An Abnormal Coloured Urine May Be Considered Dangerous If Not Quickly Attended To.. Here Are Some Things To Know

An abnormal coloured urine may be considered dangerous if not quickly attended to.

your urine colour can be;

 

1. Clear

2. Light yellow

3. Dark yellow

4. Light pink/bright red

5. Dark brown

6. Green/blue

7. Orange

8. Purple

9. Cloudy or murky

 

You should be concerned if the colour of your pee seem significantly abnormal.

 

Understanding yellow urine, which is mostly common;

 

■ Yellow urine might mean you have “Malaria or Typhoid.”.

 

■ it could also means that you are dehydrated and all you need to do is to drink water. Drinking more water will help your kidneys clear metabolites more efficiently. If you don’t drink water, your kidneys may suffer it.

 

if you’re peeing in a situation where the weather is hot or you feel tired from work, all you need to do is to drink water, and you’ll be fine.

 

“Yellow” urine doesn’t necessarily mean you’re sick. You’re likely dehydrated, so the urine becomes concentrated as the body is trying to save up fluids. Drink enough water, stay hydrated, and watch the colour, and smell go back to normal.

 

however, if you feel tired, dry throat, or you’ve drank some water and the dry throat is not going away, then nobody needs to tell you that you’re ill. you might have a Typhoid or Malaria or both.

 

Urine colour often depends on 5 things:

 

• Disease,

• The medications you’re taking

• How much water your drink

• Ehat you eat &

• Exercise.

 

You should be worried if the colour of your pee looks different to you.

 

Here are things to know about the colour of your urine.

 

1. Dark brown or cola-coloured urine

 

● It means you might have:

● Severe dehydration

● Done excess exercise

● Taken some drugs like phenytoin, Flagyl, chloroquine, etc

● Eaten fava beans, aloe, or rhubarb

● Some liver or kidney problems

 

Drink lots of water and see your doctor

 

2. Light pink/bright red urine

 

It means you might have:

● Eaten reddish foods e.g blueberries

● Taken pills e.g Rifampicin

● Blood in your pee (haematuria) due to;

– prostate problems

– kidney stones

– cancer of the bladder or kidney, etc

 

See your doctor for possible evaluation

 

3. Green/blue urine

 

It means you might have:

● Taken dyes

● Taken drugs like phenols

● Blue diaper syndrome (familial benign hypercalcemia) a disorder in which the children have blue urine.

● Infection with the germ Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

 

See a doctor for possible checks.

 

4. Orange urine

 

It means you might have:

● Been dehydrated

● Taken multivitamins

● Eaten yellowish foods e.g. carrots

● Urinary infection (UTI)

● If you have light-colored stool too, it may indicate a problem with your liver or bile.

 

Drink water and see your doctor for checks

 

5. Light yellow/amber urine

 

It means you might have:

● Drunk enough water and your body is well-hydrated

 

This is the normal color of the pee of most healthy individuals. Continue drinking water at the current amount. No need to increase or decrease.

 

6. Light pink/bright red urine

 

It means you might have:

● Eaten reddish foods e.g blueberries

● Taken pills e.g Rifampicin

● Blood in your pee (haematuria) due to

● prostate problems

● kidney stones

● cancer of the bladder or kidney, etc

 

See your doctor for possible evaluation

 

7. Dark yellow urine

 

It means you might have:

● Taken excess B vitamins

● Been dehydrated e.g. when more than 8 hours have passed since your last drink of water

 

Drink some water, consider limiting dehydrating foods and drinks, and check the medications you’re talking.

 

8. Clear urine (clear as sweat)

 

It means you might have:

● Taken excess fluids (over-hydration).

 

So you need to drink a little less. Although hydration is good, drinking excess water when you are already well-hydrated can make you lose electrolytes from your body.

 

9. Purple urine: might be due to a medical condition called Porphyria.

 

Cloudy or murky urine: might be due to urinary tract infections.

 

In both cases, see your doctor for a proper medical check-up.

 

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