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Straw Color Urine
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
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.
Depends on hydration: Clear like water means overhydrated normal is light yellow dark yellow means dehydrated iced tea color/coke color means there's some blood mixed in.
Yes and no.: In general, if you are well hydrated, your urine will become more dilute as your body eliminates surplus water. Urine can appear clear and colorless. If you ingest foods or vitamins that color the urine, urine appearance is no longer a good gauge of hydration status. The importance of 'staying hydrated' is likely somewhat overstated, so be careful when consuming large volumes of free water.
Yes: Certain meds can give a red/orange color to your urine- rifampin, warfarin, senna, Chlorpromazine, thioridazine and pyridium (phenazopyridine). Brown/tea color can be seen with chloroquine, primaquine, metronidazole, and nitrofurantoin. Blue- Amitriptyline (generic), Indomethacin (indocin), Cimetidine (tagamet), Promethazine (phenergan).See 5 more doctor answers
Normal urine: Is sometimes yellow.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Not harmful: Semen is constantly being formed in your glands. Unless you let it out by means of frequent sexual activity or by masturbation, the glands can be filled and 'overflow' which is what you may be seeing with and in your urine.It is absolutely harmless, so do not worry about it. Now you have a solution to manage this issue.
Prob normal: But if it has any orange/red tinge, need to eval for blood. Urine is a filtrate of the blood so what you eat can change the color of your urine.
Blood in my underwear when I check I didn't found any source to that no pain nothing more normal urine color?
Blood: The blood in your underwear may be an alarm signal. See a urologist to have your prostrate checked.
The urine colour of a dementia has been a deep amber colour. What could this mean in relation normal urine color?
Yes for Certain Vits: Certain vitamins can certainly alter urine color. Specifically, many water-soluble vitamins--like the b complexes among others--have potential to alter urine color depending on the dose taken. Please consume only the recommended daily allowance to prevent overdosing on vitamins.
Urine color: Usually urine color has no relation to b/p except in certain conditions. Concentrated urine can make your urine color look darker - for example if one is not drinking enough fluids, is dehydrated which can result if low blood pressure if not treated. If a person has high b/p and urine is red in color or cola colored and urine shows lot of red cells or protein, needs to r/o renal condition.