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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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Does drinking water work for clean urine toxicology screen?

Does drinking water work for clean urine toxicology screen?

Sometimes...but: Good toxicology labs test the ph and temperature of the urine to identify adulterants added as well as the specific gravity and creatinine (body waste product) content to check for dilution. Specifically short term "water loading" will cause creatinine levels from 2-10 which is reported on the report as a possible false negative and repeat test recommended. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will not drinking water cause fishy smelling urine?

Need doctor's help! will not drinking water cause fishy smelling urine?

Why need help?: Urine will be more concentrated ; thus have stronger odor if total fluid intake is less. Water is best beverage to dilute urine ; thus make less smelly, however tea or soup for instance can also supply sufficient fluid. ...Read more

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Why is my urine yellow? I've been drinking water all this week and since a day ago until now my urine is yellow.. I'm fine, nothing's wrong, no pain everywhere

Why is my urine yellow? I've been drinking water all this week and since a day ago until now my urine is yellow.. I'm fine, nothing's wrong, no pain everywhere

Here are some...: The most common reason to have yellowish urine is having a good kidney function to effectively concentrate your urine so to automatically regulate our need for water. Other than this, few kinds of drugs, veggies, supplements may also alter urine color. So, get urine from properly collection checked so to at least assure no UTI or blood or inflammation. ...Read more

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Is it true that the half life of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 70 mg is 12 hours? will it really be undetectable in urine within 60 hours? Will drinking water help?

Is it true that the half life of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 70 mg is 12 hours? will it really be undetectable in urine within 60 hours? Will drinking water help?

Vyvanase: Yes the half life of the major breakdown product dextroamphetamine is 12 hours but every body clears a little differently faster or slower. Drinking more water may dilute it faster but any testing sample then may be too dilute and void testing. Moral of story, if you have your own prescription or you don't take illegal drugs you never have to worry about a drug test. But you knew that! ...Read more

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Why do I urinate frequently after drinking water?

Why do I urinate frequently after drinking water?

Normal physiology: That is normal physiological response; kidney excretes excess water. ...Read more

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Why do I feel the urge to urinate literally ten minutes after drinking water?

Why do I feel the urge to urinate literally ten minutes after drinking water?

Fluid balance: Why do you think it's 'wrong'? Your body wants to be in fluid balance. If you add excess fluid - your body will want to balance out the fluid by eliminating some fluid. ...Read more

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Does drinking water w lemon cause frequent urination?

Does drinking water w lemon cause frequent urination?

Not likely: Lemon or other citrus fruits are not known to increase urine flow beyond the amount of water drunk. ...Read more

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Will drinking water prior to a urine test reduce the detectable amount of protein and blood?

Will drinking water prior to a urine test reduce the detectable amount of protein and blood?

Maybe: Drinking large amounts of water prior to a urine test can dilute some ingredients. However the specific gravity of the sample will also shift indicating a recent high ingestion of water or other fluids ...Read more

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I have a high level of specific gravity in my urine...I keep drinking water but i can't get it down! why is this?

I have a high level of specific gravity in my urine...I keep drinking water but i can't get it down! why is this?

Meds & supplements?: If you are not taking any medications or supplements / herbals / protein, then you should be evaluated by a nephrologist. If any of the above, they may be contributing to elevated sg (via elimination in urine). ...Read more

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Why do I feel constantly thirsty when I've been drinking water all day and my urine is (white, not yellow) transparent?

Why do I feel constantly thirsty when I've been drinking water all day and my urine is (white, not yellow) transparent?

Many things to cause: thirst is a good indicator of fluids in your body, you can watch it for now but contact your doctor if symptoms persist, I am available for consult or second opinion if needed ...Read more

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Dark urine which gets lighter for a short while after drinking water but then gets darker again. Liver chemistry tests came back normal?

Dark urine which gets lighter for a short while after drinking water but then gets darker again. Liver chemistry tests came back normal?

Dark urine: The kidneys are important for retaining the water you drink and preventing dehydration. When you do not drink much the kidneys reabsorb as much water as they can resulting in dark concentrated urine. When you drink water the excess water is removed and the urine becomes lighter. Other causes of dark urine can be liver disease, blood, hemoglobin or myoglobin. You can use a urinary dip stick. ...Read more

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Does lower ab pain, and very limited urination after drinking water all day mean that I am having urinary retentention and/or bladder distension?

Here are some...: Urinating more often with less & less voided volume from each voiding than used to be over the past few weeks or months should lead professional mind to think about possible developing pending urinary retention. To sort things out correctly has not to be that hard by following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain insight on how to work closely with doc so to.. ...Read more

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29 F, saw blood in my urine, no pain, drank 4 glasses of water the color became orange and then yellow to normal.i wasnt drinking water what to do?

29 F, saw blood in my urine, no pain, drank 4 glasses of water the color became orange and then yellow to normal.i wasnt drinking water what to do?

See a doctor: If you are sure the blood was strictly in the urine then you need to find out why. A urine sample taken at the doctors in a sterile container can be sent to the lab for analysis. Since you had no pain it is unlikely blood from a kidney stone, or mixed up blood from menstural flow. It is concerning and drinking water is fine. Please follow up get the urinalysis started at your doctors. ...Read more

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I went from drinking tons of soda to none at all, and drinking water instructed by my dentist. My urine is clear and I'm peeing more. Is this normal?

I went from drinking tons of soda to none at all, and drinking water instructed by my dentist. My urine is clear and I'm peeing more. Is this normal?

It is very normal: The color of the urine is usually clear to slightly light yellow. Plus, quitting soda can be an excellent first step towards a healthier lifestyle. ...Read more

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Drinking Water (Definition)

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