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What causes my pee to turn orange?

What causes my pee to turn orange?

Orange urine: The orange appearance of the urine can be related to dehydration, vitamins, and various foods but blood in the urine should be ruled out. You should see your doctor for a urinalysis to rule out the presence of blood in the urine. ...Read more

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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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This has been the first instance of this happening to me so i was wondering, what would cause a fishy smell when i pee? It was also orange.

This has been the first instance of this happening to me so i was wondering, what would cause a fishy smell when i pee? It was also orange.

Food and meds: Orange urine can be caused by medications such as azulfine, rifampin, pyridium, (phenazopyridine) and some laxatives. Foods such as beets, rhubarb can cause redish urine. Dehydration can concentrate urine and make deeper color. Fishy smell usually is caused by vagina infection. If this continues should consult your physician.. ...Read more

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Could cranberry pills or cystex cause your pee to turn pink/orange?

Could cranberry pills or cystex cause your pee to turn pink/orange?

Here are some ...: Cranberry-related pills may contain some discoloring dye as pill filler, and information on the issue of question has been unclear. So, the simplest thing you can do is trying to take cranberry pill or cystex one week and off one week so to observe the difference by yourself and you don't have to be confused by conflicting information. And you can confidently tell this world about your experience. ...Read more

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What causes orange urine?

What causes orange urine?

Orange urine: This is commonly seen after women take an over-the-counter bladder spasm medicine called pyridium (phenazopyridine) for UTI symptoms. Some high-dose vitamins or supplements could do it too, or if you eat excessive amounts of foods with beta-carotene (like carrots). Or, if you are dehydrated, that makes your urine more concentrated and it appears amber or orange. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause orange urine? Can eating Fritos that have orange seasoning cause it too?

Can dehydration cause orange urine? Can eating Fritos that have orange seasoning cause it too?

Yes: Yes...the less one drinks the more concentrated the urine color.or just the opposite .like after 2-3 beers the urine can be almost like water Foods. Such as beets and coloring in processed foods can change urine color. ...Read more

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What could cause orange urine?

What could cause orange urine?

Many possibilities.: The color of urine will depend on hydration status, ingested foods, vitamins, medications, & certain health conditions. Food: beets, blackberries, artificial food coloring. Vitamins: b complex, multivitamins. Medications: Pyridium (phenazopyridine), certain laxatives. Medical conditions: hemolytic anemia, rhabdomyolysis, light blood in the urine due to injury, infection, or tumor. ...Read more

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I am having dark reddish orange urine occassionaly don't eat any kinds of foods that would cause this.

I am having dark reddish orange urine occassionaly  don't eat any kinds of foods that would cause this.

See a doctor: The orange red color of the urine may indicate it is very concentrated, but it may also signal the presence of blood and/ or bile pigment. Either way, a doctor visit is in order, as the appearance is not normal and needs evaluation. ...Read more

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Do probiotics cause orange urine?

Do probiotics cause orange urine?

Need More Hydration: Your orange urine is telling me more about your body hydration, rather than the effects of the probiotic you took. Drink more fluid, at least 8 glasses a day, and see what happens. ...Read more

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My urine is dark orange, and I have minor pain on the left side of my lower body, what could be the cause? I'm very well hydrated.

My urine is dark orange, and I have minor pain on the left side of my lower body, what could be the cause? I'm very well hydrated.

Maybe blood: Maybe you cold have bold in your urine and if there is blood pain and blood could be coming from a kidney stone. ...Read more

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