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Should womens vitamins change the color of urine?

Should womens vitamins change the color of urine?

They can. : Vitamin B12 (or multivitamins containing b12) can turn the urine a deep yellow, or even orange color depending on your hydration status. This is normal and simply represents excess of this vitamin being excreted into the urine.
It should not change the turbidity (cloudiness) or odor of the urine, and should not cause any pain or discomfort. ...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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Can vitamins affect urine color?

Can vitamins affect 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. ...Read more

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Will b vitamins affect urine color?

Will b vitamins affect urine color?

Yes: Vitamin b2 often causes yellowish discoloration of urine. ...Read more

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Hi i am from south India. How does taking pyridium tablet change my urine color to reddish?

Hi i am from south India. How does taking pyridium tablet change my urine color to reddish?

See below: Hi. The primary component of Pyridium is phenazopyridine which is an “azo” dye/pigment that colors the urine a reddish-orange. It is harmless but can stain clothes and contact lenses. It has an analgesic effect and helps reduce the discomfort associated with UTIs and other inflammatory conditions that affect the lower urinary tract. ...Read more

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Coq10 can change urine color?

Coq10 can change urine color?

Coq 10: The taking of coq 10 can turn your urine orange. ...Read more

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Would b-complex vitamins change the color of your urine?

Would b-complex vitamins change the color of your urine?

Yes: Multivitamins and b-complex vitamins can lead to changes in urine color, to include brightening or slight glowing color. This represents excess vitamin being removed from via your urinary system and is harmless. ...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

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Migraines for weeks. My urine color changed a bit. I took a home UTI test and neg for nit postive for leu. What does that mean? Are symptoms related?

Migraines for weeks. My urine color changed a bit. I took a home UTI test and neg for nit postive for leu. What does that mean? Are symptoms related?

Leukocytes: Indicate infection so see your doctor. A migraine does not last weeks, you can get frequent migraines however. I suggest you see your doctor for your headaches to make sure there is not another cause. If frequent migraines there are medications that can help reduce the frequency. ...Read more

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Hi I am from south india.Can taking a full paracetamol tablet in empty stomach cause pain afterwards?Can some food coloring change my urine color?

Hi I am from south india.Can taking a full paracetamol tablet in empty stomach cause pain afterwards?Can some food coloring change my urine color?

Yes........: Both are possible. Paracetamol if taken in empty stomach can make local irritation, erosion of stomach lining causing discomfort and pain.
Food coloring, some medication can cause change of color of urine. Better to avoid artificially colored food or drinks. ...Read more

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Is it true that our urine is rich in vitamin? if so, what type of vitamin? thanks!!!

Is it true that our urine is rich in vitamin?
if so, what type of  vitamin?
thanks!!!

Not Necessarily: The water-soluble vitamins (B complex vitamins and vitamin C) are freely excreted in the urine IF there are excessive amounts in the body. So if you eat foods that are rich in Vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B6, folate, (folic acid) biotin, pantothenic acid and C, and your body has enough for that day, then the EXTRA will be flushed down the toilet. ...Read more

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Can I know based on my urine color how hydrated I am?

Can I know based on my urine color how hydrated I am?

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. ...Read more

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What causes dark urine color?

What causes dark urine color?

Dark: Dehydration most commonly. It could be blood however or bile. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Do vitamins make urine smell?

Do vitamins make urine smell?

Possibly: B-vitamins in particular can cause an unusual aroma in the urine. They also change the color of the urine for a short time after ingesting. ...Read more

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Does vitamin b1 turn urine brown?

Does vitamin b1 turn urine brown?

B vitamins: B vitamins do darken the urine, but tend to make the urine more yellow and fluorescent than brown. Drink more water. ...Read more

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Will large doses of vitamin C acidify your urine?

Will large doses of vitamin C acidify your urine?

No: The excess will come out in your urine but your body will adjust the pH as it always does. Why are you taking large doses? ...Read more

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Can urine color be related to with blood pressure?

Can urine color be related to with blood pressure?

See below: No urine colour is due to concentrated or dilute urine, and sometimes due to bile pigments.Also many food substances can sometimes change urine colour. ...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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Can urine color have anything to do with blood pressure?

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. ...Read more

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Will large doses of vitamin C really acidify your urine?

Needs more research: Some say high doses of Vit C can acidify urine and thus help treat UTI's, but research on this has only used doses up to 4 grams a day and found that dose didn't acidify urine enough to kill bacteria. However, taking higher doses (like 1-2000 mg per hour) might be effective. The only significant side effect might be loose stools. You could get pH strips to monitor.
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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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Is urine color a good indicator of how hydrated your body is?

Limited value: Urine color change can be of some value but limited because urine color can also be affected by food coloring, medications, certain metabolic diseases. The frequency of urination or actual amount of voided urine will be of more value in determining the hydration status. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like vitamins when I'm not taking any?

Why does my urine smell like vitamins when I'm not taking any?

Vitamins do not: smell. Do you mean that your urine smells like yeast? If so, it may indicate an infection. The odor could from other items in diet. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining the urine.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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