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If my urine is bright orange with red tent what does that mean? I do not take any medication or Vitamins.

If my urine is bright orange with red tent what does that mean? I do not take any medication or Vitamins.

Red tinted urine: You may have trace blood in your urine. A urinalysis can confirm this. It is important to check this right away, because blood in your urine can be dangerous and a source must be identified. Also, you can get a blood test for bilirubin levels, since abnormal bilirubin levels change urine color. Some foods like carrots, blackberries, beets, and rhubarb can turn your pee a pink color. 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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What does it mean if your urine is orange?

What does it mean if your urine is orange?

See below: There are many causes, including foods like beets, blood in urine and some medications. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/urine-color/ds01026. Read more

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If toddlers urine is orange from vitamin supplements, how long after stopping supplements should it go back to normal color?

If toddlers urine is orange from vitamin supplements, how long after stopping supplements should it go back to normal color?

Within a day: Color change should return to the typical yellow after discontinuation of vitamins within a day. If not, urine should be checked for the presence of blood cells as the cause of orange, brown or red urine. Read more

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I'm currently taking rifampicin (capsules), but some days the urine isn't red-orange. Is this normal or a sign of bad absorption?

I'm currently taking rifampicin (capsules), but some days the urine isn't red-orange. Is this normal or a sign of bad absorption?

Can be: If you are taking your medication properly you are great. The lack of discoloration is not a worry. All the best. Read more

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I'm on pyridium for a uti I know it says it will turn your urine orange but when I went this morning it was more like dark red like blood is this norm?

I'm on pyridium for a uti I know it says it will turn your urine orange but when I went this morning it was more like dark red like blood is this norm?

Pryidium: I'm on pyridium for a uti I know it says it will turn your urine orange but when I went this morning it was more like dark red like blood is this norm? ANS: the more concentrated your urine is the more red/orange it will be. I would take picture of it and send to your team and see what they see. Eating beets or drinking beet juice can also give red urine that looks like blood but is beeturia. Read more

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I have sharp stabbing pain in lower pelvic area before and after I urinate, also urine is dark orange nearly red and smells, been going on for months?

I have sharp stabbing pain in lower pelvic area before and after I urinate, also urine is dark orange nearly red and smells, been going on for months?

UTI or stone: Sounds like a urinary tract infection. May have some blood present causing the red/orange discoloration. A small stone in the bladder could cause - but those usu. Cause very severe pain, that passes after a day or so. They sell otc UTI test kits at the pharmacy that are pretty reliable, and if it shows nitrites - then it's pretty definite for a UTI which needs anti-biotics. Can try cranberry pills. Read more

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My father taking akt 4 tablet for tb, now he is doing orange urine and red stools. Our doctor said no worry. Is it normal have orange urine & red stools?

My father taking akt 4 tablet for tb, now he is doing orange urine and red stools. Our doctor said no worry. Is it normal have orange urine & red stools?

Anti-TB Treatment:: Your father is taking rifampicin (rimactane) capsule along with other 3 drugs. Rifampicin is metabolized in the liver, excreted in the bile and urine; can cause orange urine, sweat and tears. These are normal, not to worry.
Side effects can be: influenza like symptoms, itching, rash, low white cell count, joint pain and hepatotoxicity. But the benefit is more than the side effects. Read more

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What can turn urine orange?

What can turn urine orange?

These things: Medications that can turn urine orange include rifampin; sulfasalazine (Azulfidine); phenazopyridine (Pyridium); some laxatives; and certain chemotherapy drugs.

In some cases, orange urine can indicate a problem with your liver or bile duct, especially if you also have light-colored stools. Orange urine may also be caused by dehydration, which can concentrate your urine. Read more

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What causes orange urine?

What causes orange urine?

Orange urine: This is commonly seen after women take an over-the-counter bladder spasm medicine called pyridium (phenazopyridine) for UTI symptoms. Some high-dose vitamins or supplements could do it too, or if you eat excessive amounts of foods with beta-carotene (like carrots). Or, if you are dehydrated, that makes your urine more concentrated and it appears amber or orange. Read more

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What could cause orange urine?

What could cause orange urine?

Many possibilities.: The color of urine will depend on hydration status, ingested foods, vitamins, medications, & certain health conditions. Food: beets, blackberries, artificial food coloring. Vitamins: b complex, multivitamins. Medications: Pyridium (phenazopyridine), certain laxatives. Medical conditions: hemolytic anemia, rhabdomyolysis, light blood in the urine due to injury, infection, or tumor. Read more

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What does orange urine mean? Havnt eaten in 32 hours though

What does orange urine mean? Havnt eaten in 32 hours though

Dehydration possible: You mention you haven't eaten in 32 hours. Does that include not drinking fluids for the same period of time? If that is the case it's quite likely concentrated urine and you need to drink water. It's also a good idea to eat healthy foods. Read more

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I went to the bathroom and my urine was bright orange. Should I be worried?

I went to the bathroom and my urine was bright orange. Should I be worried?

May be due to hot we: In the hot summer months it is not uncommon to get some mild dehydration. This can cause urine to be more concentrated which means dark yellow color. So drink more water and see if the color improves in which case nothing further needs to be done. Read more