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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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What is the color of urine in females?

What is the color of urine in females?

Varies: The color of urine in females is the same as it is in males and depends on the concentration and presence of chemicals that may alter it.
Normal urine color might vary from light amber/straw like to dark yellow (honey). ...Read more

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What is the color of urine in a healthy person?

What is the color of urine in a healthy person?

Amber: Varying shades of yellow. From pale yellow to dark yellow. You would like your urine to be on the lighter side. ...Read more

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What substance is responsible for the yellow color of urine?

What substance is responsible for the yellow color of urine?

Bilirubin: Your liver makes this product of hemoglobin metabolism which is yellow in color. It enters the blood stream and is filtered out by the kidney, coloring the urine yellow. ...Read more

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What's the cause of brownish red color of urine in a kid aged 2 years old?

What's the cause of brownish red color of urine in a kid aged 2 years old?

Brown/red urine: This color urine usually indicates blood. It could be due to infection, stones, kidney issue, etc... It is important to see your doctor and have his urine tested. ...Read more

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I notice when I wear white I have brighyellow stains the same color as urine. My armpits smell horrible soap and deodorant doesn't work. What is this?

I notice when I wear white I have brighyellow stains the same color as urine. My armpits smell horrible soap and deodorant doesn't work. What is this?

Hyperhidrosis: You have axillary hyperhidrosis. If over the counter antiperspirants are not working, including Certain Dri, you should consider prescription based medication of higher % aluminum chloride. Remember to apply at night when you are not sweating. Another option is oral medication, but this can cause side effects. The yellow color is a reaction of your sweats and the antiperspirant. ...Read more

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Should womens vitamins change the color of urine?

Should womens vitamins change the color of urine?

They can.: Vitamin B12 (or multivitamins containing b12) can turn the urine a deep yellow, or even orange color depending on your hydration status. This is normal and simply represents excess of this vitamin being excreted into the urine.
It should not change the turbidity (cloudiness) or odor of the urine, and should not cause any pain or discomfort. ...Read more

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What is the color of urine with a bladder infection?

What is the color of urine with a bladder infection?

Varies: Some urine samples may have normal color associated with them even in presence of urinary tract infection, whereas others may be bloody, turbid (cloudy), more dark (mostly due to higher concentration). ...Read more

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What is the color of urine following kidney failure?

What is the color of urine following kidney failure?

Variable: After an episode of acute kidney injury urine may look like water as the kidney often cannot appropriately retain water. Sometimes the urine may contain blood and appear red or cola colored. Sometimes the urine looks normal and golden in color. ...Read more

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Hi I'va frequently urinating without pain, odour and burnt the color of urine is normal. Does it UTI? Can Mentranindozol help me?

Hi I'va frequently urinating without pain, odour and burnt the color of urine is normal. Does it UTI? Can Mentranindozol help me?

Not necessarily: Many conditions can cause these symptoms including but not limited to UTI, urinary stones, overactive bladder, cystitis, interstitial cystitis, growths, masses, vaginitis......for an acurate diagnosis....see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that occur when a UTI has reached the kidneys? Have no change in the color of urine but still frequent urination

What are the symptoms that occur when a UTI has reached the kidneys? Have no change in the color of urine but still frequent urination

Bladder infections: Usually do not progress to kidney infections (pyelonephritis). Kidney infections are most of the time the primary infection through bacteria in the blood. If a bladder infection is left untreated and is unresolved spontaneously the individual could become septic (bacteria in blood) and wind up with pyelonephritis. Just get the bladder infection treated while still just that. ...Read more

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Would 2 tablespoons of cinnamon in one day change color of urine? My husband had kidney stones, took medication, read cinnamon good for urinary

Would 2 tablespoons of cinnamon in one day change color of urine? My husband had kidney stones, took medication, read cinnamon good for urinary

See answer: Large doses of cinnamon can CAUSE kidney stone by increasing the amount of oxalate in the urine. The most common kidney stone is composed of calcium oxalate. Large doses of turmeric will do the same thing. Color of urine probably not effected, but not certain about it's affect on urine color. ...Read more

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Experiencing frequent urination from last 15days....My blood sugar levels are normal....Color of urine is normal and there is no burning sensation..

Experiencing frequent urination from last 15days....My blood sugar levels are normal....Color of urine is normal and there is no burning sensation..

Frequent urination: Are you drinking a lot of soda or caffeine drinks or taking any medication. If not, schedule an appointment with your doctor and have him check the specific gravity of your urine if it is low he might want to run other tests or take an xray if the sella turcica of your skull. ...Read more

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In Kidney Disease or kidney failure what color of urine is produced, white, pale yellow or dark urine?

In Kidney Disease or kidney failure what color of urine is produced, white, pale yellow or dark urine?

Since: One effect of kidney failure is inability of the organ to "concentrate" urine a light color is more common. If however there is loss of blood via the failing kidney (as in glomerulonephritis (infection) the urine can be "smokey" or "dark in color!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Does the color of urine change when you are pregnant?

Does the color of urine change when you are pregnant?

Yes: Change of urine color is often due to taking prenatal vitamins, especially if the color is "bright". Not drinking enough water also can cause urine to be a dark yellow. Aim to drink enough water to make urine almost colorless. If urine appears red or blood tinged, a physician should be consulted. ...Read more

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Recently she had vaginal infection with yellow discharge and now it itching and pain and the color of urine its dark yellow what can u do for her?

Recently she had vaginal infection with yellow discharge and now it itching and pain and the color of urine its dark yellow what can u do for her?

Needs exam: It is not appropriate to try to DX your friends problem in this content.
She will need an exam and urine analysis done to make an accurate DX.
Please inform her and take her if this is necessary. ...Read more

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What color should healthy urine be?

Variable: Urine color normally clear to yellowish. The darker the urine, more likely to be concentrated. Urine may be dark yellow if it has bilirubin when someone has jaundice. Ask your doctors advice if you are concerned. ...Read more

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What color should normal urine be? I've noticed my urine is usually colorless, but someones it appears lightly tan tint.

What color should normal urine be? I've noticed my urine is usually colorless, but someones it appears lightly tan tint.

Normal urine: The normal color of urine should be almost clear like water. This means you are hydrating enough also ...Read more

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I have color urine yellowish mostly in the afternoon. What does this imply?

I have color urine yellowish mostly in the afternoon. What does this imply?

Dehydration: You may need to drink more water to make your urine more dilute. If you are taking vitamins, some of them will make your urine quite yellow however. B vitamins in particular do this. ...Read more

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Would b-complex vitamins change the color of your urine?

Yes: Multivitamins and b-complex vitamins can lead to changes in urine color, to include brightening or slight glowing color. This represents excess vitamin being removed from via your urinary system and is harmless. ...Read more

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Color of my urine is light yellow and its foaming while urination. And its foaming every time I urinate. What does it indicate?

Color of my urine is light yellow and its foaming while urination. And its foaming every time I urinate. What does it indicate?

See answer: Some foaming is normal. Foaming is caused by protein in the urine. Significant amounts of protein indicate possible kidney damage. A urinalysis and other urine testing if necessary can help determine if you have any signs of kidney disease. Get a checkup so you can be sure. ...Read more

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I have heat in my body, sometimes the color of my urine is yellow. In summer my face turns slightly red and I feel heat. What to do please help?

I have heat in my body, sometimes the color of my urine is yellow. In summer my face turns slightly red and I feel heat. What to do please help?

Overheated: Summer is a time when we have to be especially careful of the heat. True, we have a great cooling system -sweating & evaporation to cool the body, BUT we need to make sure the body has everything it needs, including enough water to run that cooling system. The body has to prioritize it's resources, so if ur not drinking enough -the urine becomes darker & ur face can become red b/c ur overheated. ...Read more

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I voiding white color urine even drinking less water in a day and even excess urine, Sugar is normal. What can be causes of excess and white urine?

Insipidus: Diabetes insipidus refers to inability to concentrate your urine. If you are still peeing a lot when you are dry and thirsty, your physician knows how to rule pituitary and renal interstitial disease in or out. ...Read more

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Can the medication elavil (amitriptyline) change the color of your urine? Put on it for headaches and noticed that my urine is now dark yellow and green

Can the medication elavil (amitriptyline) change the color of your urine? Put on it for headaches and noticed that my urine is now dark yellow and green

YEs it can: This is a classic side effect for this drug. Discoloration is usually green/blue in nature but not necessarily a sign of serious problems. Talk it over with your physician. ...Read more

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Started methotrexate10mg 2 days ago. Dark amber urine w/large specks of blood x2days. Dysuria. Today color is lighter. Urine dip=trace of blood but neg for uti. Never get utis nor dark urin. Notify rheummd?

Started methotrexate10mg 2 days ago. Dark amber urine w/large specks of blood x2days. Dysuria. Today color is lighter. Urine dip=trace of blood but neg for uti. Never get utis nor dark urin. Notify rheummd?

MTX and Hematuria: Methotrexate, originally developed as an anti-tumor drug, is now used widely for certain proliferative disorders. Hematuria (blood in the urine) is a known complication, but there can be many other causes of this as well. Either way, follow up immediately with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been noticing a orange light reddish color in my urine and I have diarrhea and its a light red-brownish color? I went out and ate 2 steak tacos on wednesday and on thursday I had some stomachaches and I had diarrhea and it was a brownish reddish co

I have been noticing a orange light reddish color in my urine and I have diarrhea and its a light red-brownish color? I went out and ate 2 steak tacos on wednesday and on thursday I had some stomachaches and I had diarrhea and it was a brownish reddish co

Those: Those are concerning symptoms and you need to have a medical evaluation to be sure it isn't blood in your urine and stool. I am especially concerned as you are having stomach aches and diarrhea. Please be seen and have your urine and stool checked for blood. If your doctor can't see you right away, or if you have worsening pain, fever, vomiting, or light-headedness, then you will have to go to the er. ...Read more

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I am five days late from my period. Today there is spotting. It's a faith pinkish color urine. Can I be pregnant?

I am five days late from my period. Today there is spotting. It's a faith pinkish color urine. Can I be pregnant?

You tell us: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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My wife is 5 weeks pregnant. Conceived after 4 yrs. When she saw few blood spots and some brown color spotting in urine. V r very tensed. Is it normal?

My wife is 5 weeks pregnant. Conceived after 4 yrs. When she saw few blood spots and some brown color spotting in urine. V r very tensed. Is it normal?

Seek care if persist: There are various reasons to explain her symptoms- uterine implantation can sometimes cause spotting, she could also be starting with a bladder infection. I would be more concerned about miscarriage if she were to have abdominal pain or cramping. If the spots persist or she develops cramping, seek medical care. In the meantime, I would suggest she rest.
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