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Dark Urine During Pregnancy
What does cloudy and dark urine mean especially during 1st tri. Pregnancy. She has a catheier in for 2weeks?
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
Am I pregnant? 1 week late period, dark urine, two negative home pregnancy tests after realizing late period, very traumatic symptoms of last period
Can repeat in 1 week: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Urinalysis-Trace of protein in the morning and dark urine but no blood, during the day it stays normal. What could this be?
I'm experiencing the symptoms of having UTI like strong urine odor, dark urine, pain during urination. But this day I pee and mucus plug came out.
Dysuria: You didn't say if you were pregnant or not. Regardless, you need to be seen and treated for what sounds like a UTI. ...Read more
During my pregnancy I had dark urine and itchy skin. My lab work was always normal. No gest diabetes. Is pancreatic cancer possible? Baby is now 2 mo.
Dehydration: Please drink more water and your issue should resolve itself otherwise see your health care provider. ...Read more
Although probably: Normal. See your doctor to rule out an infection. ...Read more
It Depends: If your urine is a bit darker in the morning or when you are dehydrated, that can be normal because the urine is just a bit more concentrated. This will normalize if you drink fluids, and if it does you're generally fine. However, blood in the urine, or urine the color of dark tea/ cola drinks is not, and you should contact your doctor if that occurs, or with any questions. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Possible kidney stone or pylonephritisGet a more detailed answer ›
Dark urine: You should have a urine analysis done. Your dark urine may be due to the fact is concentrated or you could have bilirubin in your urine causing it to be dark. If you do, it is possible that you have hepatitis and that could account for your right upper quadrant pain. See a physician to see if you have liver disease. Good luck. ...Read more
See your doctor asap: And start hydrating yourself.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dark urine with smell and loss of appatite, feeling very tired and sluggish. Over all ill feeling.?
See your doctor: Time to visit your doctor for a thorough evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more
Went to the dr with GI concerns and was put on flagyl. Is it normal to have dark urine while taking flagyl?
Had very dark urine (reddish-brown) yesterday. It's back to normal now. Should I still be worried/go to the doctor?
Were you dehydrated when you noticed dark urine. If so, you do not need to see doctor. If you were not dehydrated when it happened, it would be prudent to see doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I drink on average 2 litres of water a day but still have dark urine like a dark caramel colour what could this be?
I was started on minocycline a couple of days ago. I am since having very dark urine (no blood). Is this a significant side effect?
Unanticipated: Minocycline can rarely cause hemolytic anemia (breakdown of red blood cells) which can in turn cause dark colored urine (hemoglobinuria). Rhabdomyalsis can also cause dark colored urine (myoglobinuria) and this would be even less unlikely from minocycline. Other medications and food additives are considerations. It could still be blood. Inform your doctor. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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