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What Does It Mean If A Babys Pee Is Dark Yellow
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am getting a sudden burning sensation when i pass urine and it is a terrible dark yellow color. What does this mean?
Yellow urine: You are not drinking enough water would be my first guess based on what you told me. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What does it mean when a tissue sort of material comes out when I pee? it was yellow with blood and looked like it had stringy stuff in some places??
?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
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