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Yellow Urine After Drinking Lots Of Water
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?
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
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.?
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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.
Urine is very yellow trying to drink a lot of water to hydrate myself, now I'm just peeing alot bit it's clear? I've only had 3 or 4 16.9 oz bottles
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?
Very yellow and smelly urine when I drink a lot of water and ha e a healthy diet. Should I be concerned?
Why does Synthroid (thyroxine) turn my urine bright yellow? Is this normal? I do drink a lot of water.
Today my urine is fluorescent yellow! I have no other symptoms (pain etc) I am on iron supps and drink a lot of water daily. What could this be?
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
Is it weird that I drink over 100 oz of water a day but my urine is still dark to medium yellow. What could be the problem?
I'm having Yellowish urine for months. Even when a drink a bottle full of water still I get this yellow urine. What's the problem?
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
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
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
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?
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?
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
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
I drink at least 6 bottles of water everyday but my urine is still dark yellow as is I were dehydrated.?
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
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