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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

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 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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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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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

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Do probiotics cause orange urine?

Do probiotics cause orange urine?

Need More Hydration: Your orange urine is telling me more about your body hydration, rather than the effects of the probiotic you took. Drink more fluid, at least 8 glasses a day, and see what happens. ...Read more

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How to tell if it's a random orange urine problem or just dehydrated?

How to tell if it's a random orange urine problem or just dehydrated?

.???: You are either dehydrated with concentrated urine or have orange urine because of a dye you ate or a medication ( rifampin, pyridium). I have never heard of a random orange urine problem. Make sure you do not have blood in your urine that can color urine darkly--and might look orange to some people. ...Read more

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Im a guy aged 27 years wth orange urine whn i urinate please help me. Is this serious? What to do?

Im a guy aged 27 years wth orange urine whn i urinate please help me. Is this serious? What to do?

Doubt seriousness: Artificial food coloring and natural food colors like beet for instance can cause a phenomenon like this. Go over every thing you take by mouth including medicines. If no solution, see your primary care doc to evaluate blood count, chemistry, and urinalysis to rule out possible rare disease. ...Read more