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What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

Concentrated urine: Concentrated urine means that you need to hydrate more. In the baby, it means you should try to get them to take more fluids. Babies should only drink breast milk or formula, 24-32 ounces a day, if under 6 months. Up to 6 ounces of juice can be added at 6 months. That usually takes care of fluid requirements. ...Read more

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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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Should my baby's urine be dark yellow?

Should my baby's urine be dark yellow?

No: In general, urine should be clear to pale yellow. Dark yellow or strong smelling urine is often a sign of being somewhat dehydrated. Try increasing fluids and see how the urine responds. If it stays dark yellow in spite of increased fluid intake and baby is urinating at least 5-6 times per 24 hours, you may have to have your doctor examine the baby and their urine for other issues. ...Read more

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Why is my urine dark yellow?

Why is my urine dark yellow?

Dark yellow urine: In an otherwise healtyy person, it represents a concentrated urine. Drinking plenty of water should dilute the urine and will not appear as yellow. There are other rare conditions that may cause a dark urine. ...Read more

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Why is my urine is dark yellow in color sometimes?

Why is my urine is dark yellow in color sometimes?

Concentrates: Because its concentrated. If you don't drink enough water, your urine will darken. ...Read more

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Does dark yellowish/ orangish urine always indicate hematuria (blood in the urine)?

Does dark yellowish/ orangish urine always indicate hematuria (blood in the urine)?

No: Could be blood, could be bilirubin from a blockage in the liver. Some food can cause the urine to turn red or orange. Some medications can cause discolored urine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does yellowish sclera related to dark coloured urine and light grey stool?

Does yellowish sclera related to dark coloured urine and light grey stool?

SERIOUS ISSUE: True "yellow" eyes (sclera) need to be assessed for systemic jaundice which signifies liver disease ; need for medical evaluation. Your associated sx's are serious. Please seek out medical evaluation now...More commonly, a yellowish spot in the horizontal area is an actinic degeneration known as a pinguecula...Also pterygium, any eye care physician could quickly determine this with exam. ...Read more

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Dark yellow urine is the sign of pregnancy?

Dark yellow urine is the sign of pregnancy?

No: Pregnancy test will tell you if your pregnant. Dark yellow urine will need examination. ...Read more

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I have dark yellow urine and dark vaginal discharge?

I have dark yellow urine and dark vaginal discharge?

Vaginal Discharge.: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then It is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation & accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I have hydrocephalus my urine dark yellow cloudy is that blood?

I have hydrocephalus my urine dark yellow cloudy is that blood?

Unrelated: Dark cloudy urine is a sign of dehydration and/or infection. Unless your hydrocephalus is related to chiari syndrome, it is very unlikely to have any relationship. ...Read more

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Dark brown urine signs of labor?

Dark brown urine signs of labor?

You may be : Very dehydrated. Don't know how far along you are. Please d/w your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Yellow color in both eyes, dark urine, nausea and stomach pains?

Yellow color in both eyes, dark urine, nausea and stomach pains?

Liver Infection, etc: These are common signs of liver inflammation, called hepatitis. There are different types of hepatitis, including those caused by viruses, alcohol, drug/meds. Alternatively, gallstones can exit the gallbladder and block the bile duct, leading to similar symptoms. See your doctor immediately to determine the cause & best treatment for you. ...Read more

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Why passing urine getting painful for me (f) in rainy weather? Urine is smelly & yellow in color; the color is getting lighter. I drink enough water

Why passing urine getting painful for me (f) in rainy weather? Urine is smelly & yellow in color; the color is getting lighter. I drink enough water

Get checked : It is doubtful the weather has anything to do with your urinary pattern unless it is affecting your habits. You sound like you may have a urinary tract infection. Diminished hydration is a risk factor for uti. Keep well hydrated and get a check up with your doctor if this persists. ...Read more

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Why is my urine bright yellow?

Why is my urine bright yellow?

Vitamins: Usually, urine is a clear, sparkling, lemon color. Daily multi-vitamins could cause your urine to have more of a fluorescent yellow color. With liver disease, your urine would be more of a dark color. With heart disease, you may have a lighter color to the urine. A trial off otc meds may clear up your urine - if it doesn't, then you may consider getting a urinalysis to guide you. ...Read more

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Urine color is light red n i see some small particles passing with urine. Normal urine whn i drink good water. Gap in water chngs color to lght red.

Urine color is light red n i see some small particles passing with urine. Normal urine whn i drink good water. Gap in water chngs color to lght red.

Uti : You should have urinalysis and see if there are signs of urinary tract infection. Kidney disease or kidney stones could be a cause, so I would get renal ultrasound and kidney function tests. You also may need cystoscopy. ...Read more

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My 3 yo has orange tint to urine in diaper. No fever. Acting fine. Put cotton balls in diaper squeezed urine out. urine yellow. Should I still worry?

My 3 yo has orange tint to urine in diaper. No fever. Acting fine. Put cotton balls in diaper squeezed urine out. urine yellow. Should I still worry?

Urate crystals?: Often we see that orange tint or even crystals in the diapers of children who are not well hydrated. Has this happened before? It is encouraging that you were able to elicit a more yellow urine, but I would concentrate on making sure he's drinking enough. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dark yellowish urine in the morning (a bit tea coloured)?

Is it normal to have dark yellowish urine in the morning (a bit tea coloured)?

Dark yellow yes: Dark yellow urine is normal in the morning because it is concentrated because you are not drinking water while sleeping. If however, it is brownish like tea, that may mean there is blood in it. If you think it is a bit brown you should see a doctor for an urinalysis. ...Read more