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Urine And Color
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
I had dark brown urine (tea color) one morning, but after that it went back to being yellow and/or clear, should I be worried?
Not yet but: usually means some blood but could be something drank dark but abnormal yes if gone and no symptoms like acute low back pain[kidney stone] wait and see , if recurs see urologist best or at least get a urinalysis , if blood see a urologist for prostate or bladder/kidney cancer or problems like stone ...Read more
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. ...Read more
My husband has gray to black sand like sediment in his urine. He has a folly catheter. No fever, urine normal color and smell. This just started today?
Not clear why he has: ...a Foley in the first place, but what you describe may need some attention to treat early or avoid infection. ...Read more
Clear watery vaginal discharge (slight urine like color)no odor pain or fever 1 week after d and c . Should I be concerned or is this possibly normal ?
May be normal...: The color change in vaginal discharge after D & C may linger for 1-3 weeks but should be getting lighter and lighter. If worsening or persisting longer than expected, seek evaluation; that is right thing to do. How to assure getting the related things of evaluation done correctly? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work with doc closely ... ...Read more
Feeling a small dot shaped lump near my epididymis in left testicle, pain in same testicle. Blood, urine and color Doppler scan normal. What is it?
My 2.5 yrs old daughter urine report. Color - pale yellow, appeatence - turbid, ph- acidic, specific gravity- 1.015, protein-traces, urine glucose-nil?
Nothing stands out: What you describe, except for the turbid appearance (cloudy), is normal. It sounds quite ok, but there must have been a reason for the doctor ordering the test. What were they looking for? Other things to look for are white blood cells, bacteria and red blood cells in the urine. These results could come from someone who does have a urine infection, as well as from someone who is totally normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
35 female w freq urination no burning , took a ua and urine was color of grapefruit juice , no infection or blood but high ketones/protein, what is it?
Check blood sugar: Check your physician. Frequent urination could be a sign of high blood sugar (diabetes). Protein in urine could be a sign of kidney damage. Ketones build up when the body needs to break down fats and fatty acids to use as fuel. This also can happen in patients with diabetes mellitus. There are other possibilities, but you should visit a doctor for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Constipation: My first gut sense as a physician is that you must be dehydrated. Your body is trying to compensate by keeping ahold of as much fluid as possible. This can lead to constipation and dark urine. Please begin drinking fluids until your urine returns to normal. If you are not having any fevers or pain from the constipation one of the tricks is to drink three liters of fluids in one hour. It works! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It Depends: If it is literally the color of dark tea or coca cola, there may be blood in the urine. A dark golden or yellow may only means your child needs more fluids. This means it is possible there is a serious problem. If there is a concern, call your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I observed my urine is milky color when i peed yesterday. What is it? I'm really scared because of this.
What is the normal human urine's color? Mine is a bit dark yellow. Do I have problem? And if yes, what is that?
I've had 8 rounds of iron infusions over the last 3 months. Today is the 1st time I noticed my urine a brown color. Is that normal?
My dad is getting urine in milkywhite color.But his reports proved tht there is no problem.Is it dangerous?What is problem behind this?
That is absolutely: normal and your prescriber just forgot to tell you like I have done in the past. ...Read more