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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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Why is my urine bright yellow?

Why is my urine bright yellow?

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

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What does orange, dark yellow urine indicates.?

What does orange, dark yellow urine indicates.?

Dehydration?: It may be a sign of dehydration. Did you take any medicine or vitamins? Sometimes, though less likely, it can be an infection too. ...Read more

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Does yellowish sclera related to dark coloured urine and light grey stool?

Does yellowish sclera related to dark coloured urine and light grey stool?

SERIOUS ISSUE: True "yellow" eyes (sclera) need to be assessed for systemic jaundice which signifies liver disease ; need for medical evaluation. Your associated sx's are serious. Please seek out medical evaluation now...More commonly, a yellowish spot in the horizontal area is an actinic degeneration known as a pinguecula...Also pterygium, any eye care physician could quickly determine this with exam. ...Read more

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Do vitamins b, c and magnesium cause yellowish brown stool and bright yellow urine?

Do vitamins b, c and magnesium cause yellowish brown stool and bright yellow urine?

B-Vitamins: B vitamins can cause bright yellow urine, check with your doctor if you are concerned. Not familiar with these vitamins and magnesium causiing yellowish stool. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does yellowish sclera related to dark coloured urine?

Does yellowish sclera related to dark coloured urine?

Yes it can be: Bilirubin is a pigment that causes a yellowing of the skin (; whites of the eyes or sclerae) jaundice. Bilirubin darkens the urine. The two problems either relate to liver disease or hemolysis of red blood cells (bilirubin is found in them). Tests can be done to distinguish the source ; the history/exam would also be critical. See your doctor if not already doing so. ...Read more

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How come my urine is cloudy whitish yellow?

How come my urine is cloudy whitish yellow?

Urine: This is not normal and be reflective of an infection or excess protein in the urine. You really need to have the urine checked. Please see you md for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why is my urine dark yellow?

Why is my urine dark yellow?

Dark yellow urine: In an otherwise healtyy person, it represents a concentrated urine. Drinking plenty of water should dilute the urine and will not appear as yellow. There are other rare conditions that may cause a dark urine. ...Read more

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Yellow urine and yellowish eyes what they indicate?

Yellow urine and yellowish eyes what they indicate?

Liver problem: Yellow urine is normal. If it is very yellow you probably need to drink more water. Yellow eyes is another issue. If the white part of your eyes is yellow you may have liver disease. You need blood tests done as soon as possible and maybe a liver ultrasound. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like sulfur & it's cloudy yellow in color?

Why does my urine smell like sulfur & it's cloudy yellow in color?

Difficult to tell: This may relate to something you ate, the amount of fluids you have taken in, how long between urinations, etc. If you are not having any other symptoms, suggest you wait and see what happens when you drink more liquids. ...Read more

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Is clear or yellow urine normal?

Is clear or yellow urine normal?

Clear better. : We're supposed to be drinking enough water daily to make our urine almost clear. A yellow urine suggests that you'd need to drink more water. It's a way to assess your hydration, especially in the summer months when we tend to lose more fluids. ...Read more

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Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

B vitamins usually: The b's give a bright, almost fluorescent or iridescent yellow color to urine as they are excreted ((a reminder that they are water soluble, so mega doses must wash through you)). ...Read more

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When i drink more water i'm passing normal urine colour otherwise dark yellow evrytime.There is like milky urine comes after pee only wn passing stool?

When i drink more water i'm passing normal urine colour otherwise dark yellow evrytime.There is like milky urine comes after pee only wn passing stool?

Prostatitis: You do not seem to have a real question here. But, passing semen in the urine when your prostate gland is compressed during a bowel movement can be normal or it can mean the prostate gland is swollen, infected, or too big and needs emptying. ...Read more

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How come urine is a yellow colour?

How come urine is a yellow colour?

Urobilins.: Urobilins impart 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. ...Read more

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Does dark yellowish/ orangish urine always indicate hematuria (blood in the urine)?

Does dark yellowish/ orangish urine always indicate hematuria (blood in the urine)?

No: Could be blood, could be bilirubin from a blockage in the liver. Some food can cause the urine to turn red or orange. Some medications can cause discolored urine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have hydrocephalus my urine dark yellow cloudy is that blood?

I have hydrocephalus my urine dark yellow cloudy is that blood?

Unrelated: Dark cloudy urine is a sign of dehydration and/or infection. Unless your hydrocephalus is related to chiari syndrome, it is very unlikely to have any relationship. ...Read more

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What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

Concentrated urine: Concentrated urine means that you need to hydrate more. In the baby, it means you should try to get them to take more fluids. Babies should only drink breast milk or formula, 24-32 ounces a day, if under 6 months. Up to 6 ounces of juice can be added at 6 months. That usually takes care of fluid requirements. ...Read more

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Why is my urine is dark yellow in color sometimes?

Why is my urine is dark yellow in color sometimes?

Concentrates: Because its concentrated. If you don't drink enough water, your urine will darken. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Urine Is Yellow (Definition)

Yellow urine is the presumed normal condition in which a person's urine (pee) has a yellowish color. However, there are many problems that don't change the urine's color, including sugar in the urine, protein in the urine, white blood cells ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more