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What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

Concentrated urine: Concentrated urine means that you need to hydrate more. In the baby, it means you should try to get them to take more fluids. Babies should only drink breast milk or formula, 24-32 ounces a day, if under 6 months. Up to 6 ounces of juice can be added at 6 months. That usually takes care of fluid requirements. ...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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What does it mean if you pee a dark yellow color?

What does it mean if you pee a dark yellow color?

Hydrate: Vitamin supplements make urine dark yellow. More concerning however is very concentrated urine, in other words dehydration. Dark urine could also signify the presence of blood in the urine. If the urine does not clear up with improved hydration, be certain to check it out with your physician. ...Read more

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Pee smells bad and is dark yellow what does this mean? I don't feel any pain

Pee smells bad and is dark yellow what does this mean? I don't feel any pain

Smelly dark urine: Dark urine is usually a sign of concentrated urine which MAY cause a foul odor. Without symptoms - I would simply increase your fluid intake (but NOT alcohol beverages) and see if that solves your issue. If you start to have frequency and pain you probably should see a doctor. Good luck ...Read more

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Should my baby's urine be dark yellow?

Should my baby's urine be dark yellow?

No: In general, urine should be clear to pale yellow. Dark yellow or strong smelling urine is often a sign of being somewhat dehydrated. Try increasing fluids and see how the urine responds. If it stays dark yellow in spite of increased fluid intake and baby is urinating at least 5-6 times per 24 hours, you may have to have your doctor examine the baby and their urine for other issues. ...Read more

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Please explain what it means (medically) that my urine is dark yellow in color?

Please explain what it means (medically) that my urine is dark yellow in color?

It usually means: That you need to drink more water. Your kidneys are working fine but your urine should be light and straw colored if you have been drinking enough water. Fluids with caffeine don't count because they dehydrate you. You should have 8 full glasses of water a day! ...Read more

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I am getting a sudden burning sensation when i pass urine and it is a terrible dark yellow color. What does this mean?

I am getting a sudden burning sensation when i pass urine and it is a terrible dark yellow color. What does this mean?

Likely UTI: Sounds like a bladder infection, but could also be small stones passing. See your doctor for a test and treatment if it's an infection. Drink lots of water, avoid caffeinated beverages until you get seen. ...Read more

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What does dark yellow urine mean?

What does dark yellow urine mean?

Dehydration: Dark yellow urine is a result of dehydration. The kidneys are trying to retain more water. As long as it doesn't burn, all you would need to do is drink more water. ...Read more

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My urine is very dark yellow/orange does this mean I'm dehydrated or something more serious ?

My urine is very dark yellow/orange does this mean I'm dehydrated or something more serious ?

Possibly: Hello Ashlyn . some dyes in the food and some medicines can change urine color. Dehydration can do that too . Try to identify that and increase water intake . If problem persists you will need urine test . ...Read more

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Hi doctor I have dark yellow and strong smelly urine and iam just two days after my medical abortion from qualified doctor does that mean I might have?

Dehydration?: Strong smelling and darker yellow urine usually are just due to dehydration, which is common after any surgical and some medical procedures. Drink lots of fluids for a day or two and it probably will clear up. If it doesn't, call your doctor. ...Read more

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I just got over the flu. My pee is dark yellow maybe light orange. Do you know why that could happen?

I just got over the flu. My pee is dark yellow maybe light orange. Do you know why that could happen?

Little dehydrated: After the flu, people lose fluids via perspiration and don't make up for it, due to decreased appetite. This will get better with more eating and drinking for a few days. Although, dehydration may cause less kidney function, this is not worrisome. Also if you took multivitamins, the color of urine will be dark yellow. ...Read more

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I've had a cold for about 4 days now. Stuffy nose, coughing, now when i cough it taste horrible.Then this morning my pee is dark yellow?

I've had a cold for about 4 days now. Stuffy nose, coughing, now when i cough it taste horrible.Then this morning my pee is dark yellow?

Go To The Doctor: Surprised by you using this service. Your very statement and implied question seems to be the definition of when it is time to go to see your family doctor. It sounds like you should be there today. ...Read more

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I pee yellow but i wipe brown. What it means?

I pee yellow but i wipe brown. What it means?

Normal ?: Assuming yellow urine and brow stools, it sounds normal 2 me. A very dark urine in the face of adequate hydration may b due 2 some other reason & u should c u r pcp 4 evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pee is really really yellow?

What does it mean when your pee is really really yellow?

Dehydration: Usually means dehydration and not drinking enough water. Institute of medicine determined that an adequate intake for men is roughly 3 liters (about 13 cups) of total beverages a day. The ai for women is 2.2 liters (about 9 cups) of total beverages a day. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you pee & you wipe & the urine is a yellow color?

What does it mean when you pee & you wipe & the urine is a yellow color?

Normal urine: Normal urine is some shade of yellow, darker if dehydrated, lighter if well hydrated. Cola colored urine is worrisome for liver disease. ...Read more

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Am I dehydrating or is this normal for my pee to be so dark yellow today?

Am I dehydrating or is this normal for my pee to be so dark yellow today?

Is it normal for you: Urine darkness can be secondary to concentration due to water conservation but discolorded urine can be secondary to some dyes and food additives. Do they sell those strips otc that you dip in urine for specific gravity. High specific gravity and ketones present can easily help you decide as well as headache dry mouth fatigue and malaise (excessive tiredness). ...Read more

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What to do if I have been working out outside and all of a sudden my pee is a dark yellow ?

What to do if I have been working out outside and all of a sudden my pee is a dark yellow ?

Drink water: Your urine concentrates waste and the darker the color the more concentrated the urine. Drinking water helps flush waste and keep you hydrated. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to pee dark yellow urine?

Please advise if it's normal to pee dark yellow urine?

Dark yellow urine: Urine can be dark yellow from taking B vitamins and/or being a bit dehydrated. ...Read more

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My baby's pee is neon yellow, can it be caused by formula?

My baby's pee is neon yellow, can it be caused by formula?

Maybe, but....: Urine color change from time to time may be related to foods & beverage intake, drug use, urine concentration, etc. especially under some poor lighting. So, if any doubt, see pediatrician. ...Read more

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I started peeing dark yellow urine today. What is the problem?

I started peeing dark yellow urine today. What is the problem?

Dehydration: The darker the urine, the more concentrated it is. Your body is trying to conserve water therefore it makes it more concentrated. Drink more water. ...Read more

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Had bloody then I started peeing dark yellow urine. So is the problem gone?

Had bloody then I started peeing dark yellow urine. So is the problem gone?

NO: Gross painless hematuria must be properly and promptly evaluated by a urologist. I worry about stones infection and tumors, . ...Read more

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When my husband pees the yellow goes to the bottom. What does that mean?

When my husband pees the yellow goes to the bottom. What does that mean?

Crystals: Especially at a more acid ph, the uric acid that is normally present in the urine precipitates as crystals as it cools. The crystals take some of the yellow tinge (both molecules are aromatic ring systems) and also settle to the bottom. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have yellow pee and back pain?

What does it mean to have yellow pee and back pain?

?Gallbladder: This could possibly be the signs of gallstones, especially tiny stones that can pass out of the gallbladder and temporarily block the liver, making your urine darker. Back pain often also occurs with gallstones. Other possibilities include kidney disease or infection, bladder problems or infection. You need to your doctor to have all of these things checked out. Good luck! ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

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