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Worried about my urine color. Light green. I am taking Zoloft pill to start my period & xanax. No symptoms of uti. Just finished anti biotics 4 uti?

Worried about my urine color. Light green. I am taking Zoloft pill to start my period & xanax. No symptoms of uti. Just finished anti biotics 4 uti?

Hard to say: But i would ask the gynecologist who is prescribing for you. Haven't heard of this with either zoloft or xanax, but green food colorings that are used in some pills could do this, or it could be from certain foods, like brocolli and asparagus. Very rarely, excessive bile in the urine, from some form of gallbladder or liver problems could do this. Your doctor can do a urinalysis to check it out. ...Read more

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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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My baby's urine color is dark...Is that serious problem?

My baby's urine color is dark...Is that serious problem?

It Depends: If it is literally the color of dark tea or coca cola, there may be blood in the urine. A dark golden or yellow may only means your child needs more fluids. This means it is possible there is a serious problem. If there is a concern, call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What should the urine color of an elderly person be?

What should the urine color of an elderly person be?

Depends on hydration: Clear like water means overhydrated normal is light yellow dark yellow means dehydrated iced tea color/coke color means there's some blood mixed in. ...Read more

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Can I know based on my urine color how hydrated I am?

Can I know based on my urine color how hydrated I am?

Yes and no.: In general, if you are well hydrated, your urine will become more dilute as your body eliminates surplus water. Urine can appear clear and colorless. If you ingest foods or vitamins that color the urine, urine appearance is no longer a good gauge of hydration status. The importance of 'staying hydrated' is likely somewhat overstated, so be careful when consuming large volumes of free water. ...Read more

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Coq10 can change urine color?

Coq 10: The taking of coq 10 can turn your urine orange. ...Read more

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I have also very thin semen.When passes urine the urine color is different. ?

I have also very thin semen.When passes urine the urine color is different.  ?

Here are some ...: The texture of semen widely varies among men over lifetime & reflects the frequency of ejaculation - the more often, the thinner. The color of urine is irrelevant with semen color & reflects the degree of urine concentration and the foods you consume. In fact, having yellowish concentrated urine indicates having good kidney function. So, don't worry about it as long as being comfortable & OK in UA ...Read more

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What causes dark urine color?

What causes dark urine color?

Dark: Dehydration most commonly. It could be blood however or bile. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Sir, My urine color is always dark yellowish while I get up in the morning even though I drink sufficient water.Is it bad symptom of health.?

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    My urine color is always dark yellowish while I get up in the morning even though I drink sufficient water.Is it bad symptom of health.?

Probably not: Because you are not drinking water while you sleep the kidneys concentrate the urine. It is normal for the urine color to be darker yellow in the morning. As you wake up and start drinking water the kidneys do not have to conserve so much water and the urine becomes lighter yellow. ...Read more

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After urination, i feel that bladder is not empty so, i press bladder and small urine drops comes out.urine color doesn't matter No pain no sensation.

After urination, i feel that bladder is not empty so, i press bladder and small urine drops comes out.urine color doesn't matter No pain no sensation.

Need testing: At age 22 with your complaint you should have residual urine checked.This is to see how much urine is retained(if any) after urination. This can be done either by ultrasound or by catheter. If there is significant residual by ultrasound, urethral stricture and hypotonic(weak bladder contraction) bladder should be ruled out. Seeing a urologist would be helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is urine color a good indicator of how hydrated your body is?

Limited value: Urine color change can be of some value but limited because urine color can also be affected by food coloring, medications, certain metabolic diseases. The frequency of urination or actual amount of voided urine will be of more value in determining the hydration status. ...Read more

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Urine Color (Definition)

Urine of an abnormal color appears different from the usual straw-yellow color. Abnormally-colored urine may be ...Read more


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