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Does Dark Urine Mean Kidney Failure In Dying Patient
In Kidney Disease or kidney failure what color of urine is produced, white, pale yellow or dark urine?
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
What does it mean if my right kidney hurts and my left one hurts sometimes? I also have foamy and dark urine. And i have sharp heart pain occasionally
Its quite: UNUSUAL to feel "Kidney Pain" unless infected or otherwise abnormal (obstruction, stones, etc) "Foamy and Dark" are very NON-SPECIFIC appearances for urine!@ The sharp "heart pain" is most likely NOT from your heart....people don't describe cardiac pain as pain "in or from" their hearts THUS:" YOU NEED A VISIT TO YOUR PCP (Primary Care Provider) with whom you should discuss these concerns! Dr Z ...Read more
Bubbles on my urine? Does it mean that I have a kidney failure as i've read here, huhuh , I am also a salty eater, ?
Maybe protein : Bubbly or frothy urine may be caused by protein in the urine - healthy kidneys don't leak protein into the urine. This is easily detected in a routine urinalysis test. There are many reasons kidneys may leak protein - they should be investigated. See a primary care provider for the initial evaluation. Other explanations might be soapy toilet water - try urinating into a very clean bowl to check. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I didn't drink water for two days. Could I be severe dehydrated? Could I get kidney failure? My urine wasn't real dark just yellow.
Yes: Yes you can get kidney failure from not drinking for a longtime. But right now I think you are just dehydrated. there is no way for me to ask you why you have not had water in 2 days but if you have decided not to,it is not a good idea and I hope you are taking other liquids. If you are not, and you just don,t feel like,get evaluated. Keep hydrated. ...Read more
I had a dark urine from 2 days and pain in my left kidney I drink a lot of water but still no change.
I have a hx of kidney reflux and now I'm experiencing pain, dark urine (even when hydrated), and white tissue-like things are floating in it as well.
Here are some ...: The provided info is not enough for answering to the point. To demystify the conundrum, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of all symptoms and signs you've known as well as other potentially related discomforts to doc for analysis + physical exam + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx/ care/ counseling for now and future. Best wish ...Read more
Is dark urine only a sign of dehydrated kidneys or could it be a sign of liver toxicity? Have been taking more muscle relaxers than usual & worried.
Why in the am am i lightheaded & dark urine? Blood work all normal today, inc. Kidneys - orthostatics normal, heart work up too. House very dry .. ?
Dehydration: Lightheaded spells should be correlated with blood pressure measurements lying, then when getting up, checking for drop. Dark urine may imply concentrated specimen due to dehydration. Perhaps first voided urine sample should be checked for specific gravity, etc. Try drinking couple glasses of water prior retiring at night. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
The kidneys do several tasks. Dialysis is necessary when one or more of the following occur, that can't be remedied or palliated with medications: 1. Insufficient clearance of daily toxins in food and metabolic waste 2. Insufficient clearance of excess water 3. Dangerous electrolyte imbalance, ...Read more
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