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What does cloudy and dark urine mean especially during 1st tri. Pregnancy. She has a catheier in for 2weeks?

What does cloudy and dark urine mean especially during 1st tri. Pregnancy. She has a catheier in for 2weeks?

Cloudy urine: Couldy urine indicated infection that should be promptly treated with appropriate antibiotics by your doctor. ...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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Dark urine during prenancy, is it the amniotic fluid?

Dark urine during prenancy, is it the amniotic fluid?

Likely not.: Amniotic fluid is clear liquid.Dark urine could be due to dehydration or effect of meds. Follow up with ur oby for any concern. Take care. Http://m.thebump. Com/pregnancy/pregnancy-symptoms/articles/dark-urine-during-pregnancy. Aspx. ...Read more

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Am I pregnant? 1 week late period, dark urine, two negative home pregnancy tests after realizing late period, very traumatic symptoms of last period

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

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Is darker urine a sigh of pregnancy?

Is darker urine a sigh of pregnancy?

No: More likely dehydration or infection or food you ate, or food dye you ate. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Why think of that?: Pancreatic cancer is not something you should be thinking. It is rare under 50 years of age and would cause lot many other symptoms than dark urine (which can happen from jaundice or bile obstruction).
You are well, so quit worrying! ...Read more

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What exactly does dark urine mean?

What exactly does dark urine mean?

Dark urine: Dark urine can mean many things. The main concern is blood in urine will create a dark "tea-colored" urine. I recommend that you see your doctor and have a urinalysis along with a culture as soon as possible. Www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have super dark urine?

Dark urine: Common causes of dark urine are bilirubin, blood, hydration status. Www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dark urine?

What is the definition or description of: Dark urine?

Dark urine: Urine tends to be golden yellow from uric acid excretion.
Brown or red suggests hemolysis, i.e. dark urine.
Many causes, from trauma, infection, neoplasia, etc.
We should all strive for crystal clear urine.
Drink plenty of H2O! ...Read more

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I"ve had dark urine that sinks to bottom of toilet. What could this be?

I"ve had dark urine that sinks to bottom of toilet. What could this be?

Dehydration: Please drink more water and your issue should resolve itself otherwise see your health care provider. ...Read more

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What causes dark urine with bubbles on top?

Several items: Dark urine could represent dehydration with concentrated urine. It could also represent blood in the urine or even abnormalities of liver function causing jaundice. Frothy urine with bubbles often represents increased phosphate levels and is rarely significant. ...Read more

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I was wondering is dark urine only a sign of dehydration?

I was wondering is dark urine only a sign of dehydration?

It is one cause: It can also be a sign that other issues are involved, like kidney disease or damage, liver disease, etc. It all depends on what is found in the urine. ...Read more

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What are the common causes for dark urine / blood in the urine?

What are the common causes for dark urine / blood in the urine?

Many things: Infection, increased bilirubin (which can be from a liver problem or blood destruction). There is a rare disorder called paroxsymal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Could be bleeding from the kidney. The most common would be an infection. ...Read more

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What causes dark urine color?

What causes dark urine color?

Dark: Dehydration most commonly. It could be blood however or bile. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Is dark urine normal for the bladder?

Is dark urine normal for the bladder?

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

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Can cranberry supplements cause dark urine?

Cranberry: Possible but fluids drank also important factor. ...Read more

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What are dark urine and pelvic pain symptomatic of?

What are dark urine and pelvic pain symptomatic of?

Likely infection: The most common cause would be urinary tract infection, although it could also represent a stone passing, especially in the lower ureter. See your doctor for some testing. ...Read more

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How long does dark urine last after gallbladder surgery?

A few days: Dark urine, chalky stools, and jaundice (yellow skin or eyes) may be a sign of residual stones blocking the common bile duct. This needs to be treated by exracting the stones (a procedure called ercp)
call your surgeon! ...Read more

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Pain in right abdomen with dark urine and hurts when I cough or bend?

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

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Can you have really dark urine just from being only a little dehydrated?

Can you have really dark urine just from being only a little dehydrated?

Eye of the beholder: Really dark from little dehydrated is all relative as you may notice. But practically if you play whatever sport match and forgot to bring your water and, to start with, you were not well hydrated you will have really dark urine. ...Read more

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Had very dark urine (reddish-brown) yesterday. It's back to normal now. Should I still be worried/go to the doctor?

Depends: 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

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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 drink on average 2 litres of water a day but still have dark urine like a dark caramel colour what could this be?

Kidney issues: There could be an underlying cause to the color of your urine including blood in your urine, infection or other chemicals. I suggest seeing a doctor for a urinalysis to get a breakdown of the chemicals in your urine. ...Read more

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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?

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

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Dark Urine (Definition)

Urine tends to be golden yellow from uric acid excretion. Brown or red suggests hemolysis, i.e. dark urine. Many causes, from trauma, infection, neoplasia, etc. We should all strive for crystal clear urine. ...Read more