Urine color is a sign of your health

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1- What about the light or clear yellow urine?

A person can notice that the color of their urine becomes very light yellow, which means that they drink more water than their body needs. Although water is essential to the human body, its excessive consumption exposes the person to losing some vital elements.

2- What about the dark yellow or the regular yellow urine?

Yellow is the result of body hemoglobin breaking down, which results in urochrome (yellow dye of urine).

The gradient from yellow to dark yellow is quite normal and does not cause concern, and varies depending on the rate at which a person drinks water daily.

3- What about pink or reddish urine?

Red or pink urine color can result from:

  • blood in the urine.

  • Women's menstrual cycle.

  • A cancerous or non-cancerous tumor.

  • A person develops enlarged prostate.

  • A Urinary tract infection.

  • Reproductive system injury.

  • Eating foods such as red berries and beets.

  • Using Certain medications, such as The Tuberculosis antibiotic (Rifampin).

4- What about bright yellow urine?

You will notice the bright yellow color of urine when using B-Complex Vitamins, which is not a cause for concern.

5- What about dark brown urine?

The patient can notice the color of the urine may turn dark brown in case of:

  • Eating foods such as beans and rhubarb.

  • Using medications, such as antibiotics, malaria medications, laxatives, and muscle relaxants.

  • The patient suffers from kidney disease.

  • The patient suffers from liver disease.

6- What about turbid, blurry, or cloudy urine?

The patient can notice urine may be turbid or become cloudy in case of:

  • The patient suffers from a urinary tract infection.

  • The patient suffers from kidney stones.

In both cases, the patient should consult a specialist to avoid serious complications.

6- What about green or blue urine?

The patient can notice the color of urine changes to green or blue in case of:

  • Eating foods with food coloring.

  • Undergoing a medical test using a dye (kidney and bladder examinations).

  • The patient suffers from Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacterial infection, which requires consulting a specialist.

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