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Heavy Yellow Urine
My urine is "heavy"? Normal urine makes the whole toilet bowl yellow, but my urine stays on the bottom and doesn't disperse? Hard to explain, no pain
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
Hi am latoya am 23 yr old I am experiencing a burning while passing urine a cold an slight burning in my private an a heavy yellow discharge?
Urine has heavy sweaty smell. Peeing frequently, but little. Pretty yellow, but well hydrated. Very tired but unsure if related. Thoughts? Thanks!
I'm experiencing: Excess sweat Yellow urine swelling in middle part of feet Pulse: 90-100 Gained weight: 30-35 Kg in 1 yr RFTs and LFTs are alright?
Visit your physician: You have gained a lot of weight. It's not unusual to get some fluid retention and swelling in feet (edema) with obesity. You could have low thyroid function (hypothyroidism) which can cause weight gain and edema. You should see your physician for an exam and comprehensive blood tests. ...Read more
Is it normal for urine to smell like hard boiled eggs and it is a darker yellow? What should I do? I am a 18 year old girl. My weight is 115lbs and my height is 5`2. I don`t know much about my medical history I know my uncles and aunt have heart condition
Not normal: New changes like foul smell to urine and darker cloudy color could be due to a bladder infection or because of something you ate/or drank. If you also have symptoms like needing to urinate more often or burning discomfort when you urinate, an infection is likely. See a doctor please. ...Read more
5week old son, exclusively breastfed. Bright yellow stools, clear urine, putting on weight, but blood test reveals bilirubin at 60, conjugated at 28. Why?
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
Urobilins, additives: Urobilins are usually responsible for the yellow color to the urine. It is a breakdown product of billirubin, which is formed in the disposal of heme from old red blood cells. Hydration will dilute these compounds, and the urine will appear more colorless. Ingested foods dyes, medications, & vitamins can cause a deep yellow color as well. ...Read more
Normal variation: The color of one's urine is a reflection of one's state of hydration and how one's body uses water. The more hydrated one is, the clearer the color and the greater the urinary frequency. On the other hand, darker yellow urine is associated with dehydration and less urinary frequency. Vitamin b2 (riboflavin), present in most multivitamins, is what imparts a more colorful yellow/orange urine. ...Read more
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
Here are some...: Food supplements are poorly regulated and highly touted for marketing, and many of them contain some ingredients causing yellow urine especially those with vitamin B complex. In fact, your personal experience with a biweekly off-and-on trial schedule will prove something to you yes or not. More? Ask doc.... ...Read more
The color of urine: That almost sounds like the title of a movie.... In general clear urine means that the dilution is affected by the use of excess fluids, caffeine or other diuretic. This can be seen with alcohol and caffeinated beverages, and when drinking large amounts of other fluids. In an of itself, clear urine is not a disease or symptom of a disease. ...Read more
This is worth a: Urinalysis to determine cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
Usually nothing: Urine is generally yellow. However, the degree of yellow may change on various factors such as taking vitamins, hydration, and the foods one is eating. These are generally not a problem unless one has symptoms. The urine may become a darker yellow with liver disease from jaundice but this diagnosis is usually evident. ...Read more