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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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I have oily looking urine and a nagging feeling in my lower abdomen area?

Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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I have oily looking urine and a nagging feeling in my lower abdomen area?

Urinalysis: I am not sure what do you mean by oily, get a urinalysis to rule out any infection of the bladder. ...Read more

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Dr. Buck Parker
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Dr. Forrest Jones
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Why does my urine look oily? I have been sweaty today, and haven't drank a lot of water. Why would it be oily? I do drink alcohol on the weekends.

Dr. Forrest Jones
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Why does my urine look oily? I have been sweaty today, and haven't drank a lot of water. Why would it be oily? I do drink alcohol on the weekends.

Maybe urinalysis: Not sure what "oily" urine means. Do you see blood, have burning or irritation, or have color change in your urine? Having your urine examined by urinalysis might be helpful. Your habits that you describe don't appear to be an issue, though. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Buck Parker
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Dr. Lori Semel
Board Certified, Pediatrics
30 years in practice
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What does it mean if your urine looks oily?

Dr. Lori Semel
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What does it mean if your urine looks oily?

Oily Urine: It is normal to have a certain amount of what appears to be an oily residue in your urine. If the amount appears to be substantial, or if your urine is also milky in color, you should be seen by your doctor for tests - it may indicate an infection or something more serious. Technically the oily substance is called chyle and can come from lymph nodes and suggest a bigger problem. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What is the cause of oily urine ?

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What is the cause of oily urine ?

?Oily?: Not sure what oily urine is. Possibly your "fluid" diet may have a relationship to the consistency of your urine. If it persists, have your urine evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Buck Parker
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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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My urine always is dark in colour, with an oily foamy texture, and its density makes it sink to the bottom of my toilette. I have many other symptoms

Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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My urine always is dark in colour, with an oily foamy texture, and its density makes it sink to the bottom of my toilette. I have many other symptoms

Sounds like: its time to have blood work and a urinalysis for a better answer to your multiple complaints ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
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Why is urine oily.

Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
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Urine Norms: Urine is not oily. If you feel your's is oily then you need to get to your family clinic. This is a very unique question and is not the norm for urine symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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Why does my urine have an oily sheen?

Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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Why does my urine have an oily sheen?

It could be from: The fatty foods or medicines u take, not enough water intake, kidney problems etc. See your dr for any concerns. ...Read more

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Dr. Jessica Allan
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
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Does drinking another person's urine (small amount) only once cause oily skin to drinker???

Dr. Jessica Allan
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
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Does drinking another person's urine (small amount) only once cause oily skin to drinker???

Unlikely: Urophagia the consumption of urine is not known to cause oily skin. Go to a Doctor for acne treatment. The risks of drinking urine outweigh the benefits. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
Board Certified, Urology
46 years in practice
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Why is my urine oily? Some days it is more oily and on some days less. It does not itch when I urinate.

Dr. James Lin
Board Certified, Urology
46 years in practice
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Why is my urine oily? Some days it is more oily and on some days less. It does not itch when I urinate.

Here are some...: Clinically, you seem free of symptoms despite seeing oily urine. Now it's time to confirm what you saw with urine test. If urinalysis is normal and you're asymptomatic, clinically, you're all right with no need to worry about it. So, work closely with Dr. to clarify your concern and eliminate future unnecessary anxiety. Best wish... ...Read more

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Dr. Michelle Jones singer
Board Certified, Gynecology
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Hii im seven months pregnant and since beforw i knew I was pregnant when I used the washroom, there looks like an oily substance in my urine. ?

Dr. Michelle Jones singer
Board Certified, Gynecology
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Hii im seven months pregnant and since beforw i knew I was pregnant when I used the washroom, there looks like an oily substance in my urine. ?

Not certain: I don't know what this oily substance is. I suggest you see your doctor and have a urinalysis. ...Read more

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