What does it mean when urine is darker?

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Dark urine usually indicates dehydration.

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Your urine has gone from a pale yellow to a darker shade of yellow what does this mean?

If you have a pale yellow urine to a darker shade means that you are well hydrated to less hydrated when urine becomes concentrated.

What does it mean if your urine is darker than normal?

Means you have more or less water in your body darker urine means less water and less vitams and minerals

Does change in color of urine mean you are pregnant?

No ususally darker urine means you need to drink more water. The color of urine is not a sign of pregnancy.

Is acidic urine darker?

Urine becomes darker only if you are dehydrated. Drink more water and the waste becomes a lighter color. When you are dehydrated (Darker color) your urine is more acidic than normal.

Why urine sometimes is dark yellow?

When your urine is a darker color, that means you are dehydrated.

Why is your urine darker when you get up in the morning?

It's darker because you're dehydrated since you haven't drank anything all night. The better hydrated you are, the clearer your urine.

Why is urine darker during a hot day?

Urine is darker and more concentrated on a sunny day because water escapes from our body by means of sweat during summer.

Will urine become darker in color during pregnancy?

To be honost here I don't think your urine will change colors.. at least mine didn't. Dark urine can mean you are not drinking enough water. I am sure it can mean other things as well but to be safe check with your doctor.

Why is urine darker yellow in the morning?

The colour of your urine depends on how much water you have consumed. If you have a light colour of urine (e.g. White) it means that you have consumed a healthy amount of water. When you sleep, you do not drink much water. Therefore, your urine would come out darker.

What happens if you drink less water?

your urine gets darker

What happens when red litmus paper is dipped in urine?

It turns a slightly darker red, as Urine is an acid.

Why would your urine be deep amber?

This can be caused by a variety of reasons including dehydration, or not having been to the restroom in awhile. Urine is generally darker after having not peed for awhile; for example, urine when urinating in the morning after sleeping is generally darker.

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