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Doctor insights on: Reddish Colored Urine What Could Be The Cause

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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 could be the cause of yellow stools?

What could be the cause of yellow stools?

Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing dark urine?

What could be causing dark urine?

Possibly liver Dz.: This can be due to liver disease, or it can be from blood due to trauma or some other cause. It might even be due to some foods you eat, like beets and blackberries. It would be wise to see your doctor to ascertain the cause and get prompt treatment. ...Read more

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If the urine coměs in yellow color what could be the problem.?

If the urine coměs in yellow color what could be the problem.?

Usually nothing: Urine is generally yellow. However, the degree of yellow may change on various factors such as taking vitamins, hydration, and the foods one is eating. These are generally not a problem unless one has symptoms. The urine may become a darker yellow with liver disease from jaundice but this diagnosis is usually evident. ...Read more

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Should my urine sample be tea colour, what are the possible causes?

Should my urine sample be tea colour, what are the possible causes?

Urine color : If color is very intense it could be related to dehydration. Also if it is more reddish probably it could be related to some blood diluted in it. The best way to tell is be performing a full urinalysis. If you are having symptoms and changes in the quality of you urine you should get cheeks and tested in order to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I can see pus in my urine. What could cause this? Also urine is a dark yellow.

I can see pus in my urine. What could cause this? Also urine is a dark yellow.

Infection: It is definitely not normal to see pus in your urine. In a woman, pus in your urine could be coming from your bladder or from your vaginal. Pus in urine most likely a sign of infection. If you have burning when you urinate or are feeling the need to urinate more frequently then it is more likely that you have a urinary tract infection. Otherwise, it could be due to a STD. ...Read more

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What could cause the whites of your eyes to turn a brownish yellow colour?

What could cause the whites of your eyes to turn a brownish yellow colour?

Pigment changes: There are several causes of color changes in the white of the eyes. Most commonly, there is a slow yellowing that can occur with time. As well, increase in the size of small blood vessels can dull the white appearance. Rarely, jaundice and other diseases can affect the white of the eye. Any change in the eyes' color should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause my pee to be so dark cloudy brown!?

What could cause my pee to be so dark cloudy brown!?

Dark urine: Urine that color could be related to dehydration, blood in the urine, breakdown products from, muscle injury, liver damage causing bilirubin in the urine, certain foods and vitamins can cause color changes in urine. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of discolored eye discharge?

What can be the cause of discolored eye discharge?

Usually : One of 3 causes; bacterial or viral infection or allergies. Sometimes difficult to distinguish between the 3 causes, but viral conjunctivitis is usually occompainied by cold-like symptoms and allergic may be occompainied by other allergic symptoms like runny nose and sneezing. Bacterial usually has heavy drainage causing eye to be matted shut. If you have a painful red eye, see your doc urgently. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of yellowish discharge from urethra?

What could be the cause of yellowish discharge from urethra?

Gonorrhea...: Yellowish urethral discharge in a sexually active man should be checked if getting STD-related urethritis esp.& specifically from gonorrhea. How to sort these out correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Of course, the implicated partners need to be checked, treated, and followed at the same time so to prevent reinfection. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of urine smelling like ammonia?

What could be the cause of urine smelling like ammonia?

Urea is related: Urea is related to ammonia. Urea is the byproduct of our protein metabolism, and is disposed of in our urine. If urine is concentrated (due to not drinking enough fluids), it can have an ammonia odor. Other things can affect people's sense of smell, such as nasal changes, hormonal changes, pregnancy, etc... Warm urine should have a stronger odor than cold urine, too. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pooping bright red blood?

What could be the cause of pooping bright red blood?

Hemorrhoids: In a young person with some straining and constipation, hemorrhoids are the leading possibility. If there is a lot of diarrhea and mucus, colitis needs to be considered. Colon cancer is relatively rare in a young person but if the bleeding persists, a sigmoidoscopy should give you the answer ...Read more

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What could be probable causes of painless red spots on the tongue? Could it be stds?

What could be probable causes of painless red spots on the tongue? Could it be stds?

See your physician.: Painless red spots can be normal anatomy or it can be something else. I can't see your tongue, so see your physician and let him have a look! ...Read more

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Could hepatitis be the cause of light colored stools?

Could hepatitis be the cause of light colored stools?

Jaundiced?: Jaundice with acholic (light colored stool) can be very serious stuff. Either there has been an acute liver insult (like hepatitis), or early liver failure is progressing. Cholestasis associated with jaundice may mean a blocked bile duct, altered blood flow to &/or away from the liver, or worsening liver disease. In all cases, you need medical attention soon & please avoid drinking any alcohol. ...Read more

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What could cause the urine to have white particles and bubble?

What could cause the urine to have white particles and bubble?

Possible infection: This can be seen in patients who have urine infections that is from bladder or kidneys. A simple test of the urine can be done in your doctors office. ...Read more