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Why Does My Urine Look Oily
Why does my urine look oily? I have been sweaty today, and haven't drank a lot of water. Why would it be oily? I do drink alcohol on the weekends.
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
Oily Urine: It is normal to have a certain amount of what appears to be an oily residue in your urine. If the amount appears to be substantial, or if your urine is also milky in color, you should be seen by your doctor for tests - it may indicate an infection or something more serious. Technically the oily substance is called chyle and can come from lymph nodes and suggest a bigger problem. Have it evaluated.See 1 more doctor answer
My urine always is dark in colour, with an oily foamy texture, and its density makes it sink to the bottom of my toilette. I have many other symptoms
Sounds like: Its time to have blood work and a urinalysis for a better answer to your multiple complaints
See below: Passing air/bubbles during urination (pneumaturia) usually indicative of a fistula (opening) between the bowel and bladder most commonly caused by diverticulitis or colon cancer. Less often by a UTI. Otherwise, IF you're noticing bubbles only IN the toilet water, can be caused by excess protein in the urine but more often is insignificant and related to force of urine flow or type of bowl cleaner.See 1 more doctor answer
Why is my urine oily? Some days it is more oily and on some days less. It does not itch when I urinate.
Here are some...: Clinically, you seem free of symptoms despite seeing oily urine. Now it's time to confirm what you saw with urine test. If urinalysis is normal and you're asymptomatic, clinically, you're all right with no need to worry about it. So, work closely with Dr. To clarify your concern and eliminate future unnecessary anxiety. Best wish...
I have noticed black, oily droplets in my urine. What could be the cause? Should I go see a doctor? I
I drink a lot of water about a gallon a day but my urine k dark yellow and almost looks oily. What could it be?
Dark urine: Some of the reasons that can cause the urine to be darker are increased bilirubin in your body, or the presence of blood (hemoglobinuria, myoglobinuria). and this can happen due to liver, kidney or muscle disease. Usually this is not normal if it has been happening for sometime, you should visit your physician for proper analysis
I have had an oily like substance in my urine and also been spotting brown. It is spotting to the point I wear a panty liner. I have lost weight.
See an OB/GYN: You need to be seen by a professional soon. Go, get diagnosed and treated.
For a couple of weeks or so I've been constantly nauseous, heavily fatigued and my urine has an obvious white, oily film on it. Any answers?
Thyroid disease: With your symptoms would wonder about thyroid disease. With the oil in the urine, gallbladder disease comes to mind. Recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation and some testing. Best of luck.
I have oily urine and high thyroid and puffed thyroid gland (I can see they shape and more when drinking)?
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I've been on a no carb diet for a few days and have been eating asparagus and Brussel sprouts with olive oil and my urine is oily and smells oily?
Normal: This in normal. Stop eating asparagus and sprouts and this will go away. It is not harmful if you don't mind the smell.
Oily urine and high thyroid and puffed thyroid gland (I can see they shape and more when drinking). I suffer with my speech, memory and bone pain?
Oily urine???: Hi. Holy cow. I see lots of hyperthyroidism and goiters, but I've never seen any of that cause oily urine, which implies a urine high enough in hydrophobic stuff (such as "oils") to float on the urine. Something's funny here. And we haven't even gotten to the speech, memory, and bone pain yet. Speech and memory very non-specific. Bone pain is caused by fracture, Paget's, osteomalacia, etc.
Oily urine and high thyroid and puffed thyroid gland (I can see they shape and more when drinking). I suffer my speech, memory and bone pain. Cause? .
See your physician: Your doctor will evaluate and may do some blood tests to address your concerns.
Sunken eyes, premature wrinkles, chronic telogen effluvium and thinner follicles, oily face, flushed, sun&light sensitive. Cloudy urine. What could it b?
Possibly hematuria: Altered blood, or blood from kidney will acquire a rusty color by time it reaches the bladder ; thus make urine look rusty. You need to get a urinalysis to rule out blood in your urine because of risk of kidney tumor. Kidney cancers found early are nearly all curable so please get your urine tested asap.