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Home Remedies For Orange Crystals In Diaper
Not to worry: They are crystals of uric acid and calcium and are most likely due to the mild dehydration that occurs in the newborn period while waiting for mom's milk to come in. They disappear quickly once the baby is eating well and there are no long term issues associated with them. They are very common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Occasionally when I pee the pee is nml color but there are tiny orange crystals feel like sand in toilet.if I drink a lot of water -the next time gone?
Is it possible for a 3-4 months old infant to develop gout? Diagnosis was based on presence of urine crystals in diaper. No family history of gout.
Four month old daughter with urate crystals in diaper multiple times. Blood work and urinalysis normal. Something serious or normal variation?
VERY NORMAL!: We se uric acid crystals from the day kids are born. This is normal in infant urine and absolutely no reason to be concerned. In peds we call this "brick dust" in the diapers, but often it's just a pink hue to the urine, depending on what brand of diapers and how absorbent they are. No need to worry. ...Read more
My son is 4 months 12lb. He's been sleeping through the night for the last 2 weeks. His diaper was orange tinted this morning. What does this mean?
Brick dust?: Urate crystals (commonly called "brick dust") are a combo of calcium and urate, substances normally found in urine. Crystals of the substance often form, leaving a red-orange stain in the diaper. More likely if baby is a little dehydrated or urine is very concentrated. Make sure he is getting enough feeds during the day and if it continues, talk to your sons doctor. ...Read more
3 yo-old had G.I. bug wk ago. Urine in diaper has orange tint at times. This morning there were org streaks on pad of diaper. Drinking again. Worry?
Dark urine: Darkening of the urine is usually caused by dehydration (concentrated urine) or staining from supplements (orange drinks) or medications. Occassionally, small amounts of blood can give the urine a dark or tea colored appearance, a condition which should be evaluated by your physician immediately. ...Read more
My son has orange peachy spots in his diaper from time to time, it is usually one small spot where his penis would lay,pls what could this be?
My 6 month old breastfeed baby just started solids and this morning I noticed a orange dot in his diaper. Should I be calling the doctor?
Not yet: If you give him baby jar food, it often contains carotene, which is yellow/orange, and some undigested color may pass through in the stool. Another thing that causes an orange dot in the diaper when he urinates is the reaction of the urine with the drying agent some diapers have to absorb the wetness. It may show as an orange spot in the front where the urine hits the diaper. ...Read more