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3+ hematuria, dark yellow urine colour clears after drink a lot of water renal us clear no kidney stones prostate size normal no wbcs in urine?

3+ hematuria, dark yellow urine colour clears after drink a lot of water renal us clear no kidney stones prostate size normal no wbcs in urine?

Hematuria: Having blood in the urine is not normal. A ct scan of the pelvic will be needed and you need to see a urologist for further evaluation like a cystoscopy for direct visualization of the genitourinary tract. ...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


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My urine smells out of the ordinary. Its clear after drinking lots of water then after urinating twice its back to very concentrated yellow and smell.?

My urine smells out of the ordinary. Its clear after drinking lots of water then after urinating twice its back to very concentrated yellow and smell.?

Hydration: The biggest factor contributing to urine odor or smell is how hydrated you are. The concentrated, yellow color with smell should be a notice to drink more fluid. Keep the fluids going. ...Read more

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Reasons for urine to be a dark yellow even when drinking lots of water?

Reasons for urine to be a dark yellow even when drinking lots of water?

Yellow urine: Dark yellow is not as bad as dark brown, etc. Dark yellow often signifies your urine is simply concentrated. Certainly with dehydration, your urine will get more concentrated and darker too, so keep drinking plenty of fluids. At times early uti's may be dark, but without any other symptoms I would not worry. If concerned, get eval with a urine dip and your fears will be alleviated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why is my urine yellow if I drink a lot of water?

Why is my urine yellow if I drink a lot of water?

Urine color: The urine color usually corresponds to what is
dissolved in it. Either you need to drink even more water, or perhaps you're taking vitamins or something else which can color the urine. Unless it is bloody or cloudy, I would not worry about it. Good luck. ...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 drink a lot of water about a gallon a day but my urine k dark yellow and almost looks oily. What could it be?

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 ...Read more

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I drink a lot of water and feel tired a lot of the time, my urine is a dark yellow, is this normal?

I drink a lot of water and feel tired a lot of the time, my urine is a dark yellow, is this normal?

Possibley: However, I would recommend you see your primary care doc to check issues like basic kidney function, thyroid, glucose/a1c, and electrolytes. They could be individual issues or they could be related something that might be causing everything, including diabetes, renal damage, or thyroid function. I know this answer does not clarify exactly what it is, but I hope the recommendation helps. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I am bulimic and I drink a lot of water but okay this is weird, my urine is still dark green-ish yellow. Help?

I am bulimic and I drink a lot of water but okay this is weird, my urine is still dark green-ish yellow. Help?

Sign of poor health?: As a bulimic, the risk if that you will not get enough of the vital nutrients and calories you need to thrive. Without these, your organs can be strained and damaged. In spite of your state of hydration, the dark urine could be a sign of kidney or liver disease. Please see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My urine in the mornings is dark yellow but the rest of the day it's pretty much clear. I drink a lot of water because I'm an athlete. Is this normal?

My urine in the mornings is dark yellow but the rest of the day it's pretty much clear. I drink a lot of water because I'm an athlete. Is this normal?

Urine color: This is perfectly normal. Urine is "concentrated" by our kidneys during periods of low fluid intake. Like overnight. The darker yellow color is the normal result. Kidneys conserve water, and excrete wastes over night with less water., ...Read more

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When I pee there is brown on the tissue when I wipe. The urine is light yellow (I drink a lot of water) but there are small flakes in my urine.

When I pee there is brown on the tissue when I wipe. The urine is light yellow (I drink a lot of water) but there are small flakes in my urine.

Could be blood: Hello Mr. Vincent,
The flakes and brown color that you see in your urine could be blood, or blood and small stone fragments. A simple urinalysis should give the answer.
With best regards,
Dr. Long ...Read more

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I drink lots of water. I'm on minocin (minocycline) and my urine is much more of a darker yellow than usual. Could this be from minocin (minocycline) or something else?

I drink lots of water. I'm on minocin (minocycline) and my urine is much more of a darker yellow than usual. Could this be from minocin (minocycline) or something else?

Minocin (minocycline): Minocin (minocycline) can cause significant liver problems that can discolor your urine. I recommend calling your doctor on call or your local er for recommendations about this sudden darkening of your urine. ...Read more

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Very yellow and smelly urine when I drink a lot of water and ha e a healthy diet. Should I be concerned?

Very yellow and smelly urine when I drink a lot of water and ha e a healthy diet. Should I be concerned?

The color of urine: May be affected by dehydration showing deep yellow as it concentrates as the body tries to save water. Dietary by-products and vitamins may be responsible for odor and color changes as well. ...Read more

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Why does Synthroid (thyroxine) turn my urine bright yellow? Is this normal? I do drink a lot of water.

Why does Synthroid (thyroxine) turn my urine bright yellow? Is this normal? I do drink a lot of water.

No: Synthroid (thyroxine) unless containing some artificial yellow color, should not do what you describe. Bright yellow color doesn't necessarily mean abnormal, either. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come my urine yellow when all I drink is water?

Can someone explain to me how come my urine yellow when all I drink is water?

Normal variant: The color of one's urine is a reflection of one's state of hydration and how one's body uses water. The more hydrated one is, the clearer the color and the greater the urinary frequency. On the other hand, darker yellow urine is associated with dehydration and less urinary frequency. Vitamin b2 (riboflavin), present in most multivitamins, is what imparts a more colorful yellow/orange urine. ...Read more

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Help docs? Why is my urine yellow when all I drink is water?

Help docs? Why is my urine yellow when all I drink is water?

Yellow is normal: Urine is normally colored yellow. If you drink a lot of water, the yellow color is fainter. If you take in less liquid, the urine is more concentrated and is a darker yellow. ...Read more

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What if I only drink water, why is my urine still dark yellow?

What if I only drink water, why is my urine still dark yellow?

Depends on cause of: You had gastric ulcer in past, what was the cause of the ulcer. Most ulcers are caused by an infection with h pylori. And if it is treated suscessfully it is cured.
Other causes are from prolonged use of non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs.
Alcohol and tobacco use

cancer of stomach
untreated hpylori can cause recurrent ulcer
others can recur if continuing use of alcohol, tobaco&nsaids. ...Read more

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Why is my urine is still yellow after drinking 240 ml of water everyday?

Why is my urine is still yellow after drinking 240 ml of water everyday?

Normal variant.: The color of one's urine is a reflection of one's state of hydration. The more hydrated one is, the clearer the color and the greater the urinary frequency. On the other hand, darker yellow urine is associated with dehydration and less urinary frequency. Vitamin b2 (riboflavin), present in most multivitamins, is what imparts a more colorful yellow/orange urine. 240 ml of water is only 8 ounces. ...Read more

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My urine comes yellow when I don't drink water for like 5-6 hours why is that?

My urine comes yellow when I don't drink water for like 5-6 hours why is that?

Concentrated: The urine will get darker and more yellow and "concentrated" when you are not adequately hydrated. This is normal. Stay well hydrated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why should I drink water when my urine is yellow?

Why should I drink water when my urine is yellow?

Hydration status.: In general, if you are well hydrated, your urine will become more dilute as your body eliminates surplus water, appearing less yellow. If you ingest foods or vitamins that color the urine, urine appearance is no longer a good gauge of hydration status. The importance of 'staying hydrated' is likely somewhat overstated, so be careful when consuming large volumes of free water. ...Read more

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3 yo had dark yellow urine. For last 1 hr I had him Drink large bottle water to see if it lightens. He just went and it was completely clear Worry?

3 yo had dark yellow urine. For last 1 hr I had him Drink large bottle water to see if it lightens. He just went and it was completely clear Worry?

Urine color: The change in color of the urine likely reflects the increased fluid consumed. During fasting and decreased water intake urine will often be dark yellow in color. With increased consumption the urine will be lighter in color. This is totally normal. ...Read more

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I used to drink much water but it made me go to the toilet much but when I start drinking minimum water my urine color has bcome yellow what to do?

I used to drink much water but it made me go to the toilet much but when I start drinking minimum water my urine color has bcome yellow what to do?

Balance: Yellow is the normal color of urine. By your question the only right answer is to not live in the extremes but to find a happy medium of moderate amounts of fluid. ...Read more

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Why is my urine yellow? I've been drinking water all this week and since a day ago until now my urine is yellow. I'm fine, nothing's wrong, no pain everywhere

Why is my urine yellow? I've been drinking water all this week and since a day ago until now my urine is yellow. I'm fine, nothing's wrong, no pain everywhere

Here are some...: The most common reason to have yellowish urine is having a good kidney function to effectively concentrate your urine so to automatically regulate our need for water. Other than this, few kinds of drugs, veggies, supplements may also alter urine color. So, get urine from properly collection checked so to at least assure no UTI or blood or inflammation. ...Read more

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I have recently cut out soft drinks in an effort to live more healthy. After I did this my urine went dark yellow in the morning. As I drink water in the day it gets clear. Is this normal. No pain and I feel better than when I was on soft drinks.

I have recently cut out soft drinks in an effort to live more healthy. After I did this my urine went dark yellow in the morning. As I drink water in the day it gets clear. Is this normal. No pain and I feel better than when I was on soft drinks.

Drink 2 to 3 liters: It's hard to say why your urine became dark yellow after decreasing soft drinks. Normal urine is a yellow color. Dark yellow urine could indicate not enough fluids. Drinking 2 to 3 liters of fluid daily should keep you hydrated and your urine should get lighter in color indicating good hydration Water is a healthy fluid and your urine becoming lighter during the day is a good sign. ...Read more

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If I drink bottled water, go to bathroom and the urine is clear like water or slightly yellow, is that a guarantee my kidneys are functioning well?

If I drink bottled water, go to bathroom and the urine is clear like water or slightly yellow, is that a guarantee my kidneys are functioning well?

Kidney function: The only sure way to see if your kidneys are working well is by having a blood test to measure your electrolytes, BUN and creatinine levels. A urine analysis is more helpful to detect protein or blood in your urine. If you really want to know how your kidneys are working, see a physician and get those tests ordered. ...Read more