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Why Is My Baby Pee 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 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
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
I've been having yellow discharge. And my pee smells I've been sexual active. I had a baby Feb and had a lot of stitches. Could that cause this?
My baby have green and yellow poop and having mucus she is formula fed she poop 5 times per day and less pee she is 6 months old?
7month baby how much water can drink on a day?Eat purée potato,rice cereal,oatmeal cereal. Wet diapers all time but urine are very yellow.formula feed
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
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
I don't know why i pee it stinks like hell. The colour is dark yellow. Isit normal or not? How do I know if I have disease or not?
Depends: The color and odor of urine can be affected by our diet and certain drugs and medications. Infections of the urinary tract likewise produce changes. If you are having pain along with the change in appearance and odor of your urine, you may need to be evaluated by your primary care physician to rule out an infection. ...Read more
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