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.

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Why is my urine dark yellow most of the times though some times its clear? Am worried.

Hydration. dark urine usually means not enough hydration or water in your diet. You urine becomes very concentrated. At other times, when its lighter, you are having enough. Aim for 16 ounces ( one bottle) at least three times a day of water, in addition to fresh fruits and veggies- which are high in water content. Best of health. Read more...

Why would my urine be dark yellow colored and smell kind of sweet?

Dehydrated? If you haven't been drinking fluids, your urine will be darker. When you are well hydrated, your urine will be light yellow to clear. If issues continue, see your doctor for a simple urine test in the office. Read more...
Drink >water, see Dr. Until you get in to see your provider (make it soon) drink a bunch more water. (At least 6-8 8oz glasses a day). That should reduce both the darkness and smell - but the sweetness might be an early sign of diabetes and you don't want to ignore that. It might have been a gift -in-disguise that the concentration problem lets you snag a sugar problem early! So, call for an appointment and drink up! Read more...

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...