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Why could urine turn green?

Why could urine turn green?

Meds/foods/metabolsm: Green urine can be traced to food dyes, indego blue, metheline blue( a med )biliverdin (a breakdown product of liver wastes).If urine with various metabolic wastes come in contact with other chemicals it can turn green. If you face this issue: try keeping an exposure diary listing everything you eat or drink +otc or prescribed meds or herbals & take it all in for reviw by your dr. ...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 could cause my pee to be so dark cloudy brown!?

What could cause my pee to be so dark cloudy brown!?

Dark urine: Urine that color could be related to dehydration, blood in the urine, breakdown products from, muscle injury, liver damage causing bilirubin in the urine, certain foods and vitamins can cause color changes in urine. ...Read more

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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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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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What could cause dark bloody urine?

What could cause dark bloody urine?

Seek evaluation.: Blood in the urinary tract has many potential causes, and needs to be worked up. Injury to the kidney or bladder, tumors of the urinary tract, stones, infections are examples of causes. Dark bloody urine indicates a significant amount of blood is being passed into the urinary tract, which requires prompt workup and management. ...Read more

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Can bright yellow pee mean your pregnant?

Can bright yellow pee mean your pregnant?

Usually not: The color of urine has more to do with your level of hydration. The darker the urine, the more concentrated it is; your body is reabsorbing more water from the urine, so is is a darker yellow. If you have adequate hydration, you do not need the excess water, and your body releases it as urine. In this case the urine is more clear. ...Read more

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I can see pus in my urine. What could cause this? Also urine is a dark yellow.

I can see pus in my urine. What could cause this? Also urine is a dark yellow.

Infection: It is definitely not normal to see pus in your urine. In a woman, pus in your urine could be coming from your bladder or from your vaginal. Pus in urine most likely a sign of infection. If you have burning when you urinate or are feeling the need to urinate more frequently then it is more likely that you have a urinary tract infection. Otherwise, it could be due to a STD. ...Read more

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What would cause my urine to be bright yellow, and smell really salty?

What would cause my urine to be bright yellow, and smell really salty?

Probably several: But, one easy thing to try is to drink lots of water (8+ 8oz glasses per day) for a day or two. If this clears it - you might not have a problem other than being dehydrated. But, if it is still not right - see your doctor for an exam and lab work. Being pregnant makes it even more important to be checked and your body may be a sensitive one too. If water isn't enough, see the doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can pyridoxine turn your urine a pinkish redish color?

Can pyridoxine turn your urine a pinkish redish color?

See a doctor: It is unlikely to turn urine pink/red. It is likely to cause bright yellow/orange urine. See your doctor for an exam and urine test asap. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have yellowy green urine in pregnancy?

What does it mean if you have yellowy green urine in pregnancy?

See your doctor/CNM: It's time to get a urine test from your OB provider if your urine looks discolored. While it may have been something you ate, it's a good idea to check in and make sure it isn't any type of infection. ...Read more

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My urine is foamy even when I drink a lot of water. If there is protein in my urine what could cause this? Could foamy urine be normal?

My urine is foamy even when I drink a lot of water. If there is protein in my urine what could cause this? Could foamy urine be normal?

Urine analysis: Hi, if you are concerned that you are having urinary symptoms, your primary care doctor can perform an in-office test to examine if there are any abnormalities in your urine. They will then be able to compare the results with your symptoms and determine if there are any abnormalities that need to be treated. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my semen turn blood red and I pee red brownish urine but now I pee normal yellow urine?

What do you suggest if my semen turn blood red and I pee red brownish urine but now I pee normal yellow urine?

Here are some ...: Occasionally, few men may experience seeing blood in semen, called hematospermia, which has not only annoyed and even terrified some men for gross bloody look but also dismayed and frustrated many doc for usually not finding anything significant in extensive studies. So, the experience of past 5-6 decades confirmed no practical need for extensive evaluation ... and its Rx is largely empirical ... ...Read more

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Why would my urine be dark yellow colored and smell kind of sweet?

Why would my urine be dark yellow colored and smell kind of sweet?

Dehydrated?: If you haven't been drinking fluids, your urine will be darker. When you are well hydrated, your urine will be light yellow to clear. If issues continue, see your doctor for a simple urine test in the office. ...Read more

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What causes my stools to turn green?

What causes my stools to turn green?

^ transit time.: Rapid transit time through the GI track. ...Read more

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What would cause dark and smelly urine?

What would cause dark and smelly urine?

Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerned then visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the reason my urine is dark brown and smells really bad?

Multiple: Dark brown urine could be the result of excess bilirubin being excreted which can be a sign of liver disease like hepatitis and cirrhosis. It can also be a sign of infection or bleeding. Please have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

B vitamins usually: The b's give a bright, almost fluorescent or iridescent yellow color to urine as they are excreted ((a reminder that they are water soluble, so mega doses must wash through you)). ...Read more

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Green colored urine and back pain- what could this be?

Food dyes, some meds: Can be caused by brightly colored food dyes. Meds such as amytripyline and Propofol can give urine a greenish color. Pseudomonas bacteria causing UTI can also produce greenish discoloration of urine. ...Read more

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