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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 does this mean? Bright neon or dark orange urine and pelvic pain

What does this mean? Bright neon or dark orange urine and pelvic pain

Thanks for asking!: Your pelvic pain and urine color are likely unrelated.The color of one's urine is affected by one's state of hydration. Various vitamins, drugs, supplements, and diseases can also alter the color of one's urine with vitamin b complex, riboflavin, and medications such as azo- and Pyridium (phenazopyridine) being the most common causes of a bright neon, yellow, or orange-colored urine. ...Read more

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I am having dark reddish orange urine occassionaly don't eat any kinds of foods that would cause this.

I am having dark reddish orange urine occassionaly  don't eat any kinds of foods that would cause this.

See a doctor: The orange red color of the urine may indicate it is very concentrated, but it may also signal the presence of blood and/ or bile pigment. Either way, a doctor visit is in order, as the appearance is not normal and needs evaluation. ...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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Chemistry Question: Why does Phenazophridne Hydrochloride dye urine Dark Orange? What in this drug causes this side effect? Please explain throughly.

Chemistry Question: Why does Phenazophridne Hydrochloride dye urine Dark Orange? What in this drug causes this side effect? Please explain throughly.

Not a side effect: Phenazopyridine is a urinary tract analgesic. Exactly how Phenazopyridine works is not known. It is thought to work by relieving pain on the lining of the urinary tract. Phenazopyridine may change the color of your urine to orange or red. It may also stain fabric. This is normal and not a cause for concern. ...Read more

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What causes orange urine?

What causes orange urine?

Orange urine: This is commonly seen after women take an over-the-counter bladder spasm medicine called pyridium (phenazopyridine) for UTI symptoms. Some high-dose vitamins or supplements could do it too, or if you eat excessive amounts of foods with beta-carotene (like carrots). Or, if you are dehydrated, that makes your urine more concentrated and it appears amber or orange. ...Read more

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What could cause orange urine?

What could cause orange urine?

Many possibilities.: The color of urine will depend on hydration status, ingested foods, vitamins, medications, & certain health conditions. Food: beets, blackberries, artificial food coloring. Vitamins: b complex, multivitamins. Medications: Pyridium (phenazopyridine), certain laxatives. Medical conditions: hemolytic anemia, rhabdomyolysis, light blood in the urine due to injury, infection, or tumor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your urine is orange?

What does it mean if your urine is orange?

See below: There are many causes, including foods like beets, blood in urine and some medications. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/urine-color/ds01026. ...Read more

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What does orange urine mean? Havnt eaten in 32 hours though

What does orange urine mean? Havnt eaten in 32 hours though

Dehydration possible: You mention you haven't eaten in 32 hours. Does that include not drinking fluids for the same period of time? If that is the case it's quite likely concentrated urine and you need to drink water. It's also a good idea to eat healthy foods. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause orange urine? Can eating Fritos that have orange seasoning cause it too?

Can dehydration cause orange urine? Can eating Fritos that have orange seasoning cause it too?

Yes: Yes...the less one drinks the more concentrated the urine color.or just the opposite .like after 2-3 beers the urine can be almost like water Foods. Such as beets and coloring in processed foods can change urine color. ...Read more