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Clear Urine But Dehydrated
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
See below: Usually, when one experiences anxiety or fear, their 'sympathetic' (fight or flight response), as opposed to 'parasympathetic', part of their peripheral nervous system is stimulated. This usually causes urinary urgency, frequency, and sometimes loss of bladder control but usually causes decreased urine production by the kidney rather than increased (diuresis) as you describe. Exceptions occur. ...Read more
3YO gets orange urine when dehydrated. Clears up when drinks. He wears a pull-up to bed and at times pee has almost a pink overcast the Orange in a.m.
Sitting heart at 8am is 65bpm, now at 1:30pm its 85bpm. Why? I'm not dehydrated. Urine was clear and not thirsty.
Sounds normal: Your heart rate varies through the day. Those numbers are all within normal limits. No worries here. ...Read more
Was dehydrated, now my urine is very light yellow to clear. Feel lightheaded w/ small headache. I'm getting better or it's something more than dehydra?
If your symptoms abate with hydration, it was dehydration. If the symptoms persist for more than a day, it would be prudent to see your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Not drinking much fluid (about 30 ounces per day) but urinating frequently with near clear/light yellow urine and not feeling dehydrated?
What should I do? I got out of American football practice with a massive headache and dizziness. It can't be dehydration because my urine is clear.
Yes. Mild (2%) maybe:
Evidenced by any of these:
Loss of Appetite
Fatigue or Weakness
Dark Colored Urine
If not corrected, symptoms multiply and worsen. It can be very damaging to let it go on. Drink at least (6-8) 8oz glasses of water a day. If this has been a problem for some time or you run a temp, see a doctor. Take care! Be well. ...Read more
Noticed when my hubby doesn't flush his urine looks like it's sinking to the bottom of the toilet? Any ideas? Just dehydrated?
Urine concentrated: When fluids are in short supply, the body takes steps to conserve them. The kidneys resorb more water at the kidneys and urinary bladder for bodily processes, leaving more of the solute (urea, salts, wastes) to collect together. This higher concentrated urine often has a darker or more yellow color because it is less watered down. ...Read more
.???: You are either dehydrated with concentrated urine or have orange urine because of a dye you ate or a medication (rifampin, pyridium). I have never heard of a random orange urine problem. Make sure you do not have blood in your urine that can color urine darkly--and might look orange to some people. ...Read more
What could cause my urine to stay dark and have a strong odor? I drink plenty of water but it seems like I stay dehydrated.
Dark urine: Are you taking any vitamins or supplements? Generally the more water you drink the less concentrated your urine should be. You might want to have your urine checked at your doctors to make sure there isn't anything else going on. But do check any supplements or vitamins you might be taking the b complex vitamins are famous for causing bright yellow urine with an odor. ...Read more
I woke up this morning feeling dehydrated and haven't been feeling well since. It hurts when I pass urine and I also have a migraine. What is this?
Possible UTI: Urinary tract infections (UTI) can present with the symptoms that you describe. This can be evaluated by simple urine testing. If this is the case then re-hydration and, sometimes, antibiotics will be prescribed. Check in with your primary care physician or visit a health clinic that can examine you and determine what testing is necessary. Hope you feel better! ...Read more
Urine burns a little bit when dehydrated. When I'm hydrated, urine doesn't burn. Is dehydration the problem?
Should I be concerned with an Urine Creatinine level of 518.5 mg/dL, but I was dehydrated at the time of the test (just finished running 3 miles)?
32 year old diabetic brother (no complications so far) seems like having bloody urine today, he has no pain, what could this be? (He s not dehydrated)
Here are some...: Indeed, many causes for having blood in urine, either microscopic or under naked eyes. To better unveil the myth and confusion behind many concerns of blood in urine, please review the article in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with doctor so to gain more benefit of healthcare. ...Read more
I drink at least 6 bottles of water everyday but my urine is still dark yellow as is I were dehydrated.?
I always drink at least 32 oz. Of water before I go to bed but then wake up feeling dehydrated with my urine being a yellow color. Why is this?
Normal: There are a few issues at play. When you sleep, you are not drinking water and you may be sweating just a little under the covers. We call this insensate loss - you don't actually feel the sweat you are losing. Everybody wakes up with dark urine. The trick is to drink plenty of water through the day such that your urine at the end of the day is clear. Then, you start the cycle over... ...Read more