Top
20
Doctor insights on: Why Is My Newborns Urine Very Dark

Share
1

1
How much is too much urine for a newborn?

How much is too much urine for a newborn?

Equal parts: They should be putting out approximately the same amount as they are taking in. Signs of excessive urine loss are sunken eyes, dry mouth, wrinkled skin, and sunken fontenelles. ...Read more

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


2

2
What should I do if my newborn baby boy has blood in his urine?

What should I do if my newborn baby boy has blood in his urine?

Evaluation needed: Gross hematuria (blood in urine) should be evaluated immediately. See your pediatrician immediately or go to urgent care or ER if pediatrician unavailable. ...Read more

3

3
My 11 days old newborn did not pass urine in 10 hours should I be worried?

My 11 days old newborn did not pass urine in 10 hours should I be worried?

No: You have 24 hours. Unless baby has poor intake then it would be a problem. Can get dehydrated quickly. Need to increase nursing and /or supplement with formula if supply is low. Baby may be fussy, lethargic / listless. See your pediatrician asap. ...Read more

4

4
What're the health risk of a newborn with urine infection?

What're the health risk of a newborn with urine infection?

See below: Most of the time, there are no serious problems, other than the uti. However, the child may develop sepsis, where the bacteria causing the UTI is in the blood stream. Sepsis can be dangerous. We recently had a 5 week old in our practice pass away from sepsis. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
My grandson has what appears to be frank blood in his urine 3 day old newborn?

My grandson has what appears to be frank blood in his urine 3 day old newborn?

Blood??: It would certainly be unusual for any newborn to have bloody urine but there are some events where this appears to be the case. The crystals formed by concentrated urine can form a rust colored stain in a diaper. Many interpret this to be blood, but a simple test can show it's not. True blood is commonly seen for a day or so after a circumcision.Contact the kids doc & see what s/he suggests you do. ...Read more

6

6
What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

HEMATURIA: There is gross blood and microscopic blood, males and females are a bit diff. Workup. Could be nothing but needs workup by a pediatrician or pediatric urologist or pediatric nephrologist. ...Read more

7

7
There is frank blood spots in urine of 3 day old newborn?

There is frank blood spots in urine of 3 day old newborn?

Hormone: The infant has been continuasly bathed in the mother's hormones and they are acting on her in the same manner as in the mother that is what is causing the bleeding it should stop within a few days iy is not anything to be concerned about however if it lasts longer a urine workup should occur. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
I think I have a urine infection because when I pee in hurts like a burning when I wipe am breastfeedng my newborn can dis affect him or transfer to h?

See full ans: Urinary infections usually do not affect the baby, but if the infection spreads to your blood it might. So better get it checkedout. You may need to be on an antibiotic, but mention to your doctor that you are breast feeding so they can prescribe you meds that will not affect the baby. ...Read more

10

10
New born baby girl 4 days old, blood in urine is it normal?

New born baby girl 4 days old, blood in urine is it normal?

Likely menstrual: Baby girls have female parts that can shed menstrual blood or just a mucousy show starting a few days after the cord is clamped. That stops the mothers hormones from entering baby, so they can withdraw. It is often starts by day 4 and seldom later than day 7. Enough blood to cover a few q-tips would be common. ...Read more

11

11
What causes urine to appear darker?

What causes urine to appear darker?

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

12

12
Why is my urine dark yellow?

Why is my urine dark yellow?

Dark yellow urine: In an otherwise healtyy person, it represents a concentrated urine. Drinking plenty of water should dilute the urine and will not appear as yellow. There are other rare conditions that may cause a dark urine. ...Read more

13

13
What's the cause of dark urine?

What's the cause of dark urine?

Dehydration: Urine can appear dark for may reasons, but the most common is from relative dehydration. When the kidneys are trying to conserve water they decrease the amount of water excreted, and the urine is more concentrated and appears darker. I would suggest increasing fluid intake. ...Read more

14

14
What could be causing dark urine?

What could be causing dark urine?

Possibly liver Dz.: This can be due to liver disease, or it can be from blood due to trauma or some other cause. It might even be due to some foods you eat, like beets and blackberries. It would be wise to see your doctor to ascertain the cause and get prompt treatment. ...Read more

15

15
What exactly does dark urine mean?

What exactly does dark urine mean?

Dark urine: Dark urine can mean many things. The main concern is blood in urine will create a dark "tea-colored" urine. I recommend that you see your doctor and have a urinalysis along with a culture as soon as possible. Www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

16

16
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

17

17
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

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
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

19

19
What are some causes of dark urine pain?

What are some causes of dark urine pain?

Several: Several causes of dark urine inlcude blood or blood clots, infections, inflammation of the urinary tract, trauma, kidney stones, and cancer. Dark urine should be evaluated to determine the presence of any of the findings for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What does it. Mean when ur urine is dark?

Depends: Dark urine could just be really concentrated, or at worst be a small amount of blood. In any case, you should have this checked out. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Julie Abbott
1 Doctor shared a insight

Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth. Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more