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Should I be concerned if my urine is brown?

Should I be concerned if my urine is brown?

Yes: Brownish urine may be concentrated meaning that you are not drinking enough water. However, i would recommend calling your doctor's office for a urinalysis to make sure that nothing else more serious is going on. ...Read more

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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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My urine is red. Should I be worried?

My urine is red. Should I be worried?

YES: Red is the color of blood.Please see a dr asap. ...Read more

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What it means to have brown urine and what I should be concerned about?

What it means to have brown urine and what I should be concerned about?

Testing: recommended to figure out the reason, whether it be normal, infection, blood, dehydration, among other things. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my hemoglobin is 7.1?

Should I be concerned if my hemoglobin is 7.1?

Yes, very much!: Hemoglobin on 7.1 is way lower than normal. You should consult your doctor as soon as possible to be tested for blood loss, poor blood formation, nutritional deficiency and similar disorders. ...Read more

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Should i be worried if there is blood in my sputum?

Should i be worried if there is blood in my sputum?

Yes: Except for the transient coughing of blood with a chest cold, this is always a danger sign. Your physician knows what to do. ...Read more

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I had my period 16-23 may and today I have had blood stained discharge is this something I should be concerned about?

I had my period 16-23 may and today I have had blood stained discharge is this something I should be concerned about?

Hormonal imbalance?: If this is one time even do not worry about it . If it is frequent or there are additional symptoms then see your gyn. ...Read more

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I have had brown spotting for 16 days now. Should i be concerned? Is it normal?

I have had brown spotting for 16 days now. Should i be concerned? Is it normal?

Perhaps: You should be evaluated for infection. If you are birth control that possibly could be a reason as well. ...Read more

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If I have blood in my urine, should I be concerned about my baby?

If I have blood in my urine, should I be concerned about my baby?

Yes: You need to see doctor to get your urine test.You may have urinary tract infection.If untreated, you canget kidney infection which canlead to other systemic problems and affect your baby. ...Read more

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Could I be dehydrated if my urine is not dark?

Could I be dehydrated if my urine is not dark?

Yes. Mild (2%) maybe: Evidenced by any of these: Thirst Loss of Appetite Fatigue or Weakness Chills Dry Skin Skin Flushing Dark Colored Urine Dry Mouth Head Rushes If not corrected, symptoms multiply and worsen. It can be very damaging to let it go on. Drink at least (6-8) 8oz glasses of water a day. If this has been a problem for some time or you run a temp, see a doctor. Take care! Be well. ...Read more

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Should be i worried if my temperature is 100.00?

Should be i worried if my temperature is 100.00?

Depends: Did you take the temperature correctly? Was it after a hot drink or exercise? First thing to do would be to take the temperature first thing on waking up. if it is 100, please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Im 6 week pregnant is it normal to have mucus like discharge with a little green init? What could it be what should I do should I be worried?

Im 6 week pregnant is it normal to have mucus like discharge with a little green init? What could it be what should I do should I be worried?

Worrying won't help: See a doctor or midwife, have a few things checked and start taking a prenatal vitamin. Even minor vaginal or urinary tract infections can disrupt an early pregnancy and cause a miscarriage or other problems for the baby later on. They will also provide you with a lot of useful information to ensure you have a healthy and happy pregnancy. See them now, not later so you won't be wishing you had. ...Read more

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I have ovarian pain and my pee is a dark red/orange color, should I be worried?

I have ovarian pain and my pee is a dark red/orange color, should I be worried?

Consider: It may be a urinary tract infection (which could cause pain the lower pelvis that could feel like ovarian pain) or a kidney stone. Ovarian processes (cysts, etc) shouldn't cause your urine to turn dark red or orange, that sounds like there is blood in your urine. You should be seen and have your urine tested. ...Read more

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If your seaman is brownish should you be worried ?

If your seaman is brownish should you be worried

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Please see your doc: Please try to let go of worrying if you can, but you do need to see your doctor about this. Are you having any pain? Brown-colored semen could come from old blood or possibly prostate infection, and this needs to be checked. Your doctor can help you with the needed examinations and/or testing to reveal the source of this problem. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a brown discharge just days before my period is due to arrive. Should i be concerned?

I have a brown discharge just days before my period is due to arrive. Should i be concerned?

Maybe: It's probably just "break-through" bleeding - not unusual. But if you have pain or miss your period entirely, you need to rule out a pregnancy or infection. ...Read more

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Am 11 weeks pregnant but suddenly got watery stool is that normal or should be concerned?

Am 11 weeks pregnant but suddenly got watery stool is that normal or should be concerned?

Watery Stool: Is not a symptom of pregnancy, but is likely a symptom of a viral illness or food borne illness. It should be treated with fluids, rest and other symptomatic treatments. Nif associated by fevers, bloody stools or dehydration you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a dark-brown vaginal discharge, and my period is not due till may 25... Should i be worried?

I have a dark-brown vaginal discharge, and my period is not due till may 25... Should i be worried?

Irregular bleeding : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Blood from my vagina is orange, should I be concerned?

Blood from my vagina is orange, should I be concerned?

Color of blood is: Usually not a significant issue. However, if you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more