alter it. Normal urine color might vary from light amber/straw like to dark yellow (honey). ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Get urinalysis with a mid-stream catch
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Visit PCP or urologist
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Follow up with urologist
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Note other symptoms, related medical history
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What is the color of urine in a healthy person?

What is the color of urine in a healthy person?

Amber: Varying shades of yellow. From pale yellow to dark yellow. You would like your urine to be on the lighter side. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Go to your PCP have a complete exam urinalysis, a culture sensitivity.
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If all exams are normal, make a habit to drink a lot of water.
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Request regular urine checks to see if the blood in your urine persist
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What substance is responsible for the yellow color of urine?

What substance is responsible for the yellow color of urine?

Bilirubin: Your liver makes this product of hemoglobin metabolism which is yellow in color. It enters the blood stream and is filtered out by the kidney, coloring the urine yellow. ...Read more

Urine Color (Definition)

Urine of an abnormal color appears different from the usual straw-yellow color. Abnormally-colored urine may be ...Read more

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