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Doctor insights on: How Much Urine Can You Drink

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How long does it take for alcohol to become undetectable in your urine? Does it depend how much you drink/over how much time? General rule?

How long does it take for alcohol to become undetectable in your urine? Does it depend how much you drink/over how much time? General rule?

Alcohol clearance : there are generally few factors on clearance of alcohol. 1. Quantity of consumption. 2. Height and weight 3. Gender: Women is less predictable in regards to alcohol clearance. 4. Medical problems. 5. Altitude 6. If you have eaten food or not with alcohol consumption... I hope I answered your question ...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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Hi , can I drink my wife urine?

Hi , can I drink my wife urine?

One man's...: As the saying goes, "One man's (or woman's) trash is another man's treasure." Urine is just water plus some chemical waste her body puts out, and urine is usually sterile (has no germs) unless there is some infection going on. If she drinks plenty of water, her urine is dilute (less chemicals per ounce). Concentrated urine has more chemicals per ounce. Overall, a little bit of urine is harmless. ...Read more

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Can male drink his own urine ?

Can    male  drink   his  own  urine   ?

A dangerous behavior: Must recommend against drinking urine. It can cause dehydration through sodium ; minerals in the urine. Any sense of quenching thirst would be transient and then the problem would worsen. Under no circumstances should you drink another individual’s urine. ...Read more

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Can something bad happen if you drink someone elses urine?

Can something bad happen if you drink someone elses urine?

Urophagia: Recommend against drinking urine. It can cause dehydration through sodium ; minerals in the urine. Any bacteria in the urethra can contaminate the urine. Additionally, breakdown products or elements of medications may be excreted in the urine. You should not drink another individual’s urine. ...Read more

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I want to drink urine of my wife,will be any problem in my physical?

I want to drink urine of my wife,will be any problem  in my physical?

Drinking urine: That seems like a highly unusual desire. I see no value in that and would refrain from it. Bacterial cross contamination would be an issue ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to catch anything from drinking someone's urine?

Is it possible for you to catch anything from drinking someone's urine?

Potentially: Recommend against drinking urine. It can cause dehydration through sodium ; minerals in the urine. Any bacteria in the urethra can contaminate the urine (hence mid-stream urine samples). Additionally, breakdown products or elements of medications may be excreted in the urine. Under no circumstances should you drink another individual’s urine. ...Read more

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My urine is green tinged should I be concerned? I'm not eating/drinking food coloring or anything.

My urine is green tinged should I be concerned? I'm not eating/drinking  food coloring or anything.

Tinged: If you are not having other symptoms and this is new. It could be related to simple hydration. Drink fluids and see if there is change. If this would persist get checked. Bilirubin in urine can change the color green. ...Read more

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I have been drinking lot of canda dry ginger ale is that what is making my urine sink and how do I get it back to normal?

I have been drinking lot of canda dry ginger ale is that what is making my urine sink and how do I get it back to normal?

STOP GINGER ALE!!!: Each can of canada dry ginger ale nearly 12 tsp of sugar in the form of high fructose corn syrup- one of the most toxic foods known to man, esp. Dangerous now that it is made from gmo corn. You are poisoning yourself ; sabotaging your health. Stop drinking it now!
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as an alternative, make ginger tea ; sweeten it with some raw honey;you can even add sparkling water to it. ...Read more

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Hi my girlfriend is wanting me to drink her urine and i am up for it although was just wondering what are the effects if any?

Hi my girlfriend is wanting me to drink her urine and i am up for it although was just wondering what are the effects if any?

Urine: i cannot understand why anyone would want to drink their urine ! However it is not healthy to do so as it is full of waste products that the body wants to get rid of ...Read more

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No matter how much water I drink, my urine still smells like rubber. Why? Should I be concerned? This has been going on for months.

No matter how much water I drink, my urine still smells like rubber. Why? Should I be concerned? This has been going on for months.

Here are some...: The smell of urine reflects urine concentration and food or supplement we consume. So, certain urine smell is normally expected and okay as long as being free of urinary symptoms and having normal finding on urinalysis. More on possible UTI? Peruse articles in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.html. The you can work well with the doctor so to reach right conclusion for your concern for right care. ...Read more

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My urine has been dark in color to an orange color no matter how much i drink. Im not taking any vitamines. Should this be a concern?

My urine has been dark in color to an orange color no matter how much i drink. Im not taking any vitamines. Should this be a concern?

Urinalysis needed: If one doesn't drink enough fluids, her urine may be concentrated and appear darker. However orange discoloration could be due to bilirubin caused by liver, pancreatic or gall bladder problems. Blood cells in urine may also cause discoloration. I recommend that you have a urinalysis and microscopic exam of the urine for evaluation of the discoloration. ...Read more

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Why is my urine clear but I don't drink any water?

Why is my urine clear but I don't drink any water?

Need to drink water: You must be getting in enough fluids to keep your urine from being concentrated. However, it is really a good idea to make water the primary thing that you drink. It is the healthiest thing to drink. ...Read more

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Why would my urine turn green? I drink plenty of water.

Why would my urine turn green? I drink plenty of water.

Color of Urine: The color of urine is about the byproducts of metabolism and the light that is passing through it when one is urinating. This is not a medical problem. Greenish looking urine can be normal. ...Read more

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When i drink coffee my urine has a strong odor why is that.

When i drink coffee my urine has a strong odor why is that.

See answer: Food, drinks and vitamin supplements can change odor of urine. Eating asparagus and drinking coffee are two of them. Asparagus leaves distinct smell to those people who have a particular gene that allows one to smell it and urine frequently smells like coffee after drinking it. Vitamin b6 is most common vitamin to alter the normal odor of urine. The more concentrated the urine, the easier 2 smell. ...Read more

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My urine is always brown even though i drink a lott of water?

My urine is always brown even though i drink a lott of water?

Need urinalysis (UA): Ua can determine if the urine is concentrated or contains other substances eg bilirubin or blood. Some meds can cause color changes. ...Read more

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Why might my urine have a strong odor? I drink a lot of water.

Why might my urine have a strong odor? I drink a lot of water.

See answer: Changes in the urine -- its color, odor, and consistency -- can provide important clues about the status of your body. Your urine can reveal what you've been eating, how much you've been drinking, and what diseases you have. Common causes of malodorous urine include dehydration (dark urine), UTI (cloudy urine), food (asparagus), diseases (diabetes), and some medications, vitamins, and supplements. ...Read more

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I drinking lots of water, but producing very little urine, why?

I drinking lots of water, but producing very little urine, why?

Maybe not enough: Certain experts say that one should drink half their body weight in ounces of water a day. You probably aren't drinking that much. It could be that you are losing fluids through perspiration, work outs or even "insensible" loss. Might be worth while to check out the function of your kidneys either through blood, or urine tests or even both ...Read more

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Urine is often very dark unless I drink a lot of water. Whats my problem?

Urine  is often very dark unless I drink a lot of water. Whats my problem?

Dehydration: Your urine can look dark if you are dehydrated. Also, some foods and viatmains may affect the appearance of your urine. You should make sure you drink enough water to keep your urine a light yellow appearance. ...Read more

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Why produce more urine at night when drink lots tof water hroughout the day?

Why produce more urine at night when drink lots tof water hroughout the day?

See below: You are probably producing more urine for all 24 hours- may be you notice more. If you drink more fluids, you produce more. Also if you have a lot of caffeine in the evenings you will make more urine. ...Read more

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My urine is almost colorless, but i didn't drink a lot today. is this a problem? Or kidney problem?

My urine is almost colorless, but i didn't drink a lot today. is this a problem? Or kidney problem?

Color: The color of urine is not suggestive of disease with some exceptions. Colorless urine is dilute urine and doesn't mean disease. Remember all liquid intake is fluid. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it o,k for 83 years old man to start drinking redwine.? Does it have bad effect on urine system ?

Is it o,k for 83 years old man to start drinking redwine.? Does it have bad effect on urine system ?

No problem: There is some medical evidence that a glass of red wine might have healthful effects on your circulation and heart. If you enjoy this, go for it. ...Read more

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Specific gravity urine is low. 1.002. What does this mean. Does it mean i'm not drink enough fluids?

Specific gravity urine is low. 1.002. What does this mean. Does it mean i'm not drink enough fluids?

Low specific gravity: A low urine specific gravity (sg) means you are not excreting a concentrated urine, one of the causes of that may be that you were drinking a large amount of fluid. The reasons for your low sg are difficult to interpret without knowing your blood results. ...Read more

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Kidney trouble a little ago but it passed. Went out drinking and my urine the next day was cloudy. ?

Kidney trouble a little ago but it passed. Went out drinking and my urine the next day was cloudy. ?

Medical evaluation: I would recommend you follow up with your Dr. It is unclear from your note what kind of kidney trouble you had, but cloudy urine can indicate possible infection. Might need to have some lab work done to check this out. ...Read more