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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?

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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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

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more