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Why is my urine is dark yellow in color sometimes?

Why is my urine is dark yellow in color sometimes?

Concentrates: Because its concentrated. If you don't drink enough water, your urine will darken. ...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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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

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Why is my urine bright yellow?

Why is my urine bright yellow?

Vitamins: Usually, urine is a clear, sparkling, lemon color. Daily multi-vitamins could cause your urine to have more of a fluorescent yellow color. With liver disease, your urine would be more of a dark color. With heart disease, you may have a lighter color to the urine. A trial off otc meds may clear up your urine - if it doesn't, then you may consider getting a urinalysis to guide you. ...Read more

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Why is my urine brown?

Why is my urine brown?

Urine color : There are a few thing that can do that : dehydration , rhabomyolisis ( muscle break due to meds or trauma ) elevated bilirubin . Need to get check with blood and urine tests. ...Read more

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I drink lots of water, but my urine is often dark yellow. Is it normal?

I drink lots of water, but my urine is often dark yellow. Is it normal?

See below: Is urine dark yellow throughout the day or only first void of the day? Do you take vitamin b complex? Do you take any medications? First-void urine tends to be darker because we haven't been drinking during sleep. Certain b vitamins can turn urine a bright yellow color. Some meds contain tartrazine in the coating, which may color urine. If you have burning/ pain, urgency, frequency, see doc. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and my stool is very dark. Is that normal?

I am pregnant and my stool is very dark. Is that normal?

It can be: Often, pregnant women may be prescribed medication, such as iron supplements which may change the appearance of the stool. Also reassess your dietary habits. Dark foods can cause this, too. "dark, tarry" stools can be an idicator of blood in the stool. See your md if this is a persistent problem & you can't identify any obvious cause. A simple test can be performed in the office or at home. ...Read more

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My urine is very very hot why?

My urine is very very hot why?

Feels hot to you: Could symptomatically signify a urinary tract infection which can easily be checked. Actual temperature of urine can not differ from your own core temperature. ...Read more

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Why is my stool so dark?

Why is my stool so dark?

Several possibilitie: Stool can be dark from iron pills pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or foods like spinach. Black tarry stools may indicate bleeding from the stomach area and should be checked right away. ...Read more

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My poop is green like very green is that normal? And my urine

My poop is green like very green is that normal? And my urine

Green Jeans.: More than likely from something you ate. America cheese will make your feces green. Try it. ...Read more

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Why is my baby’s pee so dark?

Why is my baby’s pee so dark?

Concentrated urine: Although classic urine color is a yellow amber, the color reflects the items the body has discarded thru the kidneys. Usually, darker urine means the baby has less fluid to discard at that moment so it is more concentrated. Certain foods, treats, or medicines may tint the urine. The diaper stain may look a little funny for a variety of reasons. Check with your doctor for specific concerns. ...Read more

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Why is urine is pale yellow some time?

Why is urine is pale yellow some time?

The color depends: On how diluted or concentrated your urine is. It depends of how much urea an free water there is. ...Read more

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Why is my urine bright yellow all of a sudden?

Why is my urine bright yellow all of a sudden?

Color = content: Usually it's just concentrated but can be from foods (vit c). ...Read more

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How is it that I have very dark brown eyes when my mum's eyes are grayish and my dad's are green?

How is it that I have very dark brown eyes when my mum's eyes are grayish and my dad's are green?

Genetics : Eye color determination is genetically determined by your parents, with about 15 genes so far having been discovered that influence eye color. There are also various expressions of eye Color due to genetic polymorphisms. Enjoy the beautiful brown eyes that you have been blessed with! ...Read more

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My newborn is breastfeed only with yellow poop but today i noticed green spots is it normal?

My newborn is breastfeed only with yellow poop but today i noticed green spots is it normal?

Yes: Breastfed newborn poop is typically seedy and yellow, but can have some green color at times as well. If he/she has very loose stools (watery) or very frequent and large you should have them checked, but most likely this is normal. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dark yellowish urine in the morning (a bit tea coloured)?

Is it normal to have dark yellowish urine in the morning (a bit tea coloured)?

Dark yellow yes: Dark yellow urine is normal in the morning because it is concentrated because you are not drinking water while sleeping. If however, it is brownish like tea, that may mean there is blood in it. If you think it is a bit brown you should see a doctor for an urinalysis. ...Read more

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The passed 2 days my poo is a very very light green colour and it has hard dark green lumps in it?

The passed 2 days my poo is a very very light green colour and it has hard dark green lumps in it?

No worries.: A light green stool is not abnormal. Sometimes the stool changes colors inexplicably and it does not signify anything abnormal. I would not worry about it. If you see bleeding or black stools, you need to have those evaluated immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have white chunks in my stool. My stool is often very pale. Is this cause for concern?

I have white chunks in my stool. My stool is often very pale. Is this cause for concern?

A formal evaluation: It is probably just something you are eating but to be on the safe side i would have a complete physical exam and perhaps blood tests and stool test if it persists. If the stool changes back to brown and stays that way then likely no further testing needed. ...Read more

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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