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Reddish Colored Urine What Could Be The Cause
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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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