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Why is my urine bright yellow?

Why is my urine bright yellow?

Vitamins: Usually, urine is a clear, sparkling, lemon color. Daily multi-vitamins could cause your urine to have more of a fluorescent yellow color. With liver disease, your urine would be more of a dark color. With heart disease, you may have a lighter color to the urine. A trial off otc meds may clear up your urine - if it doesn't, then you may consider getting a urinalysis to guide you. ...Read more

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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Why is my urine bright yellow all of a sudden?

Why is my urine bright yellow all of a sudden?

Color = content: Usually it's just concentrated but can be from foods (vit c). ...Read more

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What medicines cause urine tobe bright yellow?

What medicines cause urine tobe bright yellow?

Various: Concentrated urine can be yellow, also some dyes in vitamins and other pills can turn the urine yellow. ...Read more

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Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

B vitamins usually: The b's give a bright, almost fluorescent or iridescent yellow color to urine as they are excreted ( (a reminder that they are water soluble, so mega doses must wash through you)). ...Read more

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I have sweet smelling urine. Yellow and cloudy. Symptoms for about 2 1/2 months?

I have sweet smelling urine. Yellow and cloudy. Symptoms for about 2 1/2 months?

Possible diabetes: Sweet smelling or tasting urine generally means there is sugar [glucose] in the urine. Your blood glucose needs to be above about 160 for there to be sugar in the urine. Although there are other problems that could cause this, they are essentially rare relative to Diabetes. This needs to be evaluated as soon as possible, if only to rule out diabetes ...Read more

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In May 2015 vita D was 22. I take 2k daily during winter but decided to double dosage every other day. Just noticed now urine bright yellow. Stop it?

In May 2015 vita D was 22. I take 2k daily during winter but decided to double dosage every other day. Just noticed now urine bright yellow. Stop it?

Vitamin D deficiency: 1, 000 international units (IU) of Vitamin D will typically raise 25OH D level by 10ng/mL (30-100ng/mL is considered normal reference range). Vitamin D supplementation does not affect urine color. But vitamin B supplements can turn urine bright yellow. ...Read more

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What does it mean when urine appears very bright, almost neon yellow?

What does it mean when urine appears very bright, almost neon yellow?

Not much: The urine color typically reflects its concentration and contents. As long as there are no other symptoms, it isn't a big deal. The more concentrated the urine...The more yellow (typically). This is why urine is almost clear after hitting the bottle too hard as it really dilutes the urine. ...Read more

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What would cause my urine to be bright yellow, and smell really salty?

What would cause my urine to be bright yellow, and smell really salty?

Probably several: But, one easy thing to try is to drink lots of water (8+ 8oz glasses per day) for a day or two. If this clears it - you might not have a problem other than being dehydrated. But, if it is still not right - see your doctor for an exam and lab work. Being pregnant makes it even more important to be checked and your body may be a sensitive one too. If water isn't enough, see the doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have been really nauseous for 3 days along with bright yellow urine. What could that mean?

I have been really nauseous for 3 days along with bright yellow urine. What could that mean?

Dehydration?: See your doctor to find out the cause of your nausea and get treated for it. When the nausea goes away you take more fluid in and color improves. ...Read more

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I have been having bright yellow (almost green) urine. What could this mean? How can I fix it?

I have been having bright yellow (almost green) urine. What could this mean? How can I fix it?

Urine: Bright yellow urine is not necessarily abnormal and can be seen after taking some B vitamins or not drinking enough fluids. If you have further concerns have your physician order a urinalysis. ...Read more

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I am taking amoxicillin. My urine is bright yellow. Is it from medication?

I am taking amoxicillin. My urine is bright yellow. Is it from medication?

Urine: I have never heard of amoxicillin causing this side effect. Generally, bright yellow urine is indicative of concentration secondary to a lack of water. Be sure to keep yourself hydrated. ...Read more

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Why is my urine bright yellow after taking vitamins?

Why is my urine bright yellow after taking vitamins?

YOUR BODY: Eliminates in the urine and through stools the vitamins it can not store. Your urine will have most of those. Very normal to have darker urine. ...Read more

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Bright yellow urine, grey stool and feeling nauseous?

Bright yellow urine, grey stool and feeling nauseous?

Jaundiced?: Your symptoms, when considered together, suggest early onset jaundice due to a liver problem, bile duct/gallbladder problem, or pancreatic disease. This can be serious, may worsen, & deserves urgent physical examination & lab testing. Please see a doctor or present yourself to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Does yellow-colored slight frothy/foamy urine a symptom of diabetes? 27 year old female.

Does yellow-colored slight frothy/foamy urine a symptom of diabetes? 27 year old female.

YELLOW: Yellow is concentrated and foamy can be protein. These should be checked with your doctor if they persist. ...Read more

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Male, 51, occasional cloudy urine for the past 6 weeks. No other symptoms, never on consecutive urinations. Color is always yellow. Cause for concern?

Male, 51, occasional cloudy urine for the past 6 weeks. No other symptoms, never on consecutive urinations. Color is always yellow. Cause for concern?

Cloudy: If there are no symptoms and you feel fine then it likely reflects something in your diet. If you are concerned then your doctor can get a urinalysis and culture to be sure. ...Read more

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Does supplemental fiber cause bright yellow urine?

Does supplemental fiber cause bright yellow urine?

Not necessarily: The fiber itself wouldn't but if the product you are using has dyes added into it those might. ...Read more

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My urine is bright yellow but I don't take vitamins, cause?

My urine is bright yellow but I don't take vitamins, cause?

Normal variation: The color of one's urine is a reflection of one's state of hydration and how one's body uses water. The more hydrated one is, the clearer the color and the greater the urinary frequency. On the other hand, darker yellow urine is associated with dehydration and less urinary frequency. Vitamin b2 (riboflavin), present in most multivitamins, is what imparts a more colorful yellow/orange urine. ...Read more

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Why is your urine bright yellow after you take a multi vitamin?

Why is your urine bright yellow after you take a multi vitamin?

From Coloring dyes: Most multivitamin have coloring agent added to them ie yellow number 5 or something similar and this non toxic coloring agent is removed unchanged by the kidneys. Urine color can be yellow, green, orange etc depending on the coloring agent added to the multivitamin tablets. ...Read more

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Does taking a B-complex vitamin and having bright yellow urine mean you are taking enough?

Does taking a B-complex vitamin and having bright yellow urine mean you are taking enough?

Enough B1 and B2: Vitamins B1 and esp. B2 have a yellow color so bright yellow urine suggests enough B1 and B2. But B3, 5, 6, 12 and folate aren't yellow and you might still have inadequate levels of those. Many have difficulty absorbing B12. Nearly half of people have trouble metabolizing folic acid and need the L-5-MTHF form of folate. Fasting blood homocysteine can indicate if you have enough B6, B12 and folate. ...Read more

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Yellow/green vaginal discharge. No strong odor. Occasional cloudy light yellow urine. Symptoms caused by same culprit?

Yellow/green vaginal discharge. No strong odor. Occasional cloudy light yellow urine. Symptoms caused by same culprit?

Not likely: Vaginal infections are independent of urinary tract infections. The cloudy urine can be caused by contamination from vaginal discharge or be due to sedimentary chrystals in the urine. Your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you as it appears that you have a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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My urine is light yellow cloudy and has a bad odor. But their is no burning, no itching. No other symptoms. What can it be?

My urine is light yellow cloudy and has a bad odor. But their is no burning, no itching. No other symptoms. What can it be?

Let me explain: If you are other wise healthy, you do not use medications, vitamins supplements and special diets to cause the odor, my suggestion to go and have routine urine test to be sure. There many reasons for bad odor in the urine.
Look at web site for more information.
Good luck.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/urine-odor/my00378/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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I have been taking mega men vitamins and noticed my urine has been bright yellow. Is that the excess vitamins that the body doesn't use?

I have been taking mega men vitamins and noticed my urine has been bright yellow. Is that the excess vitamins that the body doesn't use?

Yes.: Multivitamins can impart a bright yellow color to the urine, usually attributed to the b-complex vitamins. Other compounds in the formulation also contribute to urine color, and is harmless. Patients who use their urine color as a measure of hydration status should be careful not to drink fluids excessively because of this. ...Read more

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I have severe back pain bright yellow urine yellow w discharge?

I have severe back pain bright yellow urine yellow w discharge?

Discharge: Discharge is not normal ever and back pain and discharge could be kidney related. See your doctor immediately hold off on Ibuprofen as that is broken down in your kidneys which may be compromised. ...Read more

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Does urine always change to bright yellow with prenatal vitamins? It was and not it isn't as bright though I'm still taking them.

Does urine always change to bright yellow with prenatal vitamins? It was and not it isn't as bright though I'm still taking them.

Prenatals: The shades of yellow can vary depending on the other components of your urine. no worries whether the coolor is there or not, continue taking your vitamins. :) ...Read more